Author: Emmy M.

Crater Lake National Park

When our time in Ashland ended, we made our way east to Crater Lake National Park. Prior to our visit, I did some research on the lake and found amazing photos of the park during summer. The crystal clear lake, awesome trails and beautiful flowers was an enviable sight, but I had to keep in

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Ashland, OR

Southern Oregon is a definite spot on our list that we would love to visit again. We are no strangers to Oregon and the Pacific Northwest was my home until my teens. It wasn’t until this trip that I had no idea how unfamiliar I was with the southern part of the state. Our first

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Lake Tahoe

We rang in 2016 in South Lake Tahoe, California. Growing up in the Bay Area, we were very familiar with Tahoe and its beauty. We knew it would be cold and snowy, but our plans were filled with hikes and more hikes. I imagined picturesque views of the lake where we would play in the

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Shop Local, Colorado! Mountain Moon Tees

One of our favorite things to do is support LOCAL businesses. Local beer, local coffee shops, local food, local clothing. I’ve had offers to work with different companies, but when Mountain Moon Tees reached out and asked me to be a brand ambassador, I was incredibly excited!! Mountain Moon Tees is a small clothing company

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Yosemite National Park

“I am losing precious days. I am degenerating into a machine for making money. I am learning nothing in this trivial world of men. I must break away and get out into the mountains to learn the news” -John Muir It’s not hard to understand why John Muir was so inspired by Yosemite. The deep

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Big Sur, CA (Highway 1)

“The pleasure we derive from journeys is perhaps dependent more on the mindset with which we travel than on the destination we travel to.” ― Alain de Botton, The Art of Travel California is a place loved by many. Residents and visitors alike can go on for hours about the wonders of the Golden State

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Death Valley National Park

 “Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the word.”   -Gustave Flaubert By the time we arrived at Death Valley, we had explored brightly colored rock formations and canyons that were so tall, we were often in disbelief. Now we were in the desert where the scenery was completely different, and

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Zion National Park

  Our drive through Utah provided us with incredible sights, easy camping, fun hikes, spiritual and self-discovery all while checking off destinations on our bucket list. How amazing is it that one state was able to give us so much?! Zion National Park was another landmark that we had heard about for many years, but

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