2019 Burning Man Packing List

Burning Man is an incredibly intense experience. You’ll be venturing into the Black Rock Desert where there are frequent dust storms. Your body and everything you own will be covered in the alkaline playa dust, all of the time. You will get bloody noses daily, your feet will get dry and crack, you’ll be kept…

13 Amazing Hot Springs in the USA

Imagine relaxing in a bubbling hot natural pool, surrounded by lush vegetation, without a single other soul around for miles. The USA is full of these off-the-beaten-path hot springs that are reasonably easy to access and available for anyone to enjoy! We have our personal favorites but we also enlisted the help of a few…

6 Stunning Short Hikes in the Smoky Mountains

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited park in the entire national park system. And for good reason. It has numerous scenic driving tours, plenty of amazing lookouts along the roads, and well-maintained hiking trails that range from easy to strenuous. The month of October is especially spectacular in the park as…

Ultimate 2019 Guide for The Wave, Arizona: Permits, Lottery & Hiking

If The Wave is on your bucket list, as it should be, getting a permit will take some patience, persistence, and a bit of luck. Check out our list of FAQs to help you with any and every question ranging from how to get one of those elusive permits, what to bring, what to expect, and how to get there.

The Best Hiking Shoes and Boots for Havasu Falls

If you are planning a trip to Havasu Falls this year you are probably beginning to think about what you’ll need to pack for your upcoming adventure. We created a comprehensive packing list to help you plan, but wanted to spend more time on the two most important items that you’ll need to bring –…

Closest Hotels to the Havasu Falls Trailhead

Havasu Falls is arguably one of the most beautiful spots in the entire United States and people travel from all over the world to visit every year. But as with many other epic landscapes, Havasu Falls isn’t exactly easy to get to. The falls is a 10-mile trek from the trailhead, and the trailhead is…

A Local’s 12 Favorite Things to do on the North Shore

We were lucky enough to spend a year and a half living in Honolulu and absolutely fell in love with the island of Oahu. Our weekdays were spent living in the city and surfing in front of Waikiki beach but we couldn’t wait for the weekend to explore the other parts of the island. We…