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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Josephine’s Bath
Josephine’s Bath
Video: Feeding the Jays on Mt. Tom
Video: Feeding the Jays on Mt. Tom
Thelema Mountain Vineyards
Thelema Mountain Vineyards
Cape of Good Hope – Wildlife
Cape of Good Hope – Wildlife
South Africa’s Big 5
South Africa’s Big 5
Video: Close Encounter with Some Laughing Hyenas
Video: Close Encounter with Some Laughing Hyenas
Blyde River Canyon – Three Rondavels
Blyde River Canyon – Three Rondavels
Remhoogte Wine Estate
Remhoogte Wine Estate
Video: Our Amazing Suite at Settlers Drift
Video: Our Amazing Suite at Settlers Drift
We Got Robbed by Hyenas
We Got Robbed by Hyenas
Mt. Garfield Fall Hike
Mt. Garfield Fall Hike
Game Drives: Timbavati
Game Drives: Timbavati
Video: An Ostrich Outran our Rental Car
Video: An Ostrich Outran our Rental Car
Glen Onoko Falls Trail
Glen Onoko Falls Trail
Umlani Bushcamp
Umlani Bushcamp
An Afternoon with the Giraffes in the Umlani Treehouse
An Afternoon with the Giraffes in the Umlani Treehouse
The Nicest Airbnb We’ve Ever Stayed In
The Nicest Airbnb We’ve Ever Stayed In
Game Drives – Kariega Game Reserve
Game Drives – Kariega Game Reserve
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]
Two Days in London
Two Days 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