Eric Bostwick

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The best Redwood parks to escape the crowds

Vacation crowds can turn Yosemite, Big Sur, Monterey, South Lake Tahoe and San Francisco into pressure cookers. The Redwood Empire can provide a relief valve. In that empire is an array of state and national parks, plus national forests, and within them, 60 campgrounds, dozens of trailheads and …

DAY HIKES IN BANFF NATIONAL PARK

Banff National Park offers some of the most stunning trails and day hikes. If you’re a backpacker trying to make your dollars last the good news is, …

Hiking

33 Sites to Discover in California

If you are wandering in The Golden State and looking to get away from the hustle and bustle, you don't have to look too far to find some of the nation's most treasured landscapes and natural wonders.<p>California is rich with land that has been set aside, protected, and carefully managed by the …

Best Provincial Campgrounds (Pt I)

Find a campground where you can go boating, swimming, fishing and more this summer<p>With our abundance of wide open spaces, hundreds of spectacular …

9 Ways to Enjoy British Columbia's Crowdless Summer Paradise

With its rugged coastline, world-class climbing, and dog-friendly hotels, B.C. is Canada's answer to California, minus the crowds. Sound good? Then check out these nine summer adventures.<p>Ride a Wave<p>On western Vancouver Island’s rugged shores, storms are something to celebrate. Thirty-foot swells …

Your favourite US national parks – and how to visit them

This week's winning entry<p>A taste of the Old West in Big Bend<p>Big Bend National Park in Texas is well off the tourist trail, unheard-of by many Americans and miles from the nearest settlement. It is a green desert landscape, dotted with exotic vegetation that thrives in a dry climate. Century plants …

The Pacific Northwest Trail – The Last Wild National Trail

All of us have grown up hearing the stories of the historic Appalachian Trail, and the movie Wild made the Pacific Crest Trail saturated with[Read …

Pacific Northwest

10 Northwest Hiking and Biking Trails to Help You Seize the Summer

All told, this abandoned rail line runs 31 miles between the Washington burgs of Lyle and Goldendale, including remote (and spectacular) sections …

8 Alpine Lake Hikes in Utah's Wasatch Front

When most folks think of adventure in Utah, it’s likely that their minds immediately go to two things: the epic national parks in the south, and the …

Hiking

North Cascades National Park has unbelievably beautiful scenery

Travel to the Pacific Northwest, to the top part of the northern state of Washington where you will find Cascades National Park. The park is split …

Agesilaus II

Agesilaus II (c. 445 – 359 BCE) was a Spartan king who won victories in Anatolia and the Corinthian Wars but who would ultimately bring total defeat …

Ancient History