Experience a Winter Fairy Tale at the Ice Castles in Midway, Utah
Explore America / Explore Utah

Experience a Winter Fairy Tale at the Ice Castles in Midway, Utah

If you’re looking for a “cool” experience while on a ski vacation at Deer Valley, Park City, or Sundance, head to the Ice Castles at Soldier Hollow in Midway in Heber Valley. This was my second visit to these ice castles with my friend Christy and while it’s fun during the day, it’s magical at … Continue reading

2022 Holiday Gift Guide for the Traveler, Hiker, or Adventurer
Outdoor Gear / Travel Gear

2022 Holiday Gift Guide for the Traveler, Hiker, or Adventurer

Finding the perfect gift for a traveler or outdoorsy person can be tough, especially since plane tickets and high-end outdoor gear can be pricey. Most of my picks are under $200, including some great finds under $50. I’ve gear tested all of these and use them during my travels. Happy shopping and adventuring! Be a … Continue reading

My Favorite Road Trip Apps
Explore America

My Favorite Road Trip Apps

‘Tis the season to hit the road to visit family and friends. If you’re road tripping over the holidays, here are some of my favorite road trip apps for the road, changing weather conditions, and to book a hotel.             View this post on Instagram           … Continue reading

Easy Sunset Hike at Flatirons Vista Near Denver
Uncategorized

Easy Sunset Hike at Flatirons Vista Near Denver

With cold mornings here, you might opt for a late afternoon hike instead of a sunrise outing. Flatirons Vista is a great option and the trailhead is only 30 minutes from downtown Denver. It’s an easy and fairly flat trail with two loop options. It would also make for a great snowshoe outing when there’s … Continue reading

Morristown National Historical Park:  Visit Where George Washington Spent the Historic Winter of 1779-1780
Explore America

Morristown National Historical Park: Visit Where George Washington Spent the Historic Winter of 1779-1780

If you’re a history buff, especially of the American Revolution, this national park site should be on your travel list. About 30 minutes from Newark Airport is Morristown National Historical Park. It’s where General George Washington and the Continental army wintered from December 1779 to June 1780 in one of the harshest and coldest winters … Continue reading