family camping in grand teton national park!

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in july, our family camped in grand teton national park (we also explored yellowstone for a day since it was about an hour drive from our campsite- photos below). camping was high on our list of something we wanted to attempt this summer together, and since we were planning to see family in wyoming towards the end of july, we figured it was a great excuse to tack on a national park out west to our itinerary and explore the grand tetons together....

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going inside volcano tubes.

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we spent a morning exploring the volcano tubes in snow canyon state park and it was definitely one of our family’s favorite things we did while in st. george. it’s only about a half a mile hike in, and then if you’re brave and wanna climb down into the dark black tunnels (which they call tubes), it’s a little more adventurous and we somehow got talked into doing it by josh....

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hike at bear mountain!

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getting outside each day with my kiddos and doing something active has definitely helped with my sanity as i’ve navigated this thing called motherhood the past few years. living in the city has been great for this very reason, because the smaller living quarters of urban life somewhat forces you to get out even if you’d rather stay in, and fresh air, sunshine (even cold sunshine in the winter!) and some physical activity does wonders for my family’s moods and spirits and over all well-being....

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