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Where to Stay in and Around Olympic National Park

Nestled in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, Olympic National Park offers a wide range of stunning natural landscapes. To fully experience the park’s wonders, you’ll need to find where to stay. In this blog post, we’ll guide you through the best accommodation options in and around Olympic National Park. Whether you prefer camping under the stars, […]

Get to Know Professional Adventure Guide: Ian Fairchild

Ian Fairchild on a Mist Falls guide trip.

On a steamy afternoon in Yosemite National Park, Ian Fairchild, an outdoor adventure guide and educator, led a procession of six children up a steep trail of switchbacks. As the group of Lasting Adventures summer campers hiked past meadows laden with vibrant wildflowers, Ian told riddle after riddle, all of which were cleverly solved by […]

Best Outdoor Summer Camps in California

Your Guide to the Perfect California Outdoor Summer Camp for Your Child As the days are getting longer and Spring is right around the corner, it’s a great time to start thinking about the best outdoor summer camp in California to send your children to. California is magnificent and boasts more national parks than any […]

Best Outdoor Summer Camps in Washington

Your Guide to the Perfect Washington Outdoor Summer Camps for your Kids Calling all Washington lovers! Are you looking for a can’t-miss backpacking summer camp experience for your teen or young adventurer? Look no further! Lasting Adventures offers a variety of fun and engaging experiences in Olympic National Park for youth ages 11-17. Read on […]

The Benefits of an All-Female Backpacking Trip

Two ladies stand at the edge of a cliff with their hands on their hips looking out at the grand scenery.

When it comes to planning your next adventure, consider the unique and empowering option of an all-female backpacking trip. Embarking on a backpacking trip is a transformative experience that allows you to reconnect with nature, challenge your limits, and create lasting memories. There are so many benefits to choosing an all-female group for your next […]

2023 Guide Service Backpacking Highlights

Lasting Adventures was privileged to show guests around Olympic and Yosemite National Parks on over 40 Guide Service backpacking trips this summer! Each group was unique, from friends to families to solo travelers, but all shared that common love of nature and adventure. We had guests from around the globe, from as far away as […]

Five Most Popular Backpacking Trips in Olympic National Park

Backpackers in front of Heart Lake.

Nestled in the northwestern corner of the United States, Olympic National Park is a backpacker’s paradise. Encompassing nearly a million acres of diverse landscapes, such as lush rainforests and rugged coastlines, the park offers a plethora of backpacking opportunities. In this blog, we’ll explore the five most popular backpacking trips in Olympic that showcase the […]

How to Go Backpacking With Young Kids: 3 Key Factors

by Chrissy Murphy, Lasting Adventures guide and mother of twin 5-year-old boys Make your first backpacking trip with the kids a pleasant surprise using these three hacks. Pleasantly surprised. This small phrase holds so much more meaning than a mere two words can convey. But in a nutshell, pleasantly surprised describes my reaction to our […]

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