Category Archives: National Parks

How to Spend One Day at Crater Lake National Park (2024)

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Crater Lake is one of the most unique national parks I’ve ever visited, and I’ve been to quite a few at this point. It’s a crater lake formed when the original Mount Mazama erupted and exploded thousands of years ago, leaving behind a volcanic caldera. It’s also the only national park in Oregon, making it […]

The Best Way to Spend One Day in Olympic National Park (2024)

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You might think Seattle’s the hot spot for a vacation, but Olympic National Park in Washington is an absolute treasure. It has incredible hiking trails, relaxing hot springs, and a rainforest that looks straight out of a movie (and probably why the Peninsula has been the home to quite a few famous films!), which is […]

One Day in Yellowstone National Park: Best Things to Do & See

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Ready to uncover one of the most legendary national parks in the U.S.? Brace yourself because we’re about to go on a journey into the heart of Yellowstone National Park. This place is like nature’s most spectacular canvas, teeming with awe-inspiring wildlife and stunning geysers. While you could easily spend a week here, not everyone […]

How to Plan an Epic Day Trip From Seattle to North Cascades National Park (2024)

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As the weather gets warmer in Seattle and we get closer to summer, that means one exciting thing to us hikers – North Cascades National Park is open! If you’re thinking about going from Seattle to North Cascades National Park for a visit, you’re in for a treat. Get ready for your jaw to drop […]

10 Amazing Stops on a Pacific Northwest Road Trip (+ 2 Itineraries) (2024)

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One of the best parts of living in the Pacific Northwest is jumping in the car and driving to explore a new area anytime you want. There is nothing more I love than going on a Pacific Northwest road trip, and I try to do at least one a year to explore new areas (and […]