Acadia National Park is the Northeast’s only National Park. This, along with its stunning scenery and front-country feel makes it a hot spot for those seeking outdoor adventure and those looking to relax. Mount Desert Island’s landscape consists of mixed forests, rocky beaches, and glacier-scoured peaks that rise straight up
A guide to the best views in Rocky Mountain National Park. There’s a scenic viewpoint for every ability and we’re helping you get there.
Five easy ways to ditch the crowds in Arches and make the most of your time in Moab and exploring Utah National Parks!
Visit Theodore Roosevelt National Park to experience stunning rock features and beautiful prairie flora and fauna. This post contains the top three hikes in both the North and South Unit!
Learn about seven sustainable Leadville experiences that will help you experience the beauty of Leadville Twin Lakes like a local.
If you’re looking for an adventurous way to spend a weekend in Cedar Rapids, I have the perfect itinerary for you. Spend time in nature, explore the city, and enjoy local restaurants with this exciting Cedar Rapids weekend itinerary.
A complete guide to the best hiking trails in the North and South Units of Theodore Roosevelt National Park.
Yellowstone National Park is massive. At over 2 million acres, knowing where to stay at Yellowstone can be difficult. The best areas to stay in depend largely on what sights you’re trying to see during your time in Yellowstone. I’ll share the best hotels and lodging based on location and
Badlands National Park is home to a variety of short hikes, scenic overlooks, and overnight accommodations. Knowing which entrance to Badlands National Park is best will help you to plan your trip and all the unique things you can do here!
Thirty states and two U.S. territories are home to a total of 63 National Parks. Knowing where to go and what to see when it comes to US National Parks is difficult. Here’s a list of National Parks list by state and the travel guides that will allow you to
The perfect hikes and sights for a 2 day itinerary Yosemite National Park. Explore Yosemite Valley, Tuolumne Meadows, and Glacier Point!
The 1.5 million Everglades National Park has three entrances in three separate cities. It’s important for visitors to know what they want to do when visiting Everglades National Park. Use this guide to choose your favorite activities and plan your ultimate visit. Between the Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center, Flamingo
11 of the Everglade’s best boat tours ad their proximity to the National Park Entrances!
Check out Capitol Reef National Park RV Parks and campgrounds. Choose the location that best meets the needs of your next adventure.
The best Universal Orlando rides list includes roller coasters, 3-D and 4-D works of art, and water rides and slides for the whole family. Select rides based on thrill level, height requirement, or park location!
This Adirondacks Travel Guide shares the Best Things to Do on your next Adirondack vacation. Search by town for your next visit.
The industries best freeze dried backpacking food brands for the specialty diet, budget-friendly, and environmentally conscious hiker.
21 of the best hikes in Tetons broken down into easy, moderate, and strenuous trails. Popular Grand Teton National Park Hiking
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Check out Yellowstone’s Must-See Hydrothermal features. There’s so much more than Old Faithful and Grand Prismatic, don’t miss out!
Explore Yellowstone National Park on two wheels. Biking trails in Yellowstone are hard to come by; here are 10 you simply can’t miss!
The Wild Center is beautiful, entertaining, and well worth your time. It’s combines art, nature, play, and education into a calculated, thoughtful masterpiece.
If Hiking Mount Katahdin is on your to-do list, these frequently asked questions and helpful tips should help you reach your goal!
A luxurious Adirondack-style Lodge with gorgeous views, friendly staff, and good eats!
Experience the gateway town of Old Forge, New York in 20 different ways!
Lower the cost of you nest Adirondack adventure by indulging in some free Adirondack campsites. It’s imperative that you treat these primitive sites with love and leave them better than you found them!
Start Solo hiking this weekend with these 13 tips from several avid females adventurers. Build the confidence to start hiking alone!
If you’re heading to the ADK, be sure to kick back and relax at one of these 13 local Adirondack breweries for a delicious craft beer.
Check out 11 of the Adirondack’s Best Ski Resorts and 3 Free Ski Areas within the park.
