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​Ever since Native Americans blazed the first trails through the wilderness, Californians have been hikers. Oceanside rambles, desert palm oases, skyscraping peaks and silent forests await. Here are 10 of California’s best hiking trails. Editor’s note: Please check the latest travel restrictions due to COVID-19 or the California wildfires before planning any trip and Continue Reading
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Turner Falls in Texas | Image by Christopher Winfield/Shutterstock From sunflower fields to dinosaur footprints, here are some great things to do near Dallas. 1. Wild Berry Farm For those looking for a perfect summer photo setting, Wild Berry Farm in Sadler, Texas is a perfect day trip. It was Voted as one of the […]Continue Reading
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From dunes to canyons to lighthouses: here is a list of 10 adventures near Chicago. Chicago is known as a busy tourist destination with lots of food, nightlife, and baseball to experience. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, people are opting for less crowds and traveling outside major cities. There are plenty of amazing gems […]Continue Reading
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10 fun places to go with outdoor activities within a 3 hour drive of Indianapolis, with current COVID-19 updates included. The state of Indiana is in Stage 4.5 out of 5 of reopening due to COVID-19. The good news is that Indiana has not only farmland but also rivers, forests, and lakes that are great […]Continue Reading
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10 mini vacations within three hours of Atlanta. Some days, you just need to escape, and you shouldn’t have to sacrifice your health or safety to do so. To help you get out of the house while still social distancing, I’ve compiled a list of 10 mini vacations within three hours of Atlanta. 1. Georgia’s […]Continue Reading
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Touring New England in search of autumn’s changing colors has become so popular it has sprouted its own subculture of “leaf-peepers”. Immerse yourself in the fall harvest spirit with the ultimate road trip. Editor’s note: Please check the latest travel restrictions before planning any trip and always follow government advice. Trip length: 5–7 days; 424 […]Continue Reading
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©SumikoPhoto/Getty Images Day trips in this region conjure up visions of vast desert landscapes, rodeos, and lake adventures. Rugged. Beautiful. And fun. The Southwest is the ultimate playground, luring adventurers with red-rock canyons, Wild West legends and the kicky delights of green chile stew. Day trips in this region conjure up visions of vast desert […]Continue Reading
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Shawnee Forest, Illinois. Image courtesy of the Illinois Office of Tourism. October is one of the best months for fall foliage around the country. Here is our roundup of the best places to view the colors in the Mid-west. MID-WEST Kansas In Northeast Kansas, the Glacial Hills Scenic Byways runs through a distinct landscape named […]Continue Reading
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Credit: Arizona Office of Tourism A guide to the best fall foliage in the western states. New England gets all the credit. It is known for its seasonal changing of the leaves throughout Maine, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Vermont – and you can find a road trip guide to New England here. […]Continue Reading
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Colorblind viewfinder located in the Smoky Mountains. Credit: Tennessee Tourism. October is one of the best months for fall foliage around the country. Here is our roundup of the best places to view the colors in the South and Mid-Atlantic. SOUTH and MID-ATLANTIC Alabama Close to Birmingham, Oak Mountain State Park in Pelham with 50 […]Continue Reading