With temperatures dropping and snow falling, it's important to stay warm on outdoor adventures. The best way to keep your body temperature up is to layer properly. Knowing what each layer looks like and is for is an important step in staying safe and warm outside.
This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info. Hawaii is one of my favorite places to visit. I spent a semester in college living in Honolulu and my mom and I took a hiking trip to Maui and Lanai a few years ago. One of my biggest goals in life is to … Continue reading Planning a Trip to Kauai
Recently I took a trip to Seattle to visit my friend Steven. He’s lived there for a little while now, and while spring isn’t the best time to get outside and do things, he was excited to show me around. One of the first places he took me is the Washington Park Arboretum, which is … Continue reading Walking the Lake Washington Arboretum Waterfront Trail
My boyfriend, Bryce, and his friends have a tradition of camping in Saline Valley for New Year's. This was my first year going with them. It was getting dark as we headed into the desert, and the view of the joshua trees against the sunset and the mountains rising up in the distance was beautiful. … Continue reading New Year’s in Saline Valley
This weekend my boyfriend, Bryce, and I are going Up North. My family's cabin is in one of the towns just north of Minocqua, WI, so we will be doing plenty out on the lake. Unfortunately, it's getting cold early this year, so we probably won't be doing much swimming. Kayaking is one of my … Continue reading Traveling the Northwoods
If you follow my YouTube channel, you know that I hate the Wisconsin DNR website. A lot of the hiking areas on the site don't have maps or information about what kinds of plants and animals are in the state parks. They did a little bit better with Roche-A-Cri State Park in Friendship, Wisconsin. There's even … Continue reading Hiking Roche-A-Cri State Park
Devil's Lake State Park is one of the most popular state parks in Wisconsin. It's known for the beautiful pink quartzite bluffs that overlook the lake as well as all the activities the park has to offer. Camping and swimming are some of the most popular activities. The park also has 29 miles of hiking … Continue reading Hiking Devil’s Lake
My boyfriend has a friend visiting from California this week, so we're planning to take her hiking at Effigy Mounds National Monument. An effigy mound is an indian mound shaped like an animal. Most of the ones at Effigy Mounds National Monument are shaped like bears and birds, as well as a few that are … Continue reading Planning a hike at Effigy Mounds National Monument