Julien Heron and father Claude are the outdoor enthusiasts behind Outdoors Generations. Living on different continents, they stay connected through their passion for the outdoors and the goal to inform and inspire others.Continue reading Claude and Julien Heron: The Father-Son Team Behind Outdoors Generations (France and Canada)
Escape the blazing beach sun and sweltering city: take a break in the shady forest of the Hillsborough River State Park. Enjoy the view from the river on a kayak. Yes, there are gators – and even Class II rapids (but upstream).Continue reading Tampa Bay’s Natural Beach Alternative: Hillsborough River State Park (Florida)
Love is love. Love is natural. Love is love is natural. Some statements shouldn’t need any further explanation. But we want to be very clear…Continue reading Love is Love is Natural
Luci’s Grandma’s German Lemon Sheet Cake is the ideal summer cake: light and airy, subtly sweet and refreshingly tart, picnic-ready and super easy to make from scratch.Continue reading Light, Refreshing Summer Cake: Oma’s German Lemon Sheet Cake (Zitronenkuchen)
Happier Place pop-up shops have been popping up outside. About time we offered our outdoor products and inspiration OUTDOORS, right? The best part: meeting so many of you! Find out where we’ll be next…Continue reading Come Meet Us: Happier Place Pop-Up Shops
St. Vrain State Park invites you off the highway for a refreshing break along the river, with fishing ponds, big birds, short trails, and views of the Rocky Mountains – and incredible sunsets if you time it right.Continue reading Road Trip Must-Stop: St. Vrain State Park (Colorado)
Earth Day takes place every year on April 22 as a reminder and action day to celebrate and protect the natural environment for the sake of ourselves and all life on Planet Earth. Find out how to participate.Continue reading What Is Earth Day? And Why Do We Celebrate It?
National Park Week takes place in late April across all U.S. National Parks and other NPS sites. Entry is free on the first day. But this week is about much more than free admission.Continue reading What Is National Park Week? And How Can You Get In for Free?
Getting to Caladesi Island is as beautiful as the destination itself. One of Tampa Bay Area’s best-kept secrets is hidden in plain sight. It takes some knowledge and effort to get there, which makes the reward even sweeter – and the island less crowded.Continue reading Best-Kept Secret: Caladesi Island State Park (Florida)
Our new nature photography postcards are a delightful way to show someone you care by sending a quick handwritten note.Continue reading More Ways To Make Someone Happier: New Nature Photography Postcards
For the love of birds and getting happier by being outdoors, don’t miss this global event: the 24th annual Great Backyard Bird Count.Continue reading What Is the Great Backyard Bird Count? And How Can You Join the Fun?
Honeymoon Island State Park brings Florida nature dreams to life: miles of white beaches, clear blue water, shady wood trails, wildflowers, birds and other wildlife – and not a hotel in sight.Continue reading Natural Beach Paradise: Honeymoon Island State Park (Florida)
The limited edition 2021 Happier Place Monthly Wall Calendar is here! Wishing you a healthy, happier year with 13 beautiful nature photos, words of inspiration, and lots of holidays and occasions for joy and appreciation.Continue reading So Ready for a Happier Year: 2021 Happier Place Calendar
World-record-breaking Crazy Horse Memorial is a magnificent creative undertaking that inspires to celebrate the heroes, culture, and living heritage of North American Indians.Continue reading Crazy Horse Memorial: Epic Work-In-Progress Mountain Monument (South Dakota)
Cold brew coffee is the best way to have refreshing, smooth, never-bitter iced coffee drinks on-the-go, at home, and throughout that road trip.Continue reading Smooth and Invigorating: Easy Cold Brew Coffee Concentrate Recipe
Getting started in wildlife photography may seem intimidating. From equipment to locations, where to begin? Let’s remove the doubt and show you how to take outstanding wildlife photos! Spoiler Alert: it’s way easier than you thought.Continue reading Getting Started in Wildlife Photography