Exploring West Maui: 15 Amazing Stops

Exploring West Maui: 15 Amazing Stops

West Maui is one of the most popular parts of the island and my favorite part mostly because I get to call it home as I live in Lahaina.  A day exploring West Maui should always be on someones Maui itinerary especially if you are staying on this...

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The Best Road to Hana Stops Written by a Resident

The Best Road to Hana Stops Written by a Resident

Driving the road to Hana is easily a highlight of someone's Maui vacation and for good reason.  Along the way you'll wind through tropical rainforest, see beautiful black sand beaches and witness road side waterfalls.  Check out my favorite Road to...

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Bryce Canyon Hikes and Exploration in 1 Day

Bryce Canyon Hikes and Exploration in 1 Day

Bryce Canyon exceeded my expectations.  Just like many natural landscapes of the world, pictures did not do justice and the Bryce Canyon hikes were the highlight of the day spent exploring the National Park.Bryce Canyon Hikes &...

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Southern Utah Vacation: 1 Week

Southern Utah Vacation: 1 Week

Southern Utah VacationNothing screams summer like a road trip.  This year my partner and I did a southern Utah vacation or should I say road trip.  Our intentions were to do lots of hiking and be around the water. This route takes you through...

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Zion National Park in 2 Days

Zion National Park in 2 Days

Zion National Park is my favorite National Park.  It’s beautiful, it’s small, it has amazing hikes and there’s a free shuttle!  All pluses in my book.  Every time I come back I always stay longer than I did the time before.  I always have a good...

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Arches National Park Hikes & Exploration in 1 Day

Arches National Park Hikes & Exploration in 1 Day

Arches National Park is one of the "Mighty five" in Utah. The other parks include Zion, Bryce Canyon, Capitol Reef and Canyonlands. Hiking is my favorite way to explore National Parks.  There are plenty of Arches National Park hikes to keep you...

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The Ultimate Utah Road Trip in 1 Week

The Ultimate Utah Road Trip in 1 Week

1 Week Utah roadtripExploring Utah's National Parks have always been high on my bucket list. There's just something about the towering slabs of red rock, the narrow slot canyons, and the shimmering orange arches that fascinate me.  The best way to...

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Hi I’m Jess. A thirty something adventure seeking, gin loving, sun chasing, temple searching, bikini wearing, outdoor enthusiast who lives on Maui and writes about Hawaii and her world travels.

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