Imagine this: the Great Sand Dunes glowing in the morning sun and cottonwood trees blazing yellow at their base. Behind the dunes, a fresh dusting of snow graced the rugged Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Fall is one of the most spectacular times to visit the Great Sand Dunes National Park, especially for photography and nature enthusiasts.
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Dinosaurland, or Vernal, Utah is the adult playground you didn’t realize you have been craving. Dinosaurs, counting stars, dancing, splashing in the water, and did we mention dinosaurs?
The best cities in the American West combine outdoor fun with community and culture, and Sturgis does it right, especially as we start to make a return to events in 2021 and beyond.
Dillon is friendly and unpretentious in one of the most scenic parts of the United States. Visitors can choose between extreme outdoor adventures as well as “adventure-light” activities in both the winter and summer. Remember to check local safety guidelines and travel responsibly.
A summertime trip to Silverthorne guarantees a memorable and satisfying experience for young and not-so-young alike.
For some of us, spending time in places that are like real life winter wonderlands brings an almost indescribable joy. No doubt the Scandinavians have a word for it (think hygge or koselig) since they truly embrace winter. Being surrounded by snow-covered trees with snow gently falling makes the heart beat a little faster and you feel a little bit like a child that’s giddy with excitement.
Check out this list of places in the United States that experience near perfect winter weather. These are great destinations for those who love winter!
You can plan an amazing solo road trip, or you can opt to bring a travel partner or two (see our blog on road trip types). For better or worse, the time you spend with your road trip companions will be enough to ensure lasting memories. If you want to make sure your trip will be the right kind of unforgettable, making sure all travel partners can play nice in the sandbox together. Check out our suggestions while planning your next adventure, and see how many duties you’ve accounted for.
Plan to take the scenic route this spring through Eastern Idaho’s Yellowstone Teton Territory. The valley comes to life during the spring months, yet it’s still a quiet time to enjoy the national parks. During the spring, a few notable events take place in Eastern Idaho, from the Fisherman’s Breakfast to the Mountain Brewer Beer Festival. With this sample itinerary, enjoy spectacular scenery while still finding a way to play outside.
Washakie County, Wyoming is a hidden jewel right on the edge of the Bighorn Mountains. These towns might be small, but the opportunity for adventure is huge. Be sure to add Washakie County to your summer road trip itinerary. Trust us, you won’t be sorry.
If you’re looking for the best spots to see wildflowers this spring and summer, look no further. These six spots across America will help you uncover the best wildflowers in the country. Ranking from National Parks to hidden pull-offs, these locations will show you the best flowers the United States has to offer. Grab your camera, notebook, and get spotting!