Tag: mountains

Between Nevada and California: Death Valley National Park is The Lowest, Hottest, and Driest National Park in The Nation

Between Nevada and California: Death Valley National Park is The Lowest, Hottest, and Driest National Park in The Nation

When I went to Las Vegas last month, there was no doubt in my mind that I wanted to explore Death Valley National Park. Everywhere I go to now, I plan to visit a national park or some remarkable nature out there. Almost 2 hours […]

Arizona: Hiking The Waterfall Trail at White Tank Mountains

Arizona: Hiking The Waterfall Trail at White Tank Mountains

Just 13 minutes away from home here in Arizona lies the White Tank Mountains. Every time I run outside and step outside our neighborhood in Surprise, Arizona, my views are always overshadowed by these glorious rugged mountains that have canyons and ridges within them. These […]

Tucson, Arizona: Find Millions of Cacti in “Cactus Land” (Saguaro National Park)

Tucson, Arizona: Find Millions of Cacti in “Cactus Land” (Saguaro National Park)

The other day (October 14) was the 24th birthday of Saguaro National Park! I moved here temporarily in Arizona on September 29th to spend time here to relax with my family, especially with my parents who moved here almost a year ago. Coming to this […]

How I Made the Most of 24 Hours in Colorado (featuring the Rocky Mountains)

How I Made the Most of 24 Hours in Colorado (featuring the Rocky Mountains)

Nobody ever forgets the first time they travel alone. In May, after spending time with my parents in their home state of Arizona, I decided to take that plunge to do some solo traveling and it was going to be my first time. I said […]

Twentynine Palms, California: Joshua Tree National Park

Twentynine Palms, California: Joshua Tree National Park

4 hours away from my parents’ home located in Surprise, Arizona is a remarkable place in the vast Mojave Desert. This road trip led us to the Joshua Tree National Park located in Twentynine Palms, a city in the neighboring Southern California. It’s been 5 […]

Mesa, AZ: Superstition Mountain Museum and The Superstitions

Mesa, AZ: Superstition Mountain Museum and The Superstitions

Some of the things I truly cherish around my parents’ new home in Mesa, Arizona, which is almost 30 minutes away from the capital of Phoenix, are the endless mountain views you can see not too far. Growing up from suburban neighborhoods and being raised […]

The Drive to Northern Arizona From Mesa: The Best Scenic Places You’ll Pass By

The Drive to Northern Arizona From Mesa: The Best Scenic Places You’ll Pass By

A few weeks ago when I went to visit Arizona, my parents and I made plans to go take an almost 4-hour road trip to the Grand Canyon and past. The goal was to go to the Grand Canyon and see two more major attractions […]

Arizona: Superstition Mountains, the Apache Trail, and Canyon Lake

Arizona: Superstition Mountains, the Apache Trail, and Canyon Lake

Arizona, one of the hottest states located in the deserts and the 48th state, has a variety of southwestern nature that you will find. Last summer, my family and I visited Arizona for the first time and we took a couple road trips to see […]