The best time to visit the National Parks of the Great Lakes is in the summer months because of the region’s brutal winter climate. When late spring arrives, the Great Lakes National Parks on Lake Erie, Lake Michigan and Lake Superior awaken from a long winter’s nap and prepares for visitors like you to arrive to enjoy the unsalted life!
There’s plenty of places to go beach camping in the U.S. that allows you watch incredible sunsets right from your RV or tent! Whether by car, tent, caravan or RV, camping on the water makes for the ultimate coastal getaway to relax, watch the sunrise or sunset and surely, catch a wave!
Visiting America’s most popular National Parks in the past few years has become a daunting challenge due to overcrowding and limited time frames for optimal weather. But, we’ve found ways to avoid those challenges! These are the best times to visit each park to get the most out of your National Park experience!
If you don’t know where the best place to see Manatees in Florida, you’re surely missing out on seeing the magnificence of these incredible gentle creatures of the sea! We’ll share where the best manatee viewing locations are! And we’ll show you where you can get an up close and personal look at how they thrive after migrating for the winter. You’ll also learn when the best months and best time of day to visit the manatees throughout coastal Florida.
In the past several decades, through federally protected preserves and wildlife conservation programs, the American Bison can be seen in the wild once again. Obviously not the vast millions of pre 1800’s, but today 9 buffalo herds roam the Plains and Prairies of the United States. And now, the American Bison reigns as the U.S. National Mammal. With that, we’ll show you all the great best places to see bison in the wild that we’ve been to!
If you enjoy exploring Civil War battlefields and military landmarks, you need to make it a point to visit Andersonville National Historic Site in Georgia. Because Andersonville is one of those places where words don’t come easy and thoughts turn to sadness and anger. This Godforsaken place continues to haunt as you walk lightly upon the hallowed grounds where so many perished horrifically and unnecessarily. How could our Country allow such an atrocity to happen?
Hiking trail etiquette seems to have, quite literally, plunged off the damn cliff! With so many new people out there taking to the hiking trails in our National Parks and State Parks, it’s no wonder serious hikers are pissed! Between people leaving their crap and trash everywhere, screwing with the wildlife, loose dogs and just plain utter disrespect to the environment, it’s no wonder authorities are either limiting or closing down the hiking trails.
We discovered Toadstool Geologic Park by mere accident while we were traveling through Northwest Nebraska. This geological wonder, located in the Oglala National Grasslands near Fort Robinson State Park is a very remote hiking and camping paradise! But, do you think you could hack it all by yourself there?
Bedford, Virginia, nestled in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley, is an outdoorsman’s paradise! But it’s scenic Blue Ridge Mountains treasures aren’t the only reason to visit. Bedford also has an incredibly deep-rooted military history that will make your your heart beat red, white and blue! The This small Virginia town lives and tells the story of tragedy and the great loss their community endured on D-Day.
National Parks board games are a great way to learn about the U.S. National Parks and learn strategy while having fun at the dinner table at home or camping on rainy days. These challenging table top games will help strengthen, not only your U.S. geography and history skills, but also foster your secret game strategies. The best part about these tabletop board games is after you play them, they will entice you to visit our National Parks.