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The Magnificent Redwood Trees of California

I recently put together a photo book from my trip to the Redwood National Park and the Trees of Mystery attraction in Klamath, California. These trees are absolutely breathtaking and worth making the trip out to see! The Trees of Mystery attraction is often called a “tourist trap,” however, I had a great time and […]

National Park Week 2013

Did you know that this week is National Park Week? From April 22nd to April 26th, every national park will have free admission. This is a great time to take advantage of no admission prices and enjoy a nice hike during the perfect spring weather. There are over 400 national parks in the U.S. To […]

My Favorite Hiking Spots

I have come up with a few of my favorite hiking spots for  those of you looking to do some hiking this spring. I love hiking because in addition to being great exercise, it allows you to actually surround yourself with nature as opposed to just driving past it. Hiking is a great way to […]

Where to Travel for Spring Break: A Few of My Favorite Destinations

Are you planning a spring getaway? You could travel to a popular warm weather hotspots or you could visit a quieter natural destination for more peace and relaxation. I have come up with a few ideas for great spring trips, based on my own experiences in each of the areas. If you are looking to […]

National Parks Worth Visiting…3 of My Favorites!

I love visiting National Parks…the nature, the quietness, the limitless opportunities for exercise and adventure. Taking a vacation to a national park area often leads to the best photographs and memories. I have visited plenty of parks over the years. Check out a few of my favorites so far… 1. Redwood National Parks (California) – […]

Don’t hibernate all winter! Visit Harriman State Park in Idaho!

Many people that live in colder climates begin to hibernate during the winter months. This in turn leads to less exercise. You don’t have to slack off in the exercise department during the cold winter months! Ice skating is a great calorie burner and a fun, inexpensive winter weekend activity. Cross country skiing is an […]

Yellowstone National Park: Elk, Bison, and Coyote Spottings!

My boyfriend and I took another drive through Yellowstone National Park this weekend. We decided to take a new route this weekend. From the West Yellowstone entrance, we drove northeast passing through Lamar Valley. Lamar Valley is supposed to be a hotspot for bear sightings because there is an abundance of prey (elk, bison, etc.) […]

U.S. National Park Week!

April 21st-29th 2012 is National Park Week. This means that entrance will be free this week! Take advantage of no admission fees and spend the day hiking, biking, picnicking, or just taking in the views. Most of these parks normally charge upwards of $25 so this is a great time to go! Every year for […]