Hike The Falls Trail In Bandelier National Monument, New Mexico

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. One of the things I was most excited to do in New Mexico was to visit Santa Fe and Bandelier National Monument.  The only thing I actually knew about it was the ruins,…

Hike The Lower Calf Creek Falls Trail In Escalante

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. One of the things I've wanted to do since I got to Bullfrog in 2016 was hike the Lower Calf Creek Falls trail in Escalante.  Well, it's 2020 and I finally made it. …

Gnomes And Trolls At The Devil’s Punchbowl In Menomonie, Wisconsin

Outside of dear little Menomonie, Wisconsin, there is a place rumored to be the home of fairies, gnomes, and trolls.  That is the Devils Punchbowl, a great place for a short visit any time of year, but this visit was in the winter. I've been to the Punchbowl a few times and always enjoy it. …

Gooseberry Falls In The Winter: A Frozen Paradise In Northern Minnesota

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. It was a cold winter Friday (I'm assuming) in Menomonie, Wisconsin, when me and my roommate and two friends decided to drive up to Duluth, Minnesota just for funsies.  We didn't really know…

Hidden Falls Grand Teton National Park

The Best Hikes Near Jenny Lake: String Lake To Hidden Falls

There are affiliate links here and I receive a commission if you purchase through them. Apparently, Hidden Falls is one of the most visited sites in the Tetons.  Guess who didn't know that until right now?  This girl.  It was our first day in the Tetons and we were set on getting pictures of colorful…

Off the Muddy Path: Monkey Falls

After arriving in San Ignacio, our hostel owner offered a short evening trip to Monkey Falls.  I knew it was a waterfall, but that's it.  It was a short, probably rough, drive from town and a short hike through some pretty serious mud to get there.  It was definitely worth it though. We were greeted…