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Agate House And Long Logs Trail: One Of The Best Hikes In Petrified Forest National Park

The last thing I did at Petrified Forest on both visits is hiking the Agate House and Long Logs loop trail by the Painted Desert Museum. My friend Michelle from Head Along With Heart posted about this over the winter last year and as soon as I saw it I knew I had to see…

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Crystal Forest Loop Vs. Jasper Forest At Petrified Forest National Park

One of the most popular hikes in Petrified Forest National Park is the Crystal Forest trail. It's a short, easy hike with plenty of opportunity to see some impressive petrified logs. They're not as impressive as the Long Logs trail, but it's still a great hike. In my two visits to the park, I've actually…

75 Photos That Will Have You Planning A Trip To See Saguaro Cactus Right Now

I have about a thousand pictures from Saguaro National Park and i don't know if I'll ever be able to use them all here or share them all in my helpful posts, so today I'm going to share a ton of them just for funsies. If you're looking for tips for visiting Saguaro, you won't…

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Hike The Blue Mesa Trail At Petrified Forest National Park

I love Petrified Forest National Park. I thought I would and I was not wrong. This is a park that people always say is boring, not worth it, or just to drive through in a couple hours. But it's worth more than that. I will admit, it may not be as mind blowing as somewhere…

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Biking Shark Valley: One Of The Best Things To Do In Everglades National Park

On this year's Big Cypress trip we ended up extending it by like four or five days because we were loving it so much. It was also a year of new hikes here, which was exciting! I was also able to cross off biking Shark Valley off my national park bucket list! One day I…

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Saguaro East Vs. West Showdown: Which Side Of Saguaro Is Better?

Ahh, Saguaro National Park. One of the newest parks I visited and one of my new favorites! This is such an underrated national park, I'm surprised at how little I hear about it. The big question when visiting though, is which side of Saguaro National Park is better and I'm here to help you pick…

How To Spend One Day In New River Gorge National Park

New River Gorge National Park is the newest national park and you can find it pretty much in the middle of West Virginia and we got to visit not too long before the change. If it isn't already on your national park bucket list, it should be because it's pretty cool! We had two whole…

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7 Reasons Biscayne National Park Is Worth It

Biscayne national park is an underwater gem of a national park just outside of Miami, Florida, not far from it's neighbor, Everglades National Park. While they're close to each other, Biscayne receives far fewer visitors and is a totally different experience. Most people skip Biscayne because it is a mostly water park, but today I'm…

Hike The Cool And Creepy Glade Creek Trail In New River Gorge National Park

I was pretty excited to visit West Virginia this fall. It was totally new to me and I knew nothing about it before getting there. Turns out, it's pretty good! We really only saw the main sights in New River Gorge but it was enough for me to want to go back and see more…

Great Basin National Park

8 Reasons You Need To Visit Great Basin National Park Next

I LOVE Great Basin National Park and that is no secret around here. I've wanted to do some posts like this for a while because I love the one I did for Black Canyon of the Gunnison so today I'm going to share 8 reasons to visit Great Basin National Park next. Great Basin is…

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Fall In Love With West Virginia On The Sandstone Falls Trail In New River Gorge National Park

West Virginia really surprised me. I really knew nothing about West Virginia before going there. Those things were Mothman, a landlocked lighthouse, Hillbilly Elegy (which is actually Ohio and I didn't know that until a couple months later, check out this book, too), and I think that's it. Well, West Virginia knows how to impress.…

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Best Things To Do In Cuyahoga Valley National Park That Aren’t Hiking

Welcome back! Today we have another Things to do that aren't hiking in the parks post. This time were going to Cuyahoga Valley in good ol' Ohio. While this park didn't blow me out of the water (except the Ledges, that I loved) there are still tons of great things to do in Cuyahoga Valley…

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Waterfalls, Witchy Woods, And Beetlejuice: How To Spend One Day In Cuyahoga Valley National Park In Fall

One thing that surprised me on our fall road trip was Cuyahoga Valley National Park. It's not my favorite park by a long shot but it did exceed my expectations and it should definitely not be skipped on a midwest road trip. While I'm sure there are tons of things to do here, I'm going…