August 20, 2017

Airboat Tour through the Everglades

  The Everglades are a natural region of tropical wetlands found in the southern portion of Florida.  The primary feature of the Everglades is the sawgrass prairie which is often referred to as the “river of grass.”     The best way to explore this river of grass is by airboat.  Having a flat-bottomed design […]

Ice Skating in Yosemite

  Ice skating is always a fun winter activity and at Yosemite National Park it has been a tradition since the 1930s.  The Park’s Curry Village offers a very unique skating rink tucked beneath the majestic Half Dome, which is the park’s most popular rock formation.  The rink started as a flooded parking lot in […]

Five Scenic Fall Drives

The fall foliage months of September, October, and November provide an excellent backdrop for some very scenic drives throughout America.  It’s this time of year when the deciduous tree leaves reach maturity and change color before falling to the ground.  While there are many road trips out there, here is a list of five excellent […]

Yosemite National Park

“No temple made with human hands can compare with Yosemite,” wrote John Muir. His crusading led to the creation of this National Park in 1890. Like Muir, the millions of people who flock to this granite wonderland every year gaze with starry eyes at both the force of nature and the undisputed beauty it produces. […]