Bryce Canyon National Park – Wall Street and Queens Garden Loop

Hi friends, welcome back to the final installment and last day of my hiking trip out west with my mom and sisters! If you missed any prior posts in the series, you can check out Valley of Fire, Angels Landing, Watchman Trail, our last day in Zion, and Fairyland Canyon here. After we finished our…

Bryce Canyon National Park – Fairlyland Loop Trail

Hi friends, welcome back! I’m continuing my out west series with our first hike in Bryce Canyon National Park. If you missed any prior posts in the series, you can check out Valley Of Fire, Angels Landing, Watchman Trail, and our last day in Zion here. On our first morning in Bryce, we woke up…

Zion National Park – The Narrows & East Canyon Lookout

Hi friends, welcome back! Today’s post concludes my time in Zion National Park with my mom and sisters. In case you missed any prior posts in my out west series you can check out Valley of Fire, Angels Landing, and Watchman Trail. This post includes a bit of a hodgepodge of sights and short trails…

Attempting Angels Landing – Zion National Park

Hi friends, welcome back! I’ve got part two of new series about my trip out west with my mom and sisters. I first shared about our time in Valley of Fire State Park, and today I’m taking you up to Angels Landing in Zion National Park. This hike is a bucket list hike and incredibly…

A Long Weekend in Philly – Eastern State Penitentiary & Pizza

Hi friends, welcome back to part three of our Philly adventures! In case you missed the first two parts, you can read part one here and part two here. After stopping at the Rocky Statue, Jon and I walked to one of my favorite parts of the trip, the Eastern State Penitentiary. This National Historic…

A Long Weekend in Philly – Independence Hall, Liberty Bell, and Rocky

Hi friends, welcome back to part two of our Philly adventures! In case you missed part one, you can check it out here. Part two picks up after our walking tour and inside Independence Hall. To see inside Independence Hall, you need tickets for a National Park Service guided tour. The tickets cost a $1…

A Long Weekend in Philly – Historic Walking Tour

Hi friends, welcome back! Every year, Jon and I go on a fall getaway, and this year we decided to spend a long weekend (October 8th - 11th) in Philadelphia. We chose Philadelphia because it’s less than a two-hour drive from NYC, we love learning about history, checking out museums, and surprisingly neither of us…