What to do in Joshua Tree National Park in one day

What to do in Joshua Tree National Park in one day

Stunning Joshua Tree National Park is located in Southern California, where the Mojave and the Colorado Deserts meet.Every year more than 2.5 million people visit the park and its iconic trees the Yucca Brevifolia, renamed by the Mormon settlers Joshua trees, because their branches resemble the prophet raising his arms toward the heavens.With its landscapes [...]

What to do in Crater Lake National Park with kids

What to do in Crater Lake National Park with kids

Crater Lake National Park is Oregon's only National Park, and one of the most spectacular attractions in the Pacific Northwest. Its origins date back to 7,700 years ago, when a powerful volcanic eruption created a huge caldera in what was once the peak of the volcano. Centuries of rain and snow filled the basin, forming [...]

Nine days itinerary on the Canadian Rockies: Banff, Yoho and Jasper National Parks with kids

Nine days itinerary on the Canadian Rockies: Banff, Yoho and Jasper National Parks with kids

The Canadian Rockies have been on my wish list for years, a dream that finally came true in the summer of 2019. While planning our trip I was amazed by the stunning colors of the landscapes that you see in the pictures online and I wondered if they were real. I mean, it looks too [...]

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We are an Italian family of five: mamma, papร  and three little ones between 3 and 9 years of age.In 2017 we moved to California. Since then we don't miss an opportunity to travel around and explore our amazing new home.Fragole & Mirtilliย was born to share with other families our enthusiasm for what we discovered [...]

What to see and where to stop along the Icefield Parkway between Banff and Jasper

What to see and where to stop along the Icefield Parkway between Banff and Jasper

The Icefield Parkway, also known as Hwy 93, is one of the most beautiful scenic drives in North America. Driving along its 232 kilometers between Lake Louise and Jasper is an unforgettable experience, a real must in a trip to the Canadian Rockies. Along the Icefield Parkway you can see the peaks of some of [...]

What to do in Point Reyes National Seashore with kids

What to do in Point Reyes National Seashore with kids

Point Reyes National Seashoreย is a peninsula overlooking the Pacific Ocean, 50 kilometers northwest of San Francisco. Known by most for its iconic lighthouse, this natural park is much more than the picture postcard image of this red-roofed building.It's a natural sanctuary just a few miles from a big metropolis like San Francisco. An oasis of [...]

Winter in Yosemite with kids

Winter in Yosemite with kids

Yosemite National Park is one of California's most iconic attractions, and arguably the most popular of its national parks.A real must when building an itinerary in the Golden State, Yosemite is famous for its waterfalls, giant sequoias forests, and impressive granite peaks.Yosemite attracts more than four million visitors and outdoor enthusiasts every year. Of these, only [...]