Your loved ones, in their essence, were adventurers at heart, always seeking their next journey, the next discovery. It's unlikely they would have envisioned their final physical form to remain idle, confined to an urn on a shelf. They would prefer their ashes to embark on adventures, scattered in places they loved or dreamed of visiting, continuing their journey in the world in a new and freeing way.

  • Horseshoe Bend (Glen Canyon National Recreation Area)

    June 13, 2024

    The unique meander creates a stunning horseshoe-shaped curve amidst towering red sandstone cliffs, offering a breathtaking vista. The landscape's spiritual significance is tied to traditional stories and the enduring connection that indigenous communities have with the land. The site's combination of geological wonder, cultural heritage, and scenic beauty makes Horseshoe Bend at Glen Canyon a special place, inviting visitors to appreciate both the natural marvels and the area's cultural richness.

  • Zion National Park

    June 14, 2024

    Celebrated for its breathtaking red rock formations, towering sandstone cliffs, and the serene beauty of the Virgin River carving through the canyon, millions love Zion National Park. Beyond its natural splendor, Zion holds cultural and spiritual significance for Native American tribes, particularly the Southern Paiute, who consider the area sacred. The park's diverse landscapes, from the iconic Zion Canyon to the lush Emerald Pools, create a sanctuary that transcends the physical realm, inviting visitors to connect with nature on a profound and spiritual level.

  • Bryce Canyon National Park

    June 16, 2024

    The park's unique geological formations, sculpted by erosion over millions of years, create a surreal and enchanting landscape that is a testament to the Earth's artistic forces. The delicate balance between the stunning rock formations and the spiritual significance attributed by indigenous communities adds a layer of cultural richness to the park. Beyond its geological wonders, Bryce Canyon captivates visitors with its vibrant hues, dramatic vistas, and otherworldly beauty, making it a special place where nature's artistry and cultural heritage converge.

  • Arches National Park

    June 19, 2024

    Arches National Park is revered for its unparalleled concentration of natural sandstone arches, sculpted over millions of years by erosion and weathering. With over 2,000 cataloged arches, including the iconic Delicate Arch and Landscape Arch, the park boasts a surreal and enchanting landscape. Beyond its geological wonders, Arches holds cultural and historical significance for Native American tribes, such as the Ute and Paiute, who consider the area sacred. The delicate balance between the unique rock formations and the spiritual connection to human history makes Arches National Park a place of natural wonder and cultural reverence.

  • Grand Teton National Park

    June 21, 2024

    With its towering peaks, the iconic Teton Range reflects in the crystalline waters of countless mountain lakes, creating a landscape of unparalleled splendor. Beyond its grandeur, the park holds cultural and spiritual significance for the Shoshone and other Native American tribes. The mountains are often viewed as sacred, and the park's ecosystems are integral to their traditional ways of life. Grand Teton National Park has invited millions of Americans and global citizens alike to appreciate its grandeur and the cultural connections that have endured for generations.

  • Yellowstone National Park

    June 22, 2024

    America's first national park, Yellowstone, is home to the iconic hot springs and dramatic canyons. Its geothermal features are a testament to the Earth's dynamic forces. Beyond its geological marvels, the park is considered sacred by several Native American tribes, including the Shoshone, due to its role in their cultural and spiritual traditions. The landscapes and wildlife, from roaming herds of bison to the elusive wolves, hold ecological importance and symbolize the delicate balance of nature. Yellowstone's status as a cherished natural haven and its cultural significance make it a place of deep reverence for many.

  • Wind Cave National Park

    June 26, 2024

    Wind Cave National Park in South Dakota has long been known for its unique geological formations. As one of the world's longest and most complex caves, Wind Cave holds a captivating underground world that has cultural significance for Native American tribes, including the Lakota people. Above ground, the park's prairie landscapes contribute to its ecological diversity, featuring a sanctuary for bison, elk, and other wildlife. The harmonious blend of natural wonders, spiritual significance, and conservation efforts make Wind Cave National Park a place of cultural and natural importance.

  • Lake Erie

    Date: July 2024

    Lake Erie has long held a special significance due to its unique blend of natural beauty and historical richness. Its vast expanse has been a source of sustenance and cultural identity throughout human history. It is embedded deeply in the spiritual and cultural heritage of the native tribes, who revered it as a living entity. Moreover, Lake Erie's pivotal role in the region's development, through both the challenges and opportunities it presented, has further cemented its status in the annals of history and in the hearts of those who live around its shores, making it a revered and cherished landmark.

How it works:

Step 1: Pick your package and scattering location(s).

Step 2: Within a few days, you'll receive a specially designed kit that includes everything you need to collect cremated remains and ship to us.

Step 3: Upon receipt, we catalog the remains and store them in a secure location within our funeral home until the scattering ceremony.

Step 4: We file the necessary legal paperwork to complete the scattering at the selected locations.

Step 5: After the scattering has taken place, you'll receive photos of the location and scattering ceremony.

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How the journey started:

This photo captures my father, Don, just one month before he passed away. He embraced life with vigor and led an extraordinary life. After he died, the thought of confining him to a cemetery indefinitely didn't sit right with me. Given my frequent travels, it occurred to me to carry his ashes with me and scatter them everywhere I go. This approach felt like a more fitting tribute to his spirit. Inspired by this personal experience, I founded Their Next Journey to offer others the opportunity to honor their loved ones similarly, continuing their legacy in a meaningful and boundless manner.

About the Journey