Seven Spectacular Reasons to Visit Alaska in September

Alaska is a bucket list vacation destination. A typical visitor is coming to visit the amazing scenery, do some fishing/hunting, or view some epic wildlife.  This is the state to do all of these plus so much more.  Visitors typically come in June, July, and August.  These are the short summer season in Alaska.  Alaska is BUSY during those months.  Avoid the popular months and check out an Alaskan September. Continue Reading . . .

Most Instagramable places in the United States National Parks

The United States has one of the world’s greatest system for protecting our natural resources. The national park system was started in 1872 when Yellowstone National Park was created. Since then 417 different national and historical resources have been added to our national park system. Each park is a wonder in itself. They are our national gems and are some of the most instagramable places in the world. They will definitely boost your like count! But if you are in need of other ways to boost the number of likes you receive then you should look into using the best instagram bot. I asked my fellow travel bloggers to share the most instagramable places in the United States National Parks (I shared a few of my favorite places as well). I feel like no matter where you go in the world, there are definitely places everywhere that can be seen as being Instagramable. In all fairness, it is all about what you think looks good. We all know that good content on social media is what will help grow anyone’s following and interaction. With this being said, there are times where someone can work so hard on growing their following, but they don’t see any results. I mean, I don’t blame them for looking into sites like https://buzzoid.com/buy-instagram-followers/ if this part of having an Instagram account is something they struggle with. But the most important thing to remember is that as long as you are happy with the content you produce and share with the world, that’s all that matters. Anyway, let’s get back to showing you some of the most Instagramable places in the United States. Continue Reading . . .

Spotlight Thursday – A Very Scary Bull Bison in Yellowstone National Park

Every Thursday, I will be posting a photo from my travels and a spotlight on the location. Today’s Spotlight Thursday is from my first solo road trip.  On my way to Mount Rainier National Park, I stopped in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming.  After a while, bison herds start to all look the same.  This herd was a little different since it was the only one during my visit that had calfs with them.  Without further ado, here is how I made a deal with a bull bison in Yellowstone National Park. Continue Reading . . .

Spotlight Thursday – