10 Best National Park Lodges with Amazing Views!

Learn about some of the great lodges in our national parks, such as Glacier, Yellowstone, and the Grand Canyon! We’ve visited and stayed in several national park lodges, and these are our favorites. Resources

Hiking in the Desert: 11 Things to Know Before You Go

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If you’re headed off on your great American road trip, you may be planning on visiting some of our wonderful national parks in the Southwest. If you’re planning on hiking, BE PREPARED! Hiking in the desert is very different than hiking on mountain trails because the trails are often difficult to find, the summers are […]

10 Unique Gifts for National Park Lovers

Here in the Rockies, we’re surrounded by gorgeous parks that we’ve been visiting our entire lives! We love the parks, and you do as well. Here are our favorite gift ideas for you or the National Park lover in your life! Blankets A blanket is PERFECT for those long road trips out West! Want the […]

11 Gorgeous Scenic Drives You Have to See to Believe (with Video)

I’m always looking for a great scenic drive. Like in the movie Cars, I’ll take the byway over the highway any day. Here are some of my favorites! Zion-Mt Carmel Scenic Drive (Highway 9), Zion National Park, Utah Utah State Highway 9 begins in LaVerkin, Utah, and ends in Mt Carmel, Utah. In the middle, […]

Hiking in the Grand Canyon: What You Need to Know (Hikes, Tips, Gear)

If you’re visiting the Grand Canyon, and you’re anything like us, you probably aren’t planning on hiking 22 miles across the Grand Canyon. But you might be wondering, “Are there any hikes I CAN do while I’m there?” There are 5 “day hikes” at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon (the rim most people […]