Starved Rock is Illinois’ most stunning state park, and it only gets more magical as the winter months roll in. Once flowing waterfalls turn into lovely, intricate ice sculptures – each one different from the last. Here are 5 (EASY) hikes that take you to this park’s most spellbinding icefalls.
Zion National Park draws some of the most extreme adventurers. With well-known hikes like The Subway and Angel’s Landing, this park may seem a little daunting – but not to fear! There’s plenty of easy and gorgeous hikes for those of us with less time on our hands (or more flab on our thighs).
Las Vegas is an exciting city with no shortage of entertainment. But when the bright lights, constant traffic and Magic Mike shows start to get old, there’s nothing like an outdoor day-trip to clear your head and cure your post-party blues. So rent a car, lace up your boots, leave the booze behind for a day and enjoy one of these unique outdoor adventures near Las Vegas.
A quiet and beautiful desert getaway just a short hour drive from Las Vegas. See why the Valley of Fire is Nevada’s most stunning park.
Gold Strike hot spring is a unique place to soak, hidden in a rugged canyon in Southern Nevada. Find out how to get here, when to visit and how to get prepared for this treacherous, exciting hike.
California has no shortage of beautiful, diverse National Parks (8 of them to be exact) and Death Valley is no exception. It’s 3+ million acres of land are full of other-worldly beauty just waiting to be explored! From impressive sand dunes to mysterious salt flats – the diversity of this National Park will not disappoint.
A waterfall on the beach? Yes, please! Alamere Falls is a rare tidefall on the California coast and it’s like something out of your most magical dreams.
There’s something for everyone in the Redwoods: Beaches, prairies, tide pools, wildlife and of course, the redwoods. Here’s how to see all the highlights in just 2 days.