Zion/Mukuntuweap National Park

My parents have been telling me that I absolutely have to go visit Zion National Park ever since they visited a few years ago. So this year for my birthday, we decided that it was high time that we actually went. Our trip took place over Veteran’s Day Weekend which provided us with an emptyishContinue reading “Zion/Mukuntuweap National Park”

Southwest Memorial Trip 2019

Our trip started with a frantic drive out to Durango, Colorado. Our end goal of Mesa Verde National Park was filled to the brim with largely intact Pueblo Indian ruins that are only directly accessible to the public if they are guided in by a park ranger. The many overlooks and self-guided driving tours ofContinue reading “Southwest Memorial Trip 2019”

Camping at the Base of the Grand Canyon

Having read about camping in the Grand Canyon, I was eager to try it when I found myself in the area. Having read only information that dated back to 2015 while searching for information on descending into the canyon, I felt the need to add my voice to the clamor about this beautiful, secret, campingContinue reading “Camping at the Base of the Grand Canyon”

El Camino del Diablo

Sunny Yuma, Arizona was the starting place for our next adventure! Located on the border between Mexico, Arizona, and California, Aaron and I found ourselves in Yuma to visit his family over his birthday weekend. While in the area, we decided to take advantage of the Camino del Diablo, a 4×4 trail which started practicallyContinue reading “El Camino del Diablo”

Presidential Perambulations: Death Valley Edition

President’s Day weekend was a long weekend off work for me, and Aaron’s schedule is somewhat flexible so we decided to take some time to drive down and explore Death Valley and get the most out of our jeep. We did our research beforehand, and headed down to the park armed with the National GeographicContinue reading “Presidential Perambulations: Death Valley Edition”