How to Spend a Day at Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island

So you’re headed to Hawaii’s Big Island? I knew I liked you, I could just feel it. And while you’re there, you’re trying to decide if your Big Island itinerary should of a day at Volcanoes National Park, and I’m here to tell you it absolutely should. Volcanoes is enormously unique as it contains notContinue reading “How to Spend a Day at Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island”

The Best Place to Watch Sunset in Yosemite

Yosemite is full of COUNTLESS beautiful views, no matter where you are and no matter what time of day. But, if you’re looking for the best place to watch sunset in Yosemite, I’ve got you covered. The Best Sunset Spot in Yosemite National Park is at Sentinel Dome Why is Sentinel Dome the Best PlaceContinue reading “The Best Place to Watch Sunset in Yosemite”

Kayak With Fort Myers Manatees at Lovers Key State Park

Are you looking for the not quite elusive Fort Myers manatees? More specifically, are you looking to kayak in Fort Myers with the wild manatees? Well, look no further than an estuary tour at Lovers Key State Park! And if you’re not a full blog reader and need to see the video of a babyContinue reading “Kayak With Fort Myers Manatees at Lovers Key State Park”

3 Day Yosemite Itinerary • Top Things to Do in Spring/Summer

Yo, so you wanna go to Yosemite? Do I apologize for that terrible joke? No, no I do not. If you’re still reading thank you, and let’s get to the actual good stuff (not bad jokes). So for real, Yosemite National Park is massive, and planning an itinerary for your visit can be difficult. UnlessContinue reading “3 Day Yosemite Itinerary • Top Things to Do in Spring/Summer”

Things to Do in Sequoia National Park • 3 Day Itinerary

My 3 days in Sequoia National Park were an absolute whirlwind in the best way! So much happened in just a couple days. I was scared on my first hike ever (more on that later, but we were in a snowstorm so normally you’d be fine but eek x100), I craned my neck staring atContinue reading “Things to Do in Sequoia National Park • 3 Day Itinerary”

8 Tips for Your Day at El Yunque Rainforest

If you’re a fan of hiking and are planning a trip to Puerto Rico, El Yunque better be included in your itinerary. I say that with love but also I very much mean it, ha. Now, El Yunque rainforest is a super unique place to hike because it’s a literal rainforest, so it’s going toContinue reading “8 Tips for Your Day at El Yunque Rainforest”

What to Do in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

Old San Juan is this magical little slice of history found on a gorgeous island in the Caribbean. Part of it is like walking through an episode of Game of Thrones (minus all the murder and dragons and well… less fun stuff, ha), while the other parts of it are like walking through South America.Continue reading “What to Do in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico”

The Essential Puerto Rico Packing List

Puerto Rico is an absolutely stunning island destination in the Caribbean with truly so much to offer. From bioluminescent bays to historic Spanish forts to rainforest hikes, this little island truly has something for everyone. Personally, I like to do lots of different things in a trip, so this was a perfect escape for me.Continue reading “The Essential Puerto Rico Packing List”

Want to Go Swimming in a Bioluminescent Bay in Puerto Rico? You Should Tour La Parguera!

My name is Amanda and I am here to admit something to you all. After having visited a single bioluminescent bay, I am addicted. And having been able to swim in a bioluminescent bay in Puerto Rico, I need more. If there is a 12-step program for bioluminescent bay addicts, I refuse to enter it.Continue reading “Want to Go Swimming in a Bioluminescent Bay in Puerto Rico? You Should Tour La Parguera!”