Monthly Archives: February 2016

Big Bend National Park, Texas

Road Trip is Complete!

We finally finished our United States road trip. It was definitely a journey! Here were some accomplishments along the way: Days traveled: 74 Miles: 13,682 States: 22 Canadian provinces: 2 Cars required to complete the journey: 2 Times we attempted to hitchhike: 1 Regrets: 0   Now we have seven days in New Jersey to

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Shenandoah Drive and Hiking Old Rag, Shenandoah National Park, Virginia

The Best of Shenandoah National Park

View from Skyline Drive Shenandoah National Park in Virginia, just north of Roanoke, is home to the Blue Ridge Mountains. Skyline Drive (aka Blue Ridge Parkway) cuts through this park and helps explore the area. There also are several hiking opportunities, the most famous of which is Old Rag Mountain.   Skyline Drive: This 109

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Congaree National Park, Colombia South Carolina

A Winter’s Stroll in Congaree

Reflections at Wise Lake Congaree National Park is just outside of Colombia, South Carolina. One of the tallest temperate deciduous forests in the World, this forest has many Champion Pines that can be found here. The entire area is a floodplain for the Congaree River and its many offshoots, often flooding this park. The floodplain as

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A Perfect Day in Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston for One Day

Rainbow Row Charleston for one day is not enough, but if that is all the time you have, you need to get out early to explore the best of this charming city. One of the most beautiful cities in the U.S., Charleston has very rich history, architecture, and a great culture that starts with some

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A Perfect Day in Savannah, Georgia

A Perfect Day in Savannah

Wormsloe Plantation – 7601 Skidaway Road, Savannah, GA 31406 A Perfect Day in Savannah will hit some of the top spots in this city with charm. Savannah is one of the most picturesque cities of the South, and there are several places to see of historic value. This guide will be great no matter if you

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Atchafalaya Basin, Swamp, Tour, Louisiana

Visiting the World’s Largest Swamp

Swamp Tour Louisiana holds record to the world’s largest freshwater swamp, the Atchafalaya Swamp. This basin is fed by three rivers, the Mississippi river, the Red River, and the Atchafalaya River. The area is 1.4 million acres large, 20 miles wide by 150 miles long. This bayou has it all, swamp, canal, lakes, rivers and everything in

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Big Bend National Park, Texas

Backpacking in Big Bend

Santa Elena Canyon Big Bend is a hidden gem of the U.S. National Park system. One of my favorite parks and large enough to explore over an entire long weekend, this park is great for backpacking. You can camp or backcountry camp at certain parts of the park. You also can go for a quick

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White Sands National Monument, New Mexico

The Best of New Mexico

Strolling in the Dunes at White Sands National Monument, New Mexico [space_40]   New Mexico is a beautiful state that has rolling mountains and lot’s to do. With good prices on food and accommodation, this is a place on the rise. There is excellent skiing in the really cool village town of Taos. You can

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