Amazing Places

Yellowstone National Park: Fulfilling the Mission

Yellowstone National Park is the first National Park, and has is a park with one of the highest traffic per year.  As these statistics, are released, I turn to the park and wonder, "How do they meet the goals set by the NPS mission statement?"  If you do not know...

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Acadia National Park: Fulfilling the Mission

Once again, as the traffic to National Parks increases yearly, I am driven to ask: "How are they fulfilling their mission statement?" Of course, every park has a different approach, but the mission is the same. "The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the...

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Arches National Park: Fulfilling the Mission

As an estimated 300,000,000 people visit National Parks every year, I have to ask the question: "How are they fulfilling their Mission Statement?" The National Park Service is expanded all over the country, and has a rich history of conservation. "The National Park...

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5 Scenic Bike Trails

I know it's winter right now, but if you're like me, you're ready to hop off the stationary bike and hit the trails. I am presenting this list, from my personal archives of goals, for scenic bike trails in North America.   Carriage Trails, Maine On the already...

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10 Most Alien Looking Landscapes on Earth

Do you dream of traveling to space? If you lament the fact that you can’t hop in a rocket and travel the solar system, you may want to plan a shorter jaunt to one of these incredible destinations on planet Earth. We live in a world of great geological and ecological...

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10 Deepest Caves in the World

A lot of different landscapes form part of our day to day existence.  Most of us, even city dwellers, have spent time in the forest, mountains, desert, or plains. But how much time have you spent underground, plumbing the depths of the earth?  Many people can only...

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5 Best Places to See Northern Lights

One of the most spectacular phenomenon that you can see when you look up at the sky is the northern lights, also called aurora borealis. The northern lights occur when solar activity from the sun ejects a cloud of gas that travels to the Earth's atmosphere and...

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