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12 great leaf peeping destinations in the Carolinas

Fall is the most gorgeous time of the year in the Carolinas, particularly in the higher altitude Upstate South Carolina and Western North Carolina mountainous regions. By the time October rolls around, the summer heat is long gone, the air is dry and crisp, and conditions are perfect for hiking, alfresco dining, and festivals. Tourist […]

Attraction of the Week: Tyler State Park

One of the nicest quick daytrips from Philly is beautiful Tyler State Park. Anyone seeking a peaceful break from the city congestion will definitely want to plan a trip to this gorgeous natural oasis. Lace up your hiking shoes, put on comfortable workout clothes, grab a water bottle, and get ready to soak in some […]

Get Lost in Nature at these 11 Suburban Philly Green Spaces

Escape the hustle and bustle of Philadelphia for a few hours to enjoy one of the beautiful lush suburban parks and preserves. There are more than enough choices to appeal to every type of nature lover. Whether you are seeking a short nature stroll, a serene place to birdwatch, a paved biking trail, an all […]

5 Bike Paths to Check out in Tampa Bay

While Tampa is not exactly winning any awards for being a bike friendly city, there are a handful of decent bike paths throughout the Bay area. Biking is a fun and easy way to motivate yourself to exercise, even more so if there is great scenery and/or attractions to look forward to along the route. […]

The Best Urban Parks & Green Spaces in Philadelphia

Plan some time out during your Philly trip to check out all the city’s wonderful green spaces and urban parks. William Penn designed 5 public squares including Washington Square which is home to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Because there are so many parks within the city boundaries, it’s super easy to escape to […]

The Best Free Things to do in Tampa Bay

With Busch Gardens, easy access to Orlando theme parks, endless miles of white sand beaches, beautiful preserves, and world-class museums, Tampa Bay is rightfully so a popular vacation destination pretty much all year round. There is fun to be had for every budget, around every corner, and even a handful of attractions which will cost […]

The Top Free Things to do in Philadelphia

Philadelphia is an ideal vacation destination for history buffs, photographers, and foodies. The city has seen a massive spike in tourism in recent years. The PHLCVB reports a record breaking 45 million people visited the city in 2018! Recently, National Geographic ranked Philly as one of the “world’s 25 best travel destinations in 2020.” This […]

5 Beautiful Nature Escapes in L.A.

While most L.A. tourists head over to the theme parks, the museums, TV show tapings, and Hollywood attractions, there are tons of wonderful natural attractions that most people are sadly missing out on. Of course, visiting some of the best beaches in the country will likely be on your itinerary. However, there is also a […]

9 Places to take a Nature Walk near Philly

As the birthplace of America, Philadelphia’s rich history draws millions of tourists per year. Many important museums and historical landmarks can be explored in Philly’s touristy Old City neighborhood. While taking in the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall will definitely be first on your itinerary, you may be craving a natural break after a few […]

Attraction of the Week: Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site

Fans of mysterious 19th century poet & writer Edgar Allan Poe, most famous for poems like The Raven and short stories like The Tell-Tale Heart, will definitely want to plan for a visit to the Poe National Historic Site during their time in Philly. This is a really unique local gem that will not take […]