Episodes

Nov. 24, 2022

#101: Grandma Joy’s Road Trip

Join us for an inspiring conversation with 92-year-old Grandma Joy and her grandson Brad, who are on a journey to visit all 63 na…

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Nov. 17, 2022

#100: Glacier Bay National Park

Over two hundred years ago, a 4,000-foot-thick glacier covered what is now Glacier Bay National Park.

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Nov. 10, 2022

#99: Matt and Karen’s Annual Gift Guide

Are you ready for the most wonderful time of the year?

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Nov. 3, 2022

#98: Best of Canyonlands National Park

Radiating out from the confluence of the Green and Colorado Rivers in southeastern Utah is a landscape full of spectacular canyon…

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Oct. 27, 2022

#97: Haunted National Park Lodges

If the historic national park lodges could talk, they’d tell us chilling stories about strange things happening over the years wi…

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Oct. 20, 2022

#96: Hiking Utah’s Kanarra Falls

The trail to Kanarra Falls in southwestern Utah has it all: beautiful scenery, a pristine creek running through a slot canyon, an…

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Oct. 6, 2022

#95: Custer State Park and the Black Hills

South Dakota might not be the first place you think of as a vacation destination, but the Black Hills and surrounding areas are p…

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Sept. 29, 2022

#94: Mailbag! Wildlife, Solar Chargers, and Hiking Boots

In our Mailbag! episodes, we answer questions from listeners.

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Sept. 22, 2022

#93: Everglades National Park

Now is the perfect time to plan a winter trip to Everglades National Park.

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Sept. 8, 2022

#92: The Grand Circle Tour

It’s time for another road trip!

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Sept. 1, 2022

#91: Best National Parks to Visit in the Fall

Once summer vacation season ends and kids go back to school, the parks are a little less crowded, making fall the perfect time to…

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Aug. 25, 2022

#90: Mailbag! Our Favorite Waterfalls and Much More!

In our Mailbag! episodes, we answer questions from listeners about the national parks

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Aug. 11, 2022

#89: Our Ten Favorite Day Hikes in the National Parks

Whether you prefer hiking through forests, deserts, or to the top of mountains, this list covers them all.

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July 28, 2022

#88: Mailbag! Hiking in Big Bend National Park and More

In our mailbag episodes, we answer questions from listeners about traveling, hiking, public lands, outdoor gear, and whatever els…

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July 14, 2022

#87: Our Favorite Slot Canyons in the Southwest

Breathtaking trails through narrow canyons lie hidden in the vast desert landscapes of the Southwest

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June 30, 2022

#86: Mailbag! How Many Days to Spend in Great Sand Dunes NP and More!

In our Mailbag! episodes, we answer questions from listeners.

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June 16, 2022

#85: Point Reyes National Seashore

Point Reyes has open grasslands and forested ridges that are home to 1,500 species of plants and animals.

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May 26, 2022

#84: Mailbag! Planning for Summer Trips and More

In our Mailbag! episodes, we answer questions from listeners about pretty much whatever anyone wants to ask us.

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May 19, 2022

#83: Grand Canyon, North Rim vs South Rim

When visiting Grand Canyon National Park, one of the world's seven natural wonders, should you visit the North Rim, the South Rim…

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May 12, 2022

#82: Smokey Bear Has Never Been Hotter

This episode is devoted to Smokey Bear, the beloved spokesanimal of the United States Forest Service,

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May 5, 2022

#81: Our Favorite Ranger-led Tours

National Park Service sites across the country offer a wide variety of ranger-led tours, and in this episode, we talk about some …

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April 28, 2022

#80: Mailbag: Redwood National and State Parks, and much more!

In our Mailbag episodes, we answer questions from listeners about the national parks, road trips, camping, backpacking, gear, rel…

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April 21, 2022

#79: Mailbag: Pinnacles National Park, and much more!

In our Mailbag episodes, we answer questions from listeners about pretty much whatever anyone wants to ask us.

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April 14, 2022

#78: Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

Home to one of the deepest and narrowest canyons in the world, this park in west-central Colorado is a must-see destination.

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