Parks & Natural Wonders
Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory in South Deerfield, Massachusetts
At Magic Wings, there are butterflies everywhere, as well as some insects, amphibians, tortoises, adorable button quail, reptiles, and animals.
Visiting the Free Libano Waterfall in Costa Rica (Near Lake Arenal)
A free waterfall in Costa Rica? Yes, please! This gorgeous hidden waterfall is not far from Lake Arenal, near a small country town called Libano.
Visiting Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah—a Most Spectacular Place!
Bryce Canyon National Park in south-central Utah presents some of the most spectacular scenery of any U.S. national park! Easy to access, it presents the greatest concentration of hoodoos in the world, along with hiking trails, lodging, and wildlife.
The Best Time to Visit the Grand Canyon and Features of the National Park
Many people come to the park on the spur of the moment. They drive here just having the day to see as much as possible, or even just a few hours. The structure of the park is such that you can really see a lot in a day.
Saguaro National Park: Walking in the Land of Giant Cacti
There's something both strange and enchanting about the desert landscape of Southern Arizona. Giant cacti rise from the ground to cover hills and valleys and mix with red rock canyons to create an ambiance that is otherworldly.
Tom Bass Regional Park: Acres of Fun in Southeast Houston
Learn about this regional park's namesake and its numerous amenities. You will want to come back again and again!
Breathtaking Trip to Canyonlands National Park and Dead Horse Point State Park
We decided to start our brand new year with a wonderful trip to Moab, Utah. The spectacular views and breathtaking canyons called us to come back to explore areas that we didn't get a chance to see last year. Sit back, relax, and let us take you on a gorgeous adventure.
A Trip to Heaven: Naran and Kaghan Valleys in Pakistan
The article details the beautiful sites of Naran and Kaghan Valleys in Pakistan. Moreover, it includes all the features, foods, heritage, and culture of the region.
The 10 Best Dive Sites Around the World
Are you a scuba diver looking to bubble up all the best dive sites in the world? This article is for you. Discover the top ten dive sites to add to your bucket list. From nudibranchs to whale sharks, let's explore the world beneath the surface!
A Trip to Dry Falls State Park in Eastern Washington
Join me on a fall trip to Dry Falls State Park in Eastern Washington.
Cedar Breaks National Monument in Utah: Forces of Nature
Cedar Breaks is a national monument dedicated to the forces of erosion in southern Utah. See photos and videos of this stunning high-altitude setting. Also, learn about the work of the CCC during the Great Depression.
Wildlife of the Colchester Causeway on Lake Champlain
The Colchester Causeway is a former railroad bridge which has been converted into a 10-mile gravel bike path. It extends about three miles out over Lake Champlain, passing three islands. This shallow, marshy part of the lake is home to a variety of wildlife.
My Summertime Destination: Ruby Beach Along the Olympic Peninsula Loop
What's it like to visit and camp at Ruby Beach in Washington State over the summer? Here's my experience.
My Summertime Destination: Rialto Beach at the Olympic Peninsula
This is a shared experience and recollections of my summertime camping trip and visit to Rialto Beach at the Olympic Peninsula.
Hemer Provincial Park vs. Roberts Memorial Provincial Park
In this article, I compare and contrast two provincial parks on Vancouver Island that are very close to one another, Hemer and Roberts Memorial.
Belfast's Lagan Meadows
Lagan Meadows in south Belfast is a wonderful rural oasis situated well within the city's limits. Only a ten-minute drive from the city centre, it is well worth a visit and links up with the much longer Lagan Tow Path. Dogs are permitted on leashes, as are bicycles.
Newport’s Breathtaking Cliff Walk: Scenic Views and Stately Mansions
A must for any visitor to Newport, the Cliff Walk offers panoramic coastal views and a glimpse of Newport's most famous mansions.
