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The beginning of a new year always brings a list of well-intentioned goals and resolutions to help cultivate the life you want. If incorporating a little more adventure into your life is one of your New Year’s resolutions, let us help compile your list of dream destinations! As you get ready for this upcoming year of new experiences, consider some of these fresh ideas to make it the best yet.
Zion National Park, Utah
Sitting as one of the crowning jewels of the state of Utah, Zion National Park is a treasure trove of adventure and experience. Whether you’re looking for a simple scenic drive or a multi-day camping trip, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for in Utah’s oldest national park. If you don’t live in Utah, we can guarantee that it’s worth the trip to come and revel in its beauty. Be sure to check out some of these hotels near Zion National Park, as well as some of the hikes and activities available to make the most out of your trip!
Lake Tahoe, California/Nevada
Whether you’re a seasoned adventurer or a traveling newbie, Lake Tahoe has something to offer to anyone who visits. Take a trip during the summer and bask in the sunlight as you go boating on the nation’s second deepest lake, or come in the wintertime and take advantage of the fresh powder for some skiing or snowboarding. There are plenty of surrounding towns that offer shopping, restaurants, and lodging to give you the best experience possible in this gorgeous destination. Be sure to brag about your excursion using some eco friendly greeting cards!
Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Jackson Hole is home to three incredible ski resorts and provides some incredible winter adventures for those who are dying to hit the slopes. Not big into winter sports? No problem! Take advantage of some of the other experiences to be had year-round in this historic destination, such as a visit to the Jackson Hole Playhouse or Museum of Wildlife Art, or a trip out to the National Elk Refuge. You will quickly find that there is plenty of adventure to be had at Jackson Hole.
This large stretch of California coast is home to multiple state parks and provides a peaceful, nature-centered experience that is sure to satisfy your need for adventure. Bask in the beauty of the open ocean, and take advantage of the various opportunities for camping and hiking. Go scuba diving at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, horseback riding in Andrew Molera State Park, or beachcombing on Sand Dollar Beach for a keepsake to remember the experiences you had at beautiful Big Sur.
Let the Adventures Begin
Whether you’re exploring someplace close to home or traveling abroad for your excursions, be sure to make 2020 the year of adventure! It doesn’t have to be extravagant or expensive, it just has to satisfy your wanderlust. Happy planning!