This road trip from Chicago to Las Vegas has some stops in beautiful National Parks like Yellowstone, Grand Teton, and Zion. But, you will also visit some lesser known places. It is a good mix of magnificent nature, wildlife, and city life. Road trip planning First of all, although I say we started in Chicago,..
This 2.2 km (1.4 mile) hike in Dixie National Forest, Utah is not a popular one. We were the only one there at that point to hike the Vermillion Castle Trail. But, that makes it even better, I don’t like hikes where there are a lot of people. Although it is a short hike, it..
Just outside of Rapid City, South Dakota, we decided to do a little hike to enjoy the beautiful nature in Black Hills National Forest. We ended up going to Buzzards Roost, where you have different options to hike or mountain bike. We went up via the Pretty vulture trail to the lookout point. The view..
Zion National Park is located in Utah and is dominated by Zion Canyon. We already visited this National Park twice, as it has so much to offer. You keep coming back to it. And we are not alone: it is one of the most popular parks in Utah. Zion National Park is most famous for..
Starting in Achouffe, you can do a beautiful 8km hike. It is a round trip that can be extended to around 12k. In the beginning, you have to cross a little river but because it is not deep, this is fairly easy to do: take off your shoes and socks, roll up your pants and just..
One of the most popular hikes in the Vosges region is “Sentier des Roches”. We parked our car at one of the most famous cols, Col de la Schlucht. Here you also have a luge run, perfect of the (not so) little ones. This 11k hike will start at Col de la Schlucht and through..