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Best Hiking Trails near Mesa, Arizona | Wind Cave Trail in Usery Mountain Regional Park
Arizona USA

Five Easy Hikes You Can’t Miss Near Mesa, Arizona

Looking for great hiking near Mesa, Arizona? These five easy trails will take you trekking through the beautiful Sonoran Desert. I spent my childhood in the dry, hot desert of Mesa, Arizona. If you’re not from the area, you’ve probably never heard of this…

February 7, 2019
Sunset at Fire Wave in Valley of Fire State Park
Nevada USA

A Complete Guide to Nevada’s Valley of Fire State Park

Valley of Fire State Park, located just 50 miles northeast of Las Vegas in Nevada, is a striking desert landscape of bold red rocks. This guide covers basic information about the park, scenic spots, and hikes in Valley of Fire. Tens of millions of…

January 11, 2019
View of Na Pali Coast and Kalalau Valley
Hawaii

7 Ways to Explore Kauai’s Na Pali Coast – by Sea, Air and Land

We recently took our fourth trip to Hawai’i — we’ve been to Oahu, Maui, and now for the second time, Kauai. The Garden Isle is the Hawai’i of my dreams, with pristine sandy beaches, waterfalls galore and emerald green cliffs that tower over the sparkling blue waters…

August 14, 2018
Camping in Anza Borrego Desert State Park
California USA

A Complete Guide to Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Since we purchased the California State Park pass last year, we’ve been trying to visit our state parks as often as possible. It wasn’t until last spring, when everyone was going bonkers for wildflowers during the super bloom, that we learned about Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. This…

May 26, 2018
Where to Find the Best Waterfalls in Bali, Indonesia | Tibumana Waterfall
Indonesia

The Best Waterfalls in Bali

I don’t know what it is about waterfalls, but I feel an almost gravitational pull to find them. Bursting out into a few lines of Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell’s hit “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” is a bit dramatic, but not that much of a stretch. I’d…

October 13, 2017
Star gazing in Joshua Tree | A Guide to Summer Camping in Joshua Tree National Park, California
California

Summer Camping in Joshua Tree National Park

If you know a bit about Joshua Tree, you’ve probably heard that summers are blazing hot. Average temps soar over 100°F June through September. So why would anyone want to go summer camping in Joshua Tree National Park? For us, it was the stars. Warm, balmy nights mean you can enjoy Joshua Tree’s amazingly bold and beautiful…

July 13, 2017