Best Places to See the Manatees in Florida

Florida Manatees - Manatee and Baby-2

Are you headed to Florida to escape the winter snow? Then you should definitely fit into your schedule one, two or all of the best places to go see the manatees. However, you have to time it just right to see gentle sea cows in action! In this article we’ll show you not only where to get the best views of the manatee sightings, but also, where you can actually swim with the manatees too!

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10 Best Places to See Bison in the Wild

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!

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Visitors Guide to Andersonville National Historic Site

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?

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Hiking Trail Etiquette – How NOT to Piss Off Other Hikers

Hiking Etiquette - Trail Rules

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.

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Toadstool Geologic Park: Hike and Camp at Nebraska’s Badlands

Toadstool Geological Park - National Park Sign

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?

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10 Unforgetable Things to Do in Bedford Virginia

Always On Liberty - Bedford Virginia Centertown

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.

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National Parks Board Games for Camping & Rainy Day Fun!

RV LIVING - National Parks Board Games

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.

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Super Fun Ways to Explore Gettysburg

RV Travel - 10 Ways to Tour Gettysburg Pennsylvania

Did you know that there are super fun ways to explore Gettysburg? If you’re planning a visit to experience the great Civil War history, why not also take in the beauty of the countryside? Your visit doesn’t have to be just an educational experience. So grab your helmets and shades! Let’s check out these incredibly awesome touring tips while learning about the pivotal Battle of Gettysburg that reshaped America.

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Why You Should Visit Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Theodore Roosevelt National Park Entrance

Theodore Roosevelt National Park is one of the least visited National Parks. Located in western North Dakota, this crown jewel of the National Parks gets far few visitors than Yellowstone or the Grand Tetons. But, don’t skip this off-the-beaten path park because it’s the perfect solitude-seeking destination that plays host to wildlife viewing, hiking and spiritual connection.

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Theodore Roosevelt National Park Cottonwood Campground Review

Theodore Roosevelt National Park Campground

While exploring Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota, we camped at Cottonwood Campground inside the park. It’s located just five miles from the National Park’s South Unit park entrance. Our plans were originally to camp three nights. Due inclement weather, we ended up staying a few more days. But it was more than the cold rain that kept us there!

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