Category: roadtrip

roadtrip: highway 1 california

On a warm December afternoon, dad and I drove a couple hours down the winding coastal path in search of beautiful views. The iconic Californian Highway 1 with the stops below took us approximately 6 hours roundtrip from San Jose, including a lunch break at a Big Sur Burrito Bar. Some of California’s most well-known

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roadtrip day 6: golden to calgary

Our sixth (and final) day on the road saw us trekking beyond Golden into the gorgeous Glacier National Park – although rainy conditions prevented much exploring. We then turned around and made our way back into Alberta via Banff towards Canmore, where we hiked a couple incredible falls and lakes before arriving that night in

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roadtrip day 5: banff to golden

Our fifth day on the road saw us exploring the areas around the beautiful town of Banff, and then crossing the Alberta border back into British Columbia to discover what beauty we could find in Yoho National Park. We ended our day unfortunately not at a gorgeous little lakeside campsite as the 10 available spots

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roadtrip day 4: jasper to banff

Our fourth day on the road saw us driving the entire stretch of the Icefields Parkway through the two most beautiful national parks in Canada. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Canadian Rockies of Banff and Jasper National Parks are best seen with your own eyes and at your own pace. I suggest a jeep,

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roadtrip day 3: mt robson to jasper

Our third day on the road began with a misty morning over the tallest point of the Canadian Rockies. We spent the day making our way across the provincial border into Alberta, where we picked up a 2-year park pass each for $65 to get us unlimited access to all the parks of Canada (mandatory

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roadtrip day 2: kamloops to mt robson

Our second day on the road saw us getting completely lost (thanks to Google Maps, which we now refuse to trust) as we drove an hour up a winding gravel road that did not lead to the waterfalls we were seeking out, but rather a shambled campsite with a couple fisherman. Ah well. We woke

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roadtrip day 1: vancouver to kamloops

After a summer filled with hikes and lakes and waterfalls and views and sunsets, Sam and I decided to end our adventures with a 10-day road trip from Vancouver to Calgary. The end goal was decided based on needing to move Sam into his residence at school by the following Monday, so we planned to leave

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