Leprechaun Canyon Slot Canyon For Non-Climbers: The Only Gold Here Is The Canyon Walls

Way back in 2016 some people invited me to hike Leprechaun Canyon with them. I worked 3-11 then so I couldn't and I was bummed, but everyone made it sound so easy to find and do that we ended up going later that summer. Well, we didn't even think we were in the right spot.…

5 Things To Know Before Visiting Holland, Michigan

So, for some reason, Holland, Michigan has been on my bucket list for a strangely long time. I have no idea why. I don't even know how I found out about it. I think I probably saw it on a map then Googled it and saw the pictures of a cute European looking town and…

Easy Peasy, Lemon Squeezy: Hiking To The Moqui Caverns In Kanab

Just like the Belly of the Dragon, the Moqui Caverns were another thing I alwaysssss saw on Pinterest and just had to see. Once we decided to transfer to Wahweap and were just an hour from Kanab, I knew we had to stop. And we did on our first trip to Kanab. We actually went…

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Burr Trail: All About Driving The Best Road In Southern Utah

I love the Burr Trail. It's no secret. It's the best scenic drive in Utah, if not the whole country. I still have a lot of scenic drives left to do, so that's not an official declaration yet. I always thought I should have made a Burr Trail guide years ago, but now I thought…

The Best Things To Do In Big Bend National Park That Aren’t Hiking

We almost didn't go to Big Bend on our trip out to Utah from Florida in March. It's pretty far from everything and quite literally in the middle of nowhere. I knew I wanted to go to Guadalupe Mountains National Park since that was a lot more on the way. I mean, it's like 35…

Does White Sands National Park Live Up To The Hype? (+What You Need To Know To Visit!)

Well here we are. In October. Writing about stuff from March. One of the things we ended up doing on our drive to Utah (and have wanted to do for years) is visit White Sands National Park! This is a southwest bucket list topper, for sure. I would say it's on most peoples whether they…

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The Best Outdoor Activities In Jackson, Wyoming For A Trip Any Time Of The Year

This content has been created in partnership with Hotels.com Like a lot of places I share on here, I love Jackson, Wyoming. A lot. I would love to even live there someday, but for now I'll have to stick with visiting. While I spent a lot of time in the Tetons in winter, I was…

Is The Belly Of The Dragon In Kanab Worth Visiting?

So, is it actually worth visiting the Belly of the Dragon in Kanab? You'll have to keep reading to find out! You didn't think I'd give it away that early, did you? Anyways, the Belly of the Dragon was something I had seen floating around Pinterest for quite some time now and I was always…

Bandelier National Monument: Hike To These Awesome Ruins On The Main Loop Trail (+ The Alcove Ruin!)

Way back in March on our trip out to Utah for the summer, we traveled through New Mexico. You may remember having seen a post a couple of months ago about the Falls Trail in Bandelier National Monument, well this one is all about the main draw to the park: the ruins on the main…

Matlacha Florida

Matlacha, Florida: The Most Creative Little Town In The Sunshine State

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. On my little Florida road trip in January we did a loop from Tampa to Everglades City and back.  On the way back, we stopped in Matlacha, Florida for a couple of hours…

West Texas (Sort-Of) Hidden Gem: How To Spend Half A Day In Guadalupe Mountains National Park

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. I knew most people that visited Guadalupe Mountains National Park in Texas did it for longer backpacking trips, or at least overnight trips.  We were just passing through and didn't really know what…

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Myakka State Park: A Geocaching Paradise In Florida

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. I knew as soon as I knew I was visiting Florida in January, specifically a little South Florida road trip, that I wanted to go to Myakka State Park by Naple specifically to…

10 Of The Best Things To Do In The Grand Canyon For Non-Hikers

This content was created in partnership with Hotels.com. When most people think of national parks, they probably think of the Grand Canyon, and for good reason.  It's the grandest canyon in the country and millions of people come to see it every year.  While hiking in the Grand Canyon is amazing, most people don't, but…

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Corkscrew Sanctuary Boardwalk: Walk The Longest Boardwalk In Florida

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. If you've been here any amount of time, you know I love boardwalks.  If you're new here, well, I love boardwalks and Florida has tons of them so you can easily explore the…