Sunrise at Great Sand Dunes National Park

The sleeper hit of my road trip from St. Louis out to Wyoming and back was Great Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado. We didn’t have a ton of time to spend there but I knew I wanted to make a stop here. So, I needed to figure out what was the best time toContinue reading “Sunrise at Great Sand Dunes National Park”

A Day at Haleakala National Park

If you’ve become a national parks queen like me (I mean, I basically wrote a love letter to them), you can’t come to Hawaii without spending a day at Haleakala National Park. We spent a full day day there in order to experience an ancient volcano crater. There are other things to do in theContinue reading “A Day at Haleakala National Park”

The Best Gift for the Outdoor Adventurer in Your Life

Honestly, it’s 2020 and if you aren’t scrambling for last minute gift ideas this holiday season what is wrong with you? I say that with love, envy, and confusion. Because this year has been crazy and you seemingly have your shit together. But I digress. If you’re like the rest of us and need aContinue reading “The Best Gift for the Outdoor Adventurer in Your Life”

3-Day Yellowstone Itinerary – Can You Do It?

Making like the rest of us during COVID and changing your travel plans up? Well, national parks are a great way to do that, and Yellowstone is the biggest one of all. This park is MASSIVE (check the map for reference), but we only had a few days to cram it all in. This mayContinue reading “3-Day Yellowstone Itinerary – Can You Do It?”

The Ideal Packing List for Yellowstone & Grand Teton

So you’re like me and have decided it’s time to see some of the United States’ most beautiful national parks? I don’t blame you one bit. You may have just booked your hotel or Airbnb, or you may have your itinerary complete but need to know what you should pack. This is where I’m hereContinue reading “The Ideal Packing List for Yellowstone & Grand Teton”

Sunrise at the Badlands – An Absolute Dream

THE SHORT VERSION: If you’re thinking about going to the Badlands, I absolutely, unequivocally, without a doubt recommend you go. Secondly, I 100% recommend spending sunrise the Badlands. It was an incredible. Go to the eastern entrance to the Big Badlands Overlook and enjoy. THE LONG VERSION: Recently my fiancé and I went on aContinue reading “Sunrise at the Badlands – An Absolute Dream”

Tips for a Day Trip from Sydney to the Blue Mountains

Planning to take a day trip to the Blue Mountains from Sydney? You can absolutely do it, and here are my recommendations on how to make your day even better: Take public transit there instead of renting a car; save yourself the money. It’s about a 90 minute ride each way. And in that 90Continue reading “Tips for a Day Trip from Sydney to the Blue Mountains”