Beginner’s guide to Winter Hikes in the White Mountains, New Hampshire


Winter is coming here! For some this may mean hibernation.  But for the adventurous souls, it means piling on a few more layers and getting out there to explore and play.  In New England the fun doesn’t stop when the temperatures drop – it’s just getting started.  But what do you do if you’re not a skier or snowboarder??  Cold temps…

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Gift Ideas for the Outdoor Adventurer


The holiday season is here, and it’s time to swing into elf mode and get that Christmas (or Hanukkah, or whatever other holiday you celebrate!) shopping finished (….. or started, if you are a solid procrastinator like me).   Have a camper, hiker, or other adventurous soul on your list?  Here are some great ideas for the outdoors-person in your life.…

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Las Vegas to Denver Road Trip: Fruita, Frisco, and Breckenridge Colorado


The final two days of our Escape Campervan Vegas to Denver trip were spent in ColoRADo.  I had a sneaking suspicion we would fall in love with Colorado immediately and never want to leave – turns out I was right. We had no plan for this part of the trip.  Nowhere to stay, no idea where we were headed or…

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Two Days in Moab: Day two – Arches National Park


One of the hardest things about traveling and trip planning is trying to squeeze in everything you want to do within a limited time frame.  We only had one full day in Moab, so we decided to head to iconic Arches National Park to do some hiking.  (This meant skipping Canyonlands, which we were super bummed about.  Just a good excuse…

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24 hours in Bryce Canyon


Day four of our Utah/Colorado Escape Campervan road trip found us heading from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon.  The parks are only about an hour and a half apart, which makes for an easy drive.  We left Zion after breakfast and got to Bryce with plenty of time for some hiking and exploring the famous spiky rock formations known…

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2 Days in Zion National Park: Day Two – Angel’s Landing and The Narrows


Day two of our 48 (ish) hours in Zion was jam packed!  With only two full days to explore the park, we decided to take on two of the iconic Zion experiences on our second day.  First up?  Angel’s Landing. Angel’s Landing This hike is not for the faint of heart.  It is short (by our standards anyway), at around…

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2 Days in Zion National Park: Day one – Subway Bottom Up Day Hike


The first 3 days of our Vegas to Denver road trip were spent in Zion National Park.  And when I say 3, I really mean 2.  Because day one was eaten up by the logistics of picking up the campervan, loading up on supplies, and the drive from Las Vegas. We arrived at Watchman Campground (where we were lucky enough…

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Escape Campervan Road Trip: Las Vegas to Denver via Utah National Parks


In June we were lucky enough to hit the road for another Escape Campervan road trip vacation.  I think it’s safe to say that the campervan road trip is officially our FAVORITE type of vacation.   And as if it couldn’t get any better, we doubled down on the madness and made this a group trip with two of our…

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