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Trail Guide: Picnic Rock Hike in Lake Tahoe | Beautiful views!

This is a short-and-sweet trail with a little bit of elevation gain but so much payoff. The Picnic Rock Hike is easily done in the summer and, with the right equipment, winter, too! Here’s everything you need to know before you hike. Picnic Rock Hike Key Information Trailhead: Brockway Summit Tahoe Rim Trail Trailhead Hike End: Brockway Summit Tahoe Rim...

The Ultimate Guide to Yosemite in Two Days

Yosemite is no hidden gem, but it’s so iconic for good reason! This is one of my favorite national parks in the US. With incredible granite cliffs, sheer drop-offs, and some of the best viewpoints in the world, Yosemite isn’t to be missed! Here’s my guide to seeing Yosemite in two days. The best time to visit Yosemite You can really visit Yosemite...

The Ultimate Trail Guide to Backpacking Loon Lake to Buck Island Lake in 2 Days

This 2 day, 1 night backpacking trip has everything—it’s really beautiful, easy-to-organize, full of lakes to jump into, and there are loads of campsites to choose from. Here’s everything you need to know before going backpacking from Loon Lake to Buck Island Lake. Loon Lake to Buck Island lake Trail Key Information Trailhead: Loon Lake Hike End: Loon...

The Granola Girl Guide to Creating a Camping & Backpacking Setup You’ll Love 🏕️✨

Navigating camping, backpacking, and outdoor gear can be overwhelming at best, but it’s definitely worth taking your time to do your research and slowly build gear stash you love. Here’s my Granola Girl Guide to creating a camping & backpacking setup that makes you excited to go outside and have an adventure of a lifetime. Everything in this guide Use...

Glacier Point To Panorama Point Trail Guide: Everything You Need To Know About This Day Hike

There are few places that have the accessibility and magnitude of Yosemite Valley. The Glacier Point to Panorama Point day hike combines incredible views, a decent amount of milage, and a great resting spot into one fantastic day out. Disclaimer: This post includes affiliate links. If you purchase something using an affiliate link, I will receive a small commission...

Sliding Sands Trail Guide: The Best Hike in Haleakala

Haleakala National Park is home to so many incredible hikes, but this one takes the cake! Over 11 miles, this hike takes you from the top of the park into the volcanic crater before you climb back over the valley. The terrain changes throughout the hike, so every few miles you get a change of scenery. Here’s the ultimate trail guide to the Sliding Sands Trail...

Ultimate Trail Guide: Hike the Bright Angel Trail to the 1.5 Mile Resthouse

The Bright Angel Trail is one of the most famous trails in Grand Canyon National Park. With many stops along its steep switchbacks down into the canyon, this path allows you to choose how far you want to hike. For a short hike, opt to hike the Angel Trail to the 1.5 Mile Resthouse. With sweeping views of the Grand Canyon, this is a great option to see how you do with...

One Day in Bryce Canyon National Park: Itinerary & Guide

Bryce Canyon is one of my favorite national parks. With sweeping views of hoodoos, the canyon, and valleys beyond, this national park has so much to see. Bryce is small enough that you can cover a fair bit of ground in a day, but big enough that you have more to return to. Here’s my ultimate guide to one day in Bryce Canyon National Park. When to Visit Bryce...

The Best Hike in Bryce Canyon National Park: The Fairyland Loop

This underrated hike is truly the best hike in Bryce Canyon National Park. See endless views from the top of the canyon, then hike under the hoodoos. With a new viewpoint at every turn, this hike has everything you could want – and even better? With little elevation gain, so you can focus on breathtaking views rather than breathtaking incline! The Fairyland...