Over 2 million people visit this popular Oregon waterfall every year, and it’s easy to see why

In the Pacific Northwest region of North America, the most heavily visited natural recreation site is Multnomah Falls. If you’ve ever been to Portland or close to the area, or if you’re planning a trip there, you’ve most likely visited or heard of this popular natural wonder. Every year, more than 2 million people visit… More Over 2 million people visit this popular Oregon waterfall every year, and it’s easy to see why

You won’t want to miss out on this sustainable sushi spot in Portland

As the world’s demand for food rises exponentially, I’m working toward being more conscious about what restaurants and food businesses my dollars support, both when I’m in my own city and when I’m out exploring other backyards. In the next thirty-some years, the demand for food is expected to rise between 59 percent to 98… More You won’t want to miss out on this sustainable sushi spot in Portland

Destination appreciation: Yosemite National Park

Every year, Yosemite National Park attracts millions of visitors, and every year, that number goes up. Last year, it saw more than 5.2 million. The year before that, close to 4.3 million visitors came through. It’s no surprise, though. No matter where you find yourself in Yosemite, the surroundings are gorgeous. A friend once told… More Destination appreciation: Yosemite National Park

A worthwhile drive up to Glacier Point, a popular panoramic view of Yosemite National Park

Glacier Point is an unbelievably captivating viewpoint at Yosemite National Park that gives you a panoramic view that includes Half Dome, Upper and Lower Yosemite Falls, Yosemite Valley and Yosemite’s high country. It’s one of my favorite views of the park and is a popular one for park visitors. This viewpoint is located 30 miles… More A worthwhile drive up to Glacier Point, a popular panoramic view of Yosemite National Park

Mirror Lake: an easy hike with a rewarding destination at Yosemite National Park

Mirror Lake is a quick and easy two-mile hike (round trip) located in Yosemite Valley that offers a rewarding view at the end. The trail to the lake is paved, making it a Yosemite National Park adventure that is suitable for a wide range of ages. (Or, you can also make it a five-mile hike… More Mirror Lake: an easy hike with a rewarding destination at Yosemite National Park

See the bottom of North America’s tallest waterfall at Lower Yosemite Falls

Lower Yosemite Falls is the lower half of the tallest waterfall in North America, and doesn’t take too much effort to get to a spot where you can admire how magnificent it is. A couple of years ago I backpacked with a group of friends to the top of Upper Yosemite Falls – which was… More See the bottom of North America’s tallest waterfall at Lower Yosemite Falls

Bridalveil Fall, an easy hike with a rewarding view

Sometimes, rewarding views come with challenging hikes. That’s not the case for Bridalveil Fall at Yosemite National Park. Bridalveil Fall is a captivating 620-foot waterfall that involves an easy 0.5-mile hike on a paved path. It takes just a few minutes to complete and you’ll hardly break a sweat before arriving right in front of… More Bridalveil Fall, an easy hike with a rewarding view

Take your time admiring Tunnel View at Yosemite National Park

Tunnel View is one of the most popular viewpoints at Yosemite National Park. It’s a view that’s posted all over the internet and social media, but for good reason: It is absolutely breathtaking. At Tunnel View, you get a picturesque, panoramic view of Yosemite Valley, where you’ll be able to see Bridalveil Fall, El Capitan… More Take your time admiring Tunnel View at Yosemite National Park

A 3-stop itinerary for a mini road trip along Yosemite National Park’s Tioga Pass

At Yosemite National Park, Yosemite Valley is the hot spot for visitors. It’s where you can access popular view points, sites, and hikes, including Tunnel View. On a recent visit to the park, I made it a goal to explore outside of the valley by driving along Tioga Pass, a scenic route that serves as… More A 3-stop itinerary for a mini road trip along Yosemite National Park’s Tioga Pass