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A Total Solar Eclipse from Strawberry Mountain, Oregon

When news of the 2017 total solar eclipse first hit mainstream media in Oregon, it spoke of people flying from as far as China and Japan to our little known […]

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Good Vibes in Denali National Park Alaska

Good Vibes in Denali National Park Alaska I’ve often wished a sunset in hues of burning orange or wispy pink would last just a little bit longer before dropping over […]

Grand Canyon: A Must Place to Visit

This is a guest post from fellow outdoor lover and blogger, Shawn Michaels.  IT’S ONE OF THE 7 NATURAL WONDERS OF THE WORLD Our planet is full of so much […]

Grand Teton National Park

Blame it on the Tetons

“Blame it on the Tetons, yeaahhh…” The Modest Mouse song instantly rushed into my head as I rolled into Grand Teton National Park. I found it on my phone, rolled […]

Grand Teton Park

My Upcoming 2017 Travel Plans

I’ve been depriving myself of travel lately. You know when you go on a diet and you say you can’t have chocolate anymore? And then you find a chocolate bar […]

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10 Disappearing Tourist Sites: Go Now Or Never?

The ethical debate of whether tourism helps or hinders a community/country is one with no winner. Globalization has made it so easy for people to hop on a plane/train/ship and […]

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Camping at The Steens Mountains in Oregon

Last weekend I was craving an escape. I wanted to get away from Bend, from people, and just be in nature near the mountains. Despite being an Oregon native, I […]

Sunrise at Haleakala National Park

Sunrise at Haleakala Crater on Maui

One of the most popular things to do on Maui, Hawaii is to watch the sunrise on Haleakala Crater inside Haleakala National Park. It means standing on top of a dormant […]

Sunrise at Haleakala Crater

7 Days on Maui, Hawaii with a Volkswagon Van

When I found out I was going to Hawaii for seven days, I thought “wow, that’s a long time on a small island.” I had been to Maui before, and […]

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Camping Maui by Volkswagon Van

I wasn’t sure what I signed up for when I accepted a last-minute invite to Maui, Hawaii. I was even more concerned when, after the tickets were booked and we […]

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9 Things to Do in Bend, Oregon

In a city that’s growing faster than most people like to admit, a popular phrase is “stop telling people about Bend!” Bendites are going to hate me for writing this […]

Hiking in Olympic National Park

Hiking in Olympic National Park: A Misadventure

“Look at those gorgeous lakes down there!” I pointed. Armando’s eyes followed my finger to the canyon below, above a waterfall and finally to two large mountain lakes nestled in […]

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Visit Niagara Falls in 48 hours

This post is brought to you in collaboration with one of our partners. I strive to only publish quality content from contributors, and will not publish anything I don’t agree with […]

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Guest Post: Visit Chinatown in New York City

This post is brought to you in collaboration with one of our partners. I strive to only publish quality content from contributors, and will not publish anything I don’t agree with […]

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