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Zion National Park

Visit Zion National Park, UT

Of the 25 or so national parks we have visited over the years, Zion National Park is in the top 5, and for good reason. Zion is situated in some of the most spectacular scenery and geology almost anywhere on the planet. Giant gorges cut by the Virgin River through[…]

Sandstone bedding

Hiking in the Valley of Fire SP – Nevada

When we planned our trip between San Diego and southwestern Utah, I was looking least forward to the trip between Vegas and St. George. Ok, let’s face it, I was dreading it. Even as a geologist, that stretch of road isn’t very interesting and it seemed we would be forced[…]

SSR 167 Clark County Nevada Scenic Drive

Scenic Drive Nevada Scenic State Route 167 – Rare Wild Horse Sighting

TwoUp Route Rating Nevada State Route 167 Sights – colorful rocky landscape, sand dunes, desert flowers, (for us – wild horses) Road type – flat, curvy Road Condition – excellent Traffic – light Speed – 35MPH Elevation – approx. 2000 feet Nevada State Route 167 Nevada’s State Route 167, also[…]

Parks of the West Motorcycle Tour

National Parks of the West Motorcycle Tour

This year we have decided to keep it “local” and travel the western US as we visit some of our most famous national parks and some of those of Canada. Come along with us as we explore the great expanse of the west!! The first leg of our trip is[…]

European Motorcycle Tour through the Balkans — TwoUpRiders

Top 7 Sights – Motorcycle Tour through the Balkans

7 highlights from our 32 day motorcycle tour through the Balkans. We traveled from Italy thru Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia Herzegovina, Montenegro, Kosovo, Albania, Macedonia and ended in Switzerland.

AlpAbzug Flims CH VIDEO

High Alps Cow Festival – AlpAbzug in Flims

Being half Swiss, and having Swiss citizenship, I feel a deep connection to Switzerland and consider it a second home. While raised in America, I have been fortunate to spend a lot of time in Switzerland throughout my life. There was a period of almost 10 years when I was[…]

Sausage Baguette in Bern

Swiss “Corn Dog” and Gorgeous Bern, Switzerland

So we ended up in Bern, Switzerland at the end of our Balkan motorcycle tour because we had to replace our passports that we lost on our way from Italy into Switzerland. After about 2 hours at the US Embassy, we had our temporary passports in hand and decided to[…]

Happy 4th of July from TwoUpRiders

Happy 4th of July

Wishing you a happy and safe 4th of July! We are on the road in the Rockies and can’t wait to share all that we find along the way.