Top 5 Hikes in the Valley of Fire State Park

Being a short drive from Las Vegas, this park is a great day trip to escape the city or an addition to a western road trip!

24 Hours in Congaree National Park

Congaree National park is ~27,000 acres of gorgeous old growth bottomland hardwood forest, and is the largest one left of it's kind in southeastern America.  This area is so unique due to the forest type, the expansive canopy height, and the river floodplain ecosystem. It is a gift that it still exists, thanks to the protection for the park created in 1976. 

Guide to Olympic National Park

Just a quick ~2 hour drive from Seattle is this magical oasis. Olympic National Park is filled with surprises, due to it's constantly evolving scenery found around every corner. From lush green rainforests and cascading mountains, to peaceful beaches and various wildlife; this park definitely gives a well rounded experience. This guide below is separated [...]

Change of Seasons

The connection we have to the earth is undeniable - just as the seasons change, so do we.

Guide to Rocky Mountain National Park – Winter

Check this post out for things to do in the Rocky Mountain National Park, located in Colorado. This is focused on snowy seasons and how to prepare for this type of winter trip!

Saguaro National Park Guide

Check out this blog for things to do in Saguaro National Park near Tucson Arizona.

Show Up

Today's mantra: Show up. This is the hardest part of anything really, showing up. Physically or mentally, arriving is the hurdle we often get stuck on.  This appears in all areas; not wanting to get out of bed or to leave the comfort of our home, avoiding new people and social outings because it takes [...]

Greed

The universe is abundant. Some days I'm really feeling this statement in it's fullest. Days like these I'm so amped and excited about everything and then for some reason it will switch. These other days I get stuck in my head on how I'm not doing or seeing enough and how we only have one life; am I wasting it in comparison to this other lifestyle? No. I'm not. I am exactly where I need to be.

Petrified Forest National Park & Painted Desert – Things to do

Check out this underrated national park in Arizona!

Top 5 things to do near Madrid, Spain

Plaza Mayor: This beautiful plaza is built on centuries of history, and today is filled with constant entertainment.  Built in 1617, this square has seen many wonderful events along with tragedies take place.  In the middle of the plaza is one of Madrids most treasured pieces of art, a bronze statue of King Phillips III.  [...]