Category: National Parks

Yosemite National Park

Is there a place more treasured within the U.S. National Park system than Yosemite National Park? This country’s modern understanding of conservation of public lands begins with the Yosemite’s designation as a National Park. While the idea of Yosemite has great importance, the Park… Continue Reading “Yosemite National Park”

Grand Teton National Park

When I close my eyes and imagine a mountains, the rugged mountain range of the Grand Teton National Park is what comes to mind. The beauty and majesty of the snowy peaks of Tetons is not an exaggeration. Although small in land mass compared… Continue Reading “Grand Teton National Park”

Death Valley National Park

I knew Death Valley National Park had the lowest point in the country and that it was really hot, which both seemed intriguing and enough for me to add it as a quick stop on my whirlwind road through national parks in the west.… Continue Reading “Death Valley National Park”

Crater National Park

The vivid and dazzling blue lake that is the core attraction of Crater National Park is one of the most mesmerizing places I’ve visited. The only National Park in Oregon, Crater National Park offers a range of adventures from hiking, star gazing, boat tours,… Continue Reading “Crater National Park”

Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park is a rich archeological site that contains well-preserved dwellings of the Ancient Pueblo people dating back to 7500 B.C. Despite the barren look of the landscape many native communities from the Paleo-Indians to the Ute thrived in this land. Unlike… Continue Reading “Mesa Verde National Park”

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park, home of the iconic Delicate Arch, is a must visit in Utah.

Glacier National Park

There is no other place I’ve visited that comes close to the beauty and experience that Glacier National Park offers. It’s a National Park filled with remote wilderness, aqua glacial lakes, majestic mountains, and vast glaciers. To say this was the most anticipated stop… Continue Reading “Glacier National Park”

Bryce Canyon National Park

Utah is must on any road trip for a reason! Among the many, varied National Parks in this state is the small but mighty Bryce Canyon National Park. From the magical-looking sand structures, known as hoodoos, to the red/orange earth, Bryce was absolutely impressive.… Continue Reading “Bryce Canyon National Park”

Zion National Park

Zion is a breathtakingly beautiful National Park with unparalleled and adventurous hikes! It should definitely be on the must visit list! Check out the details of my hiking and camping experience at Zion in my newest blog post.