Dismals Canyon — just a short drive from Birmingham If you love to hike, one of the best hikes is in northwest Alabama. Dismals Canyon is privately owned and located in Phil Campbell, only about an hour and a half drive from Birmingham. The area was designated a “national nature landmark” in 1975. It spreads 85 acres and is definitely one of the most amazing natural areas in our state. The hike also features two waterfalls along with hidden chambers and small caverns for those who also enjoy exploring caves. Appreciate the gift of nature As a young child, my …
It seems like yesterday that I took my high school senior trip to Gulf Shores. Now we plan “Senior” trips of another nature to the Alabama Gulf Coast, any time of year… because we can. Ahh…the seasons of life enjoyed during winter, spring, summer, and fall on the Alabama Gulf Coast.
The formations in Antelope Canyon, a magnificent slot canyon just east of Page in Arizona, are a photographer’s dream. Take an Antelope Canyon Tour with tall swirling walls. It’s a monumental sandstone sculpture all by itself. The canyon appears like something from another world, with its wave-like structures as the light beams shine down into the openings of the canyon.
When looking for a haunted hotel near Yellowstone National Park, don’t look any farther than Red Lodge, Montana. Our drive from Billings, Montana, toward the Beartooth Highway, took us through Red Lodge for a one-night stay at a beautifully-haunted hotel near Yellowstone National Park.
Historic Red Bus Tours are a perfect way to see Glacier National Park We were a little unsure what we would see on a foggy and rainy day in the mountains on our planned tour. But as soon as Jammer Karl greeted us for our Red Bus Tours in Glacier National Park, we knew we were in for a fabulous day. Our four-hour tour traveling the Going-to-the-Sun Road was full of history, adventure, and entertainment, all within the comfort of this historic small bus. The vintage red buses are numbered, indicating the order in which they arrived in the park, …
There are five national parks in Utah, including Bryce Canyon National Park. To see them all takes planning, but you can see Bryce Canyon in one day on the Bryce Canyon Shuttle.
The Cinque Terre area of Italy offers a wide variety of attractions in a vacation destination: beauty, nature, hiking, beaches, accessible transportation, history, and culture. The Grans on the Go stepped into the Cinque Terre National Park and purchased our Cinque Terre Card. Our three glorious days hiking and visiting village-to-village are forever etched in our minds. This Cinque Terre Guide will help you determine the best way to experience the Cinque Terre and purchase your Cinque Terre Card.
By staying in a Florence Airbnb apartment, we were able to travel to Italy on a budget, spending less on lodging, and more our daily expeditions.