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How To Get A Hiking or Backpacking Permit For Half Dome

Getting a Half Dome hiking permit in Yosemite is like winning the lottery - literally!... since it's a lottery system, you have to win the lottery to get the permit...(sorry bad pun)... Anyway, YES YOU NEED A PERMIT to hike Half Dome. This top section goes over how to get a day hiking permit, and below we have details...

What Is At The End of Zzyzx Road?

If you've every driven between Los Angeles and Las Vegas, you've probably driven past the exit for Zzyzx Road on Route 15 and had a laugh at the ridiculous name that you're not even sure how to pronounce. (It's pronounced Z-eye-zicks by the way) More than likely, you didn't stop to check out what's at the end of this...

Guide to Yellowstone’s Geysers & Hot Springs

Yellowstone is full of tons of geothermal activity - and with so many geysers and hot springs in such a big park, which ones are the best and which are the ones that you can skip? It can be really overwhelming if you're not familiar with the park, which is why we've put together this guide! This is a...

How to Get a Permit for Havasupai

How Do I Get A Hiking or Camping Permit For Havasupai and Havasu Falls? There is no magical secret to getting a permit for Havasupai, unless you know someone in the tourist office (which some hikers do). *** Permits are EXTREMELY DIFFICULT to get and are STRICTLY enforced.*** New for 2019: Online Reservations Available Here Reservations become available Feb 1...

Why I Don’t Have An Instagram Account

When I tell someone that I have a little travel blog that I run for fun, the next question is always - what's your Instagram? And the answer is: I don't have one. I mean, I have a personal one for myself as a human, but I don't have one for the travel blog that shows all of the...

Vegas Road Trip: 7 Best Stops Between Los Angeles and Las Vegas

If you've ever taken a road trip from Los Angeles to Las Vegas, it's not something most people look forward to. It's pure boring nothing - almost 300miles of flat, plain, middle of nowhere desert. But if you're traveling this road for work or for pleasure or just as a means to get to somewhere else, there are a...

Best & Worst Things To Do in Bryce Canyon

Bryce Canyon is my favorite canyon national park. It's just so unique and cool! You literally can't look anywhere without saying "Wow". It's also on the small side as far as national parks go - there's not a whole lot of variety of activities since the park pretty much only consists of one big awesome canyon. It's easy to...

Hiking to Wall Street in Bryce Canyon

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The infamous Wall Street is one of the most well know rock formations in Bryce Canyon. It's an iconic section of Bryce's Amphitheater marked by towering rock cliffs and hoodoos. If you're visiting Bryce, this is an absolute must see! Overview: There are two ways to get to Wall Street - the short way using the Navajo Loop Trail or the...

The Navajo Loop Trail

The Navajo loop trail is probably one of the most popular, best, fastest, and easiest ways to see and hike in Bryce National Park. Bryce is a pretty small park as far as national parks go. There's really only one attraction, which is the canyon and then all of the view points and hikes are just different ways to...

Swim in Yellowstone’s Boiling River

The boiling river is one of the best not-so-well-kept secrets of Yellowstone. It's becoming increasingly popular, but isn't as widely know about as some of the other world-famous attractions in the park. If you're in the Mammoth Hot Spring area, it's well worth a stop just to wade around in even if you don't have a swimsuit with you....