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.
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.
This article includes an itinerary and description of hiking at Caesar's Head State Park and visiting Greenville in South Carolina.
Though still in progress, the Crazy Horse Memorial is stunning and an important stop for anyone heading to its more famous cousin—Mount Rushmore.
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.
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!
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 mountaintop 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.
The Seabourne Creek Nature Park in Rosenberg, Texas, consists of 164 acres of open prairie, lake, wetlands, and bird sanctuary. It is educational and amazing!
"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.
Goforth Park in Cypress, TX, named after Harris County Deputy Darren Goforth, consists of a playground, dog park, and a 1.97-mile trail surrounding water.
Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park offers visitors a unique mountaintop experience with a 360-degree view of the stunning Maine coastline.
For a relaxing and scenic kayaking option, check out the newly opened Werner Boyce Salt Springs State Park kayak launch. The winding inlets, small ponds, and salt marsh make for an interesting and stress-free adventure.
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.
The Nitobe Memorial Garden is located in Vancouver, British Columbia. It's a beautiful and often peaceful Japanese garden that is filled with symbolism.
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.
The VanDusen Botanical Garden is located in Vancouver, British Columbia. It contains beautiful plants and lovely scenery that is very enjoyable to explore.
The Stanley Park Seawall has an 8.8 km path on top. The wall travels around the perimeter of the park beside the ocean. It offers great views and other interesting sights.
Stanley Park is a lovely 988-acre park next to downtown Vancouver and the ocean. It contains many attractions for visitors, including a beautiful rose garden.
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.
Lost Lagoon is part of Stanley Park, which is located in Vancouver, British Columbia. The lagoon is a wonderful place for bird watchers and photographers.
Exit Glacier is the only land access into Kenai Fjords National Park. Located on the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska, this is a great way to experience the magic of a glacier up close and personal.
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.
Mount Rainier is one of Washington State's most popular destinations. Home to beautiful alpine fields, majestic peaks, glaciers, waterfalls, abundant wildlife, and miles of hiking trails, there's something for every outdoor enthusiast.
This park has something for everyone, including the Forest Park Zoo and the nationally acclaimed Brights Nights Holiday display.
With reverence, we walked on the paths through this amazing cathedral of nature. Spell-binding! See photos and videos.
If you love the great outdoors and plan on being in the Tampa/St Petersburg area, then be sure to check out Fort De Soto State Park. Known for its beautiful beaches, Fort De Soto also offers visitors the opportunity to fish, bike, camp, kayak and so much more.
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.
Fort Mackinac was a military site in the Great Lakes region during the American War of Independence, and it has a fascinating history. It is an interactive visitor site today. See photos and videos.
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.
See pictures of the "largest living thing on earth" and other sites within these magnificent national parks of Sequoia and Kings Canyon. Some of these sequoia trees existed long before the pyramids in Egypt!
This 87-acre lake within Sequoia National Park dates back to the days of commercial logging and lumber flumes. Learn more and see photos and videos of this playground as it exists today.
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.