Can’t get a reservation for Arches? Here are 9 things to do nearby

Moab, Utah is most famously known for its proximity to Arches National Park, named for the hundreds of natural stone arches that you can find within its boundaries. Arches National Park has begun using a Timed Entry system that requires a reservation to enter the park on busy days.  If you can’t snag one of […]

How to hike Angels Landing in Zion National Park

Angels Landing is one of the most famous hikes in the world.  It dominates social media, and some people come to Zion National Park solely for this hike. But it isn’t for everyone.  In this article I’ll cover what you need to know if you’re thinking about hiking Angels Landing. The basics To hike Angels […]

Can You Drive In Zion National Park? (What You Need to Know)

Zion National Park is a major tourist destination in Utah, and for good reason. The towering red rocks with the virgin river running through them paint an incredible backdrop to some of Utah’s most well-known trails and scenic overlooks. One question that comes up often is, “Can you drive in Zion National Park?” With some […]

The Complete Guide To Visiting The Crazy Horse Memorial In South Dakota

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Mount Rushmore is impressive, but do you know what else is just as impressive and is 4 times as large?  The Crazy Horse Monument!  Located in Custer, South Dakota, the Crazy Horse Memorial is the world’s largest mountain carving.  The elevation of the mountain is 6532 feet above sea level and is the 27th highest […]

Can you swim in Glacier National Park?

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The water in Glacier National Park is brilliantly colored, clean, and extremely inviting, so it is easy to understand why so many people who visit Glacier wonder about swimming. So, can you swim in Glacier National Park? The answer is yes! You can absolutely swim in any lake and get in any river you want […]

How To Do The Confusing Black Elk Peak Hike In Custer, South Dakota

If you are visiting the “Great Faces, Great Places,” state of South Dakota then carve out a few extra hours to hike up to the top of popular Black Elk Peak! Black Elk Peak is the tallest point in South Dakota. It is roughly a 7-mile hike from start to finish.  The top of the […]

Walking to the top of Crazy Horse: my experience and tips for the Volksmarch

Crazy Horse Monument

If you’re visiting Mount Rushmore you’ve probably heard about the other huge carving in the Black Hills: Crazy Horse. Did you know that you can walk to the top of the Crazy Horse Memorial? The Crazy Horse Memorial’s Volksmarch is a bi-annual event in which anyone can walk to the face of the Crazy Horse […]

Secrets of Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton is an amazing National Park in Wyoming. There is an abundance of things to see and do. In this video, we share with you many things you might not know about Grand Teton. What we cover in this video: Resources