Few things symbolize the rugged adventurism central to the American psyche as well as the Rocky Mountains. The towering, snow-capped peaks run for thousands of miles across the United States and Canada, forming the backbone of North America. If asked to select a single destination where it’s possible to explore the Rocky Mountains in all their majestic glory, one would be hard-pressed to do better than Colorado. Fully 78 of the 100 highest peaks are located here, including the 30 highest.
In July 2020, Santa Barbara authorities have made wearing masks mandatory for both residents and visitors. The city is gradually reopening the local economy to tourism and resuming normal life. Take care as you’re traveling to make sure you observe local ordinances in place to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
Like most Americans these days, you’re probably looking for ways to enjoy summer while maintaining appropriate physical distancing. As we’ve profiled elsewhere, outdoor camping provides a great way to enjoy some rest and relaxation, reconnect with nature, and discover some amazing places. Be sure to take a look at our article listing some of the best locations to camp this summer. If you’re thinking about heading out, but maybe aren’t sure exactly what to pack, this short guide is for you. We went around the room to come up with some essential items the novice camper should bring with them into the field. Without further ado, here is our guide to camping essentials.
Yosemite National Park is the most visited national park in the western United States Different from the National Park with unique landscape in the southwest, Yosemite attracts tourists from all over the world by its mountains and rivers, lush forests, jagged cliffs carved by glaciers and rippling waters. When winter comes, Yosemite turns into a bright, clean white canvas.
Virtual tours and museums during lockdown.
COVID-19 has upended our day-to-day lives and snatched away nearly all normality. Our best-laid travel plans have fallen by the wayside. This was going to be the year you finally made it to the Louvre or the British Museum. Maybe your goal was to explore the Getty or spend time wandering the galleries at the Met. With cultural institutions around the world shuttered due to the pandemic, curators have had to invent new and innovative ways to engage the public.
These are 10 incredible natural landscapes to explore in 2020. We’re heading into the mountains, under the sea, near to volcanoes, and to the edge of waterfalls in this fun travel guide. Buckle up as we take you to some exciting travel destinations.
While New York is a sprawling concrete, asphalt and metal jungle, little patches of greenery are well-maintained by its residence for their touch with nature. Surprisingly there are over 1700 parks in New York spread throughout its five boroughs. Although Central Park is their most iconic one, there a number of others that offer just as much solace with a lesser crowd. The residents of the city take whatever little space they can find to turn it into a park and hence you see little spaces throughout the city with an official city park title. Green spaces the city are few and park between hence highly treasured by the locals and the tourists especially as the weather gets warmer.
Located in Spokane County, Washington, Spokane is also known as the Lilac City. If you are planning a visit to this pretty city, you will find that there are many things to do in Spokane. Whether you are looking for some indoor fun, or even if you prefer to be outdoors, there are always plenty of fun things to do in Spokane.
New York has a lot to offer for everyone in the City. From the neon-lit Times Square to the iconic landmarks like Empire State building, from the gigantic Central Park to Broadway theatre, there are countless things that you cannot miss while you are here. Whatever brings you to the City, work or leisure, the City has so much to see and do, that you will be lost just by the idea of where to start. This Insider's guide will walk you through the free things to do in NYC.
Must see place: Ronda. From south to north, every city in Mediterranean Italy has its own unique charm. Whether its luxury brands, sumptuous sports cars, or Italian cuisine, all reflect the leisure of a slow Italian life. On the classic Amalfi Coast, Positano is like a bright pearl, where the white, compact houses are situated on a cliff overlooking the sea. Tour tips: This is the filming location of "Under The Tuscan Sun", which is very suitable for a photography trip and is like a fairytale scene under the sun. The Amalfi Coast also offers accommodation in cliff hotels, which makes zero distance contact with the ocean extremely romantic. Recommended attractions: Amalfi Coast, Naples, and Capri Island.
Top 8 must-see attractions in Iceland
Iceland, "a land of ice and fire", marvels the world with its spectacular natural sceneries. It has spectacular glaciers and numerous hot spring waterfalls, thus becoming a paradise for most outdoor enthusiasts. The beauty of Iceland is so pristine that you can hike on a blue-tinged glacier or jump into a wild hot spring willfully to enjoy the bounty of nature. There are still Reykjavik Cathedral full of different dimensional styles, Black Beach with mysterious legendary, and mighty golden waterfall...The beauty of Iceland is endless and incessant, waiting to be discovered!
