Hike Wire Pass to Buckskin Gulch To See The Golden Glow Of Utah Slot Canyons

One of the things that has been on my Utah bucket list for years is the Buckskin Gulch hike: the longest slot canyon in the world at 21 miles long. Or at least that we know about. Well, I still haven't done it. But I did get to see part of it so that's something.…

Best Things To Do In Great Smoky Mountains National Park Besides Hiking

Next up in my Things to do that Aren't Hiking series is Great Smoky Mountains! There are about a million things to do in the Smokies because it has over 900 miles of hiking trails, but that's not what we're here for today. Today is all about the great things to do in Great Smoky…

15 More Things I’ve Learned From Driving Across The US 15 Times

Way back in October 2017 I made a list of things I learned driving across the US seven times. Well, three years later I've driven across the US 8ish more times (I think I counted right, but it could be short a couple times) and have new lessons to share! If you're new here or…

15 Of The Best Views In Utah: Scenery That Will Blow Your Mind (That You Won’t Find On Any Other List!)

This is a post I've wanted to write forever but could never decide how I wanted to do it, what I wanted to include, and I definitely had to see more stuff. Finally I settled on the best views in Utah that are mostly not in the national parks. Some of them are grand views…

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See The Meadows Turn Into Living Rainbows At Cedar Breaks Wildflower Festival In Utah

This summer we spent a lot of time in Kanab and would usually just decide what to do after we got our coffee and juice. One day we decided it was time we visit Cedar Breaks National Monument so off we went to this mini Bryce Canyon. Before going I knew the wildflower festival was…

Don’t Poop In The Pueblo: Explore The Ancient Ruins Of Wupatki National Monument in Northern Arizona

Over the summer we spent a lot of time in Flagstaff and drove past Wupatki National Monument every time. Of course, we had to go so sometime in the middle of summer we finally decided to stop. We actually went to Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument first and drove through the park to get here.…

See This Life-size Rock Shell On The Nautilus Hike In Utah

I don't remember what I was looking up at the time, some hike near Page, but then I stumbled on The Nautilus hike. What I do remember is the day that I found it I wanted to go immediately. We didn't but I wanted to. The first time we went was within a couple of…

Toadstool Trail In Kanab: The Worst Trail Ever

The Toadstool Trail. The Crown Jewel of Kanab. Or as I like to call it The Worst Trail Ever. Let me give you a quick rundown of the conversation on this hike: Silence. Silence. Silence. Is this it? Why is this even a trail? This shouldn't have a trail at all, it doesn't deserve a…

Hike To Easy Ruins On The Way To Halls Crossing On Lake Powell

I think this is officially my last post on our spring adventures and it's the one I'm most surprised I didn't do until this year: driving the Halls Crossing side of Highway 276 (still haven't taken the ferry, though) to see the ruins! I still haven't driven all the way dow to the marina there,…

Visit Escalante Petrified Forest State Park And Hike The Sleeping Rainbow Trail

One of the last posts I have for our spring Escalante trip is about the Escalante Petrified Forest State Park and the Sleeping Rainbow Trail! This was actually our first stop when we got to Escalante and we spent a few hours there that afternoon. It was somewhere that we always drove past but never…

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18 Pictures Of Interstate State Park In Fall That Will Put This Wisconsin Park On Your Radar

One of the things I always say I'm going to do every year is to see more stuff around home when we visit. I'm usually really bad about this, like this year I've seen nothing. But last fall I went to Interstate State Park and Franconia Sculpture Park with my parents one day! This state…

Ultimate Japan Bucket List: 100+ Ideas For The Best Trip Ever

Ahh, Japan. I love it. I decided for my next bucket list I would do another place I love and can't wait to go back to: Japan! So today I've been scouring the depths of the Internet to make the best Japan bucket list ever. Here you'll find the best temples in Japan, best hikes…

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8 Day Trips From Fort Myers To Experience The Beaches And Swamps Of Florida

One area of Florida I want to explore even more than I have is the west side, specifically the southwest. I've still gotten to see quite a bit over there, though and am sharing some great day trips from Fort Myers with you today! These are all great additions to any Florida road trip. Everything…

Explore The Five Kiva Pueblo Ruins In Blanding, Utah

We're still back in spring activities here and today is all about the Five Kiva Pueblo ruins in Blanding! We decided to go to Blanding for a few days this spring for some reason and on our way into town we stopped at the Five Kiva Pueblo ruins, literally right on the edge of town.…