The White Mountains of New Hampshire

I have found myself reminiscing about my favorite travel destinations lately. In the last three years of constant travel around the United States, I have found many places that we truly love. One particular gem that we explored, was New Hampshire's stunning White Mountains. In August 2016, we spent some time in this awe-inspiring terrain. The experience was incredible...and gave me a sincere longing to return...

Hiking Convict Lake

Over the holidays we spent a week in the Sierra Nevada Mountains in one of our favorite mountain getaways, Mammoth Lakes. On the outskirts of town, right off of Highway 395 is Convict Lake. This picturesque spot is no stranger to my family as we have fished here many times. This winter we discovered the Convict Lake Trail, a 2.5 mile loop around the lake...

Exploring Zion National Park

Zion is one of those places that you know you will love, even before you visit it. One glance at a photo on Instagram or Pinterest and it is clear why people from around the world come to walk her paths and gaze at the red rock formations. With that popularity, comes a necessity to be strategic, or you will certainly be lost in the hefty dose of crowds...rather than the wilderness of the park. With some creative planning though, you can have a killer time and skate right around the crowds...

Hiking: The Emerald Pools of Zion National Park

Zion National Park offers up some pretty spectacular scenery, enticing visitors from all over the globe to come and view her landscape firsthand. Our first day in the park was only a half-day, so we chose to see one of Zion's well-known beauties to get the trip rolling. The Emerald Pools are really pretty and offer up a fun and easy hike...

Hike to Lower Palisades Lake

Not far from Swan Valley in Eastern Idaho, is the Palisades Creek. This creek is currently a crushing force of water that moves faster than most rivers I have eyed. Hiking upstream provides a gorgeous four mile hike which will lead you straight to Lower Palisades Lake...

Hiking in Custer State Park

Read about our favorite hikes in the Black Hills of South Dakota. These trails provided both short bursts of challenging trail and incredible visual delight....