indiana dunes national lakeshore national park

This Midwestern lakeshore just might become our next National Park

There are lots of National Parks Service designations and classifications for various places managed by the NPS (National Memorial, National Monument, National Wild and Scenic River), but none are as distinguished as the title...
haunted yosemite national park

Yosemite: America’s most haunted National Park

Yosemite is one of America's most beautiful National Parks... but it's also one of the country's most haunted. And we're not just talking about ghosts, either; be wary of curses, cryptids, and otherworldly demons as...
red river gorge treehouses

These Red River Gorge treehouses are ridiculously whimsical

Hundreds of natural sandstone arches, dramatic cliffs, dense forest, rugged rivers, and babbling waterfalls; it goes without saying that the Red River Gorge in Kentucky is a pretty special, and totally stunning, spot. Seriously,...
fall foliage

BREAKING: Fall foliage has officially arrived!

Break out your scarves, bust out your Halloween decorations, and pop a bottle of cider, because fall foliage season is finally here! Well, in Vermont, at least. If you're still patiently awaiting changing leaves near...

This Alaskan island glamping resort looks like something out of a dream

Alaska is an insanely beautiful wilderness well worth exploring, but it can seem a bit... overwhelming. Especially for those more used to traveling in comfort. If you're more into glamping than camping, you can...

Covão dos Conchos: The beautiful “waterfall” trapped in a lagoon

What the what?! Is this a vortex to another astral plane?! Not quite. Although it looks like a natural sinkhole, this is in fact the world's coolest drain pipe, and you can actually hike...

Drone explores Son Doong Cave, one of the world’s largest caves, for first time...

Son Doong Cave (AKA one of the world's largest caves) was originally discovered in 1991 by a local Vietnamese man named Hồ-Khanh. However, fear of the sounds from its underground river prevented any exploration. It...
trona pinnacles

The mysterious Trona Pinnacles is a virtual city of stone spires

If you're starting to feel like you need a vacation not just from normal life, but from this planet entirely, you're not alone. Sadly, commercial spaceflight is still a ways off, but for something...
hierve el agua

The frozen waterfalls of Hierve el Agua are home to scenic hot springs

The only thing better than a hot spring is a hot spring with a view. And maybe a beer thrown in. Oaxaca's Hierve el Agua (click on this link to get directions or add to...
glamping in zion

You can now go glamping in Zion at this brand-spanking-new resort

A trip through Zion National Park guaranteed to be filled with adventure. But, after a long day of hiking Angels Landing, The Subway, or The Narrows, you're probably gonna need a good night's sleep....
hot spring cove

This hidden hot springs cove is a well-kept secret… for a reason

The natural beauty of British Columbia is undeniable. The ocean, the mountains, the forests... it's all perfect. And the best way to enjoy it all? From the comfort of a natural mineral hot spring....

The ultimate guide to the jaw-dropping waterfalls of Havasu Creek

One of the internet's most bucket-listed places is, without question, Havasu Falls and its only slightly lesser-known neighbor Mooney Falls. The naturally turquoise water against the red rocks and the remote location make it...
son's island texas

Son’s Island is a tropical escape located in… Texas?

Craving a tropical escape, but don't have the time (or money) to travel all the way to Hawaii? That's okay, me neither. Luckily for us, there's a "next-best thing" that, I have to say, is...
istanbul's parkorman

The Parkorman natural adventure park is straight out of Tarzan

These days, urban-dwellers are more drawn to green space than ever. There aren't many parks currently in Turkey's biggest city... but not for long. Enter: the Parkorman natural adventure park, a massive park that's...

Heres why the Caño Cristales river in Colombia is called a “Liquid Rainbow”

  There are pink lakes, real-life desert oases, and lavender labyrinths...and now you can add rainbow rivers to the list of surreal jaw-dropping wonders you need to see to believe. The Caño Cristales river in Colombia is 100km long...