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The 20 most beautiful lakes in the US, ranked

1/<p>20. Lake Eklutna, Alaska<p>Less than an hour outside Anchorage, Lake Eklutna is an under-the-radar destination that can be explored by hiking, biking, …

National Parks

These Are the 25 Most Breathtaking Hikes in US National Parks

From hikes across ancient glaciers to lush rainforest treks, these are the 25 most beautiful U.S. national park hikes.<p>Sure, with 60 National Parks …

Hiking

7 Former National Parks to Visit

The United States is lucky to have a National Parks Service (NPS) that lets us get up close and personal with some of North America’s most beautiful …

National Parks

10 Great American Hikes That Should Be on Your Bucket List

Getting outside is a great form of exercise and a great way to learn about the natural world. It also just makes you feel good. Luckily, there are …

Hiking

Which of These 8 National Parks of the World Have You Visited?

Famous landmarks, local culture and distinctive cuisine are some of the myriad factors which comprise of a total experience when visiting another …

National Parks

Every Hidden Wonder of the World You Need to Visit, Mapped

When it comes to exploring the unexplored, things can get somewhat difficult. After all, much of the world has been trekked by somebody or other, and …

10 of the Best National Parks to Visit During Winter

Ken Burns was one of the many who’ve said it: The National Parks were America’s best idea. It seems like the rest of the US populace would agree. In …

You Won't Believe What a Roth IRA Can Do for You

Don't assume that annual $5,500 contributions won't amount to much. They can grow to surprising sums -- like $500,000 or more.<p>Compare the maximum …

The 11 most stunning views in America

Quick: close your eyes and picture a beautiful view.<p>Where do you put yourself? Looking out over tall, gleaming urban spires? Mammoth snowcapped peaks? Vast gashes in the earth?<p>Fortunately, no matter what your vision might be, you can probably find a view to match it somewhere in the US Inspiring …

National Parks

14 Absolutely Perfect Paint Colors Designers Love

Choosing paint colors for your home is a big deal: Nothing sets the tone for a space like the color on the walls. So deciding what paint color to …

Home Decorating

14 Absolutely Perfect Paint Colors Designers Love

Choosing paint colors for your home is a big deal: Nothing sets the tone for a space like the color on the walls. So deciding what paint color to …

Home Decorating

Top Road Trip Spots in North America, From a Man Who's Seen It All

1 of 25<p>Medicine Lake — Alberta, Canada<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 25<p>Tombstone Territorial Park — Yukon Territory, Canada<p>3 of 25<p>Salmon Glacier — British …

The Best Months to Visit Iceland (Video)

When Iceland's economy buckled under the pressure of a crumbling currency back in 2008, the island instantly became accessible to travelers with a …

European Travel

If a nuclear weapon is about to explode, here's what a safety expert says you can do to survive

When Hawaii's ballistic-missile-threat system blared an alert across the state on January 13, many people didn't know where to go, what to do, or whether they could even survive a nuclear attack.<p>The alert sowed confusion, fear, and, pandemonium — especially among tourists— in the 38 minutes before …

Nuclear Energy

Top 10 U.S. National Parks — from a British perspective

You can rank this country’s National Parks by all sorts of metrics, from most visited to most underrated —or simply “the best.”<p>Last year, …

How and Where to See the Northern Lights in 2018

The dancing colours of the Northern Lights is said to be such an incredible experience that some people consider it to be a natural wonder of the …

The 15 Best Bathroom Colors According to Interior Designers

With names like "Tranquility" and "Borrowed Light," these paint shades are bound to give your bathroom a serene vibe.<p>Whether you embrace the spa-like oasis vibe or opt for dramatic design, bathrooms are so full of decorating potential. Whatever your taste, experts say choosing the right shade of …

Sleep Under the Northern Lights in a Cabin in the Finnish Wilderness

America's Most Iconic Drives

For most of its 469-mile route, the Blue Ridge Parkway alternates between grand panoramas and up-close looks at lush forests and meadows. That’s no …

National Parks

Astrophotography Tip: How to Get Clear, Sharp Pinpoint Stars

Many people that venture out into the night to dabble in astrophotography end up taking long exposures in which the stars have long trails. Those …

Shutter Speed

18 Underrated National Parks

Time to add these wonders to your bucket list.

27 of the Most Beautiful Places In America

From sea to shining sea and everything in between.<p>Narrowing down the list of America's most scenic spots is clearly an impossible task, but these stunning places are totally worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list.

80+ Best Furniture Websites For Online Shopping Like A Design Expert

Because who doesn't want to redecorate without leaving their couch?<p>In the name of online shopping that doesn't fry your brain, we scoured our archives and picked our editors' brains for the best furniture stores on the web. Here's to never standing in line or dealing with a moody sales associate …

The 30 Best Summer Road Trips

Get ready to hit the road.<p>Summer is almost here, which means it’s time to pack the car and hit the road. This year, in particular, is a great time to …

9 U.S. Drives You Have to Take in Your Lifetime

It's so easy (or is it?) to hop on a flight these days; paid time-off is limited, and travelers want to get the most out of their vacations -- which, to many, means more time spent in the destination. But we've all heard it before: <i>It's the journey that counts, not the destination.</i> While we find …

28 Rustic Decorating Ideas For Your Home This Fall

Every time I see a piece of rustic made furniture added to any decor, I am reminded of the old times. When things were at a much slower pace and you …

Rustic

13 Painting Secrets the Pros Won't Tell You

Just say "no" to plastic drop cloths.<p>Professional painters are fast, efficient, and have mastered techniques that produce top-notch results while making it all look easy. Each painter has slightly different methods and preferences, but the pros all know the trade secrets, including these 13 tips.<p>1. …

16 Calming Paint Colors That Give a Room a Relaxing Vibe

Nothing says "namaste" quite like purple.<p>Rich hues and soft pastels lend a calming feeling to these spaces.

5 Must-See National Parks

From the vast Alaskan backcountry to the swampy subtropics of southern Florida, the diversity and drama of America's natural landscape is rivaled by few other nations. Thankfully, our forefathers had the foresight to preserve our environmental treasures by laying the groundwork for an extensive …