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What Are the 7 Wonders of the Oregon Coast?

What Are the 7 Wonders of the Oregon Coast?<p><b>Published 03/09/2014</b><p>(Oregon Coast) – Much has been made lately of the Seven Wonders of Oregon in the …

30 Easy Mindfulness Practices to Help You Focus & Be Present

<b>“The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it.” ~</b><b>Thích Nhất Hạnh, Peace is Every Step: The Path of</b> …

Mindfulness

The 7 Best Hikes In Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park is Virginia’s only national park and encompasses about 300 square miles of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. With over 500 …

Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park Overview<p>From its high glacial snow fields, rounded cirques, and jagged mountain peaks to its placid lakes and stunning …

Hiking

Spirit of Vancouver Island

For us, Vancouver Island is the most magical place in Canada. Intimate nature of the island makes it a great place for either winding down and …

3-Day Itinerary for Joshua Tree National Park

With three ecosystems, hundreds of unique desert plant species, several of fault lines, and magnificent geologic formations, Joshua Tree National …

National Parks

Backcountry Camping Guide For 10 U.S. National Parks

The National Parks are America’s best idea and everybody knows it. So much so that a day spent in the most popular parks can feel more like a day at …

Hiking

Winter at Emerald Lake Lodge in Yoho National Park - Explore BC

The crystal clear waters of Emerald Lake, located in Yoho National Park, are surrounded by some of the Rocky Mountains’ most impressive snow-capped …

Photo guide to Olympic National Park – The West Side

This is part of my Photo Location Guide series. To see them all, visit this page.The west side of Olympic National Park is where you go for the rain …

Hiking

6 U.S. Travel Destinations Worth Exploring

Exploring the United States can be a little overwhelming, simply because there are so many places worth a visit. We like to break things down for you …

United States

State of wonder: where to find Oregon's best landscapes

Oregon is a natural stunner. The state's glorious coastline alternates between rugged cliffs accented with stone sentinels just offshore to miles-long sandy beaches perfect for a relaxing stroll. Inland, landscapes vary from craggy gorges to coniferous forests to salty playas. Then there are the …

Oregon

Driving 101: An Unbeatable West Coast Road Trip

Road trips are one of our favorite things, and we've already shared a few great itineraries. The Ultimate West Coast Road Trip Part 1 takes you from …

These spots are definitely THE things to do in Zion National Park

The State of Utah is the home of Zion National Park. This fantastic place has many things to do and see and is one of the top places to visit in the …

Bloggers Top 15 U.S. National Park Service Destinations

Not that we need a reason to pay homage to the superb National Park Service in America, but what better time than its Centennial. On August 25th, …

5 Dangerous Treks Around the World That Will Take Your Breath Away

Trekking, hiking and mountaineering have all seen a worldwide increase in popularity in recent years. New safety measures -- coupled with the rise of …

Hiking

What I learned during a 6-month hike on the Appalachian Trail

The sun beat down on the narrow wooden boardwalk. On either side, lush, impenetrable foliage hummed with insects and birdsong. It was sweltering — a cloying, sultry, sticky heat more appropriate for primordial jungles than for Western Massachusetts. And yet I was wearing almost every stitch of …

Smoky Mountains National Park; Gorgeous and Plenty to Do

Smoky Mountains National Park is one of the most visited parks in the United States. It is found in both North Carolina and Tennessee and is famous …

Practicing Yoga to Enjoy a Perfect You

<i>By Susi Amendola</i><p>Imagine if we started our yoga practice with the idea that we don't need fixing; that we are whole and perfect just as we are. All the energy spent "trying to be better" would disappear and we would be free to explore and enjoy ourselves without trying to change things. Too often …

Yoga

11 Facts About Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park boasts over a million acres of America’s most awe-inspiring wilderness—and an impressive popularity. The park is among the most …

Winter Trip: Backpacking Grand Canyon, Rim-to-Rim-to-Rim

Experience true solitude at the Grand Canyon. Have it all to yourself, or maybe bring five of your closest buddies. Sound good? Here’s how: Do a …