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Best Hikes in the National Parks System

If you like to hike, the National Parks System in the United States has some really fun, challenging, and breathtakingly beautiful hiking trails for you to explore.  If you are looking for which parks have the best trails, you are in luck.  We are going to rank which hikes in our National Park System we would recommend. Continue reading

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Friday Sound-Off: Will Airlines Follow Hotels and Incentivize Direct Buying?

And if airlines take the same route as hotel chains such as Hilton and Marriott and provide positive incentives, such as discounts to loyalty program members for direct booking with them, this shift might not be all bad. Continue reading

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A Day in Edinburgh

Come along with us as we take a tour of three of the Edinburgh, Scotland area’s biggest attractions.  We take a look at the beautiful Rosslyn Chapel, the infamous Royal Mile, and of course the Edinburgh Castle. Continue reading

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Friday Sound-off: Is ‘overtourism’ a problem?

We have certainly seen first-hand the effect that over-crowding can have in our travels throughout Europe.  Longer lines and a scarcity of accommodations is something that every traveler needs to factor into their travel planning these days.   Continue reading

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National Monuments – White Sands National Monument

White Sands National Monument is a stunning landscape.  So much so that you will likely spend a great deal of time at first just taking in the beautiful scenery.  It is breathtaking, especially at sunrise and sunset.  We have outlined some great things to do at White Sands below, as well as included links to some other helpful resources for planning your trip. Continue reading

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National Parks – Acadia National Park

There is no shortage of things to do in Acadia National Park.  Whether you are into hiking, or biking, rock-climbing, or just gazing at the amazing views, Acadia has something to offer everyone.  Continue reading

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Friday Sound-off: National Park Fee Increases

Conservation should be the first priority, and that means sometimes we need to make sacrifices to ensure that these national treasures are preserved for future generations. Continue reading

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Top Outdoor Adventure Movies to Watch This Winter

There is nothing better than snuggling up next to a warm fire on a cold winter night with those you love and watching a good movie.  If you are like me, you can’t get enough of outdoor adventure movies.  Nothing … Continue reading

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National Parks – Arches National Park

The most iconic image of Arches, and one of the most iconic images of the American West and our National Parks in general, Delicate Arch is an absolute must see for visitors to Arches National Park. Continue reading

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National Parks – Yellowstone and Grand Teton

I have been to exactly half of the 46 National Parks in the continental United States, with plans to visit the remainder of the parks here and outside the 48 continental states.  And I have plans to write about each and every one of those parks so that I can share with you my experiences and any tips I might have collected along the way. Continue reading

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