The national parks in Colorado and Utah are bucket list destinations for many travelers, and for good reason! The rugged terrain, inspiring views, rich histories and vibrant communities will create memories for you and your family that will last a lifetime.
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Happy Valley is located smack dab in the middle of Pennsylvania, making it the perfect launching point for all of your Keystone State adventures. Equidistant between Philadelphia to Pittsburgh, you can reach any corner of the state in a matter of hours. University Park Airport, services multiple regional flights across the Northeast, connecting to major cities like New York and Washington, D.C. So, if you’ve never considered a trip to central PA, we’re here to get your wheels turning!
Travel back in time to the late 1800s at this easy-to-access historical landmark in southern California! Boasting a wealth of history, outdoor activities, shopping, and can’t-miss events for the whole family, this old Western mining town offers something for everyone.
Beachside campsites offer easy access to the river, while hiking trails along the banks give hikers panoramic views of the river and beyond. Springtime wildflowers are best seen along the half-mile Lightning Bolt Trail, and the Copper Mines Trail and Lamb Springs Trail take you on an abandoned mine tour.
After a day of hiking or horseback riding, make a short drive for some of the best stargazing in the state.
Rugged mountain peaks, wildflower-studded hillsides, and desert oases define springtime in Southern Arizona, and there’s no better way to take it all in than a trip through Arizona’s state parks.
From wildlife to wildflowers and cactus blooms, late winter and spring is when the desert comes alive. Take a trip through the heart of the Sonoran Desert by way of Arizona State Parks.
Dating can be scary, but it doesn’t have to be! During these outdoor date ideas, you can enjoy nature while getting to know each other better. From basic outings to action-packed adventures, there’s something on this list for every kind of couple.
There’s a lot to uncover in Arizona. From ancient sites still being excavated to world-class museums and events, these six suggestions will wow anyone with an interest in natural history.
I’ve seen wild bears a few times in my life. When I was a kid growing up in central Pennsylvania, bears would sometimes wander into town from the surrounding Appalachian mountains in search of food. Most recently, I stumbled upon one in someone’s front yard in Asheville, North Carolina. While bears are incredible creatures, encounters aren’t generally desirable. Bear safety is as much a human problem as a bear problem.