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The Great Delaware Kite Festival returns...

The Great Delaware Kite Festival, co-sponsored by the Lewes Chamber of Commerce and the Delaware Division of Parks and Recreation, is held annually at Cape Henlopen State Park on Good Friday, April 15 this year. The festival celebrates its 54th anniversary. Registration for kite competitions begins at 10 a.m., with ample opportunity for competitors to […]

These environmentalists teach visitors h...

Winter storms continue to blow furiously in the north and more and more snowbirds are flocking to warmer climes. While Florida beaches are popular getaways for northerners, it’s important for all beachgoers to know how to make good use of local beaches. Whether through ignorance or blatant disregard of the rules, beach patrons can have […]

Tourism gains ground after 2020 losses >...

This story first appeared in the February 21 print edition of the GSA Business Report By Teri Errico Griffis and Molly Hulsey Visitors to South Carolina haven’t changed, but what they’re looking for on vacation has changed since the pandemic began. Outdoor recreation is key for vacationers, and they’re looking south with year-round activities, said […]

Build the Perfect Everglades Adventure –

There’s a spectacularly adventurous yet oddly calming way to experience Southwest Florida: the Everglades. For adventurous outdoor enthusiasts, the Everglades is an adrenaline-pumping paradise, and at the same time, a place to reconnect with your inner self and experience quiet solitude. What many people don’t realize until they visit this World Heritage Site is its […]

Alabama Gulf Coast gears up for spring w...

Editor’s note This article is brought to you by Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Tourism. The 32 miles of white-sand beaches of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach in Alabama will host multiple special events this spring that will feature the best in boating, music, classic cars and sports. The waters of the Gulf of Mexico […]

Beaches and Horses – Eugene Weekly

As I galloped down the beach, the sounds of wind and waves and the sound of my horse’s hoofs swirled along with my laughter. Riding the Oregon coastal waves is one of the best experiences I’ve had. Nine times out of 10, beach rides feel like the culmination of an equestrian dream – and the […]

Plan your trip to Myrtle Beach, SC

Are you planning a vacation in Myrtle Beach, SC? One of the most popular beaches for vacationing in South Carolina is Myrtle Beach. So we’ve put together all of our reviews and coverage of Kidding Around in one handy guide! The guide includes places to stay, restaurants, activities and more. Plan a trip to Myrtle […]

15 Incredible Beaches to Check Out on Ma...

The island of Maui is synonymous with excellent beaches and a playground for water lovers. With a wide variety of custom-designed sunny sandy beaches to top up your tan and rocky outcrops where surfers love to chase the perfect wave, Maui’s beaches offer some incredible experiences. Maui has beaches for fun in the sun, surfing, […]

Top 10 US destinations to visit in sprin...

Blooming flowers, warm weather, lush green landscapes and longer days are all signs of spring. It’s a great holiday because it’s a season where everything seems to grow back and rejuvenate. America has a plethora of spring activities to offer and warm weather perfect for outdoor pursuits. However, with so many places to visit, individuals […]

7 Gorgeous Stops on a California Central...

Right in the heart of California’s Pacific Coast Highway is a section of road that includes all the thrills of the iconic route, but involves less than a third of the driving distance. The Central Coast, known for its jaw-dropping cliffs, premier wine country and mellow vibe, might just be the place for an abbreviated […]

The best parks in Detroit – Lonely Plane

Detroit is a mix of elements, including a cityscape full of art deco skyscrapers, as well as old warehouses filled with condos and restaurants. But amongst its faster urban pace there are parks and green oases perfect for strolling, biking, picnicking and relaxing. Some are family-friendly and packed with attractions, with free concerts and museums […]

Aramark invites visitors to return to na...

PHILADELPHIA CREAM–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As travelers begin to book destinations for spring and summer, Aramark, the award-winning dining and hospitality partner of National and State Parks, is pleased to announce the reopening of seasons, new renovations and outdoor programs that allow vacationers to explore pristine natural landscapes while learning about regional history and experiences. From deserts to […]

Sonoma County Regional Parks close coast...

Sonoma County Regional Parks closed all of its coastal access trails and beaches along the coast on Saturday in response to a tsunami advisory likely to be in effect all day. Campers at Doran Regional Park on Saturday morning were warned to stay off the beach and out of the water, but were allowed to […]

8 Stunning State Parks to Visit Along Ca...

The Pacific Ocean is the undisputed star of the state parks and beaches that dot California’s central coast, but visitors don’t have to look far to find plenty of supporting sites as well. From eye-catching cliffs and groves of gnarled oaks to a glitzy castle on a hill, the section of the Golden State that […]

7 best day trips from the Gulf coasts fo...

If you’re looking for exciting day trips from Gulf Shores, Alabama, look no further! We’ve got a list of fun day trips perfect for mature travelers. There is something for everyone on this list, from charming little towns to natural wonders, active adventures to relaxing scenic views. Whatever your interests, there is sure to be […]

7 amazing things to do in Montana De Oro...

