5 Best Cross-Country Road Trip Routes in the US

The open road, blue skies, fresh air: a cross-country road trip may just be what you need to go somewhere new, spend some time by yourself or with your loved ones, and gain some perspective. The great American road trip became popular in the 1950s, when there was a rapid increase in the number of … Continue Reading

Complete List of National Parks in America by State

This list of national parks in the US is THE ultimate guide, especially if you’re trying to decide which destination to visit next. How many national parks are there in the US? What makes each of the national parks stand out? What attractions can you find in a particular park? Are there accommodations inside the … Continue Reading

6 Best Things to Do at White Sands National Monument

White Sands National Park

If you’re looking for a truly unique experience, the White Sands National Monument is a marvelous and one-of-a-kind place that people of all ages would appreciate. You’ve probably seen this spectacular white sand landmark on Instagram or other travel blogs. If you’re a bit older, you might recognize White Sands as “desert” backdrop for several … Continue Reading

Feeling Adventurous? Try One of These 7 Cattle Drive Vacations

If you’ve ever dreamt of riding off into the sunset on the back of a horse surrounded by staggering Western landscapes, then a cattle drive vacation is for you. Ah… What’s more American than a cowboy in the Wild Wild West? The lure of the American West has long been a dream for all adventurous … Continue Reading

Your Guide to the Old and New Route 66 Attractions

There’s no road trip more epic than a drive through the countless historical, quirky, and one-of-a-kind Route 66 attractions. If your folks were wanderers-by-heart or were forced to migrate west during the Dust Bowl of the 1930s, then you’d probably heard extraordinary stories of their days-long Route 66 tour. For those lucky enough to visit … Continue Reading

Breathtakingly Beautiful: 8 Best Caves in the US

Exploring the unexplored and unmapped parts of the underworld has always been a source of allure for travelers and this list of the best caves in the US will help you get started. Think lava tubes that extend for miles, astounding crystal formations, pigment-free animals and gravity-defying formations. There are thousands of caves in the … Continue Reading

How to Visit All 8 Mountain States via National Parks

Photo Credit: Jacob W. Frank / National Park Service National Parks are a great way to see all 8 of the Mountain West States (Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico).  This group of states is both vast and diverse and it includes mountains, plains, and deserts.  In fact, all major deserts … Continue Reading