Wondering which National Park to visit this summer? Looking for beautiful views and wildlife encounters? Nature enthusiasts flock to this park with good reason and so should you! Great Smoky Mountains National Park is America's most visited Park. It is also the most biodiverse park in the National Park System, making it easy to view wildlife. National parks have become … [Read more...] about Great Smoky Mountains National Park-Family Day Trip
The United States is located in North America and is comprised of 50 states, 48 continental plus the Hawaii Islands and Alaska. It is bordered by Mexico in the south and Canada to the north. The US has a vast majority of ecosystems, wildlife, and city life. Deserts, mountains, beaches, rolling hills, swamp lands, canyons, prairies, and tundra are some examples of landscapes that can be experienced. Whether you prefer city or country life, the US has plenty to choose from.
In Florida, manatee tours are very popular during the winter months. Swimming and kayaking with these gentle giants is on many animal lovers' bucket list. But is this wildlife experience really good for the manatees? Most wild animal encounters are pretty black and white, as far as being considered ethical. Florida manatee tours, whether it be swimming or kayaking, tends to … [Read more...] about Florida Manatee Tours – Responsible Wildlife Encounter?
Located in the South West region of Florida, Everglades National Park is a tropical ecosystem that covers 1.5 million acres! This is a popular destination among nature lovers because it is home to a large diverse range of wildlife and fauna. Wildlife that live here include, the Florida Panther (endangered), black bear, alligators, manatees (endangered), dolphins, fish, … [Read more...] about One Day in Everglades National Park
Looking for an off-the-beaten-path stop? Plan a visit to this eccentric compound hidden out in rural Georgia. Pasaquan is the perfect pitstop on any road trip through the southeast United States. This trippy destination offers time to stretch your legs and appreciate individual uniqueness. Adults and kids can roam freely and will be entranced with the bright colors and … [Read more...] about Pasaquan – The Most Eccentric Compound in the South
Wondering what to do with 36 hours in Chicago during the winter? Here are a few things to do and see while in the windy city. Ever since our trip to Montreal, my teen daughter has been interested in city life. We live in a small town in Ohio, so we don't do cities very often. I have a childhood friend that lives in Chicago and she invited us up. So...girls … [Read more...] about Chicago in the Winter – How to spend 36 hours
The mass invasion of these insects is a wildlife phenomenon that has intrigued people for centuries. Some species of cicadas emerge periodically by the millions all around the globe. This natural wildlife event has been on my bucket list for years. When I found out that the 17-year cicada would be emerging in my state, I knew I had to experience this. If this ignites your … [Read more...] about 17-Year Cicadas – Insect Invasion