Your Guide to All 23 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the United States

Your Guide to All 23 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the United States

There are 23 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the United States and its territories, and I’d love to visit them all someday. I’m only partway through the list, so for this post I asked travel bloggers from around the world to write about their favorites to...
Hiking to Grotto Falls in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Hiking to Grotto Falls in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

When we were getting ready to do some hiking in Great Smoky Mountains National Park – a longtime favorite of mine! – we asked a park ranger for some recommendations. He told us that Grotto Falls was one of the best waterfalls in the Smoky Mountains because...
Hiking the Dream Lake Trail

Hiking the Dream Lake Trail

The Dream Lake trail was my absolute favorite hike in Rocky Mountain National Park. It branches off from the Bear Lake area and takes you up to a series three more alpine lakes: Nymph Lake, Dream Lake, and Emerald Lake. We stopped at Dream Lake thanks to non-ideal...
Walking Among Redwoods at Muir Woods National Monument

Walking Among Redwoods at Muir Woods National Monument

I’ve been awed by nature in many different places around the world, but walking among the redwood trees at Muir Woods National Monument was the first time I’ve ever felt my jaw drop at the sight of a living entity. Ever since I first learned about redwood...
Hiking Alberta Falls

Hiking Alberta Falls

The Alberta Falls trail is fairly easy and offers a rewarding view of a cool little waterfall. The trail to the falls is about 1.6 miles, and hikers can continue past the waterfall for a few miles to view some scenic lakes and ponds. We decided to turn back after...