hiking

Top 5 Places to Hike in the Pacific Northwest

In the Pacific Northwest, you’ll find endless opportunities to see spectacular sights. From the vast Pacific Ocean to the Rocky Mountains, take a look at the top five places to hike in the Pacific Northwest…

Visiting the Buffalo National River – Part 1

Buffalo National River in Arkansas is a scenic 153 mile river, popular for kayaking, fishing, and hiking. Although not a popular national park/river, I found it to be incredibly beautiful and peaceful. Read more about this amazing park…

The Most Beautiful National Parks Outside the US

If you’re a world traveler or looking to tour new lands, here are some of the most beautiful national parks outside of the US that are definitely worth exploring…

Risks and Recklessness in the Grand Canyon

Last summer, I made my second trek across the width of the Grand Canyon. Twenty-four miles hiked, descending 6,000 feet and trekking up 4,500 feet, from north rim to south rim, in early July, braving hot hikes and early mornings, all to immerse myself in the beauty of the canyon. Despite the familiarity of the hike, I was still in awe of the power of nature, the respect I have for the land, and the inspiration of those that first walked and lived in these lands…