Hike in Joshua Tree National Park? Yes, please! A hike is an absolute must when visiting this natural wonderland where two deserts meet. The park is a transition zone where the Mojave Desert and the Colorado Desert overlap, creating an area rich in biodiversity, beauty…and hiking trails! Many of the hikes at Joshua Tree are …

These 20 must-stop locations on an Oregon Coast road trip will take you from the port town of Astoria on the Oregon north coast to the mountainous sand of the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area on the Oregon central coast. This would be a 200-mile road trip if you drove from Astoria straight to the …

With the pandemic limiting our ability to travel, my friend Lizz and I rented a Sprinter van for a month to see if we could do the van life thing. Would van life be for us? Well…let’s find out! Here’s what we learned in our first two weeks of living in a van: 1. Vans …

This is how to visit Crater Lake National Park – the only national park in Oregon and the deepest lake in America! A collapsed volcano filled with the bluest water I’ve ever seen and nestled in the only national park in the state of Oregon, it’s a must to visit Crater Lake! Here you will …

If the Grand Canyon is on your bucket list but you only have a short amount of time, hiking the South Kaibab Trail to Skeleton Point is a perfect day trip. One of the most iconic day hikes of the Grand Canyon, the South Kaibab Trail has plenty of convenient turnaround points. If you have …

This Utah and Arizona road trip is packed full of beauty. There is no need to hurry on this road trip, but I did do the whole thing in just one perfect day, zig-zagging across the borders of these two beautiful states. Come ride along with me from Zion National Park to Glen Canyon to …