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North America

From swimming with beluga whales and photographing polar bears in Canada’s Great White North, to swinging through the jungle in Mexico, we love exploring our home continent as much as one’s across the pond. Join us on road trips, hikes, rafting adventures, and cultural experiences in North America.

Favorite Fall Activities, fall colors

Favorite Fall Activities

It’s officially Autumn – one of my favorite seasons. Normally, we’d be head deep in a straw bale maze, jumping into piles of leaves, finding the biggest pumpkin in the patch, or creating an adorable fall-themed craft. These have historically been some of my favorite fall activities (and an excuse to link to old, adorable …

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Friendly bigfoot statue on hwy 2 near Index, Washington

Washington’s Highway 2 Roadside Attractions

Take a Highway 2 scenic drive in Washington State and see all our favorite roadside attractions. Follow this road trip itinerary to see the world’s largest waterfall, to a giant suit of armor, to Bigfoot, and more.

Horseback riding in Yellowstone National Park with Wilderness Pack Trips

Horseback riding in Yellowstone

We had the pleasure of backcountry horseback riding in Yellowstone National Park with Wilderness Pack Trips. This wasn’t the nose-to-tail trail ride that you see people enduring from the road; this was an off-trail wilderness experience. In a park that sees more than four million visitors a year, we saw no one. That’s how I …

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California to DC via Montana: View of Montana from an airplane

California to DC via Montana

We are wrapping up an incredible ten days. We’ve been in three time zones, six airplanes, a subway, a taxi, a rental car, and my sister-in-law’s SUV. We’ve spent the night in a casino on the California/Nevada border, my brother’s townhouse a mile from the ocean, a gorgeous row house on Capitol Hill, and my …

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Legend Rock Petroglyphs near Thermopolis and Cody, Wyoming.

Legend Rock Petroglyphs, Wyoming

Legend Rock Petroglyphs We turned off the empty two-lane highway and onto a gravel road heading off into the far distance. Between Thermopolis and Meeteetse, on our way to Cody, Wyoming, we really felt like we were “out there.” My mom, Anders, Finn, and I pulled into an empty parking lot, save for the site host’s RV, and …

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