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Visit these National Park Service Sites in Georgia

by Anthony Manzanares on June 27, 2017

Last year’s centennial celebration of the brought about a resurgence in visiting the national treasures. If you’re visiting , you most likely know about the unspoiled beauty of Cumberland Island National Seashore and the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. But there are several lesser-known NPS locations that are worth the visit. Do you know about […]

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5 Gorgeous Green Getaways in Northern California

by Mary Jo Manzanares on March 6, 2017

Northern California is blessed with incredible natural beauty. With beautiful State Parks, beaches, and vineyards, a mini-vacation isn’t hard to find. Whether you’re a resident or a tourist, you won’t regret taking some time out to reconnect with nature. We’ve listed some of the best green getaways from San Francisco so that you can find your […]

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Birding in the Lone Star State

by Mary Jo Manzanares on October 14, 2016

Thanks to its incredible diversity of more than 540 bird species, Texas is widely considered to be America’s birding capital. The variety is further enriched by the convergence of three major migratory paths and an amazing range of habitat types. From well-known birding sites to off-the-beaten-path local hotspots, grab your binoculars and prepare to experience […]

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8 Natural Wonders in Minnesota

by Anthony Manzanares on August 19, 2016

Minnesota’s natural wonders range from moments of quiet awe to outsize thrills. While crowds fill the parking lots at the nation’s best-known national parks, a growing number of travelers in the know are discovering why Minnesota is one of the best places in the country to enjoy an outdoor vacation. Here are eight Natural Wonders […]

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Save The Bay Seal Watch Cruise

by Jenni Ingersoll on July 25, 2016

Ever wonder what can make an entire boat of passengers say “Awww” at the exact same time?  Spotting a young Harbor Seal sunning itself on a rock, for one. Harbor Seals arrive to the waters of the Narragansett around November seeking the comforts the Bay has to offer. Namely, protection from predators, an abundance of food and the […]

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Aurora Borealis Light Up the Great Lakes

by Mary Jo Manzanares on December 4, 2015

Aurora Borealis in the Great Lakes region

The Great Lakes Region is more than just stunning vistas and beautiful waters, it’s also a spot where you can see the Northern Lights. That’s right, you don’t need to travel outside the continental U.S. to see the brilliant colors of the Aurora Borealis. The Great Lakes region is the largest expanse of freshwater in the world, and is […]

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The 10 Most Beautiful Hikes in Greater Palm Springs

by Mary Jo Manzanares on November 30, 2015

  There is no shortage of ways to explore the diverse natural beauty that is Greater Palm Springs.  Some adventure by jeep, others by hot air balloon, and there are those who prefer horseback or bicycle. Some prefer hiking.  Greater Palm Springs offers more than 100 trails to choose from. Step by step using your […]

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Wonderful Waterfalls of Yosemite Gold Country

by Mary Jo Manzanares on July 10, 2015

Spring is the best time to check out the many waterfalls in Tuolumne County’s Yosemite Gold Country, located two and a half hours east of San Francisco and two hours south of Sacramento.  Over half of Yosemite National Park is located in Tuolumne County.  In addition to Yosemite, this is home to Gold Rush towns, two […]

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