Where to See the Redwoods Near San Francisco (Within a 2-Hour Drive)

where to see the redwood near San Francisco

The best places to see the redwoods near San Francisco, from a local who grew up hiking through them.  Walking through a hushed coastal redwood forest in California is perhaps one of the most magical experiences you can have. It’s damp, quiet, and peaceful, and you’re surrounded by some of the tallest and oldest trees […]

14 Best Hikes in San Francisco, California (From a Local)

best hikes in san francisco

The best hikes in San Francisco! These are the best hiking spots around the city for good views and getting the good kind of lost in nature. No driving necessary.   Although there are various hiking opportunities and parks around the Bay Area and beyond, a lot of people don’t realize how many hiking opportunities there […]

The Best Time to Visit Zion National Park (And What to do Based on the Season)

best time to visit zion national park, utah

The best time to visit Zion National Park depends on the type of outdoor experience you want. Luckily, there’s something for everyone based on your budget and type of adventure you’re looking for. There’s a perfect season for everyone to visit Zion National Park, depending on if you enjoy winter activities or warmer summer adventures. […]

15 Best Sedona Hikes for All Hiking Levels

Best Sedona Hikes

The best Sedona hikes! From leisurely walks through vortexes to steep inclines and heart-thumping views of the famous red rocks. Sedona is by far one of my favorite places to go hiking in Arizona. The natural beauty is hard to beat, right up there with the Grand Canyon, and the different types of terrain and […]

17 Best Oahu Hikes: From Waterfalls to Coastal Views

Best Oahu Hikes

A guide to the best Oahu hikes to tackle while you’re soaking up that island sun, because every trip to the tropics should have a little adventure! Oahu is an island geared for adventure – both on land and sea. Although there are plenty of water activities to partake in to your heart’s content, Oahu […]

The Ultimate Packing Guide for Hiking in Oregon

hiking in oregon | ultimate packing guide

The ultimate packing guide for hiking in Oregon, so you can enjoy the best of the Pacific Northwest without having to worry what to bring with you. This last year I had the chance to do a lot of hiking in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest as a whole. I found myself chasing waterfalls in […]

What to See in Yellowstone: 5 of the Most Impressive Spots in the Park

What to see in Yellowstone - 5 Must-See Stops

If you’re wondering what to see in Yellowstone, these are the top 5 spots you can’t miss in the national park. One of my favorite trips from this year was to Yellowstone National Park. I knew it would be impressive, it is the oldest national park in the world after all, but I was even […]

5 Incredible Things to do at Mt Rainier National Park

5 Incredible Things to do at Mt Rainier National Park

The 5 most incredible things to do at Mt Rainier National Park, one of the most beautiful places in Washington. I’m a sucker when it comes to beautiful nature landscapes, lush forests, waterfalls, and, in general, Pacific Northwest vibes. Don’t believe me? Just check out my Instagram! When I received a recent invite for an […]

Experiencing the Haleakala Crater Hike in Maui

Experiencing the Haleakalā Crater hike in Maui

Experiencing the Haleakala Crater hike in Maui. This was my experience tackling one of the most breathtaking hikes on the island. As soon as our plane leaned towards the windswept palm trees on our descent down to Kahului Airport in Maui, I had a feeling of instant joy spread through me. A small sigh of relief escaped my […]