The Complete Guide to Big South Fork
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The Complete Guide to Big South Fork

Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area is a stunning region with unique rock formations, historical sites, and miles of activities for those that love the outdoors. Although not a national park, the land is still protected by the National Park Service and is open year-round…

11 Stunning Hikes & Sights in Joshua Tree National Park + Tips for Visiting
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11 Stunning Hikes & Sights in Joshua Tree National Park + Tips for Visiting

Hiking in Joshua Tree National Park is such a unique experience. The desert landscape, rock formations, and wildlife make for a great adventure! Joshua Tree National Park is incredibly popular and known worldwide for its unique trees and stunning rock formations. There’s no shortage of blog posts about things to do in Joshua Tree so,…

Visitor’s Guide to Joshua Tree: All You Need to Know 2022
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Visitor’s Guide to Joshua Tree: All You Need to Know 2022

Joshua Tree, California is a unique desert town that holds a special place in our hearts. The region draws over 2 million visitors a year and after a trip, it is easy to see why. From the quirky trees to the funky desert style, Joshua Tree is an exciting destination to visit. Joshua Tree, California…

21 Amazing Hikes and Sights near Kanab, Utah + More
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21 Amazing Hikes and Sights near Kanab, Utah + More

Kanab is an amazing place for outdoor adventure. In this post, you’ll find the best hikes near Kanab, Utah, and other things to do that you can’t miss while visiting the region. The southwest region of the United States is one of the most unique places in the world. The stunning rock formations draw visitors…

11+ MUST-DO Hikes in Palm Springs (and Surrounding Region)
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11+ MUST-DO Hikes in Palm Springs (and Surrounding Region)

Palm Springs is a must-visit destination as an oasis in the surrounding desert region. We love visiting Palm Springs to ride our bikes around Old Las Palmas, grab a bite to eat at Native Foods Cafe, and hike of course! Most visitors don’t think of hiking when planning a visit to Palm Springs, especially if…

Off the Beaten Path: Big Morongo Canyon Preserve
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Off the Beaten Path: Big Morongo Canyon Preserve

In SoCal when people visit the desert everyone heads to Joshua Tree National Park or Palm Springs. These are great choices because they are exciting and beautiful places. However, right between these two amazing places is an oasis full of walks, hikes, and wildlife: Big Morongo Canyon Preserve. Big Morongo Canyon Preserve is often overlooked…

How to Find Free Campsites Near National Parks + More
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How to Find Free Campsites Near National Parks + More

Did you know there are a TON of FREE camping locations right outside national parks and other places you may want to visit? Storytime: Living in the suburbs of Michigan, we had never heard of camping on BLM or Public land because there was none around us. When we moved to California, we started planning…

Top Things To Do in Big Bear, CA
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Top Things To Do in Big Bear, CA

Storytime: We first visited Big Bear in the summer of 2020 when things started to open up again. It was getting HOT in the desert and we needed a weekend to enjoy the outdoors without the heat. It was still very warm in Big Bear (so don’t think it’s a complete cool escape) but cooler…

How to Spend a Day at Okefenokee Swamp
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How to Spend a Day at Okefenokee Swamp

What is Okefenokee? Okefenokee, pronounced Oh- Kee – Feh – No – Kee, is a large wetland and national wildlife refuge found in southern Georgia. This refuge, largest in the eastern states, is home to many different species including alligators, black bears, and sandhill cranes. During our trip, we saw alligators ranging from 3 to…