Images of Yellowstone National Park

If I had 25 chances to photograph Old Faithful, I doubt I could get a shot nobody else has taken. I offer this cloud against clouds to the mix. I once was told [...]

Acadia National Park, Maine

Once an exclusive vacation playground of America's elite families, Maine's Acadia National Park is now among the most beloved and most visited of the United States National Parks. Each year, roughly 3.3 million annual visitors place Acadia among the top 10 most-visited U.S. national parks.

By |2019-05-20T23:16:19-05:00May 20, 2019|Categories: Active Travel, National Parks, North America, United States|Tags: |0 Comments

The National Parks of the United States by State

This is a list of National Parks by state. We've linked our stories to the parks we have visited. There are 61 U.S. National Parks, including two in American Samoa and the United States Virgin Islands.

Views of Olympic National Park, Washington

The vistas of Olympic National Park are spectacular. We spent two days walking around Olympic National Park in Washington. It's spectacular for several reasons, but unusual because of the various eco systems it [...]

Jumping into Salta, Argentina

Light spring foliage in the Huaico Reserve makes it easier to spot birds–but not any easier to photograph them. When you think of Argentina, chances are Salta isn’t the first city to come [...]

By |2019-06-17T15:37:13-05:00December 7, 2017|Categories: Active Travel, Argentina, National Parks, Nature and Wildlife, South America|Tags: |1 Comment

Visiting Ushuaia: Tierra del Fuego Sensations

With its back to the world, the town of Ushuaia on the island of Tierra del Fuego at the southern tip of Argentina, casts its gaze to the South. From here, the southernmost city in the world, the big view is across the Beagle Channel, where Charles Darwin passed through, over the string of mountainous Chilean islands, and beyond to Antarctica.

By |2019-06-17T19:09:16-05:00December 4, 2017|Categories: Active Travel, Argentina, National Parks, Nature and Wildlife, South America|Tags: , |0 Comments

Interview with a Galapagos Guide

A first in the Galapagos Islands: me, my knees, and a Stand-Up Paddle Board (SUP) We’ve never kept a ‘bucket’ list of places to visit before we die. But if we had, the [...]

Cuba Vacations: Hiking National Parks in Cuba

Cuba vacations in national parks: Limestone karstic formations in Viñales, Cuba As excited as we were for our first Cuba vacation, we were even more psyched for plans to hike its National Parks [...]

Surprises Along the W: Trekking Patagonia’s Torres del Paine

I realize now that trekking the ‘W’ in Patagonia’s Torres del Paine National Park was something I should have been better prepared for. So when I heard recently that World Expeditions was looking for #BestMountainTrek [...]

By |2017-11-28T21:25:12-05:00September 26, 2016|Categories: Active Travel, Chile, National Parks, South America|Tags: |9 Comments

Nova Scotia: History, Cuisine, and Natural Beauty

St. Ann's Bay along the Cabot Trail in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia Nova Scotia offers its own brand of history, cuisine, natural beauty, and recreation. It wasn’t an hour off the Digby Ferry [...]