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 National Park ornaments to relive the memories of your national park adventures. Decorating a Christmas tree with ornaments from the national parks is a fun way to remember...

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...

Epic Travel Planning Guide for Visiting Zion National Park

Epic Travel Planning Guide for Visiting Zion National Park

As avid outdoor enthusiasts, Dave and I love exploring the awe-inspiring natural wonders we see when visiting Zion National Park. Located in the Southwest of Utah, near the towns of Kanab, St. George, and Cedar City, a trip to Zion national park is a truly amazing...

Fantastic US National Parks to Visit in the Fall

Fantastic US National Parks to Visit in the Fall

 US National Parks to visit in the fall. Our favorite time to travel is during autumn. Why? Crowds dwindle, temperatures become more moderate, fall foliage bursts with color, and wildlife is more active. Fall is an excellent time to plan a US National Park trip. Our...

Top 10 Best Budget Vlogging Cameras

Top 10 Best Budget Vlogging Cameras

When you are looking for a camera for blogging and/or vlogging, we want you to remember this: You don’t need to spend big bucks on a camera to shoot professional-quality photos and videos for your blog. This is true if you're an entry-level vlogger or looking to...

10 Awesome Compact Travel Cameras

10 Awesome Compact Travel Cameras

We are often asked this question, "What's the best compact travel camera?" To answer we decided the criteria for a 'travel camera' for this article means: the camera must produce quality photos without sacrificing convenience. Most decent cameras can produce good...