Hiking Bridal Veil Falls (Full Review!)

Bridal Veil Falls hike in Washington

Bridal Veil Falls is a moderately-difficult hike located near Index, Washington, in the Central Cascades. When you reach Bridal Veil Falls, you’ll see the water tumble down a 100-foot-tall rock race, which thinly spreads the water out like a veil. In this post, we’re sharing our full review of the Bridal Veil Falls hike. We’re … Read more

The Complete List of Things to Do in Honolulu with Kids

Dole Pineapple Plantation, things to do in Honolulu with kids

Hawaii is one of the best places to travel with kids, and the island of Oahu is especially family-friendly! Oahu has plenty of beaches, activities, and experiences that are perfect for children of all ages. We recently traveled to Hawaii with our toddler, and she had a blast! (And so did we!) In this post, … Read more

Hiking the Beehive Trail in Acadia National Park (Full Guide!)

Things to do in Acadia National Park, Beehive Trail

The Beehive Loop trail is one of the most popular hikes in Acadia National Park. The trail is famous for its steep ascent (requiring iron rung ladders), narrow cliffs, and spectacular views. If you only have one day to spend at Acadia National Park, we recommend that you complete this hike. The Beehive Trail is … Read more

9 Hikes in Zion That Don’t Need the Shuttle (Full Guide!)

girl at zion national park

Zion National Park is one of the most famous national parks in the United States. There’s an abundance of hikes and trails that lead to precipitous overlooks, through narrow canyons, and meander alongside the Virgin River. Because it’s such a popular park, it’s often crowded. It received 4.49 million visitors in 2019! That many visitors … Read more

How to Hike to Delicate Arch with a Toddler or a Baby: Essential Tips

hiking to delicate arch with a toddler

We completed a 3-week road trip with our toddler to many of the national parks in Utah and Arizona, and hiking to Delicate Arch was one of the highlights! This natural stone arch is 52 feet high and is completely freestanding. It’s easily the most visited arch in Arches National Park, which is saying a … Read more

Colchuck Lake Hike: One of Washington’s Best Hikes (Complete Guide!)

woman at colchuck lake

  Colchuck Lake is arguably one of Washington State’s most famous hikes. And I had never been! Despite being a Washington native and hiking in countries all over the world, I had never been to one of the best hikes in my own backyard. That definitely needed to change. This hike had been on my … Read more

7 Best Family-Friendly Hikes in Zion National Park (Complete Guide!)

pa'rus trail

Zion National Park is famous worldwide for some of its extreme hikes (such as hiking along steep cliffs to Angel’s Landing or walking through the river to see The Narrows). However, in addition to some of the well-known extreme hikes, Zion National Park has a lot of family-friendly hikes that are absolutely breathtaking.  We were … Read more

What to See at Arches National Park in Utah (Complete Guide!)

Arches National Park Delicate Arch

Arches National Park in Utah is one of the state’s “Mighty Five” national parks. The park is aptly named for its arches, considering there are over 2,000 of them! Driving through the park is a magical experience. You’ll see sheer rock cliffs, rocks precariously balanced on top of each other, and huge stone arches before … Read more

How to Hike to Frozen Franklin Falls in the Winter (Step-By-Step Photo Guide)

Franklin Falls is one of  the Seattle area’s most popular hikes, especially when the falls are partially frozen over! When we went in February, it felt like we were transported to a true winter wonderland. We played in giant snow drifts, counted hundreds of icicles clustered around the falls, and made lifelong memories. It was … Read more