Grand Teton Photography: Fantastic Tetons Photo Spots

Grand Teton Photography: Fantastic Tetons Photo Spots

If you enjoy landscape photography and outdoor adventure, one of the best US National Parks to visit would be Grand Teton National Park. There are so many amazing Grand Teton photo spots to capture the jagged peaks of the mountains complimented by the surrounding...

Zion National Park in the Summer

Zion National Park in the Summer

Taking the family to Zion National Park in the summer will be an experience they will never forget. It is truly the best place to explore the great outdoors and perfect to do in the summertime.  It is often a bit more crowded during the summer months at Zion National...

Places to Visit in Oregon in Summer

Places to Visit in Oregon in Summer

There are so many places to visit in Oregon in summer months.  Summer in Oregon does not really start until the month of July and runs through September. Average temperatures are a high of 80 and you will see it reach a high of 100 degrees once or twice and that is...

Sunrise Photography: Tips to Get Beautiful Sunrise Photos

Sunrise Photography: Tips to Get Beautiful Sunrise Photos

There is something magical about sunrise that just makes you happy. Beautiful sunrise photos are the result of that amazing soft light at the start of each day. Sunrise photography encompasses blue hour and golden hour when the soft natural light adds a quality to...

Top 10 Best Tripods for Heavy Lenses and DSLRs

Top 10 Best Tripods for Heavy Lenses and DSLRs

A sturdy tripod for heavy lenses is an essential piece of equipment to add to your camera gear checklist if you take photos with large telephoto lenses and bulky DSLRs. With a solidly built tripod, you will get sharper images when photographing in low light, capturing...

What to Bring on a Hike – The Ultimate Day Hike Packing List

What to Bring on a Hike – The Ultimate Day Hike Packing List

Knowing exactly what to bring on a hike isn’t easy. You need to prepare for all kinds of eventualities like thirst, hunger, bumps, and scrapes. It's important to be well prepared with the hiking guides and gear you need to get the most out of your hiking experience. ...

Top 15 Tips for Taking Babies to the Beach

Top 15 Tips for Taking Babies to the Beach

Aren’t beach babies just the cutest?! I’m lucky enough to live very close the beach and absolutely love taking my toddler, big kids and baby to the beach as often as I can. However, taking babies to the beach requires a little more work and a bit of extra planning in...

Best Summer Hiking Trails in the US

Best Summer Hiking Trails in the US

Hiking is one of the best ways to the diverse landscape found in the United States. Amazing trails can be found in the US National Parks, State Parks and Forest Service land. There are easy, moderate or strenuous hiking trails to explore the outdoors. Do your research...

National Park Ornaments Are Festive Vacation Keepsakes

National Park Ornaments Are Festive Vacation Keepsakes

Do you enjoy visiting National Parks in the US? If so, you may want to consider collecting Christmas ornaments to relive the memories of your national park adventures. In addition to creating a travel journal, decorating a Christmas tree with national park ornaments...

Best Capitol Reef Hikes and Activities

Best Capitol Reef Hikes and Activities

Capitol Reef is one of Utah's Mighty 5 national parks right in the middle of the state. It isn't terribly close to another national park, like Arches and Canyonlands that are both near Moab, Utah and only 26 miles apart. Or Bryce Canyon and Zion in Southern Utah that...