Exploring on foot is one of the best ways to learn about a place. You can get up close and personal with the locals, it’s much more affordable, and you have the time to truly appreciate the environment. It’s good exercise, too, and you get to explore at your own pace. So if you’re planning to go on a walking tour, here are a few places in the U.S., both rural and urban, which you can consider.
Looking to be one with the water and take on a new adventure at sea? Well the US has an abundance of great waterways and oceans for you to explore. Sailing is a great physical activity for you to try on your next trip. Here are some of the top places to go sailing in the US.
Utah is most famous for its five national parks and many state parks. On our trip to Denver and Colorado Springs areas, we decided to come into Southern Utah and visit three of its famous national parks. While these national parks are very hot during the summer, they are unique in providing a close look to the other-worldly landscapes of the Colorado Plateau. Come with me as we explore 3 must see national parks in Southern Utah.
Denver is the perfect place for exploring Colorado’s North West. If you have a few extra days to spend in the Denver area, you can easily take a few beautiful day trips for exploring the gorgeous mountains surrounding Colorado’s capital. Come along with me as we take six beautiful day trips from Denver, Colorado.
The state of Colorado is known for its many hiking and outdoor attractions. Colorado Springs in particular is surrounded by beautiful natural attractions in addition to a few man made ones. Come along with me as we explore my favorite day trips from Colorado Springs.
Seattle, Washington is an amazing tourist destination in its own right. However, if you have a few extra days to spend in the Seattle area, you’ll definitely want to think about taking some of these amazing day trips from Seattle.
Universal Studios Hollywood, is the quintessential Southern California attraction. This theme park is on everyone’s list of must see places when they visit California. I would say its fame is well deserved and it certainly lives up to all these expectations. I have asked my 12 year old daughter to give you a detailed visitor guide to Universal Studios, Hollywood.
Redwood National and State Park is an aggregation of California owned land which is managed jointly by the National and California Park Services. The official Redwood National Park is near the city of Eureka, but there are large clusters of giant redwood trees scattered as far south as San Francisco and all the way north at Crescent City. Read on to see my favorite things to see in Redwoods national park.
Pinnacles National Park in California is the newest national park in the United States. And as such this park is not very well known. This is a good thing especially in California where the national parks get very busy starting with the spring are become very difficult to visit getting very busy with tourists. Pinnacles National Park was very easy to visit since they were not that many people even on a Saturday. Our family enjoyed two great hikes which were also a lot of fun.
If you or your kids love Legos then LEGOLAND is the right place for you! Or, if you love theme parks in general you will love Legoland the most! If you have kids, this is the perfect place for them as well. As a large theme park, Legoland is designed to be an all day event for you and your family, providing entertainment for kids and adults alike. We have visited Legoland several times and loved it every time we went. I have asked my ten years old daughter to tell you about the main attractions at Legoland.