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. There’s quite a few kid-friendly hikes in the Black Rock …
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 …
When our kids were 6 and 4 years old, they hiked up to the Lost City in Colombia. Our kids hiked to the Lost City all on their own without being carried (aside from the odd moments where we carried them over rocks or down a steep section).
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’.
You will love visiting the Island of Elba with your kids. Isola d’Elba is the third largest island in Italy with over 100 beautiful beaches to visit. Elba Island is also where Napoleon Bonaparte was exiled (which apparently the whole world knew, except us!).
We love hiking and sharing our appreciation of nature with our kids. We were so excited when we discovered Bohemian Switzerland National Park (České Švýcarsko), the Czech Republic’s newest national park. We planned two days of hiking in Bohemian Switzerland National Park with kids.
The Bohemian Paradise (also known as Czech Paradise or Cesky Raj) is a beautiful protected area in the Czech Republic. Bohemian Paradise is known for its sandstone rock formations and the twin towers of the Trosky Castle, perched dramatically up high on two basalt volcanic plugs. It’s a reasonably small area in Bohemia, but there are plenty …
We love hiking with our kids while traveling, so when we were planning our family vacation to Italy, we knew hiking Cinque Terre with our kids was a must. Cinque Terre is one of Italy’s most beautiful locations and the hiking between the legendary five coastal villages is truly epic.