If you’re looking for the best Adirondack winter hikes, you’re in for a treat! 7 very different winter views await you on these hikes.
Don’t take offense to Hiking for Dummies; everyone is a little bit of a dummy at something when they don’t know what they’re doing! This guide will answer all of your questions and have you feeling confident on the trail.
Explore 12 beautiful summits in the Lake George region and earn yourself both bragging rights AND a patch!
Are you looking for an overnight hiking bag? A multi-day trek is at the top of my list for outdoor recreation. I love the challenge it brings as well as the absolutely stunning backcountry views it provides. The Gregory DEVA 70L helps me do it.
Stay-at-home orders and social distancing can be tough for everybody, but it’s especially hard on your kids! Every learner is different, and it is so important -now more than ever- that students are provided the best opportunity to learn. By designing and providing your student(s) an at-home distance learning schedule
April is Earth Month! The big themes around this time of year are to reduce, to reuse, and to recycle. In that order precisely. To keep our Mother Earth glistening we have to reduce our waste. A zero-waste life isn’t for most people, so for what we can’t reduce, we
There are 7 questions to ask before booking your saona island tour. This tropical paradise is the top Dominican Republic tour, don’t miss out!
A few extra dollars can go a long way in planning an adventure of any kind! In this post, I will share with you 9 easy ways to make extra money for travel. By utilizing a few of these strategies, you can save for extra vacation spending money. If you’re
The beautiful Bahia Principe Bouganville provides a tropical beach along a calm bay, with numerous pools, delicious restaurants, and great entertainment.
Remember these 21 must-have items for an all-inclusive resort to ensure you have the very best time on your next tropical vacation!
” I can’t believe how much you fit in there!”, a Standard Luggage Carry-on Backpack Review.
Use these 9 tips to make the most of your time at Cedar Point Amusement Park.
A complete guide to Universal Orlando’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Explore Diagon Alley and Hogsmeade Village, making time for only the best rides, attractions, food, and shopping!
An Interactive Wand experience and Spell Casting Guide to ensure the most magical experience at Universal Studios Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
Use these 11 Fantastic Tips for First-timers to help plan you Ultimate Universal Orlando experience.
An eclectic coastal landscape perfect for adventurers of all ages! Acadia National Park is home to come of the most gorgeous ocean views the United States has to offer.
Ranger Confidential is a truly unique look into the life of a Park Ranger and all of the bullsh*t they deal with on a daily basis.
The Lake Placid 9er Hiking Challenge is a moderate level competition for hikers seeking exciting trails and beautiful views in the Northern Adirondacks.
If you love outdoor recreation and don’t mind a good laugh, you must listen to Foot Stuff Podcast! Rated PG-13, with 4.9 stars, and filled to the brim with perfection. This podcast is 2 1/2 parts education and 2 parts mockery; $#!+ is strong. In a search for something other
The Saranac Lake 6er Hiking Challenge is a great opportunity to explore the Northern Adirondacks!
The quaint town of Tupper Lake is home to its very own three mountain hiking challenge.
The Fulton Chain Trifecta Hiking Challenge in the Western Adirondacks is a great adventure for the whole family!
Use this information to have the BEST DAY at Cedar Point Amusement Park. Save money and time with this helpful information!
See stunning scenery with this two week Utah itinerary. Five National Parks, Two National Monuments, and an Alpine Lake Overnight will have you in awe while on a budget. If you only have 10-12 days to adventure, this guide can be easily shortened into the perfect adventure for you!
A southwestern, Utah beauty and one of the most popular National Parks in the United States. Home to some of the most beautiful landscapes, thrilling hikes, and the largest crowds you may ever experience. Use this guide to help you carefully plan your visit; make sure you can hit all
Capitol Reef park is such a hidden gem amidst so much desert. Lush river beds with orchards full of sweet, juicy fruit meet steep, red and white layered canyon walls full of history; it’s unlike no other places I’ve seen.
11 of Canyonlands National Park’s best hiking trails!
