Lafayette is Louisiana’s central hub for Cajun and Creole culture. The city – blending its authentic Creole heritage with the hustle and bustle of a booming, cosmopolitan city – is a favorite attraction for tourists and locals alike. Lafayette boasts big-city opportunities with a sense of small-town charm and provides a variety of fun and […]
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Ragbrai – Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa – is a non-competitive, seven-day bicycle ride in the state of Iowa. The trip was first held in 1973 and has continued to this day as the most extensive bicycle touring event in the world. The event draws many cyclists from the U.S. as well as […]
The History of Pelican Island Around 4,000 BC the ocean around Florida began to rise, resulting in the creation of a newly formed shoreline. The shoreline became a beautiful home of biological diversity, and though it has evolved since, it is still one of the most unique and diverse places to visit in Florida. Pelican […]
Florida is a paradise for the individual who loves exploring the world by kayak. It boasts clear, brightly colored waters and diverse ecosystems that anyone is bound to enjoy up close. Its landscapes offer a wide variety of wildlife and luscious scenery that will leave viewers breathless. Rainbow River, Dunnellon Dunnellon is home to Florida’s […]
While Egypt is mostly known for the mighty Nile and impressive monuments, its splendid delta and enchanting desert make for postcard-perfect memories. Filled with rich history that dates back thousands of years, the inhabitants love to tell stories about the country’s long past and welcome visitors from around the globe. Take a look below to […]
Stretching 237.7 miles long and 100 feet wide, Missouri’s scenic Katy Trail State Park features a crushed limestone path for hiking or biking and is likely the skinniest state park in the country. It was started over a century ago as the Missouri-Kansas-Texas railroad, also known as the K-T, for which it found its name. […]
Locals and frequent visitors to Florida’s beaches may find their favorite spots don’t look very familiar, following the damage caused by Hurricane Irma. New footage of the beaches, released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), shows a drastically changed coastline, wrought with damage by the devastating tropical storm.
The crispness of fall is in the air and soon the leaves will be turning their marvelous golden colors. The best way to start enjoying the fall foliage is to take a bike ride on some of the country’s most beautiful trails.
There are many products you can buy to enhance your kayaking experience. As an avid kayaker myself, I always make sure I have certain things with me to not only improve the ease and fun of kayaking, but to keep me safe as well.
Sea of Cortez, Mexico: The sea of Cortez is located between the Baja peninsula (the peninsula that hangs down beneath California) and the rest of Mexico. There, rugged island cliffs jut out of impossibly clear water. Take the opportunity to explore these islands, many of which can only be visited by boat. Local wildlife includes: […]