• Selfie Twirls from National Park Trip of Summer 2015

    By / March 20, 2016 / Hikes, National Parks, Outdoors, State Parks

    My selfie twirls compilation of last summer’s trip around American and Canadian National Parks is finished! Each of these videos was all taken between the end of June and the beginning of September, 2015. Check it out: The list of clips are as follows: #1)  Eleven Mile State Park, Colorado Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado #2)  Little… [read more]

  • Birds of Prey

    By / August 21, 2015 / Outdoors, Photography

    Eagles, Hawks, and Falcons are beautiful birds that many people don’t get to see up close, but I was fortunate to see several in Western Utah. The terrain heading toward Great Basin National Park was very unique, which led to my incredible opportunity to see several birds of prey within a very small area.  … [read more]

  • Double Rainbow

    By / August 20, 2015 / Outdoors, Photography

    A double rainbow is when the light catches rain just right and creates not one, but two rainbows. I recently saw a double rainbow in Utah, and wanted to share a few pictures.   Rainbows present themselves when light refracts in rain or mist, and I have found they are most visible with the light source at your… [read more]

  • Bryce Canyon NP

    By / August 18, 2015 / National Parks, Outdoors

    I had seen pictures of Bryce Canyon, but seeing it in person was really different than my expecations and it was a very special experience. Pictures of Bryce Canyon reminded me of large canyons, like the Grand Canyon or Canyonlands NP, but Bryce is much smaller and more intimate. The smaller size of Bryce Canyon really… [read more]

  • Angels Landing – Zion Canyon

    By / August 3, 2015 / Hikes, National Parks

    Zion National Park has many memorable hikes, like the Narrows and the Subway, but if you are looking for something that tests your fear of heights, then Angels Landing should top your list.   Angels Landing is a peak in the Zion Canyon of Zion National Park. The total hike is 5 miles round trip,… [read more]

  • The Narrows – Zion Canyon

    By / August 2, 2015 / Hikes, National Parks

    The Narrows is one of the most memorable hikes I have ever been on. Located at the very North end of the Zion Canyon section of Zion National Park, the hike itself winds up the Virgin River through narrow canyons that reach up into the sky. At the right time of the day, light reflects inside… [read more]

  • Off-Road in Moab

    By / August 1, 2015 / Outdoors

    Moab, Utah offers some great opportunities to take your vehicles off road. Bring your own vehicle, rent a vehicle, or take a tour while someone else drives.   The Sand Flats Recreation Area only charges $5 for day use, and can be used by anything from vehicles through mountain bikes. Fins and Things is a popular… [read more]

  • Arches National Park

    By / July 31, 2015 / National Parks, Outdoors

    Arches National Park is just a few miles outside of Moab, Utah, and it offers visitors views of natural wonders. Arches are formed when softer rock is worn away from other layers that are either harder, or protected by their surroundings, leaving a rock arch or bridge behind. Arches National Park has many of these… [read more]

  • Canyonlands National Park

    By / July 30, 2015 / National Parks, Outdoors, Travel Tips

    Canyonlands National Park is a park with incredible views looking down into large canyons, and entry is only $10 per vehicle (or free entry with an annual pass). Canyonlands itself is made up of 3 sections that are divided by the Green River and the Colorado River. Island in the Sky is the North section, and… [read more]

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