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"The majestic wonders of Zion existed long before humans ever set foot in the canyon, yet it was only through ingenuity and foresight of the area's early settlers that the canyon was opened to the world."

It is easy to become stuck in our daily routines in which we blindly move about our day without being mindful of the world around us. We become comfortable performing mundane tasks in our home and professional lives and although we can still feel happy, how fulfilled are we really? With time, we begin to forget about the big...

Crater Lake National Park has always been a bucket list item and was the cap of our 14-day backpacking trip of 2019. We started in Beverly Hills at my grandparent's home, ventured to Yosemite, then further north to the Redwoods and ended at the clearest body of water in the world. After about 11 days of camping, it was...

Redwood National Park is arguably one of the most beautiful places we have ever been to. When planning our first big backpacking trip, California was a no brainer since Los Angeles has always been home base. Not to mention, the "speeder chase" scene from Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi was filmed here, and I am a huge...

The home away from home is one of the most important decisions when camping. It sets the tone for every morning and every evening. The sunsets, sunrises, campfires, and social hour. Getting a campsite at Yosemite National Park begins 6 months before your trip and requires you to be at the ready at 9:00 AM PST. Twice a year,...

A sunset holds a power that stops people in their tracks anywhere in the world. While some of nature's beauty requires a specific location, sunsets welcome the eye anywhere and to anyone. Sunsets are experienced in every season on everyday from the beginning to the end of time. While life does not come with certainties, it does present with...

Kentucky has more to offer then we had ever imagined. The Red River Gorge is a short drive from Lexington, KY and allows you to step into a magical world. The valleys of millions of ferns, cascading cliffs, tranquil waterfalls, and brilliant arches.

Neither of us truly understood how impactful our camping trip to Joshua Tree National Park would be until we started looking back on it a year later. When camping in Kentucky, the nights are filled with the sounds of crickets, frogs, and birds. The silence offered by the desert was both eerie and peaceful at the same time. Never...