Jim Potts

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15 Places Every American Should Visit at Least Once

Established in 1872 by President Ulysses S. Grant, Yellowstone actually stretches across parts of Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho. Visit this stunning …

National Parks

10 Best Spring Hikes in the U.S.

With the arrival of spring, the ground is thawing, flowers are blossoming, and nature is jumping back to life. Take advantage of the natural beauty …

Hiking

Rock Springs Run is Florida’s Natural Lazy River

There’s no better way to relax on a hot summer day than floating down a lazy river with a cold drink in your hand. While you have endless choices of …

RVs

24 Amazing Travel Places of Colorado’s National Parks : Trends

ONLY IN COLORADO does the world look like this. Canyons so narrow they see no sunlight, red rock formations springing out of dusty plateaus, ancient …

National Parks

Taking a Train Through the Great Smoky Mountains Needs to Be on Your Bucket List

If you've never been to the most visited national park in the U.S., you should make a train trip through the Great Smoky Mountains a priority.<p>The …

Hiking

Eight ways to experience Asia in Vancouver

Home to the third-largest Chinatown in North America (after New York and San Francisco), Vancouver is the epitome of a global city, with its population almost equally divided between immigrants and non-immigrants. Slightly fewer than half of Vancouver residents are native English speakers, with 25% …

Western Canada

Road Trip: The Ozarks, Arkansas

Deciduous forests create a kaleidoscopic palette of crimsons, saffrons, and ochres.<p>Plan your drive around this celebrated corner of Arkansas for October, and you'll find yourself immersed in fall colors. Enveloping the twisting roads that interlace the northern part of Arkansas are deciduous …

National Parks

9 Unexpected Spring Break Road Trip Ideas

Forget L.A. and New York, these surprising spots are completely affordable and easy to get to.<p>Raise your hand if you got super cute luggage over the holidays but don’t have enough funds for a plane ticket. Okay, so perhaps you can’t jet set to Paris or even Miami this year, that doesn’t mean you …

Travel

Grand Teton National Park

<b>Location: Wyoming<br>Established: February 26, 1929<br>Size: 309,994 acres</b><p>The peaks of the Teton Range, regal and imposing as they stand nearly 7,000 feet above the valley floor, make one of the boldest geologic statements in the Rockies. Unencumbered by foothills, they rise through steep coniferous forest …

National Parks

The 10 Best Day Hikes in the United States

The U.S. is loaded with amazing hiking trails. Thanks in large part to our extensive National Park system, there are still plenty of places out there …

Hiking

Top Wow Spots of Banff & Jasper National Parks

Moraine Lake<p>Surrounded by a cathedral of massifs in the rugged Valley of the Ten Peaks, Banff National Park’s Moraine Lake is truly breathtaking. Its …

Hiking

Road Trip: Northwest Montana

A road trip is one of the most American travel concepts there is. Leaving home to explore a new world, while zigzagging through dusty roads and urban centers is only one of the thrills. The beauty of a road trip is that while you normally have a destination in mind, the journey is usually the best …

National Parks

9 All-Inclusive Resorts with a Twist

Clayoquot Wilderness Resort, Vancouver Island, B.C.<p>Located in a temperate rain forest on western Vancouver Island (remote enough to require a …

Vancouver Island

10 Incredible Landscapes In And Around Santa Fe

Vast empty landscapes and tumbleweeds are usually the first to be conjured when most people think of the American southwest. But contrary to popular …

National Parks

12 Best Day Hikes on the Pacific Crest Trail

The Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (PCT) is a 2,600-mile contiguous hiking trail that stretches from the border of California and Mexico to the …

Hiking

These Are the Prettiest Drives in America

National Cherry Festival

The Fortress' Edge

Canada's 14 Most Beautiful Places You Need to See

Big Muddy Valley, Saskatchewan<p>With its vast terrain and history of harboring bandits, Big Muddy Valley exudes a mysterious and captivating …

Canada

The 15 Best Places to Visit in Florida

1 of 15<p>Anna Maria Island<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 15<p>Historic Downtown Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island<p>3 of 15<p>Seaside<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 15<p>Pier 60, Clearwater …

Fort Lauderdale

The best places to visit in the US in 2018

Lose all track of time (and cell signal) along California's Redwood Coast. Movie buffs might recognize the region’s scene-stealing backdrops from Hollywood blockbusters like <i>Jurassic Park</i>, <i>E.T.</i> and <i>Star Wars</i>. But the full wonder of California’s 2000-year-old redwoods – some reaching 20 stories high – …

Nicollet Mall

Chicago's Top 6 Dayhikes

The best local trails, as selected by BACKPACKER Local scout Erica Zazo.<p>20<p>SHARES<p>Hot dogs. Lake Michigan. Da Bears. And excellent trails? Absolutely: …

Hiking

The most over-the-top tourist attraction in every state

There may be seven established natural wonders of the world, but each state in North America is home to its own extraordinary attractions, be they natural or man-made.<p>Instead of highlighting the "best" tourist attraction in each state or the most popular, we decided to explore attractions with …

National Parks

National Parks Tour

With 58 National Parks to choose from, the United States is a road tripper’s dream come true. On this Escape-approved multi-week adventure, you will …

Fascinating Small Town Museums in Western US • McCool Travel

This article covers <i>museums in western US</i>, including Alaska, California, Colorado, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming. I know …

Museums

Most Affordable Snowbird Destinations in the U.S. for 2018

<b>Most Affordable Snowbird Destinations:</b><br>The 25 U.S. Cities With Warmer Winters and the Most Affordable Vacation Rentals<p>Snowbirds, or retirees who move …

You Can Book a Romantic Valentine's Trip on This Houseboat in Charleston Harbor

If you're looking for a romantic way to celebrate Valentine's Day — and quickly running out of time — a long weekend trip is the perfect way to say …

Travel

Along the Rio Grande, a Hot Spring and a Warm Welcome

<i>The border between the United States and Mexico is in the news every day, in ongoing debates about immigration and spending on security initiatives. But what is it like to visit destinations along the border? To find out, writers for Travel spent time in five pairings of places: Brownsville, Tex.,</i> …

National Parks

7 Great Vacation Rentals to Book Now

Joshua Tree stunner<p><b>Yucca Valley, CA</b><p>If Don Draper decamped to the desert, this is where he would go: Rock Reach House, a steel-frame, solar-powered …

Hiking