7 Reasons to Visit the Bass Lake Yosemite Area

  • October 4, 2020

Looking to visit Yosemite but don’t want to stay inside the park? Our favorite place to stay outside the park is in the Bass Lake Yosemite area. The area is cute, quaint, offers a new dimension to your Yosemite visit…

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13 Epic Things to Do Near Zion National Park

  • September 16, 2020

Zion is one of my favorite parks in Utah, but during certain times of the year it is insanely crowded. However you are in luck, there are a multitude of amazing things to do near Zion National Park including river…

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The Ultimate Guide to Exploring Yosemite with Kids

  • August 13, 2020

A family trip to Yosemite National Park is the quintessential American summer holiday. Exploring Yosemite with kids while camping (or glamping as it is for us!), splashing through rivers, and spying out some of the best natural scenes in the…

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Grand Canyon in the Summer: How to Beat the Heat

  • August 6, 2020

  One of America's greatest natural wonders is the Grand Canyon in Arizona. This dazzling canyon plunging 5000 feet deep is almost impossible to grasp. It is one of the few landmarks visible from space. Standing on the edge offers…

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So You Wanna Be A Digital Nomad?

  • June 24, 2020

So, you wanna be a digital nomad? You’re not alone. Indeed, there are many for whom the life of a digital nomad seems idyllic. Think of it. The chance to make travel more than just an occasional treat that you…

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Best Beach Camping In Southern California

50+ Amazing Spots for Camping in Southern California

  • June 20, 2020

Camping in Southern California is one of the best outdoor, social distance activities available. Lakes, mountains, and beaches - a multitude of campgrounds in Southern California offer an incredible array of places to match the season and everyone's interests. With…

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6 Fantastic Tips on Camping with Kids

  • May 26, 2020

People say that you cannot go camping with kids. That it will be a nightmare. It's dangerous. No one will sleep. Yes, I won't lie, camping with kids is more challenging than without children, but if you plan accordingly, take…

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Adventures in Homeschooling

  • May 26, 2020

Since the inception of this blog, I really haven't written much here except for travel or local adventures. However, as we venture into homeschooling (again), I want to share my frustrations, triumphs and finds with others who might be considering…

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Guide to Planning a Trip to Ireland

  • April 24, 2020

Are you planning a trip to Ireland? If so, you have come to the right place! For the last 15 years I have taken a family trip to Ireland almost on a yearly basis. Because of this, I often get…

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11 Must Do Road Trips in California

  • April 21, 2020

California is the perfect destination for families, couples and solo adventurers looking to explore everything from national parks to iconic beaches. California is massive which means at some point or another you will find yourself driving around it. For those…

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7 Must Visit Spots on the McKenzie River, Oregon

  • April 11, 2020

Oregon is renowned for outdoor recreation and the wild and scenic McKenzie River, Oregon is a great place to experience so much the state has to offer. The McKenzie River is a tributary of the Willamette River that runs through…

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