Outdoors

8 Once-a-Lifetime Things You Can Only Do in Los Angeles

8 Once-a-Lifetime Things You Can Only Do in Los Angeles

Very few cities are as polarizing as LA. But whether you love or hate the City of Angels, there are a number of once in a lifetime experiences you can only have there.

9 Unforgettable Things to Do in Clearwater, Florida (and Neighboring St. Petersburg)

9 Unforgettable Things to Do in Clearwater, Florida (and Neighboring St. Petersburg)

Less family-centric than Orlando and less touristy than Miami, Clearwater/St. Petersburg in the Tampa area is a great Florida getaway for those seeking stress-free sun and fun.

5 Unique Things to do in Phoenix this Winter

5 Unique Things to do in Phoenix this Winter

With sweeping desertscapes, cacti bigger than your head, and towering mountain peaks, Phoenix is one of the most desirable cities in the country for its unique landscapes, hot hot heat, and endless bouts of sunshine.

The Ultimate Australia Bucket List - 8 Quintessential Experiences to Have Down Under

The Ultimate Australia Bucket List – 8 Quintessential Experiences to Have Down Under

Planning a trip down under can be daunting because while Australia looks small on a map, it’s actually the sixth largest country in the world and almost as big as the continental US.

How to Dress for Winter Adventures (So You’re Not Cold and Miserable)

How to Dress for Winter Adventures (So You’re Not Cold and Miserable)

Winter offers a breadth of opportunity for adventure activities from skiing to more unique pursuits like dog sledding and ice climbing. But the quickest way to ruin a winter day of fun? Feeling cold and wet. Luckily, that’s easily avoidable with the right clothing and gear.

The Ultimate Oregon Coast Road Trip: Eugene to Portland and Columbia River Gorge (with Map!)

The Ultimate Oregon Coast Road Trip: Eugene to Portland and Columbia River Gorge (with Map!)

Waterfalls, lighthouses, and sea lions, oh my! Here’s the ultimate drive itinerary to see the best of the Oregon coast.

Absolutely Everything You Need to Know About Havasupai Falls from Scoring Permits to Things You Never Thought to Ask (Plus, Detailed Packing List)

Absolutely Everything You Need to Know About Havasupai Falls from Scoring Permits to Things You Never Thought to Ask (Plus, Detailed Packing List)

Sequestered below the rim of the Grand Canyon, the magical land of Supai looks like a cross between Narnia, Avatar, and Jurassic Park that few are privileged enough to see. Home to the Havasupai Tribe, or the “People of the […]

7 Hiking Tips for Beginners: How to Get Started Loving the Outdoors (from a Reformed City Girl)

7 Hiking Tips for Beginners: How to Get Started Loving the Outdoors (from a Reformed City Girl)

Want to get started hiking? Anyone can do it. Follow my tips for success on the trail from a city girl converted.

The Backcountry Guide to Point Reyes (and How to Look Cute Exploring)

The Backcountry Guide to Point Reyes (and How to Look Cute Exploring)

Point Reyes is one of San Francisco’s best-kept secrets. Enjoy hiking, water sports, and seafood miles from city life.

The Prettiest Cities in Italy

The Prettiest Cities in Italy

There are very few places in the world that make it onto more bucket lists than Italy. Both architecturally stunning with landscapes that’ll leave you breathless, from the rugged mountains to the craggy coast, Italy is charming and magical in every sense of the word.