Keys View inJoshua Tree National Parkis a well-known viewpoint for watching phenomenal sunsets. In fact, it is possible that this is one of the best places that we’ve ever been for viewing the sunset in the desert.
If you end up on the western side of Joshua Tree National Park toward the evening, Keys View is a place that you’ll definitely want to check out if you can!
Grand Teton National Park is known for its majestic mountains, pristine lakes and plentiful wildlife. You can take beautiful photos from any of the viewpoints; but, the best way to experience the park is to go hiking! Grand Teton has 242 miles of hiking trails spread over 310,000 acres. Hiking is one of the most popular things to do in Grand Teton National Park and there are trails for all skill levels. If you only have a day or two to explore the park, you may not have time for a full day hike or a backpacking excursion. So, we’ve put together this list of what we think are 5 of the best day hikes in Grand Teton National P
Zion National Park is a fantastic destination for hikes of all kinds. From the famous Angels Landing and Observation Point to hiking down the Virgin River through the Narrows, there are a ton of day hikes in Zion that are out of this world.
In addition to these more well-known hikes, it’s also full of a variety of easy hikes that are great for young families, those short on time, have a fear of heights or perhaps are just not able to climb hundreds of feet in elevation over a short distance.
Sedona lies in the northern Verde Valley region of Arizona surrounded the 1.8 million acres of unspoiled Coconino National Forest. This popular vacation destination is best known for its striking red sandstone formations which rise from the desert floor. The colors of the towering red-rock buttes and canyon walls change hourly and are best illuminated by the rising and setting sun.
Even though hiking in Death Valley National Park may seem like an activity that you may want to intentionally avoid, adventures like the Golden Canyon Trail are outstanding ways to get up close and personal with the desert landscape.