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You can still have fun in the midst of a wildfire summer! From looking at hiking with a different mindset, really diving into the foodie scene of your vacation destination, or learning how to have just as much fun camping without a campfire – we have the best tips for you!
This nine-day road trip takes you through some of Arizona’s most unique and spectacular destinations. From hiking the rim of the Grand Canyon to viewing a 200-million-year-old petrified forest, you’ll return home a verified outdoor expert who knows how to handle things like trail etiquette, trash management, and more.
If you’re new to recreating in the outdoors–whether it’s hiking on a local trail, visiting a national park, or practicing dispersed camping–following all the best practices can seem complicated or restrictive at first. We break it down.
Sustainable travel means taking care of the places you visit so that future generations can enjoy their beauty and culture the same way you did.
Camping in Bryce Canyon Country with care and attention—and leaving without a trace—will not only make your experience more peaceful, it will also preserve that perfect spot for you for years of return trips.
It’s about leaving these places we visit better for the travelers who come tomorrow, next week, next year, and in the centuries to come. As I reflected on my own behaviors in the outdoors, I thought about the ways my family also reduces their impact.
It’s one thing to see bison on the shoulder of the road; it’s something entirely different to stand on the shoulder of the road, hearing and seeing a pack of wolves communicate over your head. This is the difference between a self-directed tour and a guided Yellowstone wildlife tour.
Though your travel plans have been delayed, the wildlife of the world are going about their routines as usual, and probably enjoying a little extra personal space! We live in an amazing world where your connection to wildlife doesn’t have to be cut off any more than your connection with your human loved ones. It may not be a Zoom family dinner or a birthday party parade, but you can still go wildlife watching online, no binoculars necessary. Here are some of our favorites:
Life got turned upside down for everybody in 2020. The global pandemic has hurt a lot of industries, and tourism is one of them. From lost jobs to damaged economies, the current health crisis has shown why responsible tourism is so important to our future.