Roadtrip to Zion: Part V – The Watchman and Bryce Canyon

Our first freeform day was also our first day hiking with the kiddos. Thus far our trip had been planned childfree, as we were very concerned about safety at Angel’s Landing and in the Narrows. We decided to start with an easy hike for the kids, 1.3 miles up The Watchman Trail. Although reviews stated … Continue reading Roadtrip to Zion: Part V – The Watchman and Bryce Canyon

Roadtrip to Zion: Part IV – The Narrows

Good morning! Today we’re sharing our trip through the Narrows, one of the most iconic places at Zion National Park! We planned to be on the trail to the Narrows from the Grotto parking lot by first light, about 7am. Our plan was to hike out to Wallstreet, see how we were feeling, and decide … Continue reading Roadtrip to Zion: Part IV – The Narrows

Roadtrip to Zion: Part III – The West Rim

We’re back! After completing the trek out to Angel’s Landing, we took a quick stretch break at the Scout Lookout, picked up our packs, and headed off on the West Rim trail towards our overnight campsite. Scout Lookout We had about a 4 mile hike remaining to get to our campsite (Campsite 1 on the … Continue reading Roadtrip to Zion: Part III – The West Rim

Roadtrip to Zion: Part I

Hi everyone! This week we embarked on our long-anticipated road trip to Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon! For the past couple of years we have been discussing a backpacking trip with our family, and over a year ago we decided on Zion as the place it was going to happen. We’ve planned for months … Continue reading Roadtrip to Zion: Part I

#TravelBackThursday Honeymoon in St. Lucia

Today, in honor of our 8th wedding anniversary, we're sharing another throwback... our honeymoon trip to the island of St. Lucia! Jordan and I are not typically beach-goers, so this was definitely an out of the ordinary trip for us. We stayed at one of the all-inclusive Sandals resorts on the island, and was adults … Continue reading #TravelBackThursday Honeymoon in St. Lucia

Kraft Family Vacation Part II: Gulf Shores, Alabama

Hi everyone! We’re back from our amazing week in Gulf Shores, Alabama with the entire Kraft crew! Although this was our third annual vacation, it was the first trip that every family member was able to make! We arrived at our lagoon-front rental on Saturday around midday, and took the kids for a walk on … Continue reading Kraft Family Vacation Part II: Gulf Shores, Alabama

#TravelBackThursday PacVet, Long Beach, and Catalina

Hi everyone! Today we're sharing our trip from June of 2017 to Long Beach, California, for the Pacific Veterinary Conference. Jellyfish at the Aquarium of the Pacific While the majority of the trip was spent learning the most updated diagnostics and treatments in veterinary medicine, we did take a couple of days to explore Long … Continue reading #TravelBackThursday PacVet, Long Beach, and Catalina

#TravelBackThursday Rocky Mountain National Park and a Red Rocking Wedding

Hi everyone! Today we're sharing a trip from July of 2016, to Colorado for Jordan's brother Morgan and sister-in-law Jewels' wedding! Morgan and Jewels were married at the beautiful venue Red Rocks, just outside of Denver. The wedding ceremony was gorgeous, and afterwards they provided tickets for everyone to attend the Avett Brothers' concert at … Continue reading #TravelBackThursday Rocky Mountain National Park and a Red Rocking Wedding