The last stop on my road trip: Flagstaff. A few years ago, I embarked on a road trip from Tucson -> Phoenix -> Sedona but it was too cold/icy to drive up the Flagstaff in January. As I was planning my trip, I wanted to spend my birthday in a small city rather than on the trails and my friends have raved about Flagstaff… I’m … Continue reading 32 in Flagstaff
After leaving the Best Friends Animal Sanctuary and saying goodbye to Hercules, I was solo again. It was time to head into Northern Arizona for the second leg of the trip. Lower Antelope Canyon I booked a tour of Lower Antelope Canyon through Ken’s Tours. As the site sits on Navajo land, you must take a tour to enter. Surprisingly, the stairs down were scary … Continue reading Lower Antelope Canyon & Grand Canyon
Coral Pink Sand Dunes When I saw a Girls Who Hike event to the Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, I was in! I bought a spot from someone who dropped out and after hiking Bryce Canyon in the morning, I met up with Kristen and Tatiana at the Coral Pink Sand Dunes. After setting up camp, we went sandboarding! I was hesitant but loved it! We … Continue reading Sandboarding & Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
Stop in Las Vegas I made a quick stop at the Seven Magic Mountains, an art installation on the way to Vegas. For lunch, I popped into Toast Society Cafe, co-owned by Rachael’s Good Eats. It was a gorgeous space with good service. The avocado toast was beautiful but tasted okay. I’ve eaten a lot of avo toast. St. George It got hotter and hotter … Continue reading St. George & Bryce Canyon
San Diego Meet Up Celeste of Seldomly Still put together a meet-up at Nolita Hall in Little Italy. First off, I loved the decor and always wanted to pop in so this was the perfect opportunity. Second, I absolutely loved everyone! I saw Jo and Christina, met a handful of amazing women, and I felt connected! Eagle Rock hike Salvation Mountain We drove to Salvation … Continue reading California’s Low Desert (and San Diego Meet Up)
This year, Jordan and I decided to head to Las Vegas to go clubbing, eat at a buffet, and see a show. We did 2 of the 3 things – we didn’t eat at a buffet but I’d love to try the Bacchanal Buffet next year. I vowed to make this short vacation good. I strangely have a hard time being on trips and having … Continue reading 2nd Annual Las Vegas Christmas Trip
Can we do this trip over again? Let’s bike to hotel hot tubs and drink with strangers from Pittsburgh for 4 hours again. Let’s play pool until 3am with lost souls again. Let’s go to another tiki bar together. Let’s eat Nashville hot chicken at a gay bar again. Let’s lay on a blanket in the park again. Let’s drive through Joshua Tree then make … Continue reading Palm Springs: Let’s Do It Again!