Backpacking Isle Royale National Park

This summer I visited my 27th National Park: Isle Royale National Park. This post includes tips on planning your own Isle Royale trip, what gear to bring, and my experience backpacking the beautiful and rugged Isle Royale National Park. 

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Amtrak’s Southwest Chief: Chicago to Flagstaff & 5 Days Solo in Arizona

Two-and-a-half years ago I jumped on an Amtrak train all by myself, traveling from Chicago, IL to Flagstaff, AZ. In this blog post, read about my journey venturing the Southwest, with stops at the Grand Canyon, Horseshoe Bend, Antelope Canyon, and more!

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