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20 Best Day Hikes in the USA to Put on Your Bucket List

There is no shortage of hiking trails in the National Parks.  There are more than 21,000 miles of hiking trail spread across 419 National Park Service Units.  Some hikes are short boardwalks and others are long-distance hiking trails   There is a park and trail for every hiking skill level.  Not every hiker wants to head …

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Best National Parks to Visit in Fall

Fall is a wonderful time to spend in the national parks. The weather is slowly changing from the heat of summer to the cool of winter. I always feel like the parks come back to life. The wildlife is more active with their last-minute winter preparations. This year’s babies are starting to find their place …

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All about Mount Rainier National Park

It isn’t uncommon for visitors to Mount Rainier National Park to wonder where Mount Rainier is.  At times it feels like Mount Rainier spends more times hidden by clouds that being seen.  When Mount Rainier makes an appearance it is an impressive sight.  Standing at 14,411 feet tall, Mount Rainier is the tallest mountain in Washington.  …

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11 Things NOT to Miss on Your First Visit to Mount Rainier National Park

Planning on heading out to visit the mountain?  In the state of Washington, there are many mountains but only one “the mountain.”  Her name is Mount Rainier and this 14,411-foot volcano is a predominant feature in much of Washington’s skyline. Mount Rainier is part of the Cascade Mountain Range.  She is the highest mountain in …

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