4 Western US National Parks That Are Calling Your Name This Autumn

If you love the outdoors, then it’s likely that you’ve been to at least one national park in your lifetime. The United States has 61 national parks that are open for the public to explore. Here are four of the best you’ll find out west that you need to visit this autumn.

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Yosemite

Located in California, Yosemite is a must see this autumn. This 1,200 square mile patch of wilderness encompasses the well-known Sierra Nevada Mountains. The giant sequoia trees will be sure to take your breath away. They can be found at the Mariposa Grove part of the national park. Some other notable places throughout this national park include Half Dome and Hetch Hetchy. You’ll be sure to find tons of hiking trails, waterfalls, and amazing flora throughout the entire Californian landscape. Continue reading “4 Western US National Parks That Are Calling Your Name This Autumn”

Beat the Rush: How to Make the Most out of a Los Angeles Adventure

While you may be excited about visiting the Universal Studios at Hollywood or the Griffith Observatory, once you enter the bustling city of Los Angeles you may be startled by the amount of traffic and people in this vibrant city. Visiting a place that has a lot of traffic can really start to cut into the amount of things that you can do in a day. You don’t have to skimp out on adventure time just because you’re in a heavily populated area. Here are some of the ways that you can get the most out of your Los Angeles adventure.

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Plan Accordingly

Develop an itinerary of the things that you want to do each day. This will help you to map out the best routes of travel. Avoid times of the day that are known to have heavier traffic. You may want to plan out your routes so that you’re spending as little time as possible on the road. Take to the streets and walk or rent a bike! It will be much more enjoyable to be seeing the sights while the traffic is the heaviest than being stuck on the road with everyone else. Also remember to pack a jacket—while it is extremely hot in L.A. in the summertime, the wind from the ocean is extremely cold at times. Continue reading “Beat the Rush: How to Make the Most out of a Los Angeles Adventure”

5 Best Motorcycle Road Trips in the US

Riding a motorcycle is an amazing thing. There is just something about getting out on the open road and communing with nature that does a body good. This is why so many people regularly get out on their bike and take a trip in various parts of the United States. If you have been looking for some new scenic adventures for yourself, consider the following five best motorcycle road trip in the US.

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Colorado—the San Juan Skyway

This trip will take you down 233 miles of pure scenery in the midst of the San Juan Mountains. Along the way, you will see some abandoned mines, ghosts towns, lovely national parks and so much more. You will go up more than 11,000 feet as you take part in this most memorable trip. Continue reading “5 Best Motorcycle Road Trips in the US”

Break Away from the Crowds—5 Spectacular Things to Do in the LA Area

Los Angeles is home to many world-famous attractions, but there are other fun things to do that are less popular. Venturing off the beaten path will be a great way for you to experience a different side of the city and the surrounding area while still having the fulfilling vacation of your dreams. Here are five spectacular things to do in the LA area if you want to beat the crowds.

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Head to Runyon Canyon

This canyon encompasses many of the finest aspects of nature and will make you feel as though you’ve escaped to a wilderness paradise without having to venture far outside the city. Hollywood, Beverly Hills and other thriving communities are adjacent to Runyon Canyon, and you’ll have the chance to go hiking and see some of the most spectacular views of the Los Angeles city skyline when you hike through Runyon Canyon Park. Unique and quirky shops and restaurants can also be found along the roads that run through the canyon. Continue reading “Break Away from the Crowds—5 Spectacular Things to Do in the LA Area”