Time to Check-In: Yonder in Escalante, Utah

Time to Check-In: Yonder in Escalante, Utah

It’s time to check in! It’s time to check in to Yonder in Escalante, Utah! Stay Yonder is the perfect glamping getaway with unique amenities nestled in the heart of Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, a short drive from several national parks, national monuments, and endless hikes! This 20 acre property opened in 2020 and [...]

24 Hours at Alta Ski Area featuring Alta Lodge

24 Hours at Alta Ski Area featuring Alta Lodge

Welcome to Alta Ski Area, one of the three remaining ski only resorts in all of North America! Alta Ski Area opened in 1938 and recently marked their 80th anniversary in 2019. Home to an average of 500+ inches of snow each year and one of the few beginners areas located in an avalanche area [...]

The Ultimate Weekend in Austin, Texas

The Ultimate Weekend in Austin, Texas

Welcome to the capital of Texas! Here are a few fun facts about Austin, Texas: Austin was originally called WaterlooAustin is the fourth largest city in Texas, home to about 2.2 million people in the metro area and rapidly growingAustin is home to the largest bat colony of 1.5 million bats that migrate during the [...]

Utah Ice Castles in Midway, Utah

Utah Ice Castles in Midway, Utah

Add this incredible winter activity to your bucket list! What are Ice Castles? The Ice Castles are an immersive experience where thousands of icicles form picturesque “castles” created by ice artists and include various features such a tunnels, slides, and lights! Where are the Ice Castles? The Utah ice castles come to Midway, Utah, about [...]

Tips for Taking the Utah Ski Bus during Ski Season, especially for IkonPass holders!

Tips for Taking the Utah Ski Bus during Ski Season, especially for IkonPass holders!

Are you planning a ski trip to Salt Lake City, Utah? Are you on the Ikon Pass? Keep reading to learn my top tips for using the UTA Ski Bus, which routes to take, and how to save money using the Utah Ski Bus this ski season! If you plan to ski in Utah, specifically [...]

The Ultimate Weekend in Jackson Hole, Wyoming (featuring Grand Teton National Park)!

The Ultimate Weekend in Jackson Hole, Wyoming (featuring Grand Teton National Park)!

The mountains are calling and I must go.”John Muir Jackson, Wyoming is also known as Jackson Hole, Wyoming was voted as one of the best small towns by Conde Nast Traveler in 2020, and for good reason! Jackson Hole is home to their famous ski resort, they are minutes away from Grand Teton National Park, [...]

Hiking My First 14er in Colorado: Packing Guide and Essential Tips

Hiking My First 14er in Colorado: Packing Guide and Essential Tips

"The summit is what drives us, but the climb itself is what matters"Conrad Anker This September I crossed off another bucket list item of hiking a 14er in Colorado! A 14er is a mountain that is over 14,000 feet and Colorado has 58 of these giant mountains! The impacts of being at this elevation make [...]

10 Must Do Activities in the Denver, Colorado Area during the Fall with Briggs and Riley

10 Must Do Activities in the Denver, Colorado Area during the Fall with Briggs and Riley

"Nature is not a place to visit, it is home"Gary Snyder Denver, Colorado is the Mile High city with an elevation of 5,280 feet and is home to endless outdoor adventures, several popular sports teams, and one of the most famous outdoor concert venues in the world!  You can visit Colorado’s capital city almost any [...]

The Ultimate Weekend in Los Angeles, California

The Ultimate Weekend in Los Angeles, California

"Here's to the ones who dream"La La Land One summer, I was lucky to be on a project for work in the lovely California. I had the opportunity to stay the weekend to explore LA rather than going home, so naturally I did! I highly recommend taking advantage of any work trips and extending a [...]

The Ultimate Extended Weekend in Portland, Oregon

The Ultimate Extended Weekend in Portland, Oregon

"So much of who we are is where we have been" It's time for another adventure in a state I have never been to before, OREGON! This marked my thirty-fourth state and another solo adventure. Oregon and Alaska are the two states that have been super high on the list that I haven't explored yet [...]

The Ultimate Weekend in San Diego, California

The Ultimate Weekend in San Diego, California

"Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened."The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go."Dr. Seuss Hello there! This weekend adventure takes place in the lovely San Diego, California. There are a variety of activities to do in this California city [...]

5 Photos to Inspire You to Visit Colorado in the Fall

5 Photos to Inspire You to Visit Colorado in the Fall

"Everyone must take time to sit and watch the leaves turn"Elizabeth Lawrence Growing up in Texas, I never really experienced a true fall of cooler evening temperatures and watching the leaves change during the proper autumn months. This year, I got an Airbnb for a month beginning in mid-September to embrace all things fall every [...]