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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...

Zion National Park in One Day: How to make the most out of your trip

Passing by Zion National Park but only have one day? I’ve got you covered! Seeing all of Zion National Park in one day is an impossible challenge, but you can certainly see the highlights, all while saving something to return for. This post contains affiliate links, meaning I get a small commission if you choose to book through them (and huge thank you if you...

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...

The Ultimate Guide to the Half Dome Hike in a Day

Sitting nearly 9000 feet above the sea level, Half Dome is an iconic hike in Yosemite National Park. With over 5000 ft of elevation gain over about 8 miles, this hike is demanding but rewarding. This bucket list hike requires a little bit of forethought and organization but is certainly worth doing—here’s my guide to doing the Half Dome Hike in a day! Half Dome...

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...

A Trail Guide to the Delicate Arch Sunrise Hike | Arches National Park

Delicate Arch is one of the most iconic natural features in Utah (it’s even on their license plates!) — and for good reason. Aside from the strange formation being something to marvel at itself, this natural arch perfectly frames the stunning rolling hills and rock formations around it. Because this arch is so popular, the best time to see it without the crowds...

Zion and Bryce in One Day: The Ultimate Day Trip!

If you’re passing through Utah and only have one day to visit Zion National Park and Bryce National Park, don’t you worry! While you may not see all of the iconic sights, you certainly can get a little taste of what these national parks have on offer. From sunrise views to lunches looking over thousand-foot drops, this itinerary is sure to get your heart...

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...