The Complete (Bucket) List of National Parks in the West

Want to visit all 41 National Parks in the Western U.S.? See a complete list of National Parks in the West, across 11 states, updated for 2020.

19 Wonderful Weekend Getaways in the Bay Area

Want to explore beyond San Francisco? Discover these great weekend getaways in the Bay Area, all within 100 minutes of travel time.

How to Make the Most of One Day in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Short on time while exploring the Big Island? Learn how to maximize one day in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park – or even a half-day!

August 2020 Monthly Recap: Travel, Blogging & Business

Want a peek behind the curtain? August is usually a slow month for my blog, but this August recap reveals 2020’s success in surprising ways.

How to Make Alaskan Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble

Want to make a delicious dessert inspired by the Last Frontier? This easy Alaskan-inspired strawberry rhubarb crumble recipe will do the trick!

3 Days in Portland: The 12 Best Things to Do on a Weekend Trip

Planning a trip to Oregon? Here’s how to spend 3 days in Portland, including a list of the best things to do in Portland and day trip ideas.

Instant Camera, Vintage Style: Is the Polaroid Now Worth It?

Trying to decide whether the Polaroid Now is worth it? Read my Polaroid Now review – including a breakdown of film cost and quality.

“Should I Visit Alaska This Year?” Here’s What I Suggest

If you’re uncertain whether to keep or cancel your Alaska travel plans this summer, here are my recommendations based on various travel dates.

When is the Best Time to Visit Alaska? Here’s the Answer

When should you visit Alaska? Here’s the best time to visit Alaska – including the best month – and when to see the aurora, cruise, and travel on a budget.