Las Vegas or Vegas as it is commonly referred to, is an internationally renowned resort city, known for its 24 hours of boisterous lifestyle, entertainment, and nightlife. The City serves as the leading financial, commercial, and cultural center for Nevada. When you visit Las Vegas, here are the top 10 things you should do.
- Wine Cellar & Tasting Room
This is by every means an iconic spot to kick off your vacation in Vegas. While it may be less glamorous than other locations on our list, it is definitely an elegant place to visit.… Read the rest
Thailand is an astounding kingdom featuring many Buddhist temples, marvelous palaces, beautiful beaches, exotic wildlife, gorgeous spas and much more. Thailand is very well-known for its unique culture that includes mouth-watering ‘Thai seafood delicacies.’ Thailand is a destination which appeals to every kind of traveler, whether they are hippy chic or craving luxury. And, you can find the ever-appealing budget packages which provide you the best sightseeing, variegated shopping and tasty gourmet.
Another reason which makes Thailand appealing to tourists is that the people are amicable and helpful in all sense.… Read the rest
Like a blue diamond, which shimmers and shakes with the invisible hands of the wind, Lake George, some 200 miles north of Manhattan, is nestled in a bed of green crushed velvet officially designated the Adirondack Mountains. As a destination, it can be considered a jewel.
One of eleven New York State tourist regions-including Long Island, New York City, the Hudson Valley, the Catskill Mountains, the Capital District, Central-Leatherstocking, the Thousand Islands, the Finger Lakes, Greater Niagara, and Chautauqua-Allegheny-the Adirondacks themselves are part of the Great Cambrian Shield.… Read the rest
Bora Bora is only the most stunning island in the South Pacific. The three main villages on this sparsely populated island are Vaitape, Anau and Faanui.
Fantastic snorkeling opportunities in the sprawling clean lagoon and around the barrier reef. The Bora Bora Lagoon is an attraction on it’s own. With stunning blue green water, clean white sand beaches and colorful coral. Perfect conditions for snorkeling include warm water, coral reefs and a tremendous variety of fish and sea life.
A recommended activity is to take a guided snorkeling tour.… Read the rest
A visit to Crater Lake is a must for any traveler to South East Oregon. Create Lake is well positioned between a few major towns. To make a few you could stay in Bend OR, Roseburg OR, Medford OR or Prospect OR.
Crater Lake is a fantastic example of a caldera. A caldera is formed when a volcano collapsed into itself and leaves a huge vacant hole in the top of the mountain. The Crater Lake is about 2000 feet deep.… Read the rest
Cottage Grove Oregaon is the coveted bridge capital of the West. Here you are lucky to see the only remaining covered railway bridge west of the Mississippi. Fully restored the Chambers Covered Railroad Bridge is now on the National Register of Historic Places. A short 20 mile drive and you will see 6 out of the 20 remaining covered bridges. A popular way to experience the covered bridges is on a bike. The scenic bikeway of covered bridges is 36 miles of beautiful scenery.… Read the rest
When visiting Custer SD or Hill City SD one of the most do things to see is the Crazy Horse Memorial. A work still in progress but when finished it will be the largest mountain carving in the world. The Crazy Horse face will measure 87.5 feet high compare to the Mount Rushmore faces at 60 feet. Located only 17 miles from Mount Rushmore National Memorial gives you a perfect opportunity to view both great sculptures on the same trip to South Dakota.… Read the rest
A commonly asked question is who are the Presidents on Mount Rushmore? George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln Lincoln the four presidents chosen to represent freedom and democracy in America. To see these impressive 60 feet granite sculptures find accomodation in on of these three nearby cities. Keystone SD, Hill City SD, or Custer SD.
I found it quite amusing to see groups of people sitting in front of the Mount Rushmore Memorial and eating icecream. When the story was told to me it made a lot of sense.… Read the rest
Stop off at Mammoth Hot Springs to see the Travertine Terraces. Created with water and limestone a must stop when you are visiting Yellowstone Park.
What are Fumaroles?
Fumaroles are the hottest hydrathermal active sites in Yellowstone Park. Because of this heat they do not spay up water like geysers but shoot up steam. You can hear the fumaroles his and whistle as the stream tries to escape through a restricted passage to the surface.
What are the mudpots in Yellowstone Park?… Read the rest
If you saw the film The Revenant you may love to see the Grizzlies beat attack in The Museum of the Mountain Man. An excellent museum focusing on the fur trade era. Learn some of the stories of Jim Bridger, Kit Carson and Jed Smith to name a few.
Rent a boat in the glacier lake Fremont in the Bridger-Teton National Park.… Read the rest
In 1902 James Cash opened his first JC Penney store in Kemmerer.… Read the rest
Enjoy over 5000 pieces of art at the Museum of Art in Jackson. … Read the rest
Teton Village Wyoming
A must do attraction in Teton Village WY is a ride up the Jackson Hole Aerial Tram.… Read the rest
Fort Bridger Wyoming
Originally a fur trading post in the 19th century and an important stop for stage coaches. Take a tour to really appreciate this historic training post. … Read the rest
In Evanston you will find the only remaining complete roundhouse on the old Union Pacific Line between Sacramento and Omaha. Step back in time and see the old railway turntables. The historic building was used to service the locomotives.
This 1868 railway town is today an active destination for bikers, hikers, wildlife viewing and fishing.
Just outside Evanston is the Bear River State Park. The park is only for day use so we recommend you book accommodation in Evanston.… Read the rest
In the heart of downtown Cody is the historic Buffalo Bills Irma Hotel. Built in 1902 by Buffalo Bill Cody. Take this opportunity to dine in the historic rooms and have a drink in the old saloon.… Read the rest
Big Horn Wyoming
Visit the Brinton Museum in Big Horn WY. Featuring Western and American Indian art.… Read the rest
When visiting Afton WY have a look for the world’s largest elk antler arch. Started in 1958 but added to by the locals today it is believed the are more than 3000 anglers in this rather unusual construction. My first thought was that that is a lot of elk that have been killed and their antlers collected. Not true, did you know that elk shed their antlers every year. … Read the rest
Rock Springs Wyoming
Rock Springs growth was originally from the coal mining industry. Coal was used to power the Union Pacific Railway. Diesel took over in the mid 1900’s and many from the coal mining industry left the city. Today Rock Springs has a thriving oil and gas industry. There is also trona mining. What is a trona mine? A trona mine is a mine which is a bit like an underground city. A series of rooms are connected with channels.… Read the rest
Where do the Amish people live?
If you wanted to visit the Amish people the greatest concentration in the United States of America is just south of Cleveland Ohio. Holmes County and surrounding areas have a high concentration of this religious group. That being said, Amish people can be found in nearly every state in the USA and also Canada and Central America.
It is believed that the population of Amish in Ohio comes in second to the state of Pennsylvania.… Read the rest