Because I do! My friend Rachel is flying into Salt Lake City and we’re going to 5 (yes, FIVE!!!) National Parks in 15 days: Capitol Reef, Canyonlands, and Arches in Utah and then… Continue reading
After my swim in Detroit Lake I continued on my way only to encounter another stunning body of water that grabbed my attention from the road. It may actually have been an extension… Continue reading
After leaving Newberry National Volcanic Monument I headed northwest along Route 22 and happily came upon a lovely lake. Situated 45 miles southeast of Salem, Detroit Lake boasts aquamarine waters and abundant plant… Continue reading
Newberry National Volcanic Monument surrounds the area of Newberry volcano and includes lava flows, obsidian fields, cinder cones surrounding volcanic vents, and a lava tube. From the highest point in the park, Paulina… Continue reading
Just outside the Newberry National Volcanic Monument I stopped by Paulina Falls, expecting a nice little waterfall – which I got – plus a bonus waterfall. Thanks, Oregon.
Answer: A lot. Especially when it’s this beautiful. After spending a few days on the gorgeous Oregon coast, I somewhat reluctantly drove inland towards Crater Lake National Park. Crater Lake is a 2,000… Continue reading
As far as I can tell, the Oregon coast is the perfect combination of blue waters and striking shoreline. Because of all the volcanic activity in the area, much of the coast is… Continue reading
The Pacific teems with life just underneath the surface. From kelp forests to sea grass to barnacles to tide pools, the ocean here reveals wonders at low tide.
The Pacific Coast in Northern and Central Oregon was just spectacular: jagged coast, dramatic cliffs, baby powder sand, deep blue and green water, prominent sea stacks, and sun. This post features some of… Continue reading
I have spent the last few days driving down Highway 101 in Oregon, thoroughly enjoying the plentiful sunshine, rocky cliffs, and gorgeous beaches. I’m making my way inland now to Crater Lake National… Continue reading