Let me start with a saying, “God is Beautiful, and Beauty is the expression of God. Queensland is one of the beautiful lands on earth in which people should make time and explore it. Let us discuss some history of Queensland and move further to know about the beauty of it. Queensland Day is celebrated annually statewide on 6 June. Queensland is the second-largest and third most populous state in the Commonwealth of Australia. It is situated in the north-east part of Australia within the border of the Coral Sea and the Pacific Ocean. The state is nicknamed as the sunshine state for its lovely climate and is well known as “Beautiful one day, Perfect the next.”
The United States is blessed with incredible natural landscapes. America’s National Park Service operates and maintains some of the best national parks in the world. Here we’re highlighting five special parks where you can enjoy spectacular vistas, soaring waterfalls, stunning geysers, or powerful volcanoes. There is truly something for everyone in the American wilderness. Come discover the best times to visit the top-5 US national parks.
Banff is a unique metropolis located within Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada. The resort town has ample of boutiques, nightclubs, shops, fancy restaurants, and museums for its locals and tourists. Visit the Cave and Basin National Historic Site to experience the birthplace of Canada’s national parks and learn about the natural and cultural history of the mountains. Discover the hot water that seeps from the rocks, smell the minerals, and explore the trails. Enjoy it on your own or take one of the many guided tours. The Cave and Basin National Historic Site is a popular tourist attraction of Banff, which draws a lot of visitors to Banff.
This album introduces the northern part of Nice that is known as "France's pure land" - Mercantour National Park. It also introduces 3 scenic routes from Nice: "The most scenic drive" - The Grand Corniche; The “most scenic bus route” - Grand inferieure and the “Train des Pignes” that runs through mountains and along the sea.
The Calange Fjord National Park consists of a natural rock fjord from the suburbs of Marseille to the small town of La Ciotat, which is also the youngest national park in France. You can take a bus or self-drive from the city to participate in outdoor activities such as hiking, diving, and kayaking.
While walking down the streets during the autumn and winter seasons in your city, do you need to cover your neck and hide yourself under thick layers of clothes?During those times, most will think of summer sunshine and the feeling of warmth on their skin.The earth is round. When you are out during the night, there is definitely a place on earth where the sun has just risen.You are busy trying to keep the plants in the office warm during the cold and windy season. Wouldn't it be better to just fly towards the southern regions of the sun and enjoy the “waves”?
Europe’s myriad cities, towns, and quaint countryside villages have long inspired people to venture forth and explore. Whether you’re wandering an Old World metropolitan capital or eager to get off the beaten path, there always something fresh and exciting to discover. For 2020, we’re taking a look across the continent to bring you some of the trendiest destinations. For good measure we’re covering a mix of big cities and smaller towns.
Toledo is about 70km south of Madrid and was the capital of Spain in the 16th century. Toledo is half an hour by train from Madrid. You can take half a day to travel in Toledo via this hiking route that starts from Plaza de Zocodover and ends in Puente de San Martín.
Lisbon is bordered by the Sintra Mountains in the north and the Tagus River in the south. It is the capital that's located at the westernmost point of Europe. This ancient city with its long history is built on 7 level. The terrain is high and low, and the buildings are stacked upon each other. Old churches and monuments are located in it, giving it a strong medieval style. The new urban area is full of modern architecture. Although the expo park is far away, it is a good place for leisure and walking. In addition, in the Santa Maria de Belém with its maritime style, the sunset is absolutely unforgettable. You must walk and appreciate the exquisite buildings against the setting sun!
Tianshan Xueling Spruce Forest: A Poetic Vision of Landscape Painting
A great green wall built along the mountain, Tianshan Xueling Spruce Forest lies on the southern slope of Tianshan in Xinjiang Province, along the western portion of the Kunlun Mountains and Junggar Mountains. During the summer, Tianshan’s light green grasslands turn a dark green and the scattered houses and beautiful clouds complement one another as if in a landscape oil painting. As you take in the view, you’ll be able to feel a pleasant breeze caress your face and hear the pleasant sound of singing birds.