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While bear attacks get lots of media attention, most of them are actually caused by inappropriate human behavior, according to the Center for Wildlife Information. Indeed, bears are generally afraid of people and rarely attack unless … Read More
Always be prepared. It’s the Boy Scout motto, and it should be yours if you’re heading into the wilderness for a trek. Forgetting simple things like rain gear, snacks, or a fresh pair of socks can ruin a day’s hike. Even worse, … Read More
The season of sun and fun is here, and cities across the country will celebrate by throwing fabulous food festivals. Here are 10 festivals to visit if you want to eat and drink your way across the U.S. this summer.
Georgia Peach Festival… Read More
Whether you’re driving across country or flying to visit the in-laws, finding a way to eat healthy on the road can be a challenge. Although it may be tempting stop off at the nearest rest stop vending machine or greasy spoon, packing a … Read More
Walk among the red rocks
At Garden of the Gods, a registered National Natural Landmark, you can walk along paths that wind through breathtaking 300-foot sandstone rock formations. The Visitor & Nature Center offers free hands-on … Read More
The Cleveland Museum of Art is the last of America’s major art museums to offer free admission to its permanent collection. Take advantage of this to see the museum’s more than 40,000 works of Impressionist paintings… Read More
Float in the Great Salt Lake
Visit the lake that inspired the city. The Great Salt Lake, the largest saltwater lake in the western hemisphere, is a remnant of the prehistoric Lake Bonneville, which covered some 20,000 square miles of … Read More
Do memories of your honeymoon conjure up images of romance, sun, and adventure? Or do they leave you longing for the trip you actually wanted to take but couldn’t, because you were just starting your lives together? Why not re-create … Read More
Take a historic walk
Historic walking tours take visitors past the 19th-century buildings such as the Old Bakery (1876), Millett Opera House (1878), and the Driskill Hotel (1886), as well as the more Old-Worldy St. Mary’s Cathedral… Read More
Walk the pier
This 3,000-foot-long Navy Pier is an entertainment Wonderland, including parks, promenades, a Ferris wheel, children’s museums, ice skating, and even the Smith Museum of Stained Glass Windows (admission is free). From… Read More
If you’re planning a trip to Portland, Oregon you won’t want to miss these incredible free attractions.
Take a stroll through the Arts District along Julia Street. The bustling neighborhood is home to scores of galleries, as well as world-class museums. Don’t miss LeMieux Galleries Inc., The Contemporary Arts Center, … Read More
It may not feel like summer yet, but now’s the time to plan your getaway with the kids at the shore. With that in mind, here are some favorite beaches around the U.S to add to your list of possibilities, as well as one that’s a short … Read More
Have you ever wished that you lived someplace a little less…sedentary? If you feel your current hometown doesn’t suit your active lifestyle, maybe it’s time to consider moving to a city where people like to move.