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11 Incredible Beginner Friendly Hikes in Washington

By Renee Hahnel | June 27, 2020 | 8 Comments
Beginner Friendly Hikes in Washington State

One of the questions I get asked most frequently is about my recommendations for Washington hikes. In particular, which trails I suggest for beginners and people just getting into hiking. So I have put together this blog post featuring the 11 BEST beginner friendly hikes here in Washington state!  In…

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The Ultimate Guide to Exploring Yosemite National Park

By Renee Hahnel | June 14, 2020 | 6 Comments
The Ultimate Guide to Exploring Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park truly is among the most beautiful places on the planet! It was the very first national park I visited and one I have gone on to explore numerous times since. In fact, during our 2017 trip to all the national parks, my husband and I ranked Yosemite…

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The Ultimate Guide to Exploring Grand Teton National Park

By Renee Hahnel | May 10, 2020 | 9 Comments
The Ultimate Guide to Exploring Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park is one of my favorite places on earth. It’s home to insanely beautiful mountain peaks (including the Grand Teton itself sitting at 14,000 feet), abundant wildlife, world class hiking terrain, and picturesque landscapes everywhere you turn.  I have visited Grand Teton National Park at least 6…

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Snowshoe to Artist Point (Washington’s BEST Winter Adventure!)

By Renee Hahnel | March 1, 2020 | 2 Comments
Snowshoe to Artist Point Washington

There are so many amazing things to do in the state of Washington during winter, but the absolute best (in my opinion) is to snowshoe to Artist Point! Located in the Mount Baker area of the North Cascades, Artist Point is a relatively accessible adventure to take during the winter…

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9 Must-Do Kauai Outdoor Adventures + Packing Guide

By Renee Hahnel | February 18, 2020 | 4 Comments
9 Must-Do Kauai Outdoor Adventures -Renee Roaming

Kauai is one of those destinations that will leave you wanting to return time-and-time again. It’s home to breathtaking scenery, some of the world’s best beaches, insane hikes, and much more. In this blog post I am sharing 9 must-do Kauai outdoor adventures for your next island vacation! I’m also…

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9 Spring Travel Destinations to Inspire Your Next Trip!

By Renee Hahnel | February 9, 2020 | 1 Comment
9 Spring Travel Destinations to Inspire Your Next Trip

Spring is a wonderful time to travel! You can visit popular destinations before summer crowds set in, while the weather isn’t too hot yet, and when prices are still relatively affordable. If you’re anything like me then you are more than ready to throw off the cobwebs of winter and…

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Oregon 7 Day Road Trip Exploring the Coast, Mountains, Lakes, and Waterfalls!

By Renee Hahnel | January 30, 2020 | 6 Comments

Oregon is one of my favorite road trip destinations. It is home to some of the most beautiful coastline, mountains, waterfalls, lakes, and hot springs in the United States! To help you explore it for yourself, I’ve put together a comprehensive Oregon 7 day road trip itinerary. You will also…

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Plan an Incredible Trip to the Big Island of Hawaii

By Renee Hahnel | January 12, 2020 | 16 Comments
Plan an Incredible Trip to the Big Island of Hawaii

The Big Island of Hawaii is one of my favorite tropical destinations! My first visit was in 2014 as part of my honeymoon, then I explored the island in 2017 during our National Parks road trip, and again in late 2019 for a beach getaway. Each visit has left me…

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Holiday Gift Guide for National Park Lovers

By Renee Hahnel | December 12, 2019 | 2 Comments
Holiday Gift Guide for the National Park Lovers in Your Life Banner

My love for the national parks began in 2012 when I first visited North America. My husband and I road tripped across the US and Canada for three months, stopping at a handful of national parks and monuments. I still remember stepping into Yosemite Valley for the first time and…

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A Magical Stay at Ashnil Samburu Camp, Kenya

By Renee Hahnel | November 18, 2019 | 3 Comments
A Magical Stay at Ashnil Samburu Camp, Kenya

After wrapping up our stay at Ol Pejeta Conservancy and Solio Lodge recently, we finished off our trip to Kenya with a memorable visit to Ashnil Samburu Camp. In this blog post I am going to be sharing a little about the camp and also a couple of stories from…

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