Category Archive: United States

Yosemite Itinerary and Final Spending

For our weekend trip to Yosemite we traveled over the long Labor Day weekend. Here’s what our schedule looked like: Friday Land at Sacramento Airport at 8:00pm Drive 2 hours to Tuttletown Recreation… Continue reading

Yosemite Valley

  A few things we learned about Yosemite Valley during our weekend there included just how crowded it can get in the parking lots. We arrived to the Visitor Center parking lot around… Continue reading

Yosemite: Hiking Half Dome (AKA The Most Terrifying Hike of My Life)

Half Dome is one of the most famous hikes in Yosemite National Park, and after seeing it for ourselves this is hardly surprising. In fact, it’s such a sought after hike that a… Continue reading

Our Most Intense Travel Booking Yet

Wow.   You may picked up on this from our previous trips, but we really like national parks. One in particular that has been on our list is Yosemite! I really wanted to… Continue reading

Seattle: Pikes Place Market and Chihuly Garden and Glass

Although we hadn’t planned on it, we decided to spend our last day of our trip exploring Seattle! We decided to start our morning at Pike’s Place Market, famous for its fish throwing… Continue reading

Olympic National Park, Day Two: Hoh Rainforest and Ruby Beach

After sleeping a full 10 hours in Port Angeles we woke up quite refreshed the next morning and ready to get an early start on the day! Breakfast was included at our hotel… Continue reading

Olympic National Park, Day 1: Port Angeles, Marymere Falls and Sul Doc Falls

Since we had flown into Seattle late the night before, we slept in a bit our first morning in Seattle. We stayed at the Ramada Inn & Suites that was about .5 miles… Continue reading

Seattle Expenses

We loved our time away this weekend in Seattle! It was definitely a bit out of our norm as we tend to go on a really big trip each year where we’re gone… Continue reading

RMNP- Flattop Mountain, Hallett Peak and Sunrise hikes (July 2014)

RMNP definitely is at a high altitude which can be tough coming from Nebraska. For this reason, we opted to have our first day spent hiking some simple lakes- which was a good… Continue reading

Zion- Birch Hollow Canyon (Sep. 2014)

Angel’s Landing and the Narrows were an amazing first day and our second day didn’t disappoint either. Zion is full of opportunities for canyoneering but there are a few complications. First, for most… Continue reading