Top 5 Local Micro Adventures (near Pittsburgh, PA)

Searching for a wild and wonderful weekend adventure close to home?  Look no further.  I’ve compiled a list of the top 5 local adventures near Pittsburgh, PA.  These are the perfect, micro getaways sure to be enjoyed by fun-seekers and nature-lovers alike; ranging from white water thrills to peaceful nature hikes to dark underground discoveries […]

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Wild in the Wasatch Mountains (VLOG)

Join me as I adventure in the Wasatch Mountains along with my  husband (Doug), my brother-in-law (Cody) and his awesome girlfriend (Bri).  First, Doug and I explore Antelope Island where we encounter beautiful wildlife such as bison and antelope.  This place is mystical and magical – rolling green hills meet the Great Salt Lake, giving […]

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Unearthly Utah, Pt. 2: The Mountains

Now that you’ve explored the boundless beauty of Utah’s red rock deserts and breath-taking canyons, it’s time to explore the North.  Here are some incredible things to do near Salt Lake City and in the adventure-filled mountains of Utah… Explore Big & Little Cottonwood Canyon Directly outside of the city lies the insanely gorgeous canyons; […]

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Personal Update and What’s on my Horizon

Hey everyone! I wanted to write this little piece just to explain what’s going on in my life, what travels and adventures are coming up, what obstacles came my way earlier this summer and more. I wish to begin including this “personal content” section on my website so you all can get a better feel […]

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Capitol Reef National Park and Mystic Hot Springs (VLOG)

In my 4th vlog of this series, I bring you along on our journey to the underrated, yet captivating, Capitol Reef National Park and to the quirky, bohemian gem that is Mystic Hot Springs. This was my first time to both of these places. In Capitol Reef, not only did we love our hike to Hickman […]

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Upper Canyonlands, Dino Tracks and Moab (VLOG)

This vlog (#3 in the series) begins halfway through day 3 – after our overnight hike in the Needles at Canyonlands. We journey to Moab where we explore Upper Canyonlands (Mesa Arch, Green River Overlook and more!) and even visit DINO TRACKS – woahhh, say what!!? We see many more petroglyphs at the dinosaur track […]

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Needles at Canyonlands National Park: Overnight, Backcountry Hike (VLOG)

In this vlog, Doug, Cody and I begin with a quick stop at Newspaper rock (a rock covered in ancient petroglyphs – literally COVERED). Next, we hop right onto the trail and begin our overnight hike into the backcountry of Needles at Canyonlands National Park. Doesn’t take long before the three of us find ourselves […]

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