Have you been to a National Park like Yosemite, Mount Rainier, Yellowstone or Crater Lake and admired the architecture of the vistor centers and lodges? This style is known as “Parkitecture” or “National Park Service Rustic”.
Beautiful Santa Fe is famous for its artsy scene, blue skies and adobe buildings. Here are 10 things to do in and around Santa Fe that you are sure to enjoy!
This charming town is surrounded by mountains and open desert, which means lots of places to hike and explore. Best visited between autumn and spring, Tucson offers lots to her visitors. In face many return year after year to escape the cold and snow of northern winters. There is lots to discover in this small city, from food and culture to nature and adventure. Read on for our Tucson city guide.
Sedona, Arizona and the surrounding red rocks have long been popular with artists, new age seekers, hikers and explorers. Planning a visit? Here are some wonderful places to stay!
Joshua Tree National Park is an otherworldly destination in the California desert. Explore the park and see the strange rock formations and plants for yourself. Whether you enjoy hiking or rock climbing there is something for you!
Did you know that Arizona was once a tropical landscape filled with green plants, rivers and yes, dinosaurs? It’s difficult to imagine now when we look out at the rocks and scrubby plants. In this park you’ll find colorful sedimentary rocks in blues, purples and reds and glittering remains of trees turned to stones.
Zion, according to ancient religions, is the spiritual point from which reality emerges. Honestly after visiting Zion National Park for the first time I couldn’t agree more with this sentiment.
When you visit Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument the first things you will notice in the landscape are the large cacti. You’ll spot stately saguaro cactus, prickly pear and cholla. But here in the Northern Sonoran Desert, the organ pipe cactus steals the show.
Six of the original 19 covered bridges in Madison County, Iowa have been preserved. Come see these lovely historic wooden bridges for yourself on a self-guided tour through the area.
The Superior Hiking Trail starts at Jay Cooke State Park south of Duluth and continues all the way to the Canadian border. The trail is more than 300 miles long and also includes offshoots and spurs to explore places along the route.
Yosemite National Park and the surrounding Sierra Nevada mountains has long been popular with artists, climbers, hikers and explorers. Ansel Adams snapped his famous photos here and John Muir loved exploring the peaks and valleys.
San Diego is a is a fun tourist destination with sunshine almost every day in both winter and summer. Some say that San Diego has the most ideal climate in the world. Let’s take a trip!
There is more to do in Big Sur than just pass through on your way north or south. Learn about the history of the area and the film, art and literature connections. We’ll tell you our favorite photo ops and secret hiking spots.
Explore Palm Springs off the beaten path. Discover these 11 secret spots in Palm Springs, ranging from outdoor activities to enjoying quirky art and modern local architecture.
Searching for the best places to stay Palm Springs where you can enjoy the sunshine, take a dip in the pool and perhaps have a cocktail or two? Here are our top picks for fun hotels in Palm Springs for adults plus unique places to stay in Palm Springs.