The Most Beautiful Place on Earth: Havasu Canyon

Have You Ever Been to Paradise? I Think I Have. Several years ago I was planning a long road trip across the country. I was focusing my trip on the National Parks of the Southwest. I wanted to go the five parks in Utah as well as the Grand Canyon and Petrified Forest in Arizona.... Continue Reading →


Hiking Half Dome: Part 1 – The Ascent

Climbing a National Park Icon Merely hearing the word “Yosemite” immediately conjures up a number of images in my mind. There are the park's many renowned waterfalls. Bridalveil Fall, Vernal Fall, and Nevada Fall are all picture-perfect sights, and I could never forget Yosemite Fall, the continent's tallest waterfall. Then there's El Capitan, the gigantic... Continue Reading →

Niagara Falls

I recently made a trip to Niagara Falls. Correction, I recently made two trips to Niagara Falls. I only live about 45 minutes away from the popular travel destination. Despite me going there twice in about a month, I had only been there two other times in the past ten years or so. I think... Continue Reading →

My Book’s Introduction

I realized I never shared the Introduction of my book, The Adventures of a Day Hiker:  An Exploration of America's National Parks.  So, here it is.  Check it out.  I'll put a link to my book at the end as well.   Introduction   He was born in the summer of his 27th year Coming home... Continue Reading →

Versatile Blogger Award

My blog, The Adventures of a Day Hiker, has been nominated for another award! I was nominated by Emma & Nathan’s Travels. First off, I’d like to thank Emma and Nathan for the nomination. They have a great blog that is definitely worth checking out. It chronicles their adventures all over the world. They have... Continue Reading →

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