The Wilderness Loop Trail is a highly entertaining and scenic hike in Palm Desert. This kid-friendly Palm Desert hike is located within the Living Desert Zoo, but don’t be fooled into thinking this is some gimmicky zoo hike.
Did you know that Palm Springs is home to one of the largest palm oasis’ in the entire world? Who knew?? Ok, ok… apparently the United States Topographical Engineers did when they named this place Palm Springs in 1853, but I sure didn’t!
The Ryan Mountain Trail is one of the best hikes in Joshua Tree National Park. It’s a short, steady uphill hike to the second tallest mountain within Joshua Tree. Hiking up a mountain may sound daunting, but rest easy… you can enjoy the Ryan Mountain hike with kids.
Joshua Tree National Park is one of America’s great places in Southern California. Just because the park is raw wilderness it doesn’t mean it is only for hardcore outdoorsy types; there are many kid friendly hikes in Joshua Tree National Park.
If the main areas of Joshua Tree National Park are all starting to look the same, we recommend a family outing over to the Black Rock Canyon region. The landscape in Black Rock Canyon looks refreshingly different than the rest of Joshua Tree National Park.
Nestled way up high in the jungle of the lush Sierra Nevada mountains, Colombia’s Lost City (Ciudad Perdida) hike is a legitimate bucket list item for many intrepid travelers. It’s not an easy trek to Ciudad Perdida and unlike Machu Picchu there is no train to get you there the easy way. You may be …
Take a look through our blog and you’ll see we go hiking with kids a lot, both at home in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, in the United States and around the world. We know from experience what is essential hiking gear for kids and what is a ‘nice to have’.
Once we decided to become full-time family travel bloggers, we sat down with our bucket list of destinations to decide where to travel with our kids first. We were looking for a mix of world-class culture with excellent outdoor recreation options, such as hiking and biking. Offering cultural heavyweights like Rome, Florence and Pisa, and …
Colombia’s Tayrona National Park is a truly special place. Nestled in-between the captivating turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea and the majestic Sierra Nevada mountains, Tayrona National Park is home to excellent jungle hiking and many beautiful beaches. This combination was too enticing to pass up and we knew we had to visit Tayrona National …
We knew we had to visit Minca with our kids; it’s simply our kind of town… An up-and-coming backpacker haven nested in the ultra-lush Sierra Nevada mountains, home to organic coffee and cocoa farms, waterfalls with swimming holes, great hiking and more.