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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Kariega Game Reserve
Kariega Game Reserve
The Penguins of Boulders Beach
The Penguins of Boulders Beach
Driving Through Death Valley
Driving Through Death Valley
Trails Unblazed Featured in US News & World Report
Trails Unblazed Featured in US News & World Report
The Best Way to Experience the Grand Tetons is by Canoe
The Best Way to Experience the Grand Tetons is by Canoe
Fly Fishing Lake Creek, Alaska
Fly Fishing Lake Creek, Alaska
The World’s Largest Swimming Pool: San Alfonso del Mar
The World’s Largest Swimming Pool: San Alfonso del Mar
Discover Ruidoso, New Mexico [Sponsored]
Discover Ruidoso, New Mexico [Sponsored]
Expedia+ Rewards Review
Expedia+ Rewards Review
Anyone in the market for a castle?
Anyone in the market for a castle?
One Day in Grand Teton National Park
One Day in Grand Teton National Park
Lake Itasca – The Source of the Mississippi
Lake Itasca – The Source of the Mississippi
Two Days in Yellowstone
Two Days in Yellowstone
Blacktail Plateau Drive – Yellowstone
Blacktail Plateau Drive – Yellowstone
The Hawthorn Inn – Camden, Maine
The Hawthorn Inn – Camden, Maine
Product Review – Serac Hammocks
Product Review – Serac Hammocks
A Weekend in Camden, Maine
A Weekend in Camden, Maine
Product Review – Rumpl Puffy Blanket
Product Review – Rumpl Puffy Blanket
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, England
Castle Combe, England
A Night in Thornbury Castle
A Night in Thornbury Castle
Lake Solitude Winter Hike
Lake Solitude Winter Hike
Alaska Road Trip Itinerary
Alaska Road Trip Itinerary
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 Volcano Hike – Costa Rica
Cerro Chato Volcano Hike – Costa Rica