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The Differences Between Kiawah Island and Seabrook Island

Kiawah and Seabrook are both barrier islands in Charleston County, South Carolina. They are about 9 miles apart from each other. Seabrook lies southwest of Kiawah, and both are connected via Seabrook Island Road and Kiawah Island Parkway. Continue reading “The Differences Between Kiawah Island and Seabrook Island” »

Five Reasons to Visit Hilton Head Island This Summer

Located in the southeast corner of South Carolina, Hilton Head Island is an outstanding vacation destination. With its tropical-like atmosphere and breathtaking beaches, it offers visitors impressive views of the Atlantic Ocean, as well as a high number of attractions and activities. Below are five reasons to plan a summer getaway to this beautiful part of the country: Continue reading “Five Reasons to Visit Hilton Head Island This Summer” »

Experience the Sights of Hocking Hills State Park

The 9,238 unspoiled acres of Hocking State Forest surround Hocking Hills State Park in Hocking Hills, Ohio. Boasting a picturesque and romantic wilderness it displays enormous jutting sandstone formations, cool deep canyons, lofty hemlocks, and shimmering waterfalls. It includes wooded gorges and ridge tops housing an abundance of wildlife such as the barred owl, white-tailed deer, wild turkey, and the short-tailed bobcat. The luxuriant undergrowth lavishes profusely with ferns, bushes, and wildflowers. Many of the wildflowers are rare and some of Ohio’s most unusual flora. Lichen and moss cling to rock faces. Continue reading “Experience the Sights of Hocking Hills State Park” »

Take a Wildlife Tour Through Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Jackson Hole, Wyoming is one of the most naturally beautiful places. The nature in Jackson Hole attracts thousands of tourists and locals each year. Visitors flock to Jackson Hole to observe wildlife first hand and it’s a place that has some of the most unique species. From mammals to a range of birds and fish, visitors from all around come to explore the natural beauty of Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Whether you’re looking to explore animals on land or a range species in the water, here are the best ways to take a nature tour in Jackson Hole. Continue reading “Take a Wildlife Tour Through Jackson Hole, Wyoming” »

Go On an Ocean Excursion at Mission Beach

Boat tours are one of the most popular activities to do on Mission Beach, whether you are taking the ferry or going on a deep sea adventure out in the Pacific. You might want to kick back and whale watch or take a charter out fishing. Whatever it is you want to do out in the Pacific Ocean, here are some of the best tours to consider: Continue reading “Go On an Ocean Excursion at Mission Beach” »

Tips for Traveling by Train in Europe

The best thing about Europe is that travel is easy. If you want to visit France for a day, you can probably do so. If you want to spend a day in Germany, you can hop on a train and make it a day trip. Europe provides one of the best travel experiences there is. Each nation has something unique to offer like monuments or museums you must visit at least once in your lifetime.

Europe also has a very complex rail system given that its nations are rather small and close to one another. Hopping on a train from Paris to Luxembourg is just as easy as taking a subway from one end of New York to the other end. When you’re in Europe, you can expect you’ll take the train at least once, whether it’s for a quick ride into the city or on a scenic rail tour. Continue reading “Tips for Traveling by Train in Europe” »

Which Virigin Island is Right for Me?

Choosing which U.S. Virgin Island is right for you can be tough. The U.S. Virgin Islands are mixed with the British Virgin Islands, making the international boarder a little tough to understand. Nevertheless, each island has something unique about it that separates it from the next. While you can travel from island to island, choosing which one to stay on depends on the type of person you are. The beautiful cluster of paradise U.S. islands have three main islands, including smaller surrounding islands. Each island has something for everyone to enjoy.

We break down the specifics of the islands and which Virgin Island might be best for you: Continue reading “Which Virigin Island is Right for Me?” »

4 Reasons Why You Should Take a Beach Vacation in the Winter

Let’s face it: most of us in the United States will face a frigid cold winter blast at least once through the months of November through March. That’s a lengthy time of about five months where we might face the brutal results of a blizzard or ice storm. That’s why we’ve always been jealous of the friend who takes vacations during the winter, flies down to Florida for a week, and comes back looking like they spent a summer there. Well, that friend has been right all along–taking a much-needed vacation to warm up and relax. Here’s why escaping the winter and taking a vacation on the beach is exactly just what we all need:

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2016 Family Festivals in Crested Butte, Colorado

Crested Butte, Colorado is known for a lot of things: skiing, mountain climbing, biking, exploration, and many more outdoor activites given its geographical location. It’s also the center of exciting year round festivals for families. Here are upcoming family festivals to look forward to in Crested Butte this year: Continue reading “2016 Family Festivals in Crested Butte, Colorado” »

The Famous Mendocino Coast Glass Beach

If you ever find yourself in Mendocino County, California, and are lucky enough to find time to head over to Fort Bragg, look for the famous Glass Beach. Even if you’re nearby, such as in San Francisco, this popular tourist destination is about a 2-hour drive from San Francisco. Tourists and locals will tell you that it’s a must-see attraction, and they’re certainly right. It’s easily one of the most memorable sights you’ll witness in Mendocino. If anyone tells you, “All the glass is gone,” they clearly were not looking hard enough. Glass Beach rests on one of the small capes along the coast. This place is known to have the highest concentration of sea glass in the world. Continue reading “The Famous Mendocino Coast Glass Beach” »

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