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The ULTIMATE New England Fall Road Trip Itinerary

By Renee Hahnel | October 19, 2018 | 16 Comments
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The Northeast USA is arguably one of the most beautiful places in the entire world during fall. For that reason you NEED to add a New England fall road trip to your bucket list! Prior to this trip, exploring the northeast had been on my travel radar for the longest…

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15 Least Crowded National Parks in the US (and Why You Need To Visit Them!)

By Renee Hahnel | September 24, 2018 | 19 Comments
15 Least Crowded National Parks in the US

America’s national parks are getting busier each year and it can be challenging at times to escape the crowds. During my road trip to visit all of them, I typically found myself enjoying the least crowded national parks the most. It was those moments of solitude that I look back…

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5 Epic Alaska Hiking & Backpacking Adventures (+ Packing Tips!)

By Renee Hahnel | August 8, 2018 | 19 Comments
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Alaska is jam packed with incredible hiking trails and opportunities for backpacking. I know it’s kind of cliche, but Alaska really does have an untamed wildness about it… and the state has some of the most rugged landscapes in the world. In saying that, you don’t have to be Bear…

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How to Spend 24 Hours in San Francisco

By Renee Hahnel | June 29, 2018 | 20 Comments
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San Francisco is one of those cities that instantly pulls you in with its charm and history. I find myself visiting again and again, each time with new experiences to be had. This trip was a short one and my husband and I had to pack in as much as…

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The 15 Most Underrated National Parks in America

By Renee Hahnel | June 21, 2018 | 13 Comments
The 15 Most Underrated National Parks in America

In 2017 my husband and I took a road trip to all the US national parks. We set off thinking we knew exactly which parks would be the best and which parks would be just so-so. Mother Nature has a funny way of tricking us… because boy did she prove…

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The Ultimate Adventure Getaway to Reno and Lake Tahoe

By Renee Hahnel | June 18, 2018 | 12 Comments
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I always thought Reno was purely just casinos and desert, and for a long time it honestly wasn’t on my adventure radar. Well, I was VERY wrong! It turns out Reno is Nevada’s best kept secret and it will continually surprise you with its vibrant and hip culture. Plus, who…

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Unforgettable Scenic Flight Over Grand Teton & Yellowstone National Parks

By Renee Hahnel | May 21, 2018 | 9 Comments
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Imagine flying over one of your favorite mountain ranges in the world… I was recently lucky enough to get the chance to do just that, with a scenic flight over Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks with Fly Jackson Hole. It was an unforgettable experience, to say the least. Do…

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Hawaiian Adventures With A Surf Phenom – My Day With Caroline Marks

By Renee Hahnel | May 14, 2018 | 10 Comments
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It’s not every day that you are taught to surf by a pro… and by pro I mean the youngest person (male or female) ever to qualify for the World Surf League Championship Tour, and the 5th ranked female surfer in the world! Caroline Marks is a sixteen year old bad…

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America’s National Parks – Ranked Best to Worst

By Renee Hahnel | April 28, 2018 | 68 Comments
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Most articles ranking America’s National Parks are based on other people’s impressions and not necessarily from the experience of the author. That’s because it’s quite the feat traveling to all 59 National Parks, let alone in one consecutive trip, AND manage to document ones impressions along the way. That’s where…

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Winter California Road Trip – Redwoods and Yosemite

By Renee Hahnel | January 23, 2018 | 19 Comments

I recently took an epic winter road trip to two of California’s most beautiful parks – Redwoods and Yosemite. I hiked some of my favorite trails, took way to many photos and also put together a video of my adventures (see below!) I teamed up with Nature Valley on this trip, because…

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