The high cliffs that line the cobalt blue waters of the Pacific Ocean will likely be the first feature you notice when you arrive at the magnificent Montaña de Oro State Park located along the central California coast. And certainly, with its viewpoint near the iconic Pacific Coast Highway 1, the views of the park […]

Réjeanne Kowalski obituary (1931 – 2021)

Réjeanne Kowalski, 90, from Bristol, left this land peacefully on New Years Eve (December 31, 2021). Her last week was spent having a merry Christmas party with her loving family. Réjeanne “Rej” was born in Bristol on November 19, 1931, daughter of the late Agnès and Sam Baillargeon. She lived and attended school in Bristol […]

Developer explains plans for new sports ...

LAKE OF THE OZARKS, Mo. (KY3) – A local developer is working on a new project to put Lake of the Ozarks on the map. Dr Dan Foster is looking to bring a sports complex and event center to the lake. “The big arena is a site for basketball tournaments, volleyball tournaments, cheerleading competitions or […]

Kitty Hawk Kites 50th Annual Hang Glidin...

Hanging gilders aim at the target at the bottom of a dune at Jockey’s Ridge State Park during “The Spec”.[submitted photo] Join Kitty Hawk Kites and celebrate the 50th Annual Spectacular Hang Gliding Competition. “The Spec” is the world’s oldest hang gliding competition and is free to the public with competitions and fun activities throughout […]

16 Florida Beach Cities Our Readers Love...

Soft white sand beaches, azure blue waters, stellar seafood, and sunny skies make Florida a year-round travel destination. The Sunshine State’s 1,350 miles of coastline are great for swimming, sunbathing, snorkeling, fishing, kayaking, canoeing, beach walks, and shelling. It is also home to many charming seaside towns. Whether you’re looking to plan a vacation or […]

New Year’s hikes abound in state parks |

Those with New Year’s resolutions to get out more can turn to the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks for inspiration. FWP’s annual Day One Trekking program includes adventures at Traveler’s Rest State Park and several locations along Flathead Lake, as well as Ulm and Helena sites. All take place on New Year’s Day […]

10 New York beaches worth taking the tra...

New York city dwellers don’t have to venture too far to find many stunning beaches where sun, sand, sea and surf can be enjoyed. Many of the beaches in this world-famous part of the United States even rival the prettiest shores in Florida, California, and other hot spots for sun-seeking tourists. Whether relaxing, building sandcastles, […]

Surfer killed in shark attack on Califor...

A surfer was killed in a shark attack in Morro Bay, Calif., on Christmas Eve, the Morro Bay Port Department confirmed to CNN. “The port, police and firefighters have responded to a report of a male victim unconscious on the beach after being pulled from the water suffering from an apparent shark attack,” the port […]

Panama City Beach, Florida – WorldAtlas

Panama City Beach is a beach resort located in Bay County, Florida, on the Gulf Coast of the United States. The area is known for its beautiful white sand beaches and is a popular vacation and spring break destination. It has a population of around 18,000 people. Geography and climate of Panama City Beach A […]

AROUND SOUTH-WEST FLORIDA

COURTESY PHOTOS / “DING” DARLING WILDLIFE SOCIETY-FRIENDS OF THE REFUGE The return of four things we love about home As we move closer to a whole new year of promise and optimism, local attractions and events continue to offer something exciting for everyone. Here are four things about Southwest Florida that will have you thrilled […]

We live in paradise – make the most of i

Explore the treetops Observe flora and fauna atop a 100-foot-long suspended boardwalk 25 feet above the ground at Myakka River State Park. Entrance to the park is $ 6. Open daily, 8 a.m. to sunset, 13208 State Road 72, Sarasota, (941) 361-6511, floridastateparks.org Visit our parks County parks, each with their own unique personality, are […]

Introduction to New Years Eve Events – D

It’s almost time for the giant cherry to signal another New Year. Photo of Myles Dannhausen Jr. NEW YEAR’S EVE Here’s your guide to New Years Eve activities in Door County starting December 20, 2021. Check DoorCountyPulse.com for the latest updates! Cherry Drop in Sister Bay The giant cherry bounces in Sister Bay for New […]

Heilman: Sleeping outside opened up a wh...

The turn of the year often prompts us to look back and take stock of the past 12 months. No doubt many will think 2021 has been an improvement over 2020 due to the expansion of shows, vacations, and other pleasures and luxuries. Not me. Among the things that have given my life the most […]

NYS campsites have a record season in 20...

Overnight bookings at campgrounds operated by the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) hit record highs this year as visitors adopted safe, healthy and affordable recreation during the COVID -19 pandemic. Until Columbus Day, state park campgrounds, cabins, cottages and yurts were […]

15 best beaches on the east coast

While many places on the west coast claim the best beaches, there are places on the east coast that are also worth a look. From secluded islands to popular resorts and other family-friendly beach options, the states along the east coast have it all. So if you’re looking to plan your next family getaway or […]

Wisconsin state parks are battered as La...

