National Parks You Need to Visit in Spring

Spring is one of my favorite seasons to visit any national park. However, I know that many people don’t know where to begin when choosing the best parks to visit during this season. That is why I’ve compiled a list of my favorite national parks in the U.S. to visit during spring! 1.Yosemite National Park … Continue reading National Parks You Need to Visit in Spring

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Spring in Yosemite National Park

Spring has sprung in Yosemite National Park, bringing flowered filled days and crisp cold nights. Although the weather is usually at a high of 65 degrees, there are still plenty of benefits to visiting the park in springtime. The first benefit of visiting Yosemite in the spring is that there are less crowds. This makes … Continue reading Spring in Yosemite National Park

What’s that smell?: Lassen Volcanic National Park

With Easter right around the corner, I thought I would write about the worlds smelliest national park, Lassen Volcanic National Park. Contrary to popular belief, Lassen doesn't smell like rotten eggs because the Easter Bunny left a few too many out in the sun. In fact, it isn't egg you’re smelling at all. The smell … Continue reading What’s that smell?: Lassen Volcanic National Park

History 101: Crater Lake National Park

View of Crater Lake near the Steel Visitor CenterPhoto by Miranda Jimenez Crater Lake National Park, located at the Cascade Mountains in Southern Oregon, is another one of my all-time favorite, awe inspiring national parks. Unfortunately, this park isn’t as popular as others, so not many people take the time to learn about the natural … Continue reading History 101: Crater Lake National Park

Top 3 places to visit in Yellowstone National Park

Welcome sign for Yellowstone National ParkPhoto by Miranda Jimenez This week, we’re throwing it back to Americas first national park, Yellowstone. Yellowstone has a variety of natural wonders, including Earth’s most active geysers, hot springs, mudposts and fumaroles. Yellowstone stretches across Wyoming, Montana and Idaho, so it can be overwhelming when trying to decide what … Continue reading Top 3 places to visit in Yellowstone National Park

What you need for a Successful National Park Visit

Fjallraven backpack at Lava Beds National MonumentPhoto by Miranda Jimenez Over the years I have learned what is needed when visiting a national park in order to have a successful trip. The first thing you need is a reliable backpack. I have used backpacks that range from Camelbak to JanSport; however, the bag I recommend … Continue reading What you need for a Successful National Park Visit

Hot Spots in Yosemite National Park

View of Half Dome from Glacier PointPhoto by Miranda Jimenez One of my favorite national parks to visit is Yosemite National Park because of its rich history and beautiful landscape. I have been to Yosemite more than 20 times so I’m here to tell you all about the places I’ve discovered and the best spots to visit to get the most out of your … Continue reading Hot Spots in Yosemite National Park