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Mammoth Cave National Park is shown

National Park Caves

When we think of national parks we tend to think of sweeping mountain vistas or red and orange deep canyons. But underground can be just as amazing. The National Park Service protects many cave systems, with three being the highest level of protection – national… Read More »National Park Caves

Dealing pre-trip anxieties

A friend recently asked me for advice. She had a trip coming up where she would be traveling alone on a long car ride to meet up with some other friends. Knowing that I love traveling solo, she asked the usual things – tips for… Read More »Dealing pre-trip anxieties

Crater Lake is shown

Crater Lake National Park

Visiting Crater Lake National Park in Oregon is a great way to experience the magic of the Cascades and learn about volcanoes. Crater Lake sits atop Mount Mazama, which is just one of a string of volcanoes from Northern California to British Columbia. But there… Read More »Crater Lake National Park

The ocean is shown throught the trees at Biscayne National Park

Biscayne National Park

Biscayne National Park in South Florida is unlike most national parks because the wilderness that it protects is mainly underwater. Looking out over Biscayne Bay, one may simply see a wide stretch of blue water coming to an end at another wide stretch of blue… Read More »Biscayne National Park

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Shark Valley Trails Loop

Shark Valley in Everglades National Park is big but a great way to explore this unique area of the United States. It’s also an area of the park where you are almost guaranteed to catch glimpses of wildlife. The main trail at Shark Valley is… Read More »Shark Valley Trails Loop

How not be a travel snob

Does this sound like you? You love to travel, and talking about your travel experiences gets you excited and makes you happy. So you do it…a lot. But you don’t want to be that person who always destination name drops or has to top your… Read More »How not be a travel snob

"Pure Land" book review

“Pure Land” book review

Note: this post contains affiliate links. Shopping through those links supports Right Kind Of Lost at no extra cost to you, for which we are eternally grateful! I must be crazy to have been drawn to a story about a woman who loved to solo… Read More »“Pure Land” book review