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Sunset At the Gold Butte Lookout Tower - Detroit, Oregon

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A Unique Experience at Gold Butte Fire Lookout Tower

The Pacific Northwest is a gorgeous place and what better way to see it than camping at the gorgeous Gold Butte Fire Lookout Tower built in 1934..

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1-Week Yosemite, Kings Canyon, & Sequoia Itinerary

Explore the most popular destinations in Yosemite, Kings Canyon, and Sequoia National Parks with this easy-to-follow one week itinerary.

Saguaro Cactus in Arizona's Saguaro National Park

2 Week Arizona and New Mexico Road Trip

Use this guide to plan your own perfect two week vacation through Arizona and New Mexico with must see tourist attractions and hidden gems.

Waterfall at Colorado Bend State Park

Detailed List Of 42 Central Texas State Parks

Looking for hiking near Austin, Texas? Our Central Texas State Parks guide provides tips on where to go and what to see when visiting local state parks.

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How to plan the perfect vacation

Vacations are a great way to relax and escape the everyday stress of life. However, uncertainty in unfamiliar places can quickly kill the carefree vibes. So before you pack up and go on your next

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Best Places For Wildflowers In Texas

Each year Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) plants almost 30,000 wildflower seeds along Texas highways. Not only are the blankets of wildflowers lining our highways beautiful, but also reduces maintenances costs, protects our environment, and

1-Week Yosemite, Kings Canyon, & Sequoia Itinerary

One of the most prolific photographers of all time, Ansel Adams, inspired many to fall in love with nature with his beautiful black and white images of Yosemite National Park. Millions of people visit Yosemite

Saguaro Cactus in Arizona's Saguaro National Park

2 Week Arizona and New Mexico Road Trip

A road trip from Austin through New Mexico and Arizona is a great way to see some of the most beautiful scenery in the United States. With plenty of national parks and monuments to visit,

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Fall Colors At Lost Maples State Park

Tucked away in a town called Vanderpool is Texas’ very own autumn Oasis. Maple trees are one of the few trees to change colors which makes fall one of the most beautiful times to visit

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Fun, Free things To Do In Washington DC

Washington DC is one of the most budget friendly places to travel in the U.S. because there are countless unique and interesting free things to do. Except for food and a place to stay, it

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5 Texas Hill Country Hikes With The Best Views

The Lone Star State isn’t exactly known for its panoramic landscapes so it might surprise you when I say that the Texas Hill Country has no shortage of hikes with jaw-dropping views. From landscape to

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Detailed List Of 42 Central Texas State Parks

I’m on a mission to discover all the outdoor adventures tucked away in the 41 Central Texas State Parks; each one offering a unique view of this great state. In order to find the top

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Breathtaking Sites In The Great Smoky Mountains

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GSMNP) is a photographer’s dream come true. Visitors can explore an endless number of waterfalls and mountain scenery, as well as abundant wildlife such as bears and elk for

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18 Easily Forgotten Road Trip Essentials

Road trips are a healthy mix of delightful and dreadful. On the one hand, you’re on vacation, the music is blaring, and you’re excited about the destination; on the other hand, you’re wondering if you’ll