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Upper vs Lower Antelope Canyon plus Best Times to Visit Each | Footsteps of a Dreamer

Upper Vs Lower Antelope Canyon + Best Time to Visit Each

The Antelope Canyons were not only my favorite thing to do in Page, Arizona, but were also one of my favorite things throughout our whole Arizona road trip. There’s actually two canyons: Upper and Lower, and there are some pros and cons to each. Find out everything you need to know in order to decide between Upper vs Lower Antelope canyon as well as tour prices for each as details of our experiences.

Visiting Horseshoe Bend: Everything You Need to Know | Footsteps of a Dreamer

Visiting Horseshoe Bend: Everything You Need to Know

If you didn’t know already, Horseshoe Bend is one of the top things to do in Page, Arizona. As I’m sure you can guess by the name, this section of the Colorado River is shaped a bit like a horseshoe and is located at the bottom of a 1,000 foot deep canyon. Find out everything you need to know about visiting Horseshoe Bend, including the best time to visit, how to get there, and what to expect when you arrive.

2 Weeks in Hawaii Itinerary

Best 2 Weeks in Hawaii: Itinerary & Travel Tips

Known as the “Aloha State” and the “Paradise of the Pacific,” Hawaii makes for the perfect getaway vacation. You can relax on the beach, explore the many hiking trails, or delve into Hawaiian culture. Find out the best way spend 2 weeks in Hawaii with this ultimate Hawaii itinerary!

Havasupai Reservations Havasu Falls | Footsteps of a Dreamer

How to Get Havasupai Reservations (Havasu Falls Permits)

If you are planning a trip to the Grand Canyon National Park in the USA, you may have heard of the five Havasupai Waterfalls. The most popular of which is Havasu Falls, known for its beautiful blue color. However, these falls are located within an Indian reservation run by the Havasupai Tribe. You’ll need reservations at either the Havasupai Lodge or Havasupai Campground in order to visit, but reservations are hard to come by. Find everything you need to know in order to get havasupai reservations!

Hawaii 3 Day Big Island Itinerary

Hawaii 3 Day Big Island Itinerary + Tips

The island of Hawai’i, more commonly called the Big Island, is known for its amazing landscapes, and in particular, its volcanoes. It’s not as commercialized as Oahu (another of the Hawaiian islands), which means that when you’re on the island, you get to truly escape the craziness of everyday life and spend some time in paradise. This 3 Day Big Island Itinerary will give you plenty ideas for things to do, where to stay, what to pack, and more!

Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park Review | Footsteps of a Dreamer

Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park Review: Orlando’s Zip-line and Aerial Obstacle Course

You’ve probably heard of zip-lining, but have you ever heard of doing an aerial obstacle course? I’ll give you a hint, it’s exactly what it sounds like! You have to make your way through a series of obstacles that are suspended several feet off the ground. Don’t worry though, you are safely attached to a zip-line cable the entire way through the course. Sound like fun? Find out everything you need to know about Orlando’s zip-line and aerial obstacle course in this Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park review!

iFly Indoor Skydiving Review | Footsteps of a Dreamer

iFly Indoor Skydiving Review: What’s it like? How Does it Work?

Ever wondered what it was like to go indoor skydiving? Want to experience the thrill of floating on air without actually jumping out of a plane 10,000 feet in the air? Indoor skydiving is a fantastic way to do just that! I had the opportunity to give it a try at iFly Orlando when I was in Orlando for a conference. Find out how indoor skydiving works, what it’s like, things to know before you go, and my overall experience in this iFly indoor skydiving review!

Orlando Itinerary Things to Do Besides Theme Parks | Footsteps of a Dreamer

Orlando Itinerary: Things to do in Orlando Besides Theme Parks

When people talk about going to Orlando, Florida for vacation, the first thing that comes to mind is Walt Disney World. The second is Universal Studios. However, there are lots of things to do in Orlando besides theme parks! I happened to be in Orlando for a work conference and decided to take a few personal days afterwards to explore the area. Since I only had 2 days in Orlando, I decided that I would leave the theme parks for another vacation and instead would check out everything else Orlando had to offer. If you’re looking for things to in Orlando besides theme parks, you’ll definitely want to check out this action packed 2 day Orlando itinerary!

Maui 5 Day Itinerary | Footsteps of a Dreamer

The Ultimate 5 Day Maui Itinerary

It’s no secret that planning a vacation is quite overwhelming. Between doing research on your destination, choosing your accommodations, and finding activities, it can get pretty stressful. Luckily for you, I have put together the perfect 5 day Maui itinerary to make your trip planning a little smoother. The island of Maui, Hawaii is known to be its own little paradise – from breathtaking beaches, perfect weather, phenomenal locals, to fun activities all around. It doesn’t get much better than this. I have had the pleasure of visiting Maui twice already and each time, it never fails to amaze me. In this Maui 5 day itinerary you will find nothing but the best tips to create the perfect vacation.

Oahu 5 Day Itinerary and Travel Guide | Footsteps of a Dreamer

Oahu 5 Day Itinerary and Travel Guide

Did you know that Oahu is home to the only official royal palace on American soil? Did you know that the record low temperature in Oahu is only 52°F? Did you know that in Oahu surfers have ridden waves 85 feet tall? Rich culture and history, warm temperatures, and beautiful beaches are just a few of the reasons to visit this beautiful island! Check out this Oahu 5 day itinerary and travel guide to learn what to do, where to stay, how to get around, and how to get discounts on it all!

Travel Guide for Kauai Itinerary Car Rental Hotel | Footsteps of a Dreamer

One Day in Kauai Itinerary

Often called “The Garden Isle,” the island of Kauai in Hawaii is well known for its beautiful landscapes and beaches. Not only is it home to the “Grand Canyon of the Pacific,” but it’s also home to some incredible sea cliffs and adventurous hikes! Find a one day in Kauai itinerary, car rental suggestions, and hotel recommendations, and more in this travel guide for Kauai, Hawaii!

Visit Waimea Canyon | Footsteps of a Dreamer

Visiting the Waimea Canyon Lookout in Kauai, Hawaii

I’ll admit that when I originally put together my Kauai Itinerary, Waimea Canyon hadn’t been part of it. We only had a day, and we had already booked our Na Pali Coast tour, so I hadn’t thought we’d have enough time to do much else. It wasn’t until we were on our flight to Kauai that we took another look at our itinerary and decided to see if there was anything else worth visiting that wouldn’t be too far from the launching point of our boat tour. After a little bit of Google searching, I found the Waimea Canyon, and I’m so glad I did, because it ended up being absolutely amazing! Find out what it’s like to visit the Waimea Canyon Lookout in Kauai, Hawaii!