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”

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”

Manuel Antonio Travel Guide – Your Perfect Costa Rica Trip

I’m going to start this “things to do in Manuel Antonio” travel guide with a very dumb but very true backstory. Costa Rica was my fiancé’s and my first trip abroad together. To build his comfort with a big trip so far from home, I asked him what he wanted to see on this trip.Continue reading “Manuel Antonio Travel Guide – Your Perfect Costa Rica Trip”

5 Best Road to Hana Stops – You Can’t Miss These!

If you’re visiting Maui, there’s a 72% chance you’ll be braving the Road to Hana on your trip. Did I make up that statistic? Sure. But is it probably right? Unlikely. But was it fun to write anyway? You bet. BUT ANYWAY, if you’re headed to Maui and planning on braving the “Divorce Highway” (yesContinue reading “5 Best Road to Hana Stops – You Can’t Miss These!”

5 Tips for the Grand Canyon in Winter

They didn’t name it the Grand Canyon for nothing… it’s literally every bit of jaw-dropping beauty that everyone describes it as. And if anyone says they were underwhelmed by it you absolutely cannot trust that person because they are a psychopath. Kidding… mostly. 😉 ANYWAY, my first experience to the Grand Canyon was in winterContinue reading “5 Tips for the Grand Canyon in Winter”

The Ideal 4-Day Big Island Itinerary

Got Hawaii on your mind? I can’t say I blame you. The Aloha State is full of incredible scenery and ever since I got back I’ve been constantly dreaming of how quickly I can go back. Like, checking Google Flights on the regular to see if I can still make it back in time duringContinue reading “The Ideal 4-Day Big Island Itinerary”

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”