PICTURES CAN’T CAPTURE THE BEAUTY OF MOAB

Next stop on the tour: Moab, Utah. We drove I-70 into west Colorado for about 4-5 hours. This drive alone was breath taking; between driving through the Rocky’s gorges along the river to getting sneak peaks of the beautiful colorful red and green mountains coming our way. And of course, we pulled off so KyleContinue reading “PICTURES CAN’T CAPTURE THE BEAUTY OF MOAB”

A LONG DRIVE TO COLORFUL COLORADO

After a long, Harry Potter filled 14 hour drive from Chicago to Boulder, we spent our day in Boulder with two good friends Matt and Kate, and their pup, Riley. They suggested hiking Bear Peak, and the hike kicked our butts, or at least mine. We hiked Bear Peak in the morning via the FernContinue reading “A LONG DRIVE TO COLORFUL COLORADO”

A DAY IN CHICAGO

First stop on the road trip: Chicago, Illinois. We stayed with a friend living near Lincoln Park, which is north of downtown Chicago. If you ever find yourself in Chicago, take the time to go up to this park! Don’t get me wrong, downtown Chicago is amazing, but this park definitely made my short experienceContinue reading “A DAY IN CHICAGO”

AND WE’RE OFF!

┬áThe day has finally come. We packed our small lives in our moderately sized car and we set off from Philadelphia for Chicago. I’ve always found it easier to pack lightly while traveling; you’ll just be stuck carrying around those two checked bags for hours while not even wearing all those shoes you packed. However,Continue reading “AND WE’RE OFF!”

PLANNING FOR A CROSS-COUNTRY ROAD TRIP

Part I of the trip: see the United States National Parks. It might be no surprise to you that planning a month long cross-country trip is no joke. You’ll be quick to find that drawing a seemingly small line across Utah equates to about 8┬áhours of driving. We started with a huge list of placesContinue reading “PLANNING FOR A CROSS-COUNTRY ROAD TRIP”