Perhaps the biggest highlight to my recent trip through Banff National Park was having the opportunity to visit Moraine Lake, explore the Rockpile Trail and canoe on its vivid turquoise waters. While I had seen a million photographs of Moraine Lake’s vibrant color, I was somewhat skeptical about what I’d actually see in person.
nic treasure that attracts visitors from around the globe. Popularized by its otherworldly color, Lake Louise is a highlight for most visitors of Banff Canada.
The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad trains is one of the highlights of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park in Northern Ohio. This train ride through some of Ohio’s most beautiful landscapes provides visitors with a an alternative to hiking or cycling through the park. In this blog I’ll cover everything you need to know for a fantastic experience on the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad.
If you’re interested in exploring the Crown of the Continent be sure to read this list of Glacier National Park facts and tips I’ve compiled to know before visiting. In this post I’m going to cover a number of facts about the park along with useful information you’ll want to know when planning your trip. From timed entry reservations to booking marquee lodging in the park (which sells out a year in advance) I’m going to make sure you don’t face any surprises when planning your trip to GNP!
Chasm Falls is a roadside waterfall located along Old Fall River Road in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. This waterfall is super easy to get to, but easy to overlook if you don’t know about it before heading into your trip to RMNP.
Old Fall River Road in Colorado’s Rocky Mountain National Park is the ultimate road less traveled adventure. In this post I’m going to discuss everything you need to know before committing to the 11 mile (18 kilometer) drive up this one lane dirt mountain road.
Not only is Bear Lake incredibly beautiful, but it’s also one of the most accessible lakes in Colorado’s Rocky Mountain National Park. After a drive along the Bear Lake road corridor visitors will reach the Bear Lake parking lot which sits steps from the lake.
In this post we’re going to discuss everything you need to know when visiting Bear Lake, one of Rocky Mountain’s most popular attractions.
A quick hike from the Tundra Communities trailhead is the perfect activity after a short break at the nearby Alpine Visitor center during your visit to Rocky Mountain National Park.The trailhead starts you off at just over 12,000 feet (nearly 3,700 meters) and has minimal elevation gain. At about 1.0 mile roundtrip it welcomes visitors of all ages and ability levels.
Known for some of the best hiking and most scenic drives in the United States, in this post I’m going to cover the best things to do in Glacier National Park. If you’re planning a trip to Glacier National Park let this post serve as your guide to planning your itinerary. I’ve spent countless hours researching, planning and experiencing the park firsthand and this is a curated list of my favorite activities that I experienced.
If you’re planning your first trip to Glacier National Park you might be asking yourself, is driving on Going to the Sun Road scary? In this guide I’ll help visitors understand what to expect when driving along Going to the Sun Road (GTTSR) and provide insight as to whether or not they have anything to be afraid of!
Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado offers over 350 miles (560+ kilometers) of hiking trails including the stunning Emerald Lake Trail. Given that, it’s no secret that this is one of the US National Park system’s most popular destinations for outdoor lovers. In this post I’ll cover everything to know before attempting this marquee hike!
Glacier National Park is known for turquoise lakes and stunning mountain views, but a hike to Redrock Falls offers visitors a chance to get up close with one of the parks waterfalls. In this post I’m going to cover what to expect on a hike to Redrock Falls. I’ll also cover the best place to swim along the way along with a known hotspot for moose sightings in the park.
Rocky Mountain National Park is home to a number of beautiful alpine lakes and in today’s post we’ll be discussing the hike to Dream Lake, Colorado. In this post we’ll cover all kinds of facts about the park along with everything you should know before hiking out to Dream Lake.
If you’re an avid hiker and looking for a serious challenge, consider hiking to The Mount Brown Lookout when visiting Glacier National Park. In this post I’ll cover everything you should know before attempting this rigorous day hike.
An afternoon spent hiking The Hidden Lake Trail in Glacier National Park should be on every visitors itinerary. Hidden Lake’s most recognizable feature is the snow painted Bearhat Mountain which towers over the lake’s icy waters. In this post I’m going to cover what to expect during the hike out to Hidden Lake, when you can reliably expect Going to the Sun Road to be open and much, much more!
For visitors looking to enjoy the peace and tranquility of strolling through a centuries old forest, hiking the Trail of the Cedars in Glacier National Park is a great introduction to one of my favorite US National Parks. In this post I’m going to discuss everything you should know about the Trail of the Cedars Nature Trail!
Hiking the Highline Trail is surely on any avid hikers bucket list when visiting Glacier National Park. In this post I’m going to cover everything you should know before attempting this bucket list worthy adventure in the place known as the Crown of the Continent!
Look no further than the Lake Irene picnic area and trail for a great relaxing afternoon spot when visiting Rocky Mountain National Park during your trip to Colorado. In this post we’ll discuss where to find Lake Irene and whether or not it should be a fit for your Rocky Mountain itinerary.
If you’re visiting Glacier National Park you should make sure hiking the Grinnell Lake Trail is on your list of things to do. In this guide we’ll cover everything you should know before hiking out to Grinnell Lake and mistakes you should be sure to avoid!
Driving along Trail Ridge Road in Colorado’s Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the best ways to experience the natural beauty that earned this area National Park status. Once you have a better understanding of how this road provides access throughout the park and connects the towns of Estes Park to Grand Lake, it can make planning your trip to Rocky Mountain much easier.