EXPLORING BEAUTIFUL DESERT BOTANICAL GARDEN IN PHOENIX, AZ

Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, AZ, displays the world's finest collection of arid plants from deserts of the world in a unique outdoor setting. You probably do not think that the words desert and garden really come together, but you will be pleasantly surprised by the beauty of this oasis. Of course, no roses there, … Continue reading EXPLORING BEAUTIFUL DESERT BOTANICAL GARDEN IN PHOENIX, AZ

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THINGS TO DO IN PROMISED LAND STATE PARK

If you’re looking for a back-to-nature vacation, Promised Land State Park in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania delivers a perfect ground for that. It invites you with 3,000 acres of land, 50 miles of trails, two lakes, 9 miles of shoreline, 170 mooring spaces, and numerous camping areas, some offering picture-perfect waterfront sites. Boating, fishing, … Continue reading THINGS TO DO IN PROMISED LAND STATE PARK

1000 Islands New York. View form the water.

16 REASONS TO VISIT THE 1000 ISLANDS

The Thousand Islands Region in upper New York State on the border with Canada has all you need for a great down to earth vacation. Miles of shoreline, scenic islands, fantastic swimming, boating, fishing, and camping can satisfy any outdoor lover. Families with children especially appreciate the area for its endless entertainment provided by nature! … Continue reading 16 REASONS TO VISIT THE 1000 ISLANDS

COLORADO NATIONAL MONUMENT – VISITOR’S GUIDE

Colorado National Monument hides in a shadow of popular national parks of the Southwest. Despite its outstanding red rock scenery and convenient location, practically within the city limits of Fruita, Colorado, the park receives only around 400000 visitors per year, versus millions flooding the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, Arches, Zion, and others. And that of … Continue reading COLORADO NATIONAL MONUMENT – VISITOR’S GUIDE

If you love camping, Wellesley Island State Park delivers! Located on St. Lawrence River, this stunning park offers over 400 sites, many of them waterfront!

WELLESLEY ISLAND STATE PARK IN 1000 ISLANDS, NY – CAMPING AT ITS BEST

If you love camping, put Wellesley Island State Park in New York's 1000 Islands Region on your campground list. Located on St. Lawrence River across the border from the province of Ontario in Canada, the park offers over 400  sites, with 69 of them directly on the water. The main activity there is simply enjoying … Continue reading WELLESLEY ISLAND STATE PARK IN 1000 ISLANDS, NY – CAMPING AT ITS BEST

Hiking Mount Minsi in Delaware Water Gap,

HIKING MOUNT MINSI IN DELAWARE WATER GAP, PA

If you are thinking of hiking Mount Minsi, do not just show up and hope for the best. It is a very popular hike, so even finding a parking spot at the trailhead could be a challenge. Keep in mind that easily accessible as a day trip from New York and Philadelphia, Delaware Water Gap … Continue reading HIKING MOUNT MINSI IN DELAWARE WATER GAP, PA

HOPE HILL LAVENDER FARM – A PEACEFUL ESCAPE

Hope Hill Lavender Farm in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, sits quietly among hills of Schuylkill County and invites visitors to stop by and enjoy its purple covered grounds and a gift shop. Easy to reach as a day trip from Philadelphia, Harrisburgh, Lancaster, Wilkes-Barre, and Allentown, it deserved recognition for what it is, a beautiful and peaceful … Continue reading HOPE HILL LAVENDER FARM – A PEACEFUL ESCAPE

THINGS TO DO IN BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK, UTAH

Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah is one of Mother Nature's greatest hits. Nowhere else on the planet, the red, orange, pink, and white hoodoos cut through the blue desert sky with the same intensity and create out of this world painting-like scenery. The park’s main road follows the expansive Bryce Amphitheater (not really a … Continue reading THINGS TO DO IN BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK, UTAH

Krign Point State Park. 1000 Islands, NY. Tents and sunset.

