Sedona, Arizona – Hiking

We have visited Sedona, Arizona for extended stays over the last three years. We love how the hiking trails are so accessible and the range of difficultly. Below are highlights from a few of our favorites. Bell Rock and Courthouse are the first two iconic formations that you see as you drive into Sedona coming […]

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Sedona, Arizona – Hiking – Broken Arrow Trail

Broken Arrow is a new trail for us this year. We were hesitant to hike here because the trail runs parallel to the jeep path and we thought it would be disruptive. The jeeps didn’t bother us at all and it was fun to watch them cruising over the red rocks. The hiking distance for […]

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Fort Snelling State Park – Twin Cities – Minnesota

There are so many beautiful winter trails in the heart of the Twin Cities! We visited Fort Snelling State Park the day after Thanksgiving (we needed the exercise after eating so much food). ūüôā Minnesota state parks waive the entrance fees on Black Friday to encourage people to get outside and explore. Fort Snelling State […]

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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. […]

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Keep It Simple – Westwood Hills Nature Center – Minnesota

Keep it simple. The¬†best things in life are right in front of you. I hear people say all the time that they wish they could do this or that based on what they see on social media. Today’s “Mondays are for daydreaming” post is a reminder to put your phone down and see the inspiration […]

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Visitors Passing Through

We are all visitors to this time, this place. We are just passing through. Our purpose here is to observe, to learn, to grow, to love, and then we return home. -Australian Aboriginal #QOTD #WHYIHIKE ¬©TracyBlowers        

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Teton Valley – Grand Targhee – Bluegrass Festival

Driggs, Idaho is a hidden gem! ‚ú® We always travel through the Teton Mountain Range on the east side and stay in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. We started hearing great things about the west side and the Grand Targhee Resort music festivals. Their annual bluegrass festival has been happening for over 30 years. We couldn’t wait […]

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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 […]

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Warrior

If you wish to be a warrior, prepare to get broken. If you wish to be an explorer, prepare to get lost. If you wish to be a lover, prepare to be both. -Daniel Saint Be both! Enjoy the day! This is Boynton Canyon Trail in Sedona, Arizona. The rock formation is Kachina Woman, she […]

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