Florida • Kayak in Everglades National Park

Everglades National Park is home to one of the most stunning arrays of wildlife and plant species in the world. When you visit the national park, you might encounter a manatee, crocodile, alligator, roseate spoonbill, or the highly endangered Florida panther. You might see pine, cypress, or mangrove trees. One of the best ways to…

Page, Arizona • Canyons by Kayak

While most people come to Page, AZ to see the Antelope Canyon, there is more to see and do around the area. One of the thing you can do is going on a kayak tour by Kayak Powell. Kayak Powell offers a wide variety of guided kayak tours including a Lone Rock Canyon Morning Tour…

Ocean Beach, California • Marshmallow Fight!

The 4th of July is a major American holiday. For those of us lucky enough to live near water – that’s exactly where you’ll find us. The beach, river or lake is where we’ll be. Cut off shorts, sandy toes, and of course stars and stripes characterize this holiday. California has no shortage of activities…

Montana – Dive in With Mermaids

Mermaids.  Once thought to be just the stuff of fairy tales.  Currently residing in Great Falls, Montana…in a motor inn…inside a tiki bar…in (once again, let it sink in) Montana.  Sound unbelievable?  It almost is, but read on skeptics! The Sip ‘n Dip Lounge is certainly one of a kind, and has been since the…

Brooklyn – Italian Sweet Treats

“L’Albero dei Gelati puts its heart and soul into what it creates and nature does the rest.” For the best gelato, navigate through the bustling, hip, young families of Park Slope to L’Albero dei Gelati.  In 2013 they brought the family business to Brooklyn from Lombardy, Italy. They make all of their gelato by hand…

Brooklyn – Pizza Under the Bridge

There is absolutely no shortage of pizza in New York City. In the early 1900’s the Italians came over to America and brought the culinary heat with them. And thank goodness those ambitious paesans did! You could say there’s a lot of competition in the pie game. But if you find yourself in DUMBO (which…

Brooklyn – Not So Secret Garden

Brooklyn is definitely the borough to take refuge in from the looming, surrounding cityscapes of New York City. The overwhelmingly serene Brooklyn Botanic Garden occupies more than 50 acres right next to Prospect Park. This hideaway was established in 1910 and is home to flora and fauna from every climate and ecosystem. Visitors can wander through the…

Brooklyn – History by Train

On the edge of Brooklyn Heights, not far from the iconic Brooklyn Bridge, stands The New York Transit Museum. For fans of trains, history or transportation, this is definitely a worthy stop for all ages. It is the largest museum in the United States focused on public transportation and is even located in a former subway station….

Brooklyn – The ‘It’ Museum

Just outside of Prospect Park, you’ll find New York City’s third largest museum: The Brooklyn Museum. This massive art collection is comprised of over 1.5 million pieces ranging from Egyptian antiquities to the works of Americans like Norman Rockwell. Why schlep all the way into Manhattan when there’s a colossal stockpile in our backyard? With…