4 Western US National Parks That Are Calling Your Name This Autumn

If you love the outdoors, then it’s likely that you’ve been to at least one national park in your lifetime. The United States has 61 national parks that are open for the public to explore. Here are four of the best you’ll find out west that you need to visit this autumn.

Yosemite - 4 Western US National Parks That Are Calling Your Name This Autumn

Yosemite

Located in California, Yosemite is a must see this autumn. This 1,200 square mile patch of wilderness encompasses the well-known Sierra Nevada Mountains. The giant sequoia trees will be sure to take your breath away. They can be found at the Mariposa Grove part of the national park. Some other notable places throughout this national park include Half Dome and Hetch Hetchy. You’ll be sure to find tons of hiking trails, waterfalls, and amazing flora throughout the entire Californian landscape. Continue reading “4 Western US National Parks That Are Calling Your Name This Autumn”

Beat the Rush: How to Make the Most out of a Los Angeles Adventure

While you may be excited about visiting the Universal Studios at Hollywood or the Griffith Observatory, once you enter the bustling city of Los Angeles you may be startled by the amount of traffic and people in this vibrant city. Visiting a place that has a lot of traffic can really start to cut into the amount of things that you can do in a day. You don’t have to skimp out on adventure time just because you’re in a heavily populated area. Here are some of the ways that you can get the most out of your Los Angeles adventure.

Beat the Rush - Beat the Rush: How to Make the Most out of a Los Angeles Adventure

Plan Accordingly

Develop an itinerary of the things that you want to do each day. This will help you to map out the best routes of travel. Avoid times of the day that are known to have heavier traffic. You may want to plan out your routes so that you’re spending as little time as possible on the road. Take to the streets and walk or rent a bike! It will be much more enjoyable to be seeing the sights while the traffic is the heaviest than being stuck on the road with everyone else. Also remember to pack a jacket—while it is extremely hot in L.A. in the summertime, the wind from the ocean is extremely cold at times. Continue reading “Beat the Rush: How to Make the Most out of a Los Angeles Adventure”

5 Best Motorcycle Road Trips in the US

Riding a motorcycle is an amazing thing. There is just something about getting out on the open road and communing with nature that does a body good. This is why so many people regularly get out on their bike and take a trip in various parts of the United States. If you have been looking for some new scenic adventures for yourself, consider the following five best motorcycle road trip in the US.

Motorcycle Road Trip - 5 Best Motorcycle Road Trips in the US

Colorado—the San Juan Skyway

This trip will take you down 233 miles of pure scenery in the midst of the San Juan Mountains. Along the way, you will see some abandoned mines, ghosts towns, lovely national parks and so much more. You will go up more than 11,000 feet as you take part in this most memorable trip. Continue reading “5 Best Motorcycle Road Trips in the US”

5 Magical Secrets for a Successful Disneyworld Vacation Road Trip

Going on a road trip to Disneyworld is exciting for the whole family. It’s easy to get overly ambitious so there are some things to keep in mind if you want your vacation to go smoothly. Remember these 5 magical secrets to make sure your road trip is successful.

Disney World - 5 Magical Secrets for a Successful Disneyworld Vacation Road Trip

Buy Merch Before You Go

Getting merch at Disney is expensive but you can buy it ahead of time from just about anywhere. Even officially licensed ears and t-shirts are sold at discount stores such as Target and Walmart. You can also get customized shirts through sellers on sites like Amazon, eBay, and AliExpress or make your own with a Cricut Machine. Give children new Disney merch on each day of the vacation to make sure they’re appeased and you can convince them that they don’t need the overpriced stuff at the park. Continue reading “5 Magical Secrets for a Successful Disneyworld Vacation Road Trip”

Four Big Adventures You Can Have Close to Home

Who says that you need to go someplace else in order to have a first-rate adventure? The truth is there are plenty of big adventures to try that are closer to home. These adventures get you out into the wide world and push you to bring out your bravest self in the process. If you’re ready to crank up your adrenaline levels, then be sure to try these four hometown adventures.

Motocross - Four Big Adventures You Can Have Close to Home

Motocross

If you feel like cranking up the pace of your ride a notch, then why not trade your human-powered bike for a motocross bike? A dirt bike and some trails are sure to amp up your heart rate a bit. If you do go, be sure to wear the appropriate gear to protect yourself when the trail gets bumpy. Gear can be purchased in sets from Alpinestars Motocross Gear or other professional sellers. Continue reading “Four Big Adventures You Can Have Close to Home”