This is a post I wish I had come across when the idea of camping at Yosemite dropped into our minds. We did indeed decide to embark on a 7 hour journey to one of the most popular national parks on the most busy weekends of the year in the United States – the 4th of July weekend. Without so much as a plan.
As far as dream vacations go, your first choice might not be a roadtrip around the country in a camper van. But it should be! A roadtrip is always our preferred method of exploring a new country, however with scandinavian prices choking any hope of a budget holiday we needed an alternative to booking a rental car as well as accomodation. We took the plunge, took advantage of the off-season price tag, and adventured through Iceland in a campervan in the winter for 9 cold days.
Astrophotography is an extremely popular hobby and profession for a lot of photographers. And the west coast of the united states is a favorite for milky way hunting due to its low light pollution states.