Insider’s guide to Everglades National Park

The Everglades are genuinely one-of-a-kind. Only a few thousand years old, this singular wetland on the toe of Florida historically saw rainfall and overflow from Lake Okeechobee send a slow-moving sheet of water to Florida Bay and the Gulf of Mexico (and, to a lesser extent, the Atlantic) through vast marshes of sawgrass—the famous “river […]

Things to do in Raleigh

The Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill area is known as the Research Triangle and is home to three well-known research universities — Duke, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and North Carolina State University. Raleigh has also attracted a highly trained workforce, which in turn has drawn more than 7,000 companies, including biotechnology and pharmaceutical firms. But it’s not […]

Explore the Paradise Found in Phuket, Thailand

Take a walk on the beach, search for shells, engage in water activities, scour the cliffs, explore the depths with snorkeling or scuba diving adventures, sail around the island, or watch the sunset on the horizon. Whatever you choose, you’ll be enchanted by the beauty of this jewel in the sea. Best Time to Visit […]

Best dog parks in Minneapolis

Dogs are such loyal and loving creatures. They truly deserve a few hours to run free and enjoy some playtime with their canine buddies. Fortunately for Minneapolis canines, the city has a number of excellent dog parks where they can do just that, including these six awesome off-leash areas:  Minnehaha Dog Park Known locally as […]

A Winter Redcedar Safari

Checking out the champion redcedar trees of the Olympic Peninsula Washington plays host to some of the grandest trees anywhere on the planet, bar none—colossal Douglas firs and Sitka spruces, skyscraping noble firs, barrel-trunked ponderosas mingling their vanilla scent with the aroma of sagebrush. But arguably, none of them presents such a combination of staggering […]

9 of the most eye-catching mountains in the US and how to see them

If you’re like us, chances are you pretty much always have mountains on the mind. What follows is a range-hopping tour of some of the most flat-out gorgeous and imposing peaks in the Lower 48. Consider it fuel for the mountain-lust fire. Our list includes a mix of well-known and lesser-known eminences and covers as […]