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New River Gorge: America’s Newest National Park

America’s First National Park, Yellowstone, opened back in 1872. Today, a total of 63 national parks (and 424 total National Park Sites) can be enjoyed. America’s newest national park, New River Gorge in West Virginia, just opened in 2020. This makes it the newest addition to the National Park System. This is a gorgeous park […]

15 Amazing Free Tourist Attractions in the Midwest

From photographing one of the best skylines in the country, to exploring amazing cultural institutions, to hiking at one of the country’s only free national parks, there is plenty of free fun to be had in the Midwest. Below are a few highlighted attractions throughout the Midwest states. Note that all attractions featured here are […]

The Best Daytrips from Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh offers many great amenities including world-class museums, top notch skyline views, historic neighborhoods, a lively sports scene, and many great local dining establishments. However, it’s always great to check out new places. Pittsburgh’s convenient location puts you within an easy drive of many major cities. Also, as one of the nation’s most heavily forested […]

20 Incredible Free Tourist Attractions in the West

From the beautiful Pacific Coast beaches of California, to the stunning Saguaro desert of Arizona, to the mesmerizing red rock formations of Colorado, Arizona, and Utah, natural wonders are abundant throughout every Western state. Fortunately, most of the best wonders of nature cost absolutely nothing to visit. Assuming you find a cheap flight and hotel, […]

The Sea Screamer in Clearwater: The World’s Largest Speedboat

Florida’s Gulf Coast is one of the most popular destinations in the country for sun worshippers. Clearwater is a beach lover’s paradise with over 14.5 million visitors in 2021 alone! With fun activities available both on and off the water, there is never a dull moment. While this beach is most known for its’ trademark […]

9 Things to do indoors in Pittsburgh

For the majority of the year, it is either too cold, too overcast, or too rainy to do much outside in Pittsburgh. This could be a good (I love overcast weather!) or bad thing depending on if you like gloomy skies and cuddling up on a cold, grey day with a good book, movie, or […]

5 Free National Parks to Visit

Yellowstone (est. 1872) was America’s First National Park, while New River Gorge National Park in West Virginia is the newest addition (est. 2020). Planning your annual vacation around one of the 63 national parks (424 national park sites) makes for a great budget friendly trip. Vacations today can be super costly with the high price […]

20 Incredible & Free Tourist Attractions in the Northeast

The Northeast is a beautiful and exciting region of the United States. Both New England and the Mid Atlantic states are typically included, and thus, there is an abundance of geographically diverse recreational areas, as well as historic cities to explore. From America’s most populated city, to the nation’s capital, to gorgeous national and state […]

15 Hikes with Scenic Water Views

Hiking is a wonderful way to explore the natural flora and fauna of a new area, birdwatch, get in some exercise and sunshine, and enjoy some fantastic scenery. Featured below are 15 wonderful easy-moderate hikes, each featuring a beautiful vista of a creek, lake, the coast, or any other body of water. A scenic water […]

20 Spectacular & Free Tourist Attractions in the Southwest

The Southwestern US is home to some of the most amazing natural wonders in the country. From beautiful underrated national parks, to the Saguaro studded Sonoran desert, to ancient million year old red rock formations, to beautiful high altitude pine and aspen forests, there is a gorgeous place to hike, bike, photograph, camp, drive through, […]