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 …

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 …

Visiting Horseshoe Bend means entering the 1.25-million-acre Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, a beautiful piece of the world bordering the Grand Canyon and Navajo Nation in the southeastern United States. I visited Horseshoe Bend and the Glen Canyon Dam as part of an epic road trip along the Utah and Arizona border. I could have …

I would have missed the Pipe Spring National Monument if not for my National Parks Passport and a need to fill it with as many stamps as possible. Luckily for me, a quick scan of national sites within reach of a scheduled road trip on the Utah-Arizona border led me straight to this historic fort …

Geocaching is a new way to see the world! While hiking or walking about a new area (or even in your hometown), look for these little hidden geocaches with messages from the people who walked before you. When my friends Angi and Cody invited me to their hometown of St. George, Utah, and the nearby …

I never thought I would find myself visiting Snow Canyon State Park in southern Utah, BUT… I met Angi and Cody on a tour of the awe-inspiring hills of the Scottish Highlands. Somewhere between searching for Nessie and visiting the cliffs and glens of Scotland, Angi and Cody invited me to see the sandstone bluffs …