Hoodoo. In one sense of the word, it can mean a type of folk spirituality, and in the other meaning, hoodoo is the name ascribed to tall, thin spires of rock. The shared relationship between the two meanings, I think, would be in the sense of something otherworldly, or even magical. My maiden voyage to Bryce Canyon National Park could be summed up similarly as something
The holiday season is always a magical time of year, but particularly so in the Pacific Northwest. Snow blankets the trees and mountaintops, and the cities truly go all out to celebrate. From festive lights to parades, from evenings with Santa to night markets filled with local crafts, there’s a holiday event for everyone to enjoy. ROAMERICA has put together a collection of some of
With more than 2.6 million people visiting each year, Jackson Hole, Wyoming has become a hot-spot for adventure seekers, wildlife enthusiasts, and family gatherings. Cozy cabins, fields of white snow, and plenty of winter activities make it the perfect spot for just about anyone. Check out this list of some of the best things to do in Jackson Hole this December! 1. Book a Winter Tour Located between
There’s something about skiing. The quiet that descends as the snow blankets the landscape, mountain shadows made stark by snowy peaks, and the unmatched thrill of racing down a groomed trail all get a hold of you. When you fall in love with skiing, it’s one of those lifelong loves. Whether you’re a seasoned powder hound or an intermediate skier working on gaining the confidence
Surrounded by two national parks and the awe-inspiring peaks of the Grand Tetons, Jackson Hole, Wyoming is one of those bucket list winter destinations that the whole family can enjoy. From adventure activities like heli-skiing to exploring the apres-ski scene, there are truly endless ways to enjoy the winter season in Jackson Hole. We’ve put together a list of some of our favorite adventures to
Oregon and the Pacific Northwest has been on our “must-see” list for a long time, so when our friends moved to Portland, it seemed like we finally had a perfect excuse to make the trip! When Bryce and Paul announced that they had purchased a campervan on the West Coast, we got serious with our planning and started brainstorming ideas about how to make a
There's nothing better than waking up in a tent in Glacier National Park in winter, covered in morning dew, smelling like campfire from the night before. Mornings like these remind me of when I was a child, and when my grand parents used to take my little brother and I camping when we would visit for the summer.
After 11.5 hours of driving in our ROAMERICA campervan, we pulled into a gas station on the west side of Glacier National Park. It had been a while since we stopped so we were both eager to get out of the car. We pulled into a gas station to refuel the car and ourselves in preparation for the drive to our campground. We got gas, some souvenir patches and continued driving on our route into the park.
Up until now, I had only visited Canada one other time. It was last year, around this same time, when I had made an extended trip to the east coast to visit a bunch of friends. During one of the weekends I was there, we made a trip to Toronto. As wonderful as that adventure was, this is not the time for that story. This is a story about one of the most beautiful national parks I’ve ever had the pleasure of visiting; Canada’s first national park, Banff National Park.