All posts tagged: Hiking

10 tips for hiking Havasupai with Kids

  Quick Facts for Hiking Havasu Falls –First day to get camping permits: February 1st at 8 AM (reservations Feb 2018 sold out in 30 minutes for the entire year so be ready) –Cost to camp at Havasu Falls: There is a maximum of 4 Days / 3 Nights per reservation. You are welcome to make multiple back-to-back reservations to extend your stay if those dates are still available (however, there are no refunds on any resulting pricing differences). Pricing for 2018 is as follows and includes all necessary permits, fees, and taxes: One Person, 2 Days / 1 Night: $140.56 One Person, 3 Days / 2 Nights: $171.12 One Person, 4 Days / 3 Nights: $201.67 Weekend nights (Friday, Saturday, Sunday), Holiday weekday nights (February 19, May 28, July 4, September 3, October 8), and Spring Break weekday nights (March 5-8 and 19-22) are an additional $18.34 per night. –Online Camping Permits -Phone number is (928) 448-2121 – Trail Length from Haulapai Hilltop (trailhead) to Havasu Fall: 22.1 Miles round trip (the mileage can …

Tips for a successful hike with toddlers

Hiking with toddlers is not always sunshine and rainbows and I don’t ever want you to think that it is or that we have it “all together” because that’s just not true. We have had our fair share of melt-downs, diaper blowouts and carrying kids back to the car. Hiking with toddlers can sometimes be exhausting. We have been there and still sometimes experience those things. However, it’s getting better and we are learning. We hiked before kids, but now we are learning to hike with kids and have been doing so since our oldest was born five years ago. These are some things that we have learned to have a successful hike with our 3 kids (all 5 and under). Let them help select the hiking trail. Choose a couple trails that have rivers, lakes, waterfalls, and cool rock formations to climb on and let your kids choose which trail to do. Getting your kids involved in the planning process help them feel more ownership and motivate when hiking! Also, knowing the things they …

Road Trip Across New Zealand with Kids- North Island

Our family spent 2 weeks traveling around New Zealand. The first week we rented an RV from Mighway and traveled around the North Island hiking and spending time catching the waves. Thanks for joining our adventure! Be sure to check us out on Instagram for more fun at @hikingtheglobewithkids Places we traveled in order of appearance: Long’s Bay Regional Park Matapouri Bay – Mermaid Pools Hot Water Beach Cathedral Cove Waiheke Island Ferry   Accommodations: Freedom Camping found on Campermate Hot Water Beach Top 10 Holiday Park   Music by: Great Days – Joakim Karud https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud/gr… Happy Life – FREDJI https://soundcloud.com/fredjimusic/fr… Last Summer – Music by: https://www.soundcloud.com/ikson

KEEN Hikeport Mid Waterproof Hiking Boot

The KEEN Hikeport is a hiking boots that is not only sleek and stylish which allows for kids to wear them on a daily basis to school and/or the playground, but they are perfect for all your outdoors adventures weather it be hiking in the mountains, deserts or beaches. I will be honest these are my favorite hiking boots for kids that KEEN has made. The things I love about these boots are: They are lightweight– not chunky and weighting my kids down on the trails. Flexible– they form to and move with my kids foot as they hike. Quick and easy to slip on– allowing for my kids to put on their own boots. Support– the mid boot supports my kids feet and ankles as they hike all different trails and terrain. Waterproof- allowing for my kids to walk through water and still have dry feet. Our oldest son wore these boots hiking through The Narrows at Zion National Park. The entire trail is in water, hiking over rocks and boulders for over 5 …