Visiting national parks - top 10 planning mistakes to avoid! I know lots of folks are planning national park trips for the summer and I couldn't find an article that summed up everything I wanted friends to know when they asked for advice, so I wrote it! I have always loved trip planning but visiting national parks and monuments in the United States has its own quirks and challenges compared to international getaways. If you're new to planning a trip overall, check out this post with more ... Read More about Visiting national parks – top 10 planning mistakes to avoid!
Stocking stuffers sometimes end up being throw-away plastic junk from the dollar store; why not spend a few more bucks and get something they'll really use and love! I rounded up some of the most fun and useful stocking stuffers for kids who hike and camp to share - I'd love to hear if I missed any that your family has enjoyed and I'll happily add them! ... Read More about 40+ hiking stocking stuffers for kids!
Instead of typing out the same suggestions to friends of friends who are coming to visit, I thought I'd organize my thoughts on the top 10, best things to do in Asheville NC! Some of the lists that pop up on google's first page are.... way off and will totally mislead you. Obviously there is some range of opinion in lists like these, but I was looking to hit the highlights! This list is for any visitor and I have links to bigger lists more specific to families, couples, and folks looking for ... Read More about Top 10 BEST things to do in Asheville NC – tips from a local!