The winds and waves of Lake Michigan have sculpted the landscape of Whitefish Dunes State Park, a must-see treasure along Wisconsin’s Door Peninsula. The water provides fine sand to a shoreline that supports endangered plants like the dune thistle. The wind piles up this sand in the mighty dunes which inspired the name of the […]

Eight natural wonders you never knew exi...

Think of Florida and you will probably imagine young families posing in Mickey Mouse hats, beautiful people in neon bikinis sunbathing on South Beach, and elated tourists scouring the Everglades in search of alligators. But here’s a secret that only the most seasoned traveler knows: North Florida is a little-known nature lover’s paradise. Tired of […]

Hotel Intel: Marriott Hutchinson Island,...

Breadcrumb Links To travel Life The resort is a 45-minute drive north of Palm Beach International Airport. Author of the article: Rochelle eyelashes • Special at the Montreal Gazette The Marriott Hutchinson Island Beach Resort, Golf and Marina is a large Florida estate that touches the Intracoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean. Photo for Marriott […]

Vacation Travel Idea: A California Road ...

By Rachel SchnalzerDesign and illustrations by Jade Cuevas Hello, dear escapees. Nothing like a vacation in Southern California: the kitsch and quirky view of colorful lights on a palm tree, the Santa Claus surf show, the Beach Boys’ Christmas tunes on repeat throughout the month. In many ways, the fun of vacationing in the Golden […]

5 Cool Beach Towns In America Where You ...

Westport, Washington Getty Images Mortgage rates remain very low – some 30-year rates are around 3% and some 15-year rates around 2% (see the lowest rates you qualify for here) – and it tempts some potential buyers to take over properties. But the prices in many housing markets, especially those near the beach, are very […]

The best things to see on a road trip in...

From Erie to the Pocono Mountains, the northern part of Pennsylvania is rural and is sometimes a forgotten area for visitors to Keystone State. Stretching across the northern counties, the route is packed with exciting attractions and picturesque views you won’t want to miss. It’s a beautiful walk all year round but extraordinarily breathtaking in […]

Three views of the Oregon coast, from da...

Three views of the Oregon coast, from dazzling to dizzying Posted on 12/1/21 at 10:22 PM PST By Oregon Coast Beach Connection Staff (Oregon Coast) – Often these views of the Oregon Coast aren’t just about height. Then again, sometimes that’s the point. (Photo courtesy of Manuela Durson: Bandon’s Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint) Here’s […]

Open-pit burning banned across North Car...

A forest fire that began on November 27, 2021 surrounded Pilot Mountain northwest of Winston-Salem. [courtesy R.D. Hill] Due to the increased fire risk, the NC Forest Service has banned all open burning and has canceled all burning permits statewide until further notice. The move comes as moderate drought conditions continue to set in from […]

8 outdoor activities the whole family wi...

The 1,050-acre Unicoi State Park & ​​Lodge is located in Helen, Georgia, a Bavarian-influenced town best known for the stunning Anna Ruby Falls and celebrations of German culture throughout. year round. Unicoi is an adventure lodge, which means it has plenty of outdoor offerings in the Appalachian foothills. You do not have being an outdoor […]

In Search of Island Interests, Part I: S...

The end of 2021 is just around the corner, and while it has been a difficult year in many ways, there are still things we need to be thankful for … things we may not even know we know we are doing. should be grateful, in fact. That’s why sporadically until the end of this […]

Contract OK for State Park Campground Ex...

CONCORD – The NH Executive Council on Wednesday approved the hiring of SE Group of Burlington, Vermont, to undertake a two-phase project to study and design an extension of six state park campgrounds, including the park Jericho Mountain State Park in Berlin, Mollidgewock State Park in Errol and Crawford Notch State Park. Under the terms […]

Black Friday Offer: Free Entry to Indian...

Hoosiers who don’t want to go to the mall on Black Friday, but still want to get out of their homes, can once again “go outdoors” at an Indiana state park. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources waived admission fees at all DNR properties on Friday, including Indiana Dunes State Park in Chesterton. According to […]

More Power, Better Washrooms, New Visito...

A guardhouse built at Fort Stevens in 1911 will be updated as part of the 2022 work at Fort Stevens State Park. (Oregon Department of Parks and Recreation) By Les ZaitzChronicle of the capital of Oregon The electrical system at Beverly Beach State Park on the Oregon coast has not kept pace with the ever-increasing […]

North Oregon Coast Ecola State Park clos...

North Oregon Coast Ecola State Park closed for weeks due to road problem Posted 11/21/21 4:52 AM PST By Oregon Coast Beach Connection Staff (Cannon Beach, Oregon) – A favorite on the North Oregon coast will be closed again for weeks. Ecola State Park in Cannon Beach was closed this weekend until further notice, after […]

NOL ON THE CTE 2021

The Polar Express Watch a holiday favorite on the Events Lawn in Baytowne Wharf Village for a free screening of the Polar Express on an HD LED video wall at 6 p.m. on November 26. The arrival of Santa Claus The harbor holidays begin with Santa’s Grand Entrance from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on […]