The best view of the Northern Lights is from this luxury resort perched on...

Spending the night on a glacier sounds like it might be a chilly experience on a barren, icy wasteland. Not most peoples' idea of a relaxing getaway, right? Think again! Alaska's Sheldon Mountain House...

Celebrate the centennial of the Save the Redwoods League by visiting California redwood parks...

Towering, majestic redwood trees are one of California's greatest assets. And, they're a huge draw for visitors, too. It's thanks to a group called the Save the Redwoods League that there are ancient trees...

Concerned citizen launches petition to stop a Starbucks from going into Yosemite National Park

There are a lot of changes going on in our National Parks these days. Whether it's hiking fees way up or shrinking the size of National Monuments, it feels like there's been a lot...
frozen niagara falls

This is what frozen Niagara Falls looks like (spoiler alert: it’s breathtaking)

Your mental image of Niagara Falls is probably set during the summer; the thundering falls showering the Maid of the Mist, poncho-clad tourists poking around the Cave of the Winds, you get the idea....
ice balls on lake Michigan

The annual invasion of ice balls on lake Michigan has arrived!

Michigan is known for its bitterly cold and snowy winters. But, if you brave the elements and head to the beach, you might be treated to a rare phenomenon: a herd of floating, perfectly...

Here’s your 2017-2018 projected snowfall forecast

Love it or hate it, winter means snow. A lot of it. Depending on where you live, of course. That's why we've mapped the 2017-2018 projected snowfall forecast on this handy little infographic. Behold......
Haleakal? National Park's cursed lava rocks

A few very good reasons why you shouldn’t steal Haleakala National Park’s cursed lava...

Haleakala National Park in Hawaii is home to a massive (dormant) volcanic crater, stunning sunrises and sunsets, clear night skies, and dramatic lava-shaped landscapes. Naturally, it's a popular attraction on the island of Maui....

Explore this ancient cavern, just discovered 30 feet below Montreal

There are few things as exciting as doing some good, old-fashioned exploring. Will you stumble on long-lost treasure? Ancient antiquities? Fame and glory? Who knows! A few adventurous souls exploring the Saint Leonard Caverns...

This (unofficial) history of the National Parks is a quirky tribute to “America’s Best...

The story of America's National Parks is like a perfect little encapsulation of the story of American history. From John Muir and Teddy Roosevelt to Martin Luther King, Jr and cars... and even back...

The country’s quirkiest Christmas display is this cactus garden with over a million lights

Getting into the holiday spirit when you live in the desert can be a bit different. Bundling up in cute winter gear, drinking hot cocoa by the fire, hoping for snow days or a...

Here’s how to hack your next National Park trip… and visit for free!

Everybody and their grandmother knows that the National Parks Service is debating a ginormous hike in admission fees for its most popular parks. But, the point of the parks is to set them aside...

The story of one woman’s mission to visit every National Park before she loses...

There are few things that we take for granted more than our sight. Even looking at the images in this blog is a gift that some people are not lucky enough to enjoy. One...

There’s a massive Cold War secret hidden in Everglades National Park

The Cold War was one of the most interesting times in history. Government secrets, conspiracies, high-stakes negotiations, the fate of mankind as we knew it hanging in the balance... just some really quality drama....

You can now buy your own affordable vacation house…on Amazon (seriously)

In case you haven't heard, Amazon is amazing. It's also a sneaky trap for useless impulse buys. Do I really need a coffee mug that says "This might be wine", or a pillow shaped...

This nomad is proof that you don’t need a driver’s license to experience van...

Next time you find yourself fantasizing about hitting the road, consider all of the excuses we make to ourselves for not just going for it. We at Roadtrippers believe that there's no excuse you...