Category Archives: National Parks

How to Spend One Day in Grand Teton National Park

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While many people plan a trip to Yellowstone National Park, they tend to overlook Grand Teton. This park is just south of Yellowstone and more beautiful, in my opinion, so it’s worth it to spend at least one day in Grand Teton National Park. I had barely heard about this park when I was planning my […]

How to Plan the Perfect Day Trip to Mount Rainier

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When you think of Seattle, you likely either think of the Space Needle or Mount Rainier. Towering over the state at 14,411 feet, this mountain is one of my favorite sites to see on a sunny day in Seattle. Even though you can see it from far away, it’s about 90 miles southeast of the […]

The Best Way to Spend One Day in Olympic National Park

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Seattle gets all the glory when people are planning their vacation, but one of the most stunning places in Washington is Olympic National Park. You’ll find hikes, hot springs, and even a rainforest. When you want to take a long Seattle day trip, spending one day in Olympic National Park is a perfect choice. I’ve […]

11 Easy Hikes in Zion National Park You Need to Do

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Located in the southwest corner of Utah, Zion National Park was the state’s first national park. It’s named after the Hebrew word for refuge, as it offers refuge from the everyday stresses of life. Even though it’s located in an arid part of the country, there are plenty of beautiful, easy hikes in Zion to […]