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Coolest Places to Stay Near Yosemite National Park

Coolest Places to Stay Near Yosemite National Park

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.

10 Best Things To Do in Big Sur

10 Best Things To Do in Big Sur

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.

11 Secret Spots in Palm Springs

11 Secret Spots in Palm Springs

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.

11 Amazing Day Trips from Santa Barbara

11 Amazing Day Trips from Santa Barbara

Hiking trails, wineries, beaches and cute California towns are just some of the places to visit near Santa Barbara.

Overnight Trips from Las Vegas

Overnight Trips from Las Vegas

One of the best ways to escape the Strip is to take a 2 day trip from Las Vegas. If you have your own vehicle you can reach some of these places to visit near Las Vegas by car within a few hours.

Things to Do in Saguaro National Park

Things to Do in Saguaro National Park

Saguaro National Park is a terrific destination for a short weekend trip when you want some peace and quiet. I loved my visit there and I can’t wait to return! Here are tips on what to do in the park as well as plenty of ideas for enjoying Tucson.

Day Trips from Las Vegas

Day Trips from Las Vegas

What are some fun things to do in Las Vegas besides gambling? How about checking out the gorgeous desert landscape around the city. Here are destinations near Las Vegas and fun activities that would make an amazing day trip from Vegas.

Sail the World: Best Sailing Instagrams to Inspire You

Sail the World: Best Sailing Instagrams to Inspire You

Got yacht envy? Check out these amazing Instagram accounts that will make you want to yell “Ahoy matey!”

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.

10 Tech Gadgets for Cool Connected Camping

10 Tech Gadgets for Cool Connected Camping

One of the best reasons to go camping is to get out in nature and disconnect. To sleep under the stars, cook over wood fires and leave computers and smart phones behind.

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.

Doing the Douro (without a car)

Doing the Douro (without a car)

Portugal’s Douro Valley is world famous as the place where the grapes for port wine are grown, it is most easily accessed with a car. However it is possible to explore some of this stunning region via public transit with a bit of creativity.