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Hiking Hotspot: Calloway Trail at Picacho Peak State Park

Picacho Peak is a gorgeous state park located on I-10 about halfway between Casa Grande and Tucson, Arizona. This park makes for a refreshing break for any roadtrippers making the lengthy (and boring) drive through Southern Arizona. The striking 3374 foot peak really juts out spectacularly amongst the surrounding flatter desert landscapes. In fact, it […]

Attraction of the Week: Paris Mountain State Park

The Upstate, South Carolina region offers no shortage of natural attractions. Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge mountains, the area has long been a haven for hikers and outdoor adventurous types. Greenville, located in the heart of the Upstate, is a popular base for exploring the great outdoors. Now a bustling city with […]

3 Days in Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston, South Carolina is a city rich in culture, architectural marvels, and natural beauty. Whether you are a photographer, history buff, foodie, or nature lover, fun abounds in South Carolina’s most historic and beloved city. A weekend in this Southern charmer is a worthy addition to any traveler’s “historic-cities-to-visit” bucket list. As Charleston frequently ranks […]

Hiking Hotspot: Carrick Creek Nature Trail at Table Rock State Park

The Upper westernmost portion of the state of South Carolina, referred to as the “Upstate,” is situated amidst the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains. The region is home to some stunning scenery, including lush forests, peaceful flowing streams, and dozens of towering waterfalls. The lovely Carrick Creek trail within Table Rock State Park offers a vast […]

The National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C.

The blooming of the gorgeous colorful cherry blossoms marks the arrival of spring in the nation’s capitol. Millions of visitors make their way to D.C. every spring to enjoy the annual National Cherry Blossom Festival, which includes 4 weeks of jam packed events celebrating both US and Japanese culture. More than 4000 of these trees […]

10 things to do in downtown Tucson

There is so much to do and see in the vibrant desert oasis of Tucson. Jam packed within this picturesque Southwestern city, you will find endless interesting things to do. From unique cultural attractions, to mesmerizing state and national parks, to some of the best Mexican food in the country, this Sonoran Desert hotspot is […]

A Guide to Exploring Downtown Greenville, South Carolina

Downtown Greenville, a former textile community, is now a manufacturing powerhouse with companies like BMW, GE, & Boeing being drawn to the area. Not only is Greenville one of the fastest growing cities in America, it is also quickly becoming one of the most popular vacation destinations in the Southeast. With a vibrant downtown, a […]

5 Easy Waterfall Hikes in Upstate South Carolina

The Upstate South Carolina region is home to dozens of scenic waterfalls. Many of these are accessible roadside or via a simple hike. While visiting Greenville or surrounding cities, you will want to take the time to explore some of these gorgeous waterfalls, most of which are conveniently located within an hour or so from […]

15 Places for Incredible Views in Tucson, Arizona

The city of Tucson, surrounded by 4 prominent mountain ranges and located within the diverse Sonoran desert, truly is a mesmerizing place. The gorgeous exotic Saguaro cactus dots the landscape for a truly out of the ordinary landscape. From Saguaro National Park, to Catalina State Park, to the Mt. Lemmon Scenic Drive, the city is […]

5 Magnificent Waterfalls within an Hour of Asheville, NC

Asheville, NC is located in the foothills of the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains. While many have probably heard of this city due to its’ reputation as a foodie city and irreverent tourist destination, the real highlight of a visit to Asheville is that you will be within easy driving distance to numerous natural wonders, a […]