The landscape of Bryce Canyon Country feels timeless as you move from one community to the next. Though we tend to think about parks and monuments in terms of grandchildren appreciating these landscapes on their own road trips, we can also appreciate them through the perspective of lightyears!
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On the morning of your third day on the Olympic Peninsula, even more options await. We recommend choosing one of three expeditions: kayaking, exploring Hurricane Ridge, or whale watching.
Autumn in Colorado is a truly magical time of year. The air is crisp, opportunities to enjoy a warm beverage are plentiful (pumpkin spice latte, anyone?) and the changing aspen leaves dancing in the treetops and swirling through the air are breathtaking. We’ve put together a list of our favorite spots to enjoy fall colors in Colorado for you – happy leaf peeping!
There’s a peaceful, thrilling feeling we’ve all had, but it’s rare: the moment when everything comes together on a road trip. In our research about Cheyenne, Wyoming, we started to find all the pieces for that moment to happen, and we had to share.
The best towns and communities along the Appalachian Trail are full of Appalachian history and culture. Whether you’re thru-hiking the entire trail, exploring one portion for the day, or driving a route in the general direction of the AT, these mountain towns are worth exploring.
When traveling to National Parks and other awe-inspiring places in the Southwest United States, you also travel across the ancestral lands of many different Indigenous tribes. We have created a guide to help you feel prepared exploring Indigenous heritage in the Southwest and Four Corners region on your next road trip. Indigenous communities are still very much tied to the land, and you can create a positive experience for both yourself and these communities by visiting with gratitude and respect – prepared to learn about the local cultures and histories.
An exciting and cultural stop between Devils Tower and Yellowstone: Wyoming’s Wind River Hotel & Casino
Casinos can feel like a cookie-cutter experience—if you’ve seen one, you’ve seen them all, but that was not the case for Wind River Hotel and Casino. We even had the opportunity to experience one of their weekly traditional Northern Arapaho dance exhibitions performed by tribal members in colorful regalia and accompanied by a singing and drumming circle.
Why so landlocked? The United States has miles of salt and freshwater coastline. From north to south, the East Coast is dotted with gorgeous national seashores and beaches. Scenic, enjoyable and important, these national seashores have some of the best East Coast beaches in the United States. If you’re looking for the ultimate summer road trip beach vacation, this is it.
For the ultimate archaeology road trip through the Four Corners region, look no further! From the Ancestral Puebloan cliff dwellings at Mesa Verde National Park to the petroglyphs at Chaco Canyon, the sandstone spires in Canyon de Chelly, and plenty of other incredible dwellings, hikes, and sites in between, this 10-day itinerary is the southwestern archaeology itinerary of a lifetime.
Backpacking backpacks are like travel companions. And mama always said, “Choose your friends wisely.” From hiking backpacks to travel daypacks, these bags will be your new best friend.