The unusual Saguaro National Park is a stunning nature getaway that’s especially enjoyable during the cooler months. Named after the iconic Saguaro cactus, it’s a must-visit for all who have dreamed of seeing the Wild West.
Devils Tower was declared the first US National Monument in 1906. At that point, it had already been a sacred site to Native American tribes for centuries. They just called it by more inviting names.
Big, refreshing and super fun Brooklyn Bridge Park stretches along the East River and features must-see NYC vistas, a fresh breeze from the open water, beautiful gardens and lots of opportunities to play and relax among diverse nature.
The High Line is an extraordinary, linear New York City park elevated 30 feet above the streets of Manhattan! It’s the must-see NYC attraction that offers a unique nature getaway.
Garden of the Gods must be the most naturally fantastical city park in America. Walking among the humongous, uniquely-shaped red rock formations is a rather otherworldly experience.
Berlin’s Tiergarten is a park so vast and lush that it’s easy to forget that you’re right in the center of a metropolis. The beer garden, rental boats and countless statues are reminders you’re not lost in the woods.Continue reading Green Oasis in the City Center: Tiergarten Park in Berlin (Germany)
The incredible Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve is what tropical dreams are made of. You’ll find white beaches, turquoise water, palm trees, birds, fish, iguanas, Maya ruins and you can float down a Maya trade canal!Continue reading Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve (Mexico) + VIDEO
The Mesa Verde National Park in South-Western Colorado is not only a stunning nature park, but also the largest archeological preserve in the USA and a UNESCO World Heritage Site!Continue reading Much More Than Just a National Park: Mesa Verde (Colorado)
The Brazilian island Ilha Grande is a tropical paradise with magnificent beaches, hiking trails criss-crossing through rainforest and no cars! Maybe its dark history had kept development at bay until fairly recently…
Canyonlands National Park near Moab, Utah, features an incredible desert landscape of canyons, mesas, buttes, and rivers. It’s a must-see for explorers, photographers, hikers, cyclists, four-wheelers and even river folk.Continue reading Four Parks In One: Canyonlands National Park (Utah)
The Royal Gorge Bridge is a must-see Colorado attraction. Until 2001, it was the highest bridge in the world! But personally, we think it’s worth a visit because of the stunning nature views all around.Continue reading Royal Gorge Bridge and Park (Colorado) + VIDEO
New York City provides countless opportunities for quick escapes into nature. One of our favorites: the Staten Island Ferry ride between Manhattan and Staten Island.Continue reading Staten Island Ferry Ride Views, NYC (New York) + VIDEO
Out of all the beautiful, cool and popular Berlin parks, Natur-Park Südgelände is the most unusual and fascinating. Get away from the crowds and be awed…Continue reading Nature Takes Back: Südgelände Nature Park (Berlin, Germany) + VIDEO
The beautiful Horsetooth Reservoir, just west of Fort Collins, is the perfect Colorado getaway: swimming, boating, fishing, hiking, biking, wildflowers, wildlife, stunning sunsets and lots of places for secluded picnics…Continue reading The Original Happier Place: Horsetooth Reservoir, Ft. Collins (Colorado) + VIDEO
Anastasia State Park offers a lovely quick nature getaway from the popular tourist destination St. Augustine. With a vast beach, intriguing wetlands, abundant wildlife and plants, it’s an ideal Happy Place… just waiting for you.Continue reading Anastasia State Park on Anastasia Island (Florida) + VIDEO