If you’ve been following me for a while, you know that our family loves the outdoors. Before having Logan, we traveled full-time for nearly a year in our 2004 Land Cruiser across the country. It has always been a dream of ours to renovate a vintage camper and be off-the-grid. For a night, we got to pretend at Pomelo Grove.Read More
During Covid-19, a lot of families are turning to the outdoors for a much-needed escape. Outdoor activities with little ones can present unique challenges but making the extra effort is incredibly rewarding and fun. And you’re sure to create long-lasting memories for years to come. Going out into nature with your little ones lets you see familiar places through new eyes— because everything is so NEW to them. How freakin’ awesome!
Okay, let’s be honest. Vacation is for relaxation. But if you’re like me, I’m always consciously finding ways to maintain a healthy lifestyle even when I’m on vacation because I just FEEL better. I got really good at this last year since I never had a home base. Our life was constantly about being on-the-go.
Thank goodness spring is on the horizon. It’s been a brutal winter in these parts. Lots of snow and rain. And all this cabin fever has me really excited to plan some outdoor adventures once the weather warms up. Hopefully, I have one or two left in me before the baby arrives.
Seriously, where has this year gone? We’re nearing December and after that, we intro to 2019. With so much happening this year, I thought it would be fun to do a little life update. Even though I talk about our travels all-the-time on Sweat Adventures (I feel like a broken record sometimes!), it still isn’t widely known that my husband and I have been nomads for most of 2018.
I wasn’t quite sure what to expect when visiting Red Rock Country. Sedona had always been on my list to visit but was never a high priority. When we came to town our plan was to wake up early, hike some hikes, grab some lunch and carry on with our road trip. Let’s just say we loved it so much, we ended up staying all of Memorial Weekend and then some. The area has some high vibes and I immediately knew the place was special. Here’s what to do and see when the time comes for you to visit Sedona. Book that trip, you won’t regret it. It’s one peaceful getaway you will never forget.
Joshua Tree is the perfect desert escape for people seeking adventure, relaxation and healing. J-Tree is known for boulders and buttresses, rugged mountains, gold mining ruins and desert plains dotted with mystical trees. The National Park has an allure all its own — one that attracts people from all walks of life from all over the world.
All you die-hards out there are probably familiar with Moab. A spot that has long been the mecca for mountain bikers and National Park goers. But for those of you who are new to outdoor, this growing destination might not be on your radar. With more people wanting to unplug and the glamping + wellness scene booming, Moab is oh-so-hot-right-now. It’s the perfect place to fill your heart with adventure. The area offers kayaking, rafting, SUP, mountain biking, hiking, climbing, swimming holes and more. Here’s my go-to guide to all things Moab, for the Moab curious.
The anticipation and build up for our trip to Sayulita started last winter when we were traveling around Puerto Rico. I found this colorful little town on Instagram and was immediately drawn to it. I knew I had to see it with my own eyes.