Hiking Olympic National Park – Top 12 Trails

Olympic National Park is often described as three parks in one and that is a well-deserved title. The beaches are beautiful with towering rock monoliths rising out of the surf. The rainforest is lush with massive ferns and towering moss-covered trees. The glaciated peaks of the Olympic Mountain Range rise into the clouds. Each type…

Hiking the Skyline Trail – Jasper National Park – Part 1

Hiking the Skyline Trail is perhaps the most iconic backcountry adventure in Jasper National Park. When visiting the Canadian Rockies most visitors put a high priority on surrounding themselves with mountain scenery and treeless alpine vistas. A drive on the Icefields Parkway between Banff and Jasper is a great and easy way to get into…

Skyline Trail Guide – Jasper National Park

The Skyline Trail is an amazing trail in Jasper National Park where nearly 16 miles of the 28-mile journey is located above the treeline. This gives adventurous travelers unprecedented views of high alpine meadows, snow-fed creeks, turquoise lakes, and snow-capped, glaciated peaks. This section of the Canadian Rocky Mountains is wonderous, beautiful, and wild. On…

Olympic National Park Guide – Three Parks in One

Olympic National Park covers 922,651 acres and protects three distinct ecosystems with unique creatures that exist nowhere else. This is an amazing natural wonder, protected for the ages by Congress and President Franklin Roosevelt in 1938. However, the sprawling park has no roads that cut completely through it. The road system resembles one of the…

Visiting Olympic National Park – Top 10 Activities

Washington State’s Olympic Peninsula is home to one of the United States’ most unique national parks. It is often referred to as three parks in one, protecting glaciated mountain peaks, lush rainforests, salty kelp forests, and all the creatures that live in them. Circumnavigating the park via the major roads is a 6-hour journey of…

Cumberland Island Guide – Georgia’s National Seashore

Have you read about the Top 10 reasons for visiting Cumberland Island? Now let’s look at the logistics! The process of visiting the island can be a bit difficult. Ferry tickets and camping permits need to be acquired separately months in advance. On the day of your journey, you must check in and collect your…

Visiting Cumberland Island – Top 10

There is no other place in the United States quite like Cumberland Island National Seashore. The island has been the home of the Timucuan Indians, Spanish Missionaries, the British Military, Revolutionary war heroes, and American industrialists. The National Parks Service is tasked with preserving human history while simultaneously letting the majority of the island revert…