For families visiting Moab, Arches is definitely the first choice over Canyonlands with kids. With over 1.5 million annual visitors to Arches National Park compared to roughly 700k annual visitors to Canyonlands, it’s clear Canyonlands National Park plays second fiddle.
We visited Arches National Park in April as part of our Utah road trip with kids. Our family loves being active and enjoying the beauty of nature, so visiting Arches National Park with kids was something we knew we had to do.
Being from Alberta, we frequently hear of families taking a road trip to Utah with kids. From what we understand, it’s not uncommon to see a lot of Alberta license plates around Moab and the five Utah National Parks in April every year.
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.
Though I love traveling with kids, I’m the first to say that at times I do miss the days of traveling pre-kids. Don’t get me wrong, I love having them there and wouldn’t have it any other way, but there are usually things we’d like to do that are impossible with kids. I do not …
The Palm Desert Cross hike is one of the best hikes in Palm Desert. Popular with locals and visitors alike, you’ll be sharing the trail with everyone from young families with a baby in a carrier to power walking retirees. Everyone is in a good mood, with a big smile on their faces with a …