Although there are a million and one amazing hikes on the Olympic Peninsula, here is a list of hikes within a 45 minute drive of downtown Port Angeles.
Craters of the Moon National Monument
Between Yellowstone and Boise lies Craters of the Moon National Monument, a region of the Idaho desert filled with dormant volcanoes and fields of ancient lava beds. Having grown up in Idaho, we were both aware of Craters of the Moon, but had never actually visited before, so this was a natural next stop for... Continue Reading →
Yellowstone National Park
After an amazing couple of days spent hiking and looking for aliens at Devils Tower, it was time to move on to granddaddy of all parks, Yellowstone National Park. The farther west we travel, the larger the states become, and each leg of the journey gets longer. In this case, we had a 450 mile... Continue Reading →
Badlands National Park
We were so excited to visit Badlands National Park after having such a wonderful experience at Palisades State Park. South Dakota was proving to be an insanely beautiful state. We drove 288 miles (463 km) along I-90 and started our new audio book, Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut and read by James Franco. I was very skeptical about... Continue Reading →
Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park
After our daring escape from the police road block on the motorbike, we were off to Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park. It is one of the top sights in Thailand and only 40 miles away from our house sit in Hua Hin. The drive was wonderful, with views of both small farming villages among... Continue Reading →
Arches National Park
I have to admit that Moab blew my mind. Arches National Park Service was right. There is no other place like it. It took my breath away and I can't wait to go back!
Canyonlands National Park
We were treated to a weekend in Moab, Utah by a couple of friends who know the area well. Day one was filled with beautiful views and wine.