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.
Mount Greylock is the highest point in Massachusetts and offers visitors stunning views, miles of hiking trails, and a wonderful mountain top experience.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We are lucky to have this wondrous nature sanctuary in the heart of Houston. One seems far removed from the hustle and bustle when walking in this natural habitat.
"Large Spindle Piece"—a sculpture by Henry Moore—graces Eleanor Tinsley Park on the banks of Buffalo Bayou in Houston, Texas. See photos, Henry Moore quotes, and a video.
Isle Royale National Park is one of the most remote areas of the country. Accessible only by seaplane or ferry, it's considered a hiking and kayaking paradise. Yet folks of all ages can have a comfortable, safe, and adventurous wilderness experience without needing a tent and sleeping bag.
Firefighters deserve to be honored, and fires need to be respected at all times. One retired firefighter, Mark Chavez, chose to honor both at the site of a large fire by creating a series of chainsaw sculptures.
Southern Minnesota for the most part consists of corn and bean fields with a not so interesting landscape. Minneopa, however, is a charming little State Park with a waterfall and Bison range.
Rock formations have attracted humans since time immemorial. Their shapes, components and locations make them totally unique. It's no wonder that tourists and locals alike find pleasure in visiting these incredible sites.
Denali National Park is one of the most remote, pristine areas in the American National Park System. Home to an amazing array of wildlife, the park's six million acres of untamed landscape offer visitors spectacular views and stunning scenery.
With reverence, we walked on the paths through this amazing cathedral of nature. Spell-binding! See photos and videos.
This article beautifully summarizes the major points of land on the earth's surface which fall below sea level.
A look at the top five places to see the Southern Lights and the best times of year to visit.
The Great Falls of the Passaic River in northern New Jersey, with the surrounding historic mill area in the City of Paterson, has been designated as America’s 45th National Historical Park, the 397th unit of the National Park System. A spectacular natural wonder, the Great Falls also played a key role in American history as the centerpiece of the first planned industrial center in the U.S.
This fantastic site just north of Flagstaff is impressive! See photos and videos of this close encounter with volcanic activity of the past.
Deserts are places of extreme contrast, and as such are often overlooked as places to visit. What a shame! The desert has so much to offer, especially in the way of wildflowers. March and April are the best times to witness the transformation from bare to full of blooms.
These 10 amazing caverns are some of the best the world has to offer. Whether for their unique geological features, unparalleled beauty, or large size, each of these caves stands out as a must-see for any subterranean explorer.
From petrified dunes to petrified wood and spectacular views, this site and the surrounding area have much to offer. See photos and videos.
If you want to see an excellent example of the forces of erosion, Bryce Canyon is the place to go! See photos and videos of this spectacular Utah National Park.