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Stunning Fall Colors of Acadia National Park

Stunning Fall Colors of Acadia National Park

Last week, the Trail Ninjas ventured to Acadia National Park for some fall colors. Autumn is a fantastic time to be in New England to watch the leaves change, and Acadia is no different. Red and Orange adorned areas of Cadillac Mountain to Jordon Pond.  We […]

The New Grand Prismatic Spring Overlook

The New Grand Prismatic Spring Overlook

Providing a panoramic view of the Midway Geyser Basin, the new high vantage point Grand Prismatic Spring overlook quietly opened in July 2017. Historically, visitors walked the Midway Geyser Basin walkway to view the Grand Prismatic Spring. Once you’re at the overlook, you will be […]

Hike Guide: Upper Yosemite Falls

Hike Guide: Upper Yosemite Falls

Reward yourself with some of the most incredible views of Yosemite Valley by climbing Upper Yosemite Falls, the tallest waterfall in North America.  Strenuous without a doubt, however, the views are worth the effort.  The views are not accessible by car.  So strap on those […]

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Yellowstone During the Shoulder Season

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Yellowstone During the Shoulder Season

Did you know that more than 65% of the visitors to Yellowstone visit in the three months of June, July and August? If you visit during the “shoulder season”–right before the start of summer or right after the end of summer–you can experience the park […]

How to Conquer the West Highland Way

How to Conquer the West Highland Way

Ready to conquer the 100-mile journey through one of Scotland’s most scenic trails? This guide is a compilation of my personal experience hiking the West Highland Way with friends in August 2015 as well as the combined  insights of other walkers I met on the […]

Germany’s Enchanted Berchtesgaden National Park

Germany’s Enchanted Berchtesgaden National Park

Nestled in the Bavarian Alps, lies the enchanted Berchtesgaden National Park. I’ve been to Germany twice in my life, and each time, I visited Berchtesgaden National Park. Why do you ask? Because of the fairytale setting.   Landscapes of the Bavarian Alps and the Zauberwald inspired […]