Throughout our journey to the 47 National Parks in the US, the biggest question we are asked is, “Which is your favorite?” It is a particularly difficult question to answer considering how many unique, amazing experiences we have had over the last year. Most people have to plan well ahead and take time off of work to visit the parks, so I thought it may be valuable to share the National Parks that I would immediately go back to.
For many, backpacking in “The Last Best Place” is a dream come true. We couldn’t control our excitement as our 40th National Park, Glacier, drew nearer. Here are six reasons why you should backpack Glacier National Park.
It’s easy to get wrapped up in the National Park gems: Yosemite, Yellowstone, and Rocky Mountain. During our travels visiting all the National Parks in the lower 48, we have come across a few lesser-known parks that are absolutely worth the trip. Here are three worth visiting.
Come along for the ride as Jordan and Eva brave the bumpy roads of Canyonlands National Park. Their 3 day adventure takes them along the 100 mile White Rim Trail with no shortage of slot canyons, UNO matches, and burrito dances.
When the time came for us to hit the road again after spending Christmas at home with our families, I set my alarm for 5:30am. I woke up before everyone else, smuggled the newly purchased diamond ring outside and began to search for a well-hidden, yet easily accessible place to hide a small black box in a 2-door Jeep Wrangler. I thought about the jack compartment, but contemplated how to maneuver it if we actually got a flat tire. With black duct tape I decided to secure the ring up under my seat—a stealth job James Bond would have been proud of.
Our 22nd National Park in a quest to camp all 47 in the lower 48 brought us to Southwest Utah and Zion. We hit a few snags along the way (as usual with our trial and error philosophy for adventure), and want to... Click to read more
Our nineteenth park in our forty-seven park adventure brought us to Yosemite Valley. There is so much to do in these big parks it can be a bit overwhelming to find a starting place, so we wanted to share some q... Click to read more
Sixth Stop: Everglades National Park . Jordan & Eva spent a unique Thanksgiving on the rode eating some chicken and singing their hearts out. The Everglades brought along some of the most challenging obstacles just in time for Jordan's birthday. This didn't stop them from making Florida one of the most exciting stops yet!
Fifth Stop: Mammoth Cave National Park takes you on a ride through the "largest cave system in the world with more than 400 miles explored." Jordan & Eva were able to explore much of the park, have a cold camping night and wake up with a great Coffee Dance!