KRING POINT STATE PARK IN 1000 ISLANDS, NY – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Kring Point State Park, just like the entire 1000 Islands Region of New York State, is a top-rated destination among nature lovers. Surrounded by the beautiful St. Lawrence River, it delivers everything outdoor-oriented visitors are looking for - boating, fishing, hiking, and a waterfront campground with gorgeous views. The park appeals to people of all … Continue reading KRING POINT STATE PARK IN 1000 ISLANDS, NY – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Robert G. Wehle State Park, NY. Tree on the cliff.

ROBERT G. WEHLE STATE PARK, NY – ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

If you never heard of Robert G. Wehle State Park in New York State, you are not alone. The park definitely falls into the category of New York's best-kept secret. Created in 2004, it is practically known only to locals who frequent the park to walk their dogs and have a relaxing picnic. But the … Continue reading ROBERT G. WEHLE STATE PARK, NY – ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

Tauhannock Falls from the bridge.

TAUGHANNOCK FALLS STATE PARK – FUN FOR ALL AGES

Taughannock Falls State Park features one of the outstanding natural attractions of the Northeast - 215 feet Taughannock Falls, the highest single-drop waterfall east of the Rocky Mountains, even taller than Niagara Falls. The park's stunning nature, combined with well-planned accessibility, makes the area a perfect playground for the entire family. Visitors can enjoy hiking, … Continue reading TAUGHANNOCK FALLS STATE PARK – FUN FOR ALL AGES

Zion National Park - things to do. Beauty from the road.

THE BEST THINGS TO DO IN ZION NATIONAL PARK

What are the best things to do in Zion National Park? The list of activities is long, but the number one is definitely hiking. Famous trails, the Narrows and Angels Landing lure visitors from all over the world to explore the park's spectacular red rock country. Then there is mountain climbing, cycling, and backcountry backpacking, … Continue reading THE BEST THINGS TO DO IN ZION NATIONAL PARK

Loyalscock Canyon Vista at Worlds End State Park.

VISITING WORLDS END STATE PARK, PA – KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

Worlds End State Park - the name describes it all! Located in the Endless Mountains Region of Pennsylvania, the park delivers its promise of being away from it all. Far from cities and major tourism routes, it sits there quietly, seemingly unaware of its quiet beauty. It pulls you in with its endless forest, stunning … Continue reading VISITING WORLDS END STATE PARK, PA – KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

The Dali Museum in Florida, building.

VISITING THE DALI MUSEUM IN FLORIDA – ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

The Dali Museum in Florida is not to be missed if you are visiting the Tampa Bay area. With its unparalleled collection of Salvador Dali's art, featuring more than 2,000 of his works, it is one of the most acclaimed collections of a single modern artist in the world. It is also the only museum … Continue reading VISITING THE DALI MUSEUM IN FLORIDA – ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

Unreal landscape of Blue Canyon in Hopi Reservation in Arizona.

ATTRACTIONS IN ARIZONA – HOW TO VISIT THE HOPI INDIAN RESERVATION AND BLUE CANYON

The Hopi Reservation, including its unique Blue Canyon, is a must-see Arizona attraction if you are looking for a unique cultural experience combined with stunning desert scenery. The Hopi Tribe is a sovereign nation located in the northeastern part of the state. The reservation occupies part of Coconino and Navajo counties, encompasses more than 1.5 … Continue reading ATTRACTIONS IN ARIZONA – HOW TO VISIT THE HOPI INDIAN RESERVATION AND BLUE CANYON

An entrance to Grounds For Sculpture in New Jersey.

GROUNDS FOR SCULPTURE IN NEW JERSEY – A PERFECT DAY TRIP FROM NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, AND PENNSYLVANIA

Grounds For Sculpture in New Jersey is a perfect day trip destination for residents of New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. The name sounds intriguing, but what is it? It as a museum, sculpture garden and arboretum spread across 42 landscaped acres in Hamilton, New Jersey. A place when famous paintings were transformed into bigger … Continue reading GROUNDS FOR SCULPTURE IN NEW JERSEY – A PERFECT DAY TRIP FROM NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, AND PENNSYLVANIA

Best state for social distancing. Road trip to Wyoming.

