Category: National Parks

Jul 09

Explore Canada’s Hidden Gems for Its 150th

With Canada’s 150th birthday festivities taking place throughout the year, there’s never been a better time to celebrate all our beautiful country has to offer. This is the perfect year to travel and explore new places from coast to coast. Whether you’re a nature lover who wants to visit the west coast or are looking …

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Mar 18

Why HWY 395 Is California’s Most Underrated Road Trip!

Roads Trips have become a staple of American culture! There is no better way to see this great nation and spend time with family and friends, then locked in a car playing road trip games. Aside from wrong turns, crying kids, the A/C breaking and being trapped in the car for hours, there is something …

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Mar 03

8 Reasons Why Kodiak Alaska Should Be Your Next Epic Adventure!

Although it is the second largest Island in the United States, only around 10,000 people actually populate the Island. Only a few roads access the most eastern region of the island and that area is known as the road zone. The rest of the island can only be accessed through rough ATV trails, backpacking, a …

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Jan 19

7 Reasons To Climb Mt. Whitney In Winter

Mount Whitney is the highest peak in the continental U.S., cradled in the¬†boundary between California’s Inyo and Tulare counties, yet it is 84.6 miles west-northwest of the lowest point in North America at Badwater Basin in Death Valley National Park. 1 – The Challenge Conquer the highest point in the lower 48 during the most …

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Jul 31

Historic Estes Park, Colorado

Tourists usually travel to Estes Park primarily because Rocky Mountain National Park is adjacent to the town. In fact, the settlement has served traveler’s needs for over a hundred and thirty years when news of the spectacular scenery and bountiful wildlife started emerging across the country. Nowadays, Estes Park offers shops, restaurants and lodging to …

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Jul 31

Top Five Reasons to Visit Fort Collins, Colorado

Fort Collins is not just another college town, though it is the proud home to Colorado State University. Located about an hour drive north of Denver, on the Cache La Poudre River, the city and the beautiful surrounding area are a well-deserved destination point for tourists. Starting as Camp Collins in the 1860’s to protect …

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Jul 31

Bringing Your Dog to Estes Park, Colorado

Estes Park, Colorado is a gorgeous tourist destination adjacent to Rocky Mountain National Park. I remember the year when my family first visited the town and had a delightful vacation. But we missed our dogs. Could we possibly bring them the following year and still have a great time? The answer was and is a …

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Sep 16

Quick, Gossipy History of Estes Park for the Last Ten Thousand Years

Estes Park, the town adjacent to Rocky Mountain National Park, is part of a region that has a long history of hosting tourists. In fact, primitive artifacts, dating back thousands of years, have been found in the surrounding area. Believed to be a summer camping, hunting and spiritual destination by primitive man, the area was …

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