Mountain with snow covering parts of it, reflecting in a lake. Around it are evergreen trees and a blue sky with some clouds

20+ Beautiful Hikes in Washington State

If you ever find yourself lucky enough to live in Washington state, you will never run out of things to do. From not being able to place Seattle on a map, to making it my home three and a half years ago, to very recently leaving for California, there have been so many amazing memories […]

Toddler playing with a stick at the edge of a river

Hiking with a Baby/Toddler: Advice from 30 Hikes With Noel

It’s hard to believe my little one is a year and a half old!! Noel has brought so much happiness to so many lives, and we are lucky parents. He is curious, adaptable, playful and so much more. One of our greatest accomplishments as a family has been spending a lot of our time hiking […]

A visit to Hawaii must include the most famous dormant volcano at sunrise or sunset: Haleakala

25 Reasons to Avoid Hawaii at All Costs

Reasons to visit Hawaii are often bandied about, from the general (radiant beaches; epic waterfalls) to the specific (such as Maui’s 120 miles of coastline and Kauai’s Waimea Canyon). But, while Maui is often ranked the #1 Island in the World by Condé Nast Traveler—and the islands, as a whole, receive more than 8 million […]

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Best Travel Planning Resources

You’ve made it this far in creating your dream adventure- congrats! You’ve read through the steps, you now have a handy planner, and you have identified your travel style. Next up is where the real fun begins: planning! Outlining the best travel planning resources will send you on your way to seeing this travel plan […]

What Kind of Traveler Are You?

Creating the trip of your dreams starts with identifying exactly what kind of traveler you are. If you’ve read my 5 Steps to Planning An Adventure post, you have been introduced to how you can identify your travel interests. I’ve created a quick, handy quiz to make your planning even easier! After answering seven simple […]

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Signs of Spring Adventure

Spring is a season of new beginnings! Although we may be close to home, that does not mean we need to spend all of our time indoors. Embark on a Signs of Spring adventure! If you have a backyard you can utilize that space for your wandering. If you live in an apartment, condo, or […]