We’ve been to Acadia National Park a number of times, and hiking the Precipice Trail has been on our list of things to do for over ten years. It wasn’t until just recently that we were able to go during the right time of year (when the trail was open) and have our kids at the right age for this amazing (yet slightly scary!) adventure.
If you’re traveling to Alberta, Canada, Banff National Park is a must-visit! The stunning beauty of the Canadian Rockies has been drawing tourists from all over the world to Banff for more than a century.
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.