The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is (by far) the most-visited National Park in the USA. Maybe because it’s conveniently located? Maybe because it’s awesome? Probably both. Also: it’s free!Continue reading Most Popular: Great Smoky Mountains National Park (North Carolina + Tennessee)
Taryn Eyton goes beyond just inspiring people to get happier outside. Her outdoor and adventure travel writing actually tells you where to go, what to expect, and how to make your outdoor experience even better – for you and for the environment.Continue reading Taryn Eyton: Adventure Travel Writer and Wilderness Ethics Educator (Vancouver, Canada)
Summer is here! Time for long-awaited vacations, outdoor adventures, and backyard flowers. Look at the beauty these photographers captured in June – from cities to remote backcountry, from blue skies to moody fog.Continue reading #HappierPlace Instagram Favorites: June 2019
Legendary Weeki Wachee Springs is pure Florida magic. It’s a 1940s roadside attraction featuring live mermaids, a modern water park at a natural spring and a gateway to exploring miles of lush nature by kayak or SUP.Continue reading Meet Mermaids and Paddle A Crystal Clear River: Weeki Wachee Springs and River (Florida)
One simple idea to ensure your kids have a happier, healthier life today and tomorrow: outdoor fun times! Join them outside to share the joy today and build a better future for the whole family.Continue reading Help Your Kids Become Happier Adults: Take Them Outdoors!
Instagram has been full of wonderful nature photos during May. Here are a few favorite photos tagged #HappierPlace by photographers from around the world.Continue reading #HappierPlace Instagram Favorites: May 2019
We just launched the Happier Place Live Chat! Now you can chat with us directly, privately and live via our website; so we can answer your questions, address your concerns, and help make you happier faster.Continue reading Happier Place Live Chat: What Can We Do to Make You Happier?
The Mediterranean island Mallorca is one of those magical places where the mountains meet the sea, where wildlife mingles with historic buildings, and the weather is as lovely as the food.Continue reading Where Mountains Meet the Sea: The Quieter Side of Mallorca (Balearic Islands, Spain)
Jake Gray seems to be on a mission: to get adults and kids out into nature and feel the thrill of reaching a summit, discover a valley of wildflowers or watch the sun rise in the mountains. His photography will inspire you to go, his guided hikes might just get you there.Continue reading Jake Gray: Outdoor Photographer and Hiking Guide (Austin, Texas)
Isn’t April the most thrilling month? Warm, sunny days are filled with outdoor fun, spring blossoms and animals at their most active. Then a sudden snow storm covers all in brisk white again. And in New Zealand it’s autumn!Continue reading #HappierPlace Instagram Favorites: April 2019