WHERE TO TRAVEL WITH SOCIAL DISTANCING IN MIND? TAKE A ROAD TRIP TO WYOMING!

Consider a road trip to Wyoming if you are looking for an incredible travel destination that allows for social distancing. Most travelers head to Wyoming to visit Yellowstone National Park. Some venture out a little farther to explore Grand Teton National Park. Only a few go beyond these obvious attractions to discover the rest of … Continue reading WHERE TO TRAVEL WITH SOCIAL DISTANCING IN MIND? TAKE A ROAD TRIP TO WYOMING!

Best State Parks in New York State. Minnewaska.

ESCAPE TO NATURE – THE 8 BEST STATE PARKS IN NEW YORK

Did you know that New York state parks offer the most diverse landscape in the Northeast? All 180 of them impress with stunning scenery and endless recreational opportunities. The state provides millions of acres of protected wilderness, 2000 miles of hiking and biking trails, 561 waterfalls, 7600 freshwater lakes, ponds, and reservoirs. If that is … Continue reading ESCAPE TO NATURE – THE 8 BEST STATE PARKS IN NEW YORK

Travel refund during coronavirus pandemic.

HOW TO GET YOUR REFUND FOR CANCELED TRAVEL DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

Coronavirus pandemic paralyzed the travel industry around the world. Many of us are still frantically fighting to recuperate money invested in our trips. And it is not an easy battle. Individuals are left to themself to fight for their rights. But what rights? Actually, when you take a closer look, what we are left with … Continue reading HOW TO GET YOUR REFUND FOR CANCELED TRAVEL DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

HOW TO VISIT THE VESSEL- NEW YORK CITY’S NEWEST ATTRACTION

The Vessel, New York City's newest attraction raised many eyebrows, but so did Eifell Tower in Paris, Metropol Parasol in Seville, and even Mount Rushmore here in the USA. Facing disapproval at first, these structures slowly gained their popularity and eventually became a magnet for tourism. Breaking grounds, going out of ordinary often faces disapproval, … Continue reading HOW TO VISIT THE VESSEL- NEW YORK CITY’S NEWEST ATTRACTION

HOW TO VISIT NEW YORK CITY ON A BUDGET – MAKE JERSEY CITY, NJ YOUR BASE

Many potential visitors ask themselves if it is possible to visit New York City on a budget. The answer is, yes!  And you do not need to compromise much to achieve it. With accommodation being a substantial part of your travel expenses, choosing the right location is crucial. For that, let me introduce you to … Continue reading HOW TO VISIT NEW YORK CITY ON A BUDGET – MAKE JERSEY CITY, NJ YOUR BASE

SPRING IN GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK – HOW TO VISIT

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the most visited national park in the USA, puts on a fabulous show every spring with its colorful display of wildflowers. Early blooms arrive around mid-March, and the progression takes place throughout the season with 1,500 types of flowering plants, more than in any other national park in the … Continue reading SPRING IN GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK – HOW TO VISIT

CDC RECOMMENDS MASKS – HOW A LOCAL BUSINESS IS ALREADY AHEAD OF THE GAME

To mask or not to mask? After weeks of mixed messages, we have the answer - face masks are recommended in a fight against coronavirus. As much as it seems unreal in today's world of science and technology, COVID -19 is forcing us to scramble for ways to survive. We have no ammunition to stop … Continue reading CDC RECOMMENDS MASKS – HOW A LOCAL BUSINESS IS ALREADY AHEAD OF THE GAME

Entrance to Brookgreen Gardens in South Carolina.

THINGS TO DO IN MYRTLE BEACH – BROOKGREEN GARDENS

If you are looking for things to do in Myrtle Beach beyond the beach, Brookgreen Gardens is the answer. Never heard of them? You are not alone. Hard to imagine but, these fascinating gardens managed to stay under the radar of South Carolina's beachgoers, despite ranking among the ten top gardens in the USA. What … Continue reading THINGS TO DO IN MYRTLE BEACH – BROOKGREEN GARDENS

Driftwood beaches of the East Coast. Jekyll Island.

