25 Perfect Gift Ideas for Outdoor-Loving Ladies

As a woman who loves the great outdoors, there are a handful of gifts that I would absolutely love to receive this holiday season!  So I’ve compiled a list of 25 of my favorite clever, silly, and actually useful products that will make great gifts for any outdoorsy ladies in your life who will always…

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…

Complete 2019 Packing List for Havasu Falls

So, you’ve secured your camping permit for Havasu Falls, hooray! But you’re probably thinking “now what?” It’s time to start thinking about what to pack for your upcoming camping adventure in one of the most stunningly beautiful places in the United States! Your adventure will begin with a 10-mile trek through the canyon to reach…

8 Epic Outdoor Adventures in Northern Arizona

In 2016 we had the opportunity to travel across the US, from Oregon to Florida and back again, in our 1994 Ford Bronco. We camped, hiked, explored, and found that our favorite area for outdoor adventures was in Northern Arizona, right along the Utah border. The bright orange sandstone formations dotting the rugged landscape of…

Best Trekking Backpacks of 2018 for Hiking and Camping

When planning for a long, multi-day trek, the most important thing to do is to pick the right backpack. Well, maybe packing food and water is the most important but your backpack has the ability to make your experience amazing or torturous. Putting everything you’ll need to eat, sleep, and live for several days in…

11 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…

7 Must-Visit Waterfalls on Cebu Island

Cebu island offers visitors the perfect mix of relaxation and adventure. With beautiful beaches, colorful coral, massive waterfalls, canyoneering, and whale sharks, it’s a must-visit destination in the Philippines! The following 7 spectacular waterfalls on the southern end of the island are not-to-be-missed during your visit to this island paradise. What to Bring Regardless of…

A Girl’s Guide to Hiking and Camping at Havasu Falls

Havasu Falls is one of several amazing waterfalls located on the Havasupai Reservation in Northern Arizona. And it is arguably one of the most beautiful and remote places in the entire United States. The reservation is located deep in the heart of the Grand Canyon, 10 miles from the nearest road. It is accessible either…

The Best Water Shoes for Havasu Falls

Havasu Falls is arguably one of the most spectacular and picturesque waterfalls in the United States. Located in Northern Arizona, it is a 10-mile trek through a deep canyon from the parking lot to the falls. The water is a beautiful turquoise blue and it plunges down a 100-foot limestone cliff to the refreshing swimming…

The Wave, Arizona: Frequently Asked Questions

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.

What to Pack for The Wave, Arizona

So, you’ve secured one of only 20 coveted daily permits to visit The Wave, hooray! But you’re probably thinking “what do I do now?” It’s time to start thinking about what to pack for your upcoming hiking adventure and a once in a lifetime experience! Your adventure will begin with a 3-mile trek on incredibly…