Camping at Isle Royale National Park

Isle Royale is the least visited but most re-visited park in the national parks system. We can definitely understand why. It only took us one year after our original day trip to return to the island to try out the camping experience. It lived up to every expectation and then some! Camping on Isle Royale... Continue Reading →

Camping In Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks​

A lot of people make the time to get to Sequoia National Park, home of the giant trees, but bypass Kings Canyon on the way to Yosemite or elsewhere. If you make it all the way to Sequoia, do not pass up Kings Canyon. We experienced these parks together, one right after the other. The... Continue Reading →

Easiest Camping Breakfast EVER

I am always looking for ways to make camping easier so I can enjoy it more. This is my second blog post about the easiest camping meals. Find the first one here; it is all about the easiest camping meal ever! The easiest camping breakfast meal is equally simple, even more delicious, and nice and... Continue Reading →

The Easiest Camping Food EVER!

The other day I was talking with a mom who was lamenting her lost love for camping. She told me that as a child she loved camping. Now, as an adult and mother of three, she finds it exhausting. At the time of our conversation, she was thinking of giving it up altogether.  Her main... Continue Reading →

Santa Cruz Island at Channel Islands National Park

Channel Islands National Park boasts a series of five protected habitat islands surrounded by pristine waters. The Channel Islands are filled with quiet camping, seaside hiking, kayaking, snorkeling, and diving! The coves and inlets boast sea kelp forests and a lot of exotic marine life. With great weather year-round, it is always a good time... Continue Reading →

Pinnacles National Park

Pinnacles National Park is a small park located southeast of Monterey Bay, California. Highlights of the park include chilled out camping, bird watching, hiking, and abundant rock climbing. The best views of the park can be found on the High Peaks to Condor Gulch trail. A friend of mine describes this trail as being able... Continue Reading →

Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park is filled with awe-inspiring rock formations, peaceful hikes, and gorgeous desert flora. It’s number one draw is that it is a rock-climbing and bouldering paradise. There are climbing options all over the park. It is reasonably easy to get away from crowded routes and find something quiet and personal.  We went... Continue Reading →

My Go-Box for Camping

In my quest to make camping a more seamless experience, Kenon and I have adopted a “Go-Box” of all the things we need to be able to eat while camping. Packing and unpacking, repacking and unpacking again can be a time-consuming experience. I don’t know about you but I like to RELAX while camping. This is... Continue Reading →

Camping in Sand Hollow State Park, Utah

Sand Hollow State Park is a red sand paradise surrounding a brilliantly blue reservoir near St. George, Utah. Recreation possibilities include, but are not limited to, swimming, cliff-jumping, paddleboarding, and dirtbiking. Add to this sunset watching, stargazing, bonfire-ing, and s’mores eating and you have a recipe for a perfect weekend!  Camping in Sand Hollow is... Continue Reading →

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