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Epic Travel Planning Guide for Visiting Zion National Park

As avid outdoor enthusiasts, Dave and I love exploring awe-inspiring natural wonders like Zion National Park. Located in the Southwest of Utah, near the towns of Kanab, St. George, and Cedar City, visiting Zion National is a truly amazing experience that is not to be...

An Expert’s Guide to Arches National Park Photography

Dave and I live in Utah and one of our favorite places to visit is Arches. We take advantage of our close proximity to visit Arches National Park multiple times each year so we are very familiar with the park. One advantage to being a local is the opportunity of...

American Southwest Road Trip Guide: 8 Day Itinerary

An American Southwest Road Trip. There's nothing like it! Road tripping is by far the best way to see and experience everything that America has to offer. A road trip through the American Southwest takes you past unique deserts, mountains, canyons carved by rivers and...

6 Best Lightweight Tripods for Travel: Buyer’s Guide 2019

Do you ever wonder why your photos turn out blurry when you have a really good camera? Do you struggle to get your milky way images sharp or your waterfalls to look silky? If you want high-quality images, you need a tripod! Period. When you have a sturdy tripod, your...

10 Best Compact Travel Cameras: 2018 Buyer’s Guide

We often get asked this age-old question, "What is the best travel camera?" To answer this question, we decided that the criteria for a 'travel camera' for this article means: the camera must produce quality photos without sacrificing convenience. Most decent cameras...

Easy Yellowstone Waterfalls to See and Photograph

Yellowstone National Park is famous for its unique geologic features like Old Faithful and Grand Prismatic. People also visit Yellowstone to see the abundant wildlife like bison, elk, bears, wolves and more! One of our favorite things to see and photograph are the...

Photography Basics

Elevate your photography to the next level with simple tips, basic techniques and recommended gear.

Sunset Photography: Tips to Get Amazing Sunset Photos

Photos taken at sunset capture the soft, diffused light that happens as the sun sets. The Golden Hour light, approximately 30-60 minutes before sunset, is a warm golden glow that produces long, soft shadows. After the sun disappears behind the horizon, the Golden Hour...

Sunrise Photography: Tips to Get Beautiful Sunrise Photos

There is something magical about sunrise pictures. Looking at them just makes you happy. Beautiful sunrise images are the result of the warm, soft light at the start of each day. The best light occurs from sunrise to about 1 hour after sunrise. This Golden Hour light...

Camera Accessories Every Photographer Must Have

A camera is the basic piece of equipment necessary to capture photographs. Everyone has their own preferences of brand, type, size, etc. There are many camera accessories available to help transport and protect the gear, as well as improve photo quality. It's...

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Travel Destinations

Plan the perfect vacation using our tips for travel and photography at a variety of locations.

12 Must-See US National Parks to Visit in the Winter

We are going to share our biggest travel secret with you. Visit US National Parks in the winter. If you want to avoid the crowds, plan a vacation to a US National Park in the winter. There are many National Parks that are hard to visit in the summer due to heat, bugs...

10 Amazing Arches National Park Hiking Trails

Arches National Park hiking trails are perfect for the avid hiker, causal visitor and families traveling with kids. Arches falls right in the middle of Utah’s five parks as far as visitors go, but it feels busier because it’s on the smaller side. This was the first...

US National Park List: 25 Beautiful Parks to Visit

The US National Parks showcase nature’s awe-inspiring majesty. Jutting mountains, glaciers, geysers, rainforests, swamps, deserts, arches, canyons, volcanoes and more! Visit any of the 59 US National Parks to explore the stories of America’s people and places, and...

7 Best Places to Photograph Grand Teton National Park

There are 7 best places to photograph Grand Teton National Park to capture the jagged peaks of the mountains complimented by the surrounding landscape and wildlife. There are numerous iconic scenes to photograph in this park. We have visited the park in early June...

7 Places to Visit in Oregon with Kids

Our recent trip included places to visit in Oregon, USA that provided fun, educational, and unique experiences for our kids, as well as Mom and Dad. Our route took us west from Portland along Highway 6 to spend our time along the Oregon Coast. I recommend the...

Seattle Day Trip – Things to See and Photograph

Dave and I had the opportunity for a Seattle Day Trip the first part of January. Neither of us had ever been to Seattle, and we had a list of places we wanted to visit and photograph. It was hard to narrow the list of things to see and do to create our One Day...

Travel Tips & Resources

Enjoy your vacation knowing you have planned the perfect trip and packed everything you need!

National Park Themed Gifts for Outdoor Adventure Lovers

Are you looking for that perfect gift for the person on your list who enjoys camping, biking and hiking? And they REALLY enjoy doing these activities at US National Parks? We have found practical and fun gift ideas that feature US National Parks. When you buy many of...

25 Best Travel Products Used by Travel Bloggers

How do you know which travel products you should pack for your vacation? There are so many to choose from! Make traveling easier by packing only those items you really need. The hard part is making your list of the best travel accessories that are essential for the...

Disney Packing List: What to Take Into the Park

Planning a Disney vacation with kids can be overwhelming. There is so much to see, do, eat...and pack! I've been to Disneyland hundreds of times. I've visited in every sort of weather, from torrential downpours to 100 degree heat. Sometimes we are at Disneyland for...

Hiking Gear List and Tips for a Day Hike With Kids

My husband and I both grew up with a love of hiking and enjoying the outdoors. It’s something we’ve continued to do as we added to our family. Now with four kids, we still take the whole crew on local Orange County hikes at least once a month. We share tips and list...

6 Tips For Staying Healthy While Traveling

Vacation time is here! The flights and hotels are booked, the itinerary is planned and my bags are packed. Then the dreaded sore throat and cough begins. Nooo….! Does this sound familiar? If so, be sure to follow these tips for staying healthy while traveling - and...

Flying with a Baby and Toddlers: Tips for Carryon and Activities

The prospect of flying with a baby and toddlers may be frightening, especially if they’ve never been on an airplane before. How will they react? Is the baby going to cry the whole flight? Will your toddler refuse to wear his seatbelt? I have four children and have...