24 Hours in Crater Lake National Park

24 Hours in Crater Lake National Park

We recently spent a weekend in South Oregon, where we split our days between Crater Lake National Park and Umpqua National Forest. Crater Lake is not easy to get to (a regional flight, a 2 hour drive to the Airbnb, another hour long drive to the NP) so we wanted to make sure we packed the entire day to see everything there is to see!

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Dog friendly activities in Joshua Tree NP

Dog friendly activities in Joshua Tree NP

Joshua Tree National Park is a quick 2 hour drive from Los Angeles. It's famous for climbing but also for it's unique landscape. We were really excited to go but quickly became disappointed when we found out that it is one of the least dog friendly national parks. We did a lot of searching to find the best spots so you can enjoy a weekend with your pup!

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Avoid the Crowds at Arches National Park

Avoid the Crowds at Arches National Park

Arches is probably one of the most famous national parks in the US. You’ve probably seen a lot of beautiful red rock photos on social media, especially Delicate Arch. The problem is a lot of these places can be huge tourists traps if you arrive at the wrong time. We learned quickly after talking to a few locals and are passing the tips along to you!

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1 Day Guide to Canyonlands National Park

1 Day Guide to Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands National Park is one of Utah's Mighty 5 National Parks. Nestled next to Arches National Park and the quirky town of Moab, Canyonlands is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. But like it's neighbor Arches National Park, it is prone to tourist traps as well. Keep reading my guide below to balance out your day in Canyonlands between must-see but crowded activities and more serene escapes.

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