Travel guide to Utah’s Bryce Canyon National Park! Learn where to post up and what to do during your stay under the stars.
All you need to know to enjoy your Arches National Park adventure.
Just 15 minutes from Manhattan, The Meadowlands is a perfect day trip or weekend getaway destination for anyone looking to escape the busy city life or indulge themselves in the outskirts of the Big Apple. Stay overnight and explore what the once landfill turned delicate balance of city and wildlife
My mama planned us a mother-daughter trip to two particularly cool European cities the week after my sophomore year of college ended. This trip was a Christmas – Birthday combo gift that I will never forget. First stop: Prague, Czech Republic. Accommodations. We stayed in the Perla Hotel, a contemporary hotel
Heading to Banff? Don’t miss the awesome hikes and sights in Banff and the surrounding area. Included are some great dining and accommodation options!
The basics behind a great weekend stay in Niagara Falls, Ontario! A great stop for family fun.
All the tips you need to make your Yosemite trip stress free!
When I traveled from Stockholm, Sweden to Helsinki, Finland on Viking Lines, my cruise ship docked at 11:00 AM on a Wednesday and I was expected to board my cruise back to Stockholm by 5:00 PM the following day. We were determined to make the absolute most of our –
Don’t get stuck eating at an overpriced cafe with underquality food! Check out my favorite Cafes during my week-long stay in Gamla Stan, Stockholm.
Hey Ya’ll! I’m back here with another review for you. I know I’ve been missing in action the last few months and I apologize; teaching and coaching get hectic around the holidays, but I’m back! In these last few months, I have been introduced to and have ultimately fallen in
I fell in love with the outdoors just weeks before my 21st birthday. I was required to take a course titled PED 308: Outdoor Education for Teachers. The purpose of the course was to not only teach outdoor survival skills but important affective qualities that successful teachers must have. The
The only reason I was able to see all the beautiful places I practically drooled over in Canada was because I booked with Moose Bus Tour Network. Their amazing staff members and clientele, along with perfectly chosen sights and locations, made this trip one for the books. I would suggest
Whistler was a MUST SEE on my list of Western Canadian cities. As a host to the 2010 Winter Olympics and a hub for hiking, biking, and skiing it’s an outdoor enthusiast heaven. In this 2 Day Whistler Travel Guide, we’ll explore the pedestrian village of Whistler’s top things to
Aside from gaining time upon arrival, there are many other great ‘first thoughts’ regarding Vancouver. First, the public transportation we took from the airport to city center was easy to use, inexpensive, clean and most importantly, efficient. I suggest taking the train from the airport into the city for quick,
This was one of the most amazing experiences of my life; I can’t believe I have waited this long to attend a weekend-long music festival. I wish I could go back this weekend but I guess I can settle for next year, even though I would prefer attending another one
Summer season is filled with sunshine, cold beverages and bikinis… yikes. I enjoy the summer months (although they aren’t my favorite) but DREAD ‘bikini season’. As comfortable as I am with my body and all its fabulous imperfections, I still want to look presentable in what I put on and bathing
Budapest Hungary is an incredibly beautiful place to visit. Upon our arrival, we were taxied to the Regency Suites Hotel Budapest which is located downtown on the Pest side which is home to some of the cities best nightlife, culture and other main sights. Hotel services include free wireless, breakfast
As a physical education teacher and a slightly washed-up collegiate athlete, I spend a significant amount of my day participating in, teaching or thinking about physical activity. Despite my gym membership and active lifestyle I still find the first few high elevation hikes of the season the toughest. If you’re
Again, my apologies for the lack of posts! I’ve spent the last two Sundays, my blogging days, in the mountains. My most recent page and this post review an amazing mini-vacation to Shenandoah National Park in Virginia. Dining, lodging, and hiking are all covered with photo’s and helpful tips for anyone
If you love Disney and you want to experience Hawaii, the Aulani is the Resort for you. Not a single detail will go unnoticed and you will be pampered as a guest of the lovable Hawaiian Disney Characters, Lilo and Stitch, from the moment you step out of your rent-a-car