Trails Unblazed

Trails Unblazed

Welcome to Trails Unblazed

We're Laura and Chris, a couple of lifelong New Englanders who like to play outside on weekends and vacation days. This is our blog.

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Keep scrolling to discover off-the-beaten-path destinations, affordable vacation ideas, hiking trails and more...

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Lamar Valley – Yellowstone
Lamar Valley – Yellowstone
Why You Should Try Hammock Camping [Sponsored]
Why You Should Try Hammock Camping [Sponsored]
48 Hours in London
48 Hours in London
Devil’s Bridge Trail – Sedona
Devil’s Bridge Trail – Sedona
Cathedral Rock Trail – Sedona
Cathedral Rock Trail – Sedona
Best Hikes Near Lake Tahoe [Sponsored]
Best Hikes Near Lake Tahoe [Sponsored]
Why You Should Visit Denali This Summer
Why You Should Visit Denali This Summer
Happy National Park Week
Happy National Park Week
Early Spring on Franconia Ridge
Early Spring on Franconia Ridge
5 Best Hiking Trails Near San Diego [Sponsored]
5 Best Hiking Trails Near San Diego [Sponsored]
Denali Backcountry: The ultimate wilderness escape
Denali Backcountry: The ultimate wilderness escape
WOW Air – Too Good to be True?
WOW Air – Too Good to be True?
Chase Sapphire Preferred – A Lower Cost Alternative to The Reserve
Chase Sapphire Preferred – A Lower Cost Alternative to The Reserve
Guest Post – Dos Cabezas, Arizona
Guest Post – Dos Cabezas, Arizona
Maine Road Trip Itinerary
Maine Road Trip Itinerary
England Road Trip Itinerary
England Road Trip Itinerary
The Two Most Iconic Views in the Cotswolds
The Two Most Iconic Views in the Cotswolds
Is Chase Sapphire Reserve Still Worth It?
Is Chase Sapphire Reserve Still Worth It?
Mt. Tecumseh Winter Hike
Mt. Tecumseh Winter Hike
Guest Post: The Nankoweap Trail
Guest Post: The Nankoweap Trail
The Time We Went to Wales…Barely
The Time We Went to Wales…Barely
24 Hours in Bath
24 Hours in Bath
A Quick Visit to Stonehenge
A Quick Visit to Stonehenge
Seven Sisters Cliffs
Seven Sisters Cliffs
Rookery Nook B&B – Shere, England
Rookery Nook B&B – Shere, England
Guest Post: Ten Amazing Hikes in the Philippines
Guest Post: Ten Amazing Hikes in the Philippines
Castle Combe – The Most Beautiful Village in England
Castle Combe – The Most Beautiful Village in England
A Night in Thornbury Castle
A Night in Thornbury Castle
Lake Solitude Winter Hike
Lake Solitude Winter Hike
The Perfect Alaska Road Trip
The Perfect Alaska Road Trip
Product Review: Kahtoola Microspikes
Product Review: Kahtoola Microspikes
Mt. Tom Winter Hike
Mt. Tom Winter Hike
2016: Year in Review
2016: Year in Review
Power Rankings: State Flags
Power Rankings: State Flags
Power Rankings: State License Plates
Power Rankings: State License Plates
One Year Down
One Year Down
Guest Post: Leap of Faith
Guest Post: Leap of Faith
Top Destinations in Bandung, Indonesia [Sponsored]
Top Destinations in Bandung, Indonesia [Sponsored]
Top Destinations in Cuba [Sponsored]
Top Destinations in Cuba [Sponsored]
Hiking at a Murder Scene
Hiking at a Murder Scene
Gokyo Ri
Gokyo Ri
Cerro Chato – Swim in a Costa Rican Volcano
Cerro Chato – Swim in a Costa Rican Volcano
Liberty Falls – Chitina, Alaska
Liberty Falls – Chitina, Alaska
Prince William Sound Ferry
Prince William Sound Ferry
Root Glacier Trail – Wrangell St. Elias National Park
Root Glacier Trail – Wrangell St. Elias National Park
Flying Over the Wrangell Mountains with Wrangell Mountain Air
Flying Over the Wrangell Mountains with Wrangell Mountain Air
Chitina House B&B – Chitina, Alaska
Chitina House B&B – Chitina, Alaska
Best Fall Destinations According to Travel Experts
Best Fall Destinations According to Travel Experts
The Denali Highway
The Denali Highway
The Savage Alpine Trail – Denali National Park
The Savage Alpine Trail – Denali National Park
Check Out Our 3 Posts on the Eno Blog
Check Out Our 3 Posts on the Eno Blog
Product Review: WindPouch
Product Review: WindPouch
Savage River Campground – Denali National Park
Savage River Campground – Denali National Park
Denali Shuttle Bus
Denali Shuttle Bus
Check Out Our Feature on Eastern Mountain Sports’ Blog
Check Out Our Feature on Eastern Mountain Sports’ Blog
We found Sarah Palin’s House…Couldn’t See Russia
We found Sarah Palin’s House…Couldn’t See Russia
Captain Bill’s Whale Watch – Gloucester, MA
Captain Bill’s Whale Watch – Gloucester, MA
Now Accepting Guest Posts
Now Accepting Guest Posts
Bears in the Outer Banks
Bears in the Outer Banks
Backyard Black Bears
Backyard Black Bears
Featured Posts
Featured Posts
Summer in Vermont
Summer in Vermont
The Bonds and Mt. Zealand
The Bonds and Mt. Zealand
Biking Martha’s Vineyard
Biking Martha’s Vineyard
Mt. Osceola & East Osceola
Mt. Osceola & East Osceola
Best of Airbnb
Best of Airbnb
Lake Solitude Hike – New Hampshire
Lake Solitude Hike – New Hampshire
Plum Island in the Winter
Plum Island in the Winter
Fire and Ice
Fire and Ice
Mt. Pelee Volcano Hike
Mt. Pelee Volcano Hike
Martinique’s Caravelle Peninsula
Martinique’s Caravelle Peninsula
The Americans’ Guide to Martinique
The Americans’ Guide to Martinique
Dream Lake Winter Hike
Dream Lake Winter Hike
Winter in Estes Park
Winter in Estes Park
Arethusa Falls Winter Hike
Arethusa Falls Winter Hike
Costa Rica Honeymoon – La Fortuna
Costa Rica Honeymoon – La Fortuna
Costa Rica Honeymoon – Guanacaste
Costa Rica Honeymoon – Guanacaste
Biking Franconia Notch
Biking Franconia Notch
Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon
Meteor Crater
Meteor Crater
Oak Creek Canyon
Oak Creek Canyon
Best Hikes in Sedona
Best Hikes in Sedona
St. Thomas – 48 hours in the Caribbean
St. Thomas – 48 hours in the Caribbean
Maine Puffin Watch
Maine Puffin Watch
Katahdin
Katahdin
Bold Coast
Bold Coast
Acadia
Acadia