Get off the hot beach and cool down in the natural shade of the Sunken Gardens, one of America’s oldest roadside attractions and a tropical wonder in the middle of the historic city of St. Petersburg, Florida.Continue reading Hidden Botanical Wonder: Sunken Gardens in St. Petersburg (Florida)
Pikes Peak is the Colorado mountain that can’t be missed! That’s because of the views from its summit that inspired the song “America The Beautiful” and because it’s so big, you literally can’t miss it.Continue reading America’s Mountain: Pikes Peak (Colorado)
Here’s your chance to join the Happier Team as we uplift each other, amplify diverse voices, grow together, and inspire more to get happier by having fun outdoors, being kind, present, and open-minded.Continue reading Join the Happier Team: Happier Ambassador and Guest Blogger Programs
Known online as the Outdoorsy Diva, the creator and advocate Lauren Gay is a powerhouse of encouragement and inspiration to seek fun and healing in nature and to promote diversity in the great outdoors.Continue reading Lauren Gay: Travel Blogger, Photographer, Podcaster, and Speaker (Tampa, Florida)
The Malecón is the famous Havana seawall, sidewalk, and road known for the fresh breeze from the sea, views of stars at night, and cruising in classic cars.Continue reading Iconic Seaside Esplanade: The Malecón of Havana (Cuba)
Nope, it doesn’t. At least we don’t see enough black people enjoying and benefiting from being in nature. Today, we pledge to amplify black and other underrepresented voices, to help increase the visibility of black people in nature, and do what we can to make people of color feel welcome and safe in the outdoors.Continue reading Nature Features All The Colors… But Does It? Well, It Should!
Combining the stunning landscape and abundant wildlife of Kachemak Bay with the outstanding food scene, culture, and people of Homer, makes this corner of the world an ideal Happier Place destination.Continue reading Whales, Birds, Otters, and Mountains Rising From the Sea: Kachemak Bay and Homer (Alaska)
Join us on a virtual road trip to the outstanding landscapes and culture of New Mexico that inspired painter Georgia O’Keeffe and photographer Ansel Adams.Continue reading New Mexico: The Sights That Inspired Georgia O’Keeffe and Ansel Adams
You’ll be amazed how easily and quickly you can make your own freshly-baked, scrumptious, crunchy-crusted, flavorful, hearty, whole-wheat, multi-seed, multi-grain bread with this Blitzbrot recipe.Continue reading No-Knead, Lightning-Fast German Multi-Grain Bread: Mehrkorn Blitzbrot!
Calm down anxiety, de-stress, re-energize, and boost your immune system by visiting YOUR Happier Place: in nature (if you can) – or just in your mind.Continue reading Refuge, Power Boost, and Healing in a Time of Crisis: Visit Your Happier Place
Relax and re-energize in Key West’s best kept secret! Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park is just a short bike ride from party-central Duval Street – but a world apart. A natural world! And of course, there’s history, too!Continue reading Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park (Key West, Florida)
The ruins of the vast Maya city of Chichén Itzá are astonishing in scale, history, and artistic detail. Not surprising, it’s considered one of the New 7 Wonders of the World.Continue reading Wonder of the World: Chichén Itzá (Yucatán, Mexico)
Humanitarian Danielle Bogardus actively works on making life better for people in less-developed countries and inspires us, along the way, to connect to our deeper roots, to nature, and to each other.Continue reading Danielle Bogardus: Entrepreneur and Philanthropist (Bainbridge Island, Washington)
Bahia Honda State Park is more than your average Florida Keys Nature Getaway. Besides the beaches, flowers, snorkeling and fishing, the undeniable attraction is a 100-year-old abandoned railway bridge and the unique vantage point it offers.Continue reading Florida Keys Highlight: Bahia Honda State Park (Florida)
Yes! We finally offer a cotton shoulder bag. Because sometimes nothing beats simplicity. It’s the ultimate quick-and-easy, grab-and-go bag that folds-and-fits anywhere and holds all you need within close reach.Continue reading Instant Classic: The “Take a Break” Cotton Shoulder Bag
Great Sand Dunes National Park is one of those places you really have to see to believe. The scale! The contrast! It looks like part of the Sahara Desert was dropped into the Rocky Mountains.Continue reading See It To Believe It: Great Sand Dunes National Park (Colorado)