The Many Benefits of Hiking

Hiking is the ultimate outdoor recreation activity. I know, I know, of course I love to hike, I blog about hiking and travel and wrote a book about hiking in the National Parks. Hear me out, though, I’ll back up my claim. There are a few reasons why I think hiking is so great. First... Continue Reading →

My Guide to Zion National Park

The Stats Established: 1919 Location:  Southwest Utah, about two and a half hours from Las Vegas. Visitation:  4.3 million in 2018 (making it the fourth most visited National Park) Size:  146,597 acres   Brief Description Zion National Park is a red rock wonderland. There are numerous stone monoliths, mesas, soaring cliffs and towers.  The Virgin... Continue Reading →

Everyone should go on a road trip

I’ve written a lot about my past road trips out west. I’ve said before how much those National Park adventures have shaped me and helped turn me into the person I am today.  Much of that revolved around my time in the parks, but the time on the road and driving from park to park... Continue Reading →

Glacier National Park in One Day

I decided to write a few blog posts about how to enjoy several different National Parks if you only have one day there. I hope you find my suggestions for Glacier National Park helpful. I have been to Glacier three times so far, but I hope to return to that incredible landscape in northwest Montana... Continue Reading →

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