Category: National Parks

11 Fun Things to do in the Smoky Mountains TN

We love the Smoky Mountains and they make a great holiday destination. It’s a hugely popular destination for Americans as most of the population of the lower 48 States are within a days drive of the Smokies. However it isn’t as popular for those who live outside of the US. We think this can only

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Two Week Oregon Road Trip Itinerary

View of Mount Hood from the road in Oregon

Here is our ultimate two week road trip itinerary for Oregon in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. Our itinerary takes in the best Oregon has to offer from beaches to mountains with plenty of craft beer stops on route. The best known city in Oregon is Portland. Known for being a bit off-beat

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Exploring North Cascades National Park

The North Cascades National Park is located in Washington State, you may not have heard of this National Park but you will have heard of a major city nearby – Seattle. Whether you’re staying in Seattle or just passing through spending a couple of days exploring the North Cascades National Park is something you will

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The Great Smoky Mountains National Park

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most popular National Park in the United States. To really enjoy the park, as with most of the National Parks, you need to love being in the outdoors. If you do love the outdoors you will definitely love it here.
We’ve shortlisted some of our favourite things to do inside the park, there’s something for everyone!

The Grand Canyon to Las Vegas

A freezing sunrise at the Grand Canyon National Park and road tripping through the wild west Day 14 of our West Coast Road Trip – Grand Canyon to Las Vegas Sunrise at the Grand Canyon National Park Like most people staying at the Grand Canyon it was an early start this morning to watch the

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Sunset and Camping at the Grand Canyon

Motoring east on Route 66, sunset and camping at the Grand Canyon. Day 13 of our West Coast Road Trip – Laughlin to Grand Canyon National Park We would be continuing onto the Grand Canyon from Laughlin today. Our plan was to get an early start, see some sights on Route 66 and arrive at

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Avenue of the Giants Road Trip

Visiting the Avenue of the Giants and the Redwood National & State Parks Day 6 of our West Coast Road Trip – Crescent City to Santa Rosa An early start but it would be worth it, it was time to visit the Redwood National Park in Northern California. We had our first diner chain breakfast

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Exploring Olympic National Park

Huge moss covered trees in the Hall of Mosses, Hoh Rainforest, Olympic National Park

Day 2 of our West Coast Road Trip – Port Angeles to Kalaloch Sea Kayaking from Fresh Water Bay After a cold but good nights sleep at Heart O’ the Hills Campground we were up early to start exploring Olympic National Park. We headed back into Port Angeles for our sea kayaking tour with Adventures

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Visiting Olympic National Park – Hurricane Ridge

View from hurricane ridge, Olympic National Park, Washington

Road Trip! Visiting Olympic National Park from Seattle. To start our west coast road trip we left Seattle and picked up our Mustang convertible at Sea-Tac which we hired through Alamo. Online check in made the process really quick and we were soon on our way! Our first stop was the Olympic Peninsula visiting the

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