Jerry

10 Magazines | 9,405 Articles | 31,141 Followers | 15 Likes | @Travelingtuna | I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I intended to be.

Extreme North: Riding a Caboose to the Alaska Railroad’s Wintry Frontier

For the hardy few travelers who opt to hop on the Alaska Railroad’s off-season Aurora Winter Train, it’s a ride into a real-life snow globe.<p>“Moose! Moose! We’ve got three moose on the right!”<p>Warren Redfearn beamed with excitement as he directed the passengers’ attention toward the wildlife idling …

Alaska

U.S. veterans to meet with tribe elders in pipeline protest

Full screen<p>1/10 SLIDES © REUTERS/Lucas Jackson<p>2/10 SLIDES © REUTERS/Terray Sylvester<p>3/10 SLIDES © REUTERS/Lucas Jackson<p>4/10 SLIDES © REUTERS/Lucas …

Protest

Winter RVing Tips Anyone Can Use

Stef has written here before about how we like to RV in the winter, and I’ll tell you, she’s right. I love it.<p><i>Bryce Canyon in snow is amazing – and</i> …

Options For Going Off The Grid: Harnessing Wind, Solar And Hydro Power

With rising inflation and increasing prices on all utilities, it’s no wonder that many Americans today are looking for ways to cut costs wherever …

Energy

RV Consumer: Warranties and Dealers

Whether it’s wrestling with a phone agent over banking, cell service, or your cable bill, or negotiating the often bumpy roads of RV service — to be …

#SanFrancisco’s iconic #GoldenGateBridge stretches into a sea of fog, as seen from a helicopter. #California’s Golden Gate National Recreation Area (@goldengatenps), which borders the bridge, is just as stunning at ground level. To the west, Kirby Cove features fantastic views and camping, while Fort Baker to the east offers crabbing, kayaking and #hiking near a historic U.S. Army post. #Sunset photo courtesy of Engel Ching (@heyengel). #usinterior #findyourpark

Scientists blend photosynthesis and quantum physics to improve solar cells

Four physicists at the University of California, Riverside decided to blend photosynthesis and quantum physics to work towards greener solar cells. …

Physics

The Total Freedom of Solo RVing

Share Email Comments<p>Maggie Karam’s article, “Full-Time Truck Camping With Wonder Woman” clearly hit a nerve. Not only was was Maggie’s story of solo …

Outdoors

Sentinel Bridge is one of the most famous sunset spots in #Yosemite National Park (@yosemitenps) and it is easy to see why. This year, give the gift of Yosemite and the great outdoors with the America the Beautiful pass, gives you access to 2,000+ national parks and other lands: on.doi.gov/pass Photo by #NationalPark Service. #usinterior #findyourpark

Hard to beat fresh snow on the hot spring terraces. 🌨🔥🌨 Thanks to @gayle_t for sharing her shot with us! #YellowstoneNPS

Backcountry B&B

Northwood’s Arctic Fox 990 puts a fully self-contained base camp in the bed of a 4×4 dually truck<p><b>Three fat trout sizzle in the frying pan in front of</b> …

Outdoors

Exceptional Experiences

Make the most of your upcoming national-park visits with these unforgettable adventures<p><i>Our yearlong celebration of the National Park Service’s 100th</i> …

Outdoors

Find Your Adventure: Happy Birthday Denali!

<b>Just as our ‘Find Your Adventure’ series has been celebrating the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service,</b> we thought we’d take a few minutes …

Alaska
Outdoors

Joshua Tree National Park Night Sky Festival: Driving into the desert to switch off and stargaze

by Andrew Maness<p>Joshua Tree National Park lies just 140 miles east of Los Angeles, an easy two and half hours of cruising on the interstate without traffic, or a miserable slog that can take upwards of five hours if you happen to depart at the wrong time—especially on a Friday. At the helm of a …

Festivals

Battle Lines Over Trump’s Lands Policy Stretch Across 640 Million Acres

DENVER — Uranium mines around the Grand Canyon. Oil drilling rigs studding the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. New coal and timber leases in the national forests. States divvying up millions of acres of federal land to dispose of as they wish.<p>To environmental groups, it would be a nightmare. To …

