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Fun Things To Do in Santa Barbara

Fun Things To Do in Santa Barbara

A gorgeous city located between the mountains and the sea, Santa Barbara charms with its red roofs and spanish style architecture. There’s a reason it is known as the American Riviera.

Colorado National Monument

Colorado National Monument

Colorado National Monument is a beautiful park located close to Colorado’s border with Utah. You’ll find red rock formations and canyons, hiking and camping.

Find the Perfect Campsite with these Websites

Find the Perfect Campsite with these Websites

Find your next campsite with these useful websites and apps. We hope this list of resources helps you in planning your next camping or RV trip!

Cool Places to Stay Near Joshua Tree National Park

Cool Places to Stay Near Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park and the surrounding areas have long been popular with artists, recluses and dreamers. Here are some amazing places to stay near Joshua Tree.

Van Life Rentals: Camping Vehicles for Rent in the USA

Van Life Rentals: Camping Vehicles for Rent in the USA

Want to sample the #vanlife? You can rent a camper van or RV perfect for exploring the great outdoors with no need for a tent in tow.

Autumn Leaf Peeping on Minnesota’s North Shore

Autumn Leaf Peeping on Minnesota’s North Shore

This fall, take a trip up to Minnesota’s North Shore, where the leaves are turning fiery colors. Along the way check out our favorite cafes, breweries, coolest lodgings and best waterfalls too.

10 Waterfalls on Minnesota’s North Shore

10 Waterfalls on Minnesota’s North Shore

A huge turbulent flow or just a pretty trickle over rocks, waterfalls are always wonderful. Here are 10 waterfalls to see on the North Shore of Minnesota.

Fun Things To Do in Central California

Fun Things To Do in Central California

California has it all: beaches, mountains, rivers, desert. And much of this can be seen in the central part of the state. Let’s explore Central California!

Iowa Cycling Heaven

Iowa Cycling Heaven

Did you know that Iowa has almost 2,000 miles of multi-use trails separated from roadways where you can cycle, run, rollerblade or walk?

Stay in a Cabin or Yurt in Oregon

Stay in a Cabin or Yurt in Oregon

Oregon is full of beautiful places to camp and hike. Did you know that Oregon State Parks have rustic cabins, yurts and teepees available to rent?

Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

Apostle Islands National Lakeshore encompasses 21 islands as well as shoreline along lake Superior in northern Wisconsin. The distinctive geology of the area is a result of glacial activity many thousands of years ago leaving beautiful sandstone formations that dazzle the eye.

Living History Farms

Living History Farms

Step back in time on a visit to Living History Farms in Des Moines, Iowa. Learn about Iowa’s history and what life was like in a small midwestern town, farm or homestead.

Starved Rock State Park

Starved Rock State Park

A super popular Illinois state park, Starved Rock has miles of hiking trails and lots of hidden caves and secret waterfalls. Then head south on Route 178 to nearby Matthiessen State Park for more beauty.

Plein Air Art in Zion National Park

Plein Air Art in Zion National Park

Zion has hosted a Plein Air Art Invitational for nearly 10 years. The first week in November each year, 24 artists are invited to paint in the park. They give daily talks and demonstrations and you can spot them on the hiking trails with their easels and paintbrushes.

Des Moines Art Center

Des Moines Art Center

You may be surprised by the Des Moines Art Center. Their collection is fabulous, the buildings are designed by renowned architects and most shocking of all.. entry is FREE!

Drink Craft Beer in Des Moines

Drink Craft Beer in Des Moines

Craft beer fever has definitely gripped the nation, as well as the whole world it seems. If you’re not from the midwest you may not know that there are awesome craft beers to be found in Iowa!