Nicole Goodman

Family-Friendly Winter Escape to Moab, Utah


Family-Friendly Winter Escape to Moab, Utah

For the second year in a row, my family escaped the holiday crowds in Salt Lake City for five days of hiking in Moab. With mild temperatures, hotel deals, and pristine parks,


Ultimate Guide to Fall Trail Running near Salt Lake City

Fall is fleeting in the Wasatch. Blink, and you'll miss the golden season between summer's last sunflowers and winter's first snowfall. As soon as the temperatures start to dip in mid-September, hit the trails for a showcase of Mother


Discover Family-Friendly Adventure in Utah's Uinta Mountains

Encompassing 460,000 acres, over 1,000 glacier-formed lakes, and hundreds of miles of streams and trails, the

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Discover Utah's Kodachrome Basin State Park

Utah is known for its Mighty 5 National Parks, but full campgrounds and busy trails make it difficult to explore the parks during peak season. Thankfully,

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Discover the Magic of Moab in Winter

Moab - and its surrounding parks and protected lands - is magical anytime of year, but plan a trip in winter to enjoy this enchanting destination without the crowds. Two- and four-le

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Weekend Getaway to Kanab, Utah

With a long weekend stretching ahead of us, my family escaped an early snowstorm and headed south from Salt Lake City to play amongst Utah's endless red rocks and canyons. Needing

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5 Family & Dog-Friendly Trails in Utah's Millcreek Canyon

It's no secret that locals and visitors love Salt Lake City's proximity to the Wasatch Mountains. From downtown to downhill, terminal to trailhead, it takes an hour or less to access one amazing adventure after another.


10 Tips for Summiting Your First Fourteener

Our family's fall trip to Colorado has become an annual pilgrimage. Each year, we map a new route to explore the best


3 Family-Friendly Waterfall Hikes in Western North Carolina

Earlier this year, my family explored Northeast Tennessee's spectacular waterfalls. Just over the state lin


Summer Road Trip: Discover Michigan's Rustic Campgrounds

With COVID-19 dictating our plans, my family embarked on a summer road trip to Northern Michigan. The Upper Peninsula and northern Lower Peninsula checked every must-have on our list: reasonable driving distance from