Lake Willoughby: The Norwegian Fjord in Northern Vermont
Lake Willoughby, VT bears a striking resemblance to the fjords of Norway, with its clear waters and spectacular woodland. The area offers a raft of outdoor activities including aquatic sports, hiking and lazy beach days. During your trip, you can stay in lakeside cabins and cottages.
A Visit to Arizona’s Spectacular Meteor Crater
The Barringer Meteor Crater located a few miles east of Flagstaff, AZ, is the only visible meteor crater on earth. It is similar to craters on the moon and has changed very little since the impact 50,000 years ago. The crater attracts visitors from all over the world.
Maxwell Park in Cypress, TX: A Hidden Gem!
Maxwell Park is only 13.9 acres situated along Cypress Creek in Cypress, Texas, in the Houston metro area. Moss-laden trees dot the landscape of this tucked-away park amid nearby homes. We happened upon the cutest scene, and you can view it here.
Spotts Park: With One of a Few Hills in Houston Near Downtown
If seeking a hill of any size in Houston for some cross-training or just plain fun, Spotts Park is the place to be. Learn about the other amenities found there.
Katy Dog Park: 14 Acres of Fun for People and Pets in Katy, TX
Fourteen acres of land comprise the Katy Dog Park in Katy, TX. Shade trees, wide-open grassy areas, a pool for canines, and a walking path all add to the pleasure of spending time there.
Visiting Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center Cambodia
Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Centre (PTWRC) is located outside of Phnom Penh and is run by Wildlife Alliance. They rescue and rehabilitate animals from the illegal wildlife trade and provide a permanent home for those they cannot release. Tours run daily from Phnom Penh.
The Perfect Day Trip: Caesar’s Head State Park and Greenville
This article includes an itinerary and description of hiking at Caesar's Head State Park and visiting Greenville in South Carolina.
A Visit to Crazy Horse Memorial Park in South Dakota
Though still in progress, the Crazy Horse Memorial is stunning and an important stop for anyone heading to its more famous cousin—Mount Rushmore.
Fred Howard Park: Hidden Gem of Florida’s Gulf Coast
Howard Park is one of those true hidden gems that offers a beautiful beach area combined with a wonderful multipurpose park that has something for everyone.
Utah's Spectacular Millcreek Canyon and Nebo Loop in Winter
My husband and I didn't want to miss a chance to witness the beautiful view from the top of Millcreek Canyon, and we have beautiful images to share!
A Quick Trip to Antelope Island State Park in Utah
Antelope Island State Park is mesmerizing. Situated in the Great Salt Lake, it's one of the most breathtaking places I have visited in the beehive state of Utah. The island is a picturesque backdrop for hiking and wildlife viewing.
Visiting Mount Greylock, the Highest Point in Massachusetts
Mount Greylock is the highest point in Massachusetts and offers visitors stunning views, miles of hiking trails, and a wonderful mountaintop experience.
Gus and Lyndall Wortham Park, and Wortham Fountain: Comparing Both Houston Sites
Well-known philanthropists Gus and Lyndall Wortham have a park and a fountain bearing their name in two distinct areas of Houston. See what makes each unique and special, and learn some Houston history.
Where and When to See Elk in Rocky Mountain National Park and Estes Park, Colorado
A guide to finding elk in Rocky Mountain National Park and Estes Park, Colorado. Information on where to see elk in all four seasons along with photos.
How to Tour the South Dakota Black Hills in One Day
Looking to do the South Dakota Black Hills in one day? Here's useful information, links, and photos of the South Dakota Black Hills area, including Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse, and Custer State Park.
3 Community Parks in the Willow Fork Drainage District in Katy, Texas
In addition to three community parks, the Willow Fork Drainage District in Katy, TX, maintains many miles of channels as well as interconnecting trails. See photos and learn about the parks here.
Jamail Skatepark: Stunning Texas-Sized Skatepark in Houston
The Lee and Joe Jamail Skatepark is one of the largest of such parks in all of Texas. If you are a skateboarder, you will definitely wish to see this fantastic place near Houston.