National Park Service Fee Free Day: September 26

Summer is almost over, but the fun doesn’t have to stop now! In honor of National Public Lands Day, the National Park service has waived entrance fees September 26th. Get out there and explore our public lands! Photo: Melissa Peacock. Start planning your trip visit today on tripleblaze.com or at the National Park Service website. When you get back …

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National Park Service Fee Free Day: August 25

Photo: carsuek Come celebrate the National Park Service’s 99th Birthday entrance fee free August 25th. The National Park Service is comprised of 401 National Parks across the country. You may be surprised that you are only a short road trip away for a quick weekday adventure. Start planning your trip visit today on tripleblaze.com or at the National …

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Review: Hama Katoomba 150L Vario Side Sling-Bag

Just looking at the Katoomba 150, you can tell there is more than meets the eye. This DSLR camera sling bag offers a sturdy build from quality materials combined with a clever design, making it perfect for your next adventure. Specs The main compartment is where the magic is. Spacious enough for your DSLR and …

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Blue Mounds, Minnesota: An Unexpected Quartz Treasure Trove

Let’s be honest: if you live in the great plains of South Dakota, as I do, there aren’t many places to go camping, hiking, mountain biking, or rock climbing. I’ve been discouraged by this fact several times. However, there are those rare, spontaneous moments when, out of the blue, true adventure welcomes me back with …

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Week Out West Part 2: Yellowstone National Park

Click here to read Part 1. Moose are gross. Sorry, moose, it’s the truth, and I’m pointing it out in case these fine people have never seen one of your disgusting hides in the wild before. Folks, if you visit Grand Teton National Park, you’ll probably spot a gross moose, and, if you’re like me, …

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2013 Travel Plans

It may not be 2013 yet, and it may be the dead of winter, but I’m already thinking about plans for next summer’s travel.  We usually like to take a road trip and a backpacking trip each year and I don’t think 2013 will be any different.  So, here are some places we’d like to …

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Budget-Friendly Travel Tips

Traveling is adventurous, fun, and exciting. It can also be very expensive. If you’re anything like me and your desire to experience new places flares up way too often to ignore, you find a way to make it work. Unless you can afford fancy lodges, expensive rental cars, and eating out for every meal, being …

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