Near Zero Little Dean Backpack

This post contains affiliate links. It doesn't affect the price you pay, but we earn a small commission in return for any purchases made. Thank you! Our boys have been asking to go on an overnight backpacking trip since they were little. This seems terrifying to us as adults. How do…


Mirror Lake Campground

Our favorite place to camp is the Mirror Lake Highway. We love the high Uintas, and we've written about many of our adventures there. We've stayed in several of the campgrounds, but Mirror Lake Campground is our favorite. This is because the lake is so beautiful and near the campsites. Mirror…


Bonnie Lake | Mirror Lake Highway

We were camping on the Mirror Lake Highway this week and found a new hike that started right in the Mirror Lake Campground. Bonnie Lake trail, which runs just one mile each way (2 miles RT) is flat and easy. It leads to a beautifully peaceful lake, and it isn't very…


Calaveras Big Trees State Park

I spent my childhood in northern California in a tiny town east of the Bay Area. Each year my parents would take us to Calaveras Big Trees State Park. My sisters and I loved walking through the majestic sequoias and feeling the peace of the old forest, and I’ve wanted to…


Conestoga Ranch

We wanted to spend one more night in the woods, even though summer is over, so we decided to try "glamping," or glamorous camping at the Conestoga Ranch near Bear Lake.   Conestoga Ranch is in Garden City, and there aren't a lot of places to stay in Garden City as…

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The water is a beautiful blue!

Bottomless Lakes State Park

Bottomless Lakes State Park is the first state park in New Mexico. There are a lot of activities to do at this park including: camping, hiking, animal viewing and water activities.   Bottomless Lake really does have a bottom, but it is very deep because it was formed in a sinkhole.…