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! 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 offers [...]

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 [...]

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 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 [...]

Colorado Road Trip during COVID-19, featuring 3 National Parks

Colorado Road Trip during COVID-19, featuring 3 National Parks

"The mountains are calling and I must go" In July, I went on my first trip since the global pandemic began and it felt incredible to get out of the house and spend time in nature again! I choose this route because I haven’t explored the lower half of Colorado and was hoping it would [...]