What To Pack For A Road Trip Of A Mystery Length

There are affiliate links in here.  If you purchase anything through them, I get a tiny commission at no extra cost to you.  It helps keep me on adventures and this blog running.  You've probably noticed with the last few posts that I just went on a little southeast US road trip.  We had no…

Three Hairy Bears In Great Smoky Mountains National Park

There are affiliate links in here.  If you purchase anything through them I get a tiny commission at no extra cost to you.  It helps keep me on adventures and this blog running. After a few days in the Carolinas, we finally made it to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  The first night we just…

Super Ultimate Outdoor Utah Bucket List

I love making lists.  I make them all the time and for everything.  Goals for the day?  List.  Goals for the year?  List.  Things to look up online later?  List.  Books I want to read?  List.  Movies to watch?  List.  Things I might want to get next time I'm in town?  List.  Parks I've been…

Why You Should Probably Visit Asheville, North Carolina Soon

The first main stop on our little southeast road trip was Asheville, North Carolina.  It was also pretty much the only place we definitely knew we were going, but we didn't know how long we would actually be there.  It turned out to be two days and that's just not enough, especially when it's pouring…

Get To Know Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Gatlinburg, Tennessee is pretty much the picture perfect tourist town.  It has a zillion hotels.  It has a million restaurants.  It has tons of little trinket shops.  It has a ski lift for views and a cable car to overlook the town.  It has it all and it's surprisingly fun to visit. We spent two…

Snapshots From The Southeast

So, in case you didn't know, I'll be spending the winter in Florida exploring the southeast since I haven't really seen any of it.  As I write this I'm wrapping up my first big southeast adventure.  Most of it has been in North Carolina, but on the way up, we stopped at Congaree National Park in…

Postcards From St. Augustine

There are affiliate links in here.  If you purchase anything through them, I get a tiny commission at no extra cost to you.  It helps keep me on adventures and this blog running. Our first little Florida adventure for the winter was a little day trip to St. Augustine and Anastasia State Park.  We started…

How To Make The Most Of A Trip To A National Park

It's no secret I love exploring the National Parks in the US.  I've learned a thing or two on those trips to know how to better use my time in the parks.  It can be a little overwhelming knowing how to utilize your time most effectively without being super stressed while fighting the tourist hoards.…

Why Chacos Are The Best Adventure Shoes

There are affiliate links in here.  If you purchase anything through them I get a tiny commission at no extra cost to you.  It helps keep me on adventures and this blog running. I've been thinking about writing this for a while, and finally decided today's the day.  I've said it before.  I'll say it…

A Little Taste Of Fall In Capitol Reef

The first day my parents were visiting we had a solid plan: take Burr Trail all the way to Burr Trail Grill in Boulder then go to Capitol Reef to see the Pioneer Register again (they hadn't seen it yet) and pick apples in the orchard at Capitol Reef, finally!  I wanted to pick fruit…

Not-So-Typical Travel Gift Guide

There are affiliate links in here.  If you purchase anything through them I get a tiny commission at no extra cost to you.  It helps keep me on adventures and this blog running. I know, I know.  It's not even Halloween yet.  But, that just gives you plenty of time to get some of these…