Music and memory go hand in hand, so the best road trip playlists are packed with epic travel anthems. Listen to a little bit of everything, from classic rock to symphony orchestras during your next national park vacation.
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Everyone loves a good urban adventure! But, when you find yourself missing a little greenery, head straight for these botanical gardens and urban greenspaces. Peaceful, romantic, and educational, botanical gardens are perfect for everyone from solo travelers to honeymooners to families. The only question is, which place would you add to our list of the best botanical gardens in the US?
Leave no trace travel is about more than just preserving the environment. It’s an entire movement geared toward a healthier planet and population. Sustainability is about connecting with the world and cultures around us. “Leave no trace travel” isn’t just a buzz word, it’s a lifestyle that’s here to stay.
When traveling to National Parks and other beautiful places in the Rocky Mountain West, 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 Rocky Mountain West 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.
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.
Bike touring is the perfect way to experience just about any region or landscape. You might be asking yourself, what is bike touring? It simply means getting around by bike. Bike touring encompasses all experience types, from one-hour city bike tours to multi-day overnight excursions. Not only is biking an eco-friendly mode of transportation, it allows you to cover more ground than walking or hiking while still going slow enough to appreciate your surroundings. If you’re interested in exploring by bike but aren’t sure where to start, here’s our guide to bike touring, from basic day trips to weeklong mountain biking expeditions.
Birdwatching is the perfect way to appreciate wildlife and embrace the great outdoors. Birdwatchers flock to these Arizona state parks year-round to catch a glimpse of the Southwest’s rarest feathered friends.
These stunning waterfall hikes across the Southern United States will turn your next outdoor excursion into an environmental expedition.
When traveling across North America you also travel across the ancestral lands of hundreds of different Indigenous tribes. 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.
It’s spooky season and we think one of the best ways to celebrate is by exploring ghost towns and enjoying that crisp fall air! With our top ten favorite ghost towns dotted all over the country, there are plenty of opportunities to visit at least one or two.