Six Flags have pretty much dominated the hearts, minds, and queasy stomachs of Americans since their inception back in 1962. So, in the interest of giving the spotlight to a bunch of other places (that also aren't Disneyland), we rounded up a list of some of the other best amusement parks this country has to offer.
The boat captain hears something on the radio and immediately speeds off in the opposite direction. I brace myself for the obligatory sea spray and hold on for dear life.
These are my top spring hikes. If you haven't seen the movie Wild yet, then you probably have no idea that one of these breathtakingly beautiful hikes is used in the background during a scene in the movie. It comes as no surprise to me, being my all-time second favorite hike in Oregon.
When making summer beach plans, sometimes all one really wants is an ultra simple warm-weather escape: sand, water, sun. Enter: these 12 sublime seaside camping spots, where visitors fall asleep to the sound of the surf and awaken to scenery to rival any five-star hotel.
With the arrival of spring, the ground is thawing, flowers are blossoming, and nature is jumping back to life. Take advantage of the natural beauty by...
When I was I high school in the late '80s I started a recycling club, which still functions to this day, and have always supported the recycling ethos: reduce, reuse, recycle.
Hikers typically work under the premise of leaving no trace, but I wanted to drop my metaphorical rubbish all over the mountain and let it float away in the wind. But maybe it wouldn't work that way. Maybe my weight would always be part of my story.
by guest blogger Greg Hoak, MS, CSCS While recently strolling around REI, a popular outdoor gear store, I had an epiphany. Looking around--whether ...
Zion sits on the throne of the Mighty 5 as Utah's most visited National Park, and for good reason. With 229 square miles of incredibly diverse landscape and wildlife, even the most dedicated explorer couldn't experience all that Zion has to offer in a lifetime.
Since both my friend and I are avid photographers, it took us a little longer to do the hike than it probably would most people because with the flowing river, canyon walls and wildlife running about, the photo-ops were abundant, and we took advantage of every single one.
The hike to scenic Glymur with a cascade of 196 meters is approximately 7.5km roundtrip with an elevation gain of 245m. Along the hike, there are tunnels and caves to check out, so be sure to bring your camera.
One of my biggest mentors, both with cancer advice and with rescue admiration, is my cousin Kris. She is a cancer thriver, and wellness warrior, not to mention, compassionate and informative also
Rated among the 15 best treks in the world by National Geographic, one anticipates a great deal in walking across southern Jordan to Petra. Seven reasons why this section of the Abraham Path still exceeds anyone's expectations.
These five adventures provide you with amazing daydreams and bucket list options, if not the inspiration to get you outdoors this weekend. Hit the trail, watch a sunset, take a scenic drive, and breath in some fresh air!
This eight-mile roundtrip trek through old-growth forests to the snowy mountaintop of Mount Dickerman rewards you with breathtaking views of the of the Cascade region.
Wander among the ancient Incan ruins of Machu Picchu. Although some travelers may choose to arrive at the ruins by train, backpacking the 44.5 mile Salkantay Trek allows you to explore Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu in ways many never get to experience.