8 Parks: Sierras to the Rockies

8 National Parks From the Sierras to the Rockies

This trip started in San Diego and covered 6,000 miles and 6 weeks through 9 locations including 8 National Parks ending in Grand Teton Road Trip Kings Canyon Stop 1: ,Kings Canyon NP in California This trip starts in Kings Canyon National Park. Even though it’s in Southern California this was our first time there. …

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1 Day in Kings Canyon National Park

Kings Canyon National Park is a stunning natural wonder located in the southern Sierra Nevada range in California. This beautiful park features breathtaking granite cliffs, deep valleys, roaring rivers, and serene forests. With over 800,000 acres of wilderness, Kings Canyon offers a wide range of outdoor activities. There are hiking, camping, fishing, and scenic drives. …

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The Giants in Sequoia National Park

Sequoia National Park is named for the Giant Sequoia trees that populate it. The western slopes of the Sierra Nevada mountains are the only place in the world where they grow. The Giant sequoia is the largest tree by volume with the Coastal redwood in Northern California being the tallest. The most massive tree in …

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Huntington Lake With Friends

One of our most anticipated summer activities is our yearly excursion to Huntington Lake in the Sierra Nevada, accompanied by a group of friends. Nestled in the high Sierras, Huntington Lake is a breathtaking destination that attracts visitors all year round. Typically, we spend around 10 to 14 days at the lake and thoroughly relish …

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3 Days of Exploring Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake was formed by the now-collapsed volcano, Mount Mazama. It is a beautiful lake with crystal-clear blue water. The only water entering the lake is through the annual rainfall and snow melt. It is the deepest lake in the US and the 9th deepest in the world. We had a fantastic time. There was …

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4 Days Exploring Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park for four days was an unforgettable experience that offered a unique opportunity to connect with nature. With over 260 miles of trails and stunning alpine scenery, there is no shortage of activities to enjoy in this beautiful park. We hiked through wildflower meadows and took drives to take in the panoramic …

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North Cascades National Park

North Cascades National Park is a breathtaking destination located in the Cascade Range of the Pacific Northwest. The park boasts a landscape of rugged mountain pea glaciers, and an abundance of wildlife that captivates visitors. Despite our limited time in the park, we were able to experience its beauty and charm firsthand. Diablo Lake is …

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Glacier National Park: A 3-Day Travel Guide

Glacier National Park is in Montana’s Rocky Mountains, a wilderness area of peaks and valleys. It goes up to the Canadian border. In Canada, it is called Waterton Lakes National Park of Canada. Together they are known as the Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. We were here 3 days and drove the Going to the Sun …

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8 Fun Filled Days in Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park is a large park mostly in Wyoming but extending into Montana and Idaho. It is a beautiful area full of mountains, valleys, rivers, meadows, and wildlife. It is also known for its many geothermal features, especially the Old Faithful Geyser. The closest Yellowstone National Park West Entrance camping is at Madison Campground …

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