AMAZING DRIFTWOOD BEACHES OF THE US EAST COAST – WHERE TO FIND THEM

Driftwood beaches of the US East Coast draw visitors with their serenity and beauty. Also called boneyard beaches, they are essentially maritime forests that are being eroded into the ocean. They are created by forces of the Atlantic pounding its way into the woods and knocking down the trees. The waves then continue to wash … Continue reading AMAZING DRIFTWOOD BEACHES OF THE US EAST COAST – WHERE TO FIND THEM

Hiking the Narrows in Zion.

HIKING THE NARROWS IN ZION NATIONAL PARK – ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

If you are an outdoor enthusiast, hiking the Narrows in Zion National Park is most likely on your bucket list, and for a good reason. The Narrows, or more precisely the Narrows of the North Fork of the Virgin River, draws hikers from all over the world with its outstanding scenery and the unique way … Continue reading HIKING THE NARROWS IN ZION NATIONAL PARK – ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

Morning Glory Pool in Yellowstone.

THE ULTIMATE ITINERARY FOR GRAND TETON AND YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARKS

Why do you need a well-crafted itinerary for your Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks visit? The reason is that these two parks have so much to offer, you will get overwhelmed when planning your trip. Some visitors do not even realize that Yellowstone is much more than buffalos and the Old Faithful. The area delivers … Continue reading THE ULTIMATE ITINERARY FOR GRAND TETON AND YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARKS

STEP BY STEP GUIDE TO GIRLS TRIP TO NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE

Let's go, girls, come on! Man, I feel like a woman! - is this you? Then get your friends together and head for a girls trip to Nashville, Tennesse. No inhibitions, make no conditions get a little outta line! You will find plenty of fun things to do in Nashville with your gang. It does … Continue reading STEP BY STEP GUIDE TO GIRLS TRIP TO NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE

Koziar's Christmas Village reflecting in the pond.

KOZIAR’S CHRISTMAS VILLAGE IN PENNSYLVANIA – TIPS ON HOW TO VISIT

For over seventy years visitors come to Koziar's Christmas Village in Berks County, Pennsylvania in search of the magic of Christmas. Many made this trip a family tradition. They travel to experience the greatest Christmas lights display in the U.S.A. Located just outside Lehigh Valley, PA, the village is a unique place to entertain children … Continue reading KOZIAR’S CHRISTMAS VILLAGE IN PENNSYLVANIA – TIPS ON HOW TO VISIT

23 TOP REASONS TO VISIT AMERICA

Did you know that the United States of America is the third most visited country in the world after France and Spain? About 75 million people spend their holidays in the USA each year.  Many come to visit American national parks, some prefer American cities like Las Vegas, New York City or Los Angeles, while … Continue reading 23 TOP REASONS TO VISIT AMERICA

MOUNT TAMMANY – THE BEST HIKING IN NEW JERSEY

Hiking offers great benefits for your physical and mental health. It is one of the best ways to rejuvenate your body and soul, and without clearing your bank account. It is especially true if you live in densely populated areas, where high stress can influence your well being. If you live in New Jersey, New … Continue reading MOUNT TAMMANY – THE BEST HIKING IN NEW JERSEY

Why Utah is the most amazing state for nature lovers - the one and only Bryce Canyon National Park.

WHY UTAH IS THE BEST STATE FOR NATURE LOVERS

Are you a nature lover looking to spend your vacations in a place that is beautiful, easy to reach, and has the highest concentration of incredible natural wonders. Look no further, then there is only one answer: Utah! Located in the southwest part of the US, Utah delivers on stunning scenery, exceptional hiking, and even … Continue reading WHY UTAH IS THE BEST STATE FOR NATURE LOVERS