Tag: Featured

Glenwood Springs – Colorado

If you’re going to get stuck on a road trip, Glenwood Springs, Colorado is the place. Vail Pass (10,666' mountain pass over the Rocky Mountains) was closed due to a snowstorm so we enjoyed our extra day! We were here in April and this has become one of our favorite Colorado towns. There’s so much ...

Belly of the Dragon – Kanab, Utah

Would you dare the depths of the Belly of the Dragon? This "cave" is actually a manmade tunnel to redirect drainage from the upper canyons under HWY 89 to the North Fork River just outside of Kanab, Utah. The water created this ripple effect that looks like you're going into the depths of a beast. ...

Best Friends Roadhouse & Mercantile – Kanab, Utah

If you love animals, then this hotel is for you! I've written about Best Friends Animal Society many times. We adopted our two dogs from Best Friends and we go back every year to volunteer at the sanctuary. (Which we highly recommend!) We are so excited that they recently built a hotel in Kanab, Utah ...

Under Canvas – Yellowstone

As we turned off Highway 20 in West Yellowstone onto a dirt road and drove under the log archway for Bar N Ranch, we could see the canvas tents in the distance of this beautiful, secluded, wide-open space. Wildflowers added pops of colors, horses were running in the pasture and the mountains layered the horizon. ...

Medora – North Dakota

Have you been to Medora, North Dakota? What a kick! This area is rich in history and nature but also offers unique activities for the whole family from the Pitchfork Steak Fondue Dinner to the Medora Musical. Medora is located at the entrance of Theodore Roosevelt National Park with beautiful views of the North Dakota ...

Jackson Lake Lodge – Breakfast Cruise – Grand Teton National Park

Jackson Lake Lodge is located in Grand Teton National Park. A full-service hotel with incredible views and activities for the whole family. Our favorite experience was the Jackson Lake Scenic Breakfast Cruise. The boat departs at 7:15 a.m. from Colter Bay Marina so it's the perfect opportunity to capture some sunrise photos! The cruise takes ...

Whitetail Woods Regional Park – Camping – Minnesota

Have you been to the awesome camper cabins at Whitetail Woods Regional Park? I saw so many pictures on Instagram and I couldn't wait to visit! The best part is that Whitetail Woods Regional Park is only 40 minutes from the Twin Cities and yet, you feel like you are 1000 miles away. There are ...

Lone Rock Beach – Lake Powell – Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

What an incredible find! While staying in Kanab, Utah and volunteering at Best Friends Animal Society, we wanted to take a short trip to Lake Powell. I did some research but wasn't finding an ideal location especially since we were traveling with our dog and wanted to make it a quick trip. I visited the Kane ...

Top 5 Restaurants in Kanab, Utah

Kanab, Utah is the perfect home base while visiting one or all of the Mighty Five National Parks (Arches, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, and Zion). It's also close to Lake Powell, the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and so much more. The list goes on and on! On top of ...

Baker Campground – Twin Cities – Minnesota

It's a rainy day so I'm dreaming of camping, looking at photos from past trips and planning new ones. I love going through old pictures and reminiscing. One of the best things about living in the Twin Cities is the convenience of not having to travel too far to "get-away". We really enjoyed camping at Baker ...