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 bucket … Read more

7 Easy Hikes in Zion National Park (Complete Guide!)

pa'rus trail

Zion National Park is famous for its extreme hikes (such as the hike to Angel’s Landing or The Narrows). However, Zion National Park also has a lot of easy hikes that are absolutely breathtaking. We visited Zion National Park with our toddler, and we were thrilled there were so many hikes that were accessible to … Read more

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

Arches National Park Delicate Arch

Arches National Park is one of Utah’s Mighty Five national parks. Arches National Park is especially known for its arches, as you might suspect. To our amazement, we found out that there are over 2,000 arches in the park! We recently visited Arches National Park and absolutely fell in love with this park. We saw … 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