Bryce Canyon National Park

Thor’s Hammer in the Bryce Canyon National Park

Hoodoos, also called Earth Pyramids, Fairy Chimneys, and Tent Rocks, are thin and tall spires of rock that are naturally eroded and protrude from the bottom of arid badlands and basins. They’re called so because of its eerie, distinct, mushroom-like appearance. If anyone wishes to see what these look like, the highest … Read more

Grand Canyon National Park

A view of the Grand Canyon with a Rainbow from Hopi Point

“There will never be a photograph of the Grand Canyon that can adequately describe its depth, breadth, and true beauty.” This is a quote from Stefanie Payne, author of the book “A Year in the National Parks: The Greatest American Road Trip,” navigated around all of America’s 59 national parks with National … Read more

Kings Canyon National Park

A view of the Kings Canyon, from the Mist Falls Trail

Sequoias are among the world’s hardiest trees and have bark so thick that they can be resistant to flames. They’re also known as the third longest-living tree species. These marvelous and towering trees are rooted in the Redwood Canyon, the world’s largest grove of Sequoias. The Redwood Canyon is found in the … Read more

Arches National Park

Double Arches in the Arches National Park

Million years ago, the surface of an expansive salt bed underwent extreme climate changes. Debris from Ocean waters and flood were compressed into rock, and push the earth down into hollow pockets and upward into domes. Because of these conditions, faults and vertical arches formed. These arches are unique structures, and there … Read more

Yellowstone National Park

The Opal Pool Hot Spring found in the Midway Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park

A spring, whose center reaches 199 degrees Fahrenheit (93 degrees Celsius), is well-known for its distinctly fascinating, multicolored appearance. From the center, it scales to turquoise and blue hues, but as it reaches the perimeter, bacteria clusters around the sides because they are cooler than the center and reveal warmer colors. This … Read more