Visiting Maligne Lake Guide – Jasper National Park

One of the most photographed spots in Canada is Spirit Island in Jasper National Park. This scenic spot was iconized when it graced the back of the Canadian $5 bill. The scene is found on the world’s second-largest glacier-fed lake which holds more beauty than could be placed on every banknote worldwide. This is Maligne…

Best of Great Sand Dunes National Park – Top 8

For many, it comes as a surprise that the largest sand dunes in North America are not found in one of the southern deserts but rather in Colorado’s high Rocky Mountains. Great Sand Dunes National Park is an odd but beautiful place with many surprises. Here, surrounded by peaks that rise over 13,000 feet, even…

Dry Tortugas Guide – Florida’s Remote National Park

There are many reasons to visit Florida’s most remote National Park—Dry Tortugas. They include a storied history that dates back to 1513, an abundance of birds and sea life, and really dark skies. You can read all about the Top 9 reasons to visit Dry Tortugas on our website. While there are many things to…

Visiting Dry Tortugas – Top 9 Reasons

For many the 106-mile journey down the world-renowned Overseas Highway on the southern tip of Florida is an adventure that ends in Key West. However, for those looking for more seclusion and adventure, we suggest continuing west for another 70 miles. You’ll find a small cluster of seven islands known as the Dry Tortugas. These…

Visiting Garden of the Gods – Top 8 Activities

The Garden of the Gods park in Colorado Springs, Colorado is consistently rated by TripAdvisor as one of the best parks in the country. Upon arriving at this natural wonder it is easy to see why. Massive red rock fins protrude hundreds of feet into the air. This would be a stunningly beautiful park anywhere…

Guide to Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park

Hidden deep inside the Canadian Rockies is an entire provincial park without a single road. This oasis from the modern world has one of the most stunning landscapes capped with a peak that is often compared to the iconic Matterhorn of the Swiss Alps. This Matterhorn of the Canadian Rockies is called Mount Assiniboine. Even…

Visiting the Petrified Forest National Park – Top 7

Visiting the Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona has long been on my list of places to see. However, I pictured it as maybe a stopover on a way to someplace far greater—like the Grand Canyon or Zion National Park. Luckily for us, our nomadic lifestyle allowed us the flexibility to end up staying several…