How to plan a day exploring Channel Islands National Park. Hop on the Island Packers boat to Santa Cruz for hiking, kayaking, swimming, snorkeling, scuba, plus flora and fauna only found on this island!
Exploring Yosemite National Park leads you to majestic waterfalls, Half Dome, El Capitan, hikes galore, and the best way to see it all is by camping in the park. Grab your sleeping bags and binoculars for some of the best natural sights in America.
Here's how to successfully snag a walk-in tent camp site in Yosemite National Park's only valley floor first-come, first-serve campground: Camp 4. Popular among rock climbers and families alike, make this your camping destination of choice when headed to California parks.
Meeting General Sherman and hiking the easy Congress Trail in Sequoia National Park was a great way to take in wonderful, giant, old Sequoia Redwoods in an up-close personal way. We fell in love with these tall, old, hearty trees as their clusters gladly welcomed us in.
Hike the Mist Trail in Yosemite with kids! A stunning experience with family in one of the best national parks. Soak in Vernal and Nevada Falls and enjoy the John Muir trail on the way back down to the valley. Plan well, be smart, and make unforgettable memories with your family.
A Utah Mighty 5 road trip is an elevated, adventure-filled family vacation. So many things to do in Arches, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, Bryce, and Zion national parks. What are you waiting for? Add this slice of heaven to your bucket list today!
A follow-up post to budgeting and planning for a California road trip. Did we stick to our budget? Our family spent over two weeks in five national parks and cities on the west coast. Keeping my promise to share how much this trip really cost, this post is nitty-gritty and transparent about our summer vacation spending.
An epic two week family road trip through California national parks & major cities: Joshua Tree, Channel Islands, Los Angeles, Sequoia, Kings Canyon, Yosemite, & San Francisco. Join us for the ride and see if we can stick to our budget as we plan to have some major fun!
Hobo Hammocks makes a perfect double hammock for home, family vacation, and camping.Move over Eno, here's 11 reasons this complete hanging system rocks. An affordable hammock from a compassionate company that serves the homeless a meal for every hammock bought and more. In fact, Hobo Hammocks is aiming to do more, their tagline being "Gear for you, gear for the homeless."