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

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

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

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

Main trail in Plitvice National Park. Looking down from the cliff.

PLITVICE LAKES NATIONAL PARK IN CROATIA – VISITING EUROPE’S TOP NATURAL ATTRACTION

Many travelers consider Plitvice Lakes in Croatia Europe's top natural attraction. Despite the park's popularity, planning a trip there has its challenges. Most visitors arrive just for a day trip from Zagreb, Zadar, or Split. Others make it an extended part of their Croatia holiday from the Adriatic Coast. In this post, you will learn … Continue reading PLITVICE LAKES NATIONAL PARK IN CROATIA – VISITING EUROPE’S TOP NATURAL ATTRACTION

MARITIME CANADA -16 REASONS TO TAKE A ROAD TRIP TO NOVA SCOTIA

Maritime Canada: New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island could easily be called Canada's best-kept secret, and that is a good thing! Among these provinces, Nova Scotia, reaching out the farthest into the Atlantic Ocean, lures its visitors with the promise of stunning scenery and peaceful vacations. From the world-famous Cabot Trail on Cape … Continue reading MARITIME CANADA -16 REASONS TO TAKE A ROAD TRIP TO NOVA SCOTIA

HOW TO VISIT ZERMATT SWITZERLAND – HOME OF THE MATTERHORN

Do you know the most-photographed mountain in the world? Do you remember a background mountain from Ricola commercials? If not, how about the picture from the wraps of Swiss chocolate? The name of the mountain is the Matterhorn. It proudly stands in a resort town of Zermatt in the Swiss Alps. The whole area is … Continue reading HOW TO VISIT ZERMATT SWITZERLAND – HOME OF THE MATTERHORN