We’re no strangers to the beauty of Lake Tahoe, and we find it draws us back year after year. After all, there is always something new going on! Look no further for the newest adventures, bites, and places to rest your head during your next 48 hours in the Sierra Nevada.
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Pick Your Path in Bishop, California
With so much to discover in the lower 48, we rarely go back time after time to the same destination. But when an area has as much to discover as Bishop, California, it’s easy to book a return trip. This small town with a regional population of 10,000 is nestled in between the Sierra Nevada and White Mountains on the eastern side of the Golden State. Not to be confused with a road-side pitstop on the way to Yosemite National Park, Bishop is a year-round outdoor mecca that knows how to keep its locals and tourists busy.
Following the River through Casper, Wyoming
The North Platte River in Casper, Wyoming runs through history, from Indigenous people to the Oregon Trail, to world-class fly fishing.
Unforgettable Discoveries in Wind River Country
Go beyond Yellowstone National Park. Slow down in Wyoming’s Wind River Country and discover your own unforgettable holiday moments.
Border to Border: Visit Arizona State Parks from California to New Mexico
Arizona is chock full of incredible state parks, from border to border in each direction. Some of the best water-based state parks trips can be found on either the eastern or western border of the state. In this case, we decided to visit them all—down the western border and up the eastern border—in one itinerary for a summer full of rivers, lakes, and reservoirs.
Rivers and Lakes: Arizona State Parks on the Water
Thanks to the waters of Arizona, these parks are great destinations in the summer. You can explore on foot or on bike in the cooler morning and evening hours, then beat the sunshine and heat by jumping into the Colorado River or Lake Havasu.
10 Accessible Adventures in Arizona
The Grand Canyon State welcomes all visitors: including those with mobility, visual, and hearing challenges. Read on to discover the 10 best accessible adventures in Arizona in the guide below.
Rediscover Your Childhood Joys in Dinosaurland, Utah
Dinosaurland, or Vernal, Utah is the adult playground you didn’t realize you have been craving. Dinosaurs, counting stars, dancing, splashing in the water, and did we mention dinosaurs?
Arizona State Parks: Something for Everyone
With more than 30 unique state parks to choose from in Arizona, there is truly something for everyone. But with so many options, it can be difficult to determine where to plan your upcoming trip! Let this guide to four diverse parks help you narrow it down this summer.
Escape the Heat: Visit Arizona this Summer
Over the course of five days, you’ll spy for bobcats and hawks, hike quiet trails beneath the famous red rocks of Sedona, and live the good life on a lake—whether that means days spent on the quad or in quiet reflection.