Day Trip from St. Louis: Saint Charles, Missouri

With its horse-drawn carriage rides, Colonial red-brick buildings, and wrought iron electric street lights, Saint Charles, MO, is filled with charm. It’s a perfect day trip from St. Louis. Read on for what to see and do in Saint Charles, MO. From the mesmerizing Gateway Arch and an urban ballpark that is Busch Stadium to the […]

Best Hikes in Jasper National Park

Jasper National Park is a fantastic destination for hikers and backpackers. On the 15 plus best hikes in Jasper described – and personally tested – enjoy everything from a scenic 30-minute hike to Pyramid Island to world-class multi-day hikes in the Rockies showcasing some of the finest mountain scenery on the planet. Marvel at meadows of wildflowers, stunning waterfalls and rushing water through eroded canyons. There are family-friendly lake hikes, mountain peaks to climb and some easy strolls. What’s the […]

6 Lesser-Known Hikes in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Looking to get outside this summer but want to avoid the crowds in Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks? Read on for some of the lesser-known hikes in Jackson Hole, WY. I felt the loss when my oldest son left for college last August. I knew I would need something to look forward to. I’ve […]