Located inside of the beautiful Kootenai National Forest, Kootenai Falls is a spectacular site to visit in the northwest corner of Montana. The Kootenai National Forest comprises over 2.2 million acres of land, and while Kootenai Falls is a small piece of the forest, it is certainly beautiful, easy to get to and worth a few minutes (or even a full day!) of your time. Most people come to the area to see the falls, either from an overlook or up close. But in addition to the falls, which drop over 300 feet in a short distance over a series...
The Florida Keys are home to one of the most unique and remote national parks in the country, Dry Tortugas National Park. Located about 68 miles west of Key West in the Gulf of Mexico, this 100-square mile park consists almost entirely of water (99%) and a cluster of seven small islands. The pristine waters that surround the islands are a designated wildlife refuge, home to numerous species of colorful reef fish, sea turtles, spiny lobster and other marine creatures.
In our humble opinion, the Mount Kearsarge hike is one of the best family hikes in the Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee region of New Hampshire. Located just north of the town Warner, the peak of Mount Kearsarge is conveniently accessible via four different trails. All the trails lead to amazing views from the peak of Mount Kearsarge.
Of all the “must-do” activities in the Marin Headlands, the Point Bonita Lighthouse hike is an excellent choice while you are visiting this part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. The highlight of this short trail is heading across the suspension bridge that leads to the Point Bonita Lighthouse, but the entire trip has great views, including views of the Golden Gate Bridge and the San Francisco Bay.