Best Wildlife Destinations in Western USA

Best Wildlife Destinations in Western USA

Its large wilderness areas and numerous natural parks make the United States of America a prime destination for watching wildlife. And few places offer such abundance and diversity as the national parks on the Western Coast. Covering almost a third of the surface of the United States, the mountain of the North American Cordillera are host a great variety of species, from rattle snakes to moose. Each year, millions of tourists visit the national parks in the Rockies and other major mountai... [ read more ]

Wildflower Season Best Destinations

Wildflower Season Best Destinations

From late May to early June, America's national parks are in bloom. From east to west and south to north, each of the USA's famous nature reserves display the most amazing colors and shapes, offering one of the greatest shows of nature. Finding out where and when to spot the most amazing wildflowers is not even hard. The National Park Service, who manages the majority of the country's national parks and nature reserves will upload periodical updates on each individual website. Or, if you ... [ read more ]

Most Spectacular Caves in the US

Most Spectacular Caves in the US

The United States of America are famous for the extent and beauty of their mountains. But their undergrounds can also be surprisingly beautiful. Actually, the US is the country with the biggest cave known to man: Mammoth Cave. But you can find interesting, bewitching caves in many parts of the country. Some of these are only accessible to speleologists, but many of them are open to the public and can be admired in their full splendor by anyone willing to step in this underground world. Here'... [ read more ]

Vistor's Guide to Rocky Mountain National Park

Vistor’s Guide to Rocky Mountain National Park

The with their pointy summits, spectacular red rock formations and deep canyons, the Rocky Mountains represent one of the major tourist destination in the USA. The Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado is just one small area of these huge mountain system that crosses the USA from north to south. But in many ways, this popular US park is representative for the savage beauty of the Rockies. This must-see national park is particularly famous for its high altitude hiking trails, its wildflowe... [ read more ]

Best white-water rafting destinations in the US

Best white-water rafting destinations in the US

What is an article about the best white-water rafting destinations in the US good doing in the middle of the winter holiday season? Well, I just figured that since the winter holidays are a good occasion for many of us to plan the next summer vacation. It is no secret that a perfect holiday must start with some careful, advance planning, and if you happen to like adventure, mountains and water altogether, than you might want to check out these amazing white-water rafting destinations: Yello... [ read more ]

Most Spectacular Canyons in the US

Most Spectacular Canyons in the US

For hikers and mountaineers, the United States of America offer some of the best hiking trails, landscapes and wilderness areas in the world. The Rocky Mountains, spreading across Western  USA from North to South, are famous for their gigantic trees, their spectacular views, their ski resorts, their red rocks and their canyons. The numerous rivers have shaped the most spectacular canyons in the US, creating natural sculptures in their red rock. The US is the place to look for the biggest ca... [ read more ]

Visitor's Guide to Glacier National Park

Visitor’s Guide to Glacier National Park

One could spend a lifetime just exploring the Rockies, with their magnificent red rock canyons, valleys, glaciers, lakes and rivers. But for the usual suspects that make up the bulk of holidaymakers, there is a less time consuming way to see the best of the Rockies: visiting the national parks. There are plenty of national parks and reservations across the Rockies, but today I will only present the northern-most of them: Glacier National Park. Like the name tells you, this park is famous ... [ read more ]

Guide to visiting Yosemite National Park

Guide to visiting Yosemite National Park

US is a country well-known for its grandiose nature: endless prairies, big lakes and huge mountains. There are numerous national parks and nature reserves in the US where one could spend months in a row just exploring the amazing nature, many of which can be found in the Rockies – Yellowstone, Yosemite, the Rockies, Glacier are just a few. But even though the competition is fierce, I will always have a place in my heart for Yosemite National Park. I hope my guide to visiting Yosemite N... [ read more ]

Short Guide to Visiting Everglades National Park

Short Guide to Visiting Everglades National Park

Everglades National Park in Florida is among those wild and unique places which keep calling you back years after you left them. Situated close to Miami in the southern part of Florida, the Everglades are actually a vast wetland, where the abundant water and sub-tropical climate nurture an incredibly diverse fauna. The unique landscapes and complex ecosystems are among the main reasons to visit the Everglades, but some are also attracted by the activities available around the park or the exc... [ read more ]

Spectacular Fall Foliage Destinations

Spectacular Fall Foliage Destinations

In most of the temperate climate areas, the middle of October marks a very important event: it’s the time when fall foliage reaches its peak. A trip to the nearest forest can reveal the most unexpected color palette: this is indeed the most poetic side of autumn. Just like in spring people would travel hundreds of miles just to watch the cherry blossoms, admiring the fall foliage is a good enough reason to get you planning a weekend trip into the woods. Hence, today I though you might enjoy a... [ read more ]