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

10 Best Hikes in Zion that You’ll Never Forget

Your Zion National Park visit may be interesting because of the many spectacular attractions, such as the Weeping Rock, Desert Waterfalls or the Kolob Canyons, but it wouldn’t be as memorable if you didn’t explore some of the best hikes in Zion. Hands-down the best way to see Zion National Park is to get your … Continue Reading

Visiting Salt Lake City: The Best Things to Do

Utah has one of the more unique histories in the United States. In searching for a place to practice their religion freely and without being harassed, Brigham Young led a group of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, commonly called Mormons, into Salt Lake Valley in 1847. The first Mormon pioneers … Continue Reading

Driving Highway 12 Utah: Canyons, Plateaus, and Valleys

Utah State Route 12, also known as Scenic Byway 12 (SR-12) or “Highway 12—A Journey Through Time Scenic Byway,” is an approximately 123-mile-long state highway designated as an All-American Road. One of the many scenic drives in Utah, State Route 12 takes you through stunning views of canyons, plateaus, and valleys, with plenty of vantage … Continue Reading

7 Best Places to Snorkel in the US

You don’t need to go to a far-flung Pacific island or the Caribbean for a snorkeling vacation; some of the best snorkeling places are in the USA. It’s not enough to find a gorgeous beach to push off; the best places to snorkel should have coral reefs that are alive and teeming with fish and … Continue Reading

Best Winter Vacations to Take in 2020

This big list of only the best winter vacations with snow is perfect for anyone who wants to embrace everything winter has to offer. Have you been deprived of powdery white snow for years and want to travel up north to experience a proper winter snow vacation? Are you looking for the best spot for … Continue Reading

15 Best Places To See Fall Colors In The US

The days are shorter, the air has a chill in it, and the birds are flying south. You know what it means: it’s time to go in search of the best places to see fall colors. Autumn is the time when deciduous trees like maples, oaks, and aspens change the color of their leaves from … Continue Reading

7 Best Places to Ski in the US

Check out my round-up of the best places to ski in the US, if you’re planning a ski trip for the coming winter. Instead of just focusing on the top ski resorts in the country, I went straight to the best ski towns in America (so those family members who aren’t too happy with skiing … Continue Reading

Everything You Need to Know About Monument Valley

With its brick-red spindles, slender pinnacles and huge buttes – Monument Valley has long been a symbol of Southwestern USA. The star of countless movies, classic Hollywood westerns, and ads rises majestically from the surrounding desert floor and is easily one of the top things to see in Utah. Its beauty is heightened by the … Continue Reading