Nestled just beyond Yosemite National Park within the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains is the quaint small town of Murphys, California. Just East, the beautiful Stanislaus National Forest, encompassing nearly 900,000 acres of raw beauty offers 46 nature trails within the four counties of Northern California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains.
Denali National Park, in Alaska, is known for it’s breathtaking mountain scenery. It’s also known for its variety of wildlife, like the “big five” wolves, grizzly bears, moose, caribou and Dall sheep. In the summer, the ice and snow melts making the park the perfect place for hiking and sightseeing. Here are some things to do and see within Denali National Park.
Zion National Park in Utah is full of rich Native American culture and diverse wildlife. Its wide range of elevations make it a unique place to explore high peaks and see an array of Utah wildlife. Zion National Park is a must-see destination for families looking for a different vacation. Here are some things you can do on a vacation to Zion National Park.
With more than 300 bird species, Seaside, Oregan is the place to be if birding is your sport. There’s never a bad time to take a vacation to Seaside and see some of their amazing wildlife. Some birds even make Seaside their home year-round. Here are the best places for birding whether you’re a beginner or an expert.
If you love fishing, St. George Island should be your next vacation destination. Nestled between Apalachicola Bay and The Gulf of Mexico, St. George Island is home to over 100 species of fish. St. George’s local fishing guides know all about what’s biting and where during your stay, from snapper to sharks. Here are some of the best places for an unforgettable charter fishing experience.
Some of the most pristine and beautiful waters are the ones surrounding Hilton Head Island and Bluffton. This makes this locale a popular resort area, but the fact that these waters are also the warmest on the Eastern Seaboard is definitely icing on the cake. Water sports galore await the individual visiting the Hilton Head area, and here are a few that the adventurer can try.
In the winter we all struggle to stay active. Everybody just wants to curl up in their warm homes, drink hot chocolate and watch a movie. However, there are just as many activities in the winter as there are in the summer. If you stay inside all winter long you will be missing out on so much. There are so many sports and activities that can only be done in the winter, or when there is snow, so why miss out? There are specifically some cool things to do in Alaska in the winter. If you don’t believe us, here is a list of the coolest (literally and figuratively) winter sports that you can do in Alaska.
Located 120 miles southwest of Denver in Colorado’s Gunnison County and nestled amid a lush and scenic mountain valley, is the city of Crested Butte. Crested Butte is a popular destination for enthusiasts of both summer outdoor activities (fishing, hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, whitewater rafting), and winter outdoor activities. (cross-country and downhill skiing, snowboarding.) Formerly noted for coal and silver mining, the town thrived from the 1880s until the early 1950s when the region’s biggest and most productive mine (Big Mine) was closed. Thus began the transition from mining to tourism in the early 1960s with the opening of the area’s first public skiing slopes on Crested Butte Mountain Resort.
If you are planning a Cape Cod vacation and do not plan on scheduling a tee time, then you are really missing out. There are many amazing golf courses on and near Cape Cod. With wonderful bayside and ocean views, there is nothing more relaxing than golfing. Golfing is a great way to stay active while still having fun on your Cape Cod vacation. Here are just a few of the many beautiful golf courses you should play at while on Cape Cod. Continue reading “Where to Golf on Cape Cod” »
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the United States. It’s not hard to see why. The resort town offers beautiful beaches and countless activities for visitors, from shopping to golfing. Thanks to the diversity of marine life in the waters, fishing is an unforgettable experience at Hilton Head Island. Continue reading “Where to Fish on Hilton Head Island” »