Politics

National park tips: When visiting Glacier National Park, hang your hat here

In Montana’s Glacier National Park, the Rocky Mountain views are epic and the scale is jumbo at the Many Glacier Hotel, which looms at the edge of Swiftcurrent Lake on the east side of this Montana park.<p>But the 82-room Lake McDonald Lodge, toward the west end of the park, is more intimate, built in …

Outdoors

How Our National Parks Cured Me of Worrying

Thanksgiving Day at the hospital bedside of a close family member, she said to me,<p>"How does someone feel when they're dying?"<p>"I don't know, love. Maybe they hear the angels singing, 'Come home, Come home?'" I responded facetiously, tipping my hat to a popular hymn in her Baptist Christian tradition.<p>…

Outdoors

Road Tripping California’s Stunning Highway 395

From ghost towns to stunning national parks to brewpubs, California's Highway 395 offers damn near everything a traveler could hope for in a perfect …

Road Trips

5 Reasons You Should Build a Bed in Your Car

<i>photography by Erik Hedberg</i><p>If you’re a surfer, climber, or general mountain person, you likely already know that building a bed in your car opens up …

Autos

National park tips: Here's where you should bed down in Yellowstone

All grand old national park hotels are not created equal. Thanks to its location, design and iconic stature, Yellowstone National Park’s log-wrought Old Faithful Inn is one of the best.<p>It’s the only Yellowstone summer lodging that puts you right next to Old Faithful and the Upper Geyser Basin at …

Travel

Outdoor adventures in the Flathead Valley: experiencing Montana’s wild side

It’s impossible to come to the Flathead Valley and not feel like you’re a part of the wild frontier. The valley fades into a lavender mountain backdrop that melts up into the sky. The rivers are rugged and untamed. Wildlife encounters are primal and some species – like the mountain goat – are …

Outdoors

Full-Time Truck Camping With Wonder Woman

1 Share<p>Share Email Comments<p>Living full-time in a Lance Camper, Maggie Karam explores the United States and Canada, visits family and friends, and …

How Magnus Carlsen is Making Chess Cool and Wearing His Rivals Down | VICE Sports

When his son Magnus turned five, Henrik Carlsen sat down and told his wife, Sigrun, that he felt the boy had the potential to become a grandmaster. An amateur chess player himself in Norway during his teens, and by his own admission something of an "ego dad," Henrik recognized in his son some of …

Sports

The 10 best National Parks to visit this winter

From snowy mountains to active volcanoes, there’s something for everyone<p>Temperatures might be dropping around the country, but that shouldn’t deter you from venturing outside. Sure, you may need a few more layers than in summer but, in winter, many of America’s national parks offer fewer crowds and …

National Parks

Film Producer Living & Working in a Camper Van Full Time - Van Life

Winter oasis

With weather finally starting to turn colder in northern New Mexico, those yearning for a last taste of fall may want to head south for a little …

Albuquerque

Today's feature comes from: @ian.langen #SamuelHBoardman state park, named after the first Oregon parks superintendent, features 27 miles of incredible coastline. Natural arches, sea stacks and 300 year old Sitka spruce trees are just a few of the sights to see. Without the first superintendent this area would have been logged and grazed, we are all grateful that it was preserved for us to enjoy! Chosen by your curator: @elangen DON'T FORGET to Use NEW tag #BestOfOregonCoast AND please tag the location for a chance to be featured. Click the blue link above to see more photos from this Oregon Coast location. And use LocalBusinessFeature for your favorite local business along the Oregon coast! Affiliated hubs: @BestOfOregon, @TheBestOfBend, @SeasideOregon, @PDXAVSquad & @bestoforegonfoundation #BuildingOregonCommunities

N. Oregon Coast's Tillamook County Glows with Holiday Happenings

N. Oregon Coast's Tillamook County Glows with Holiday Happenings<p>Published 11/26/2016 at 3:43 PM PDT<br>By Oregon Coast Beach Connection staff<p>(Tillamook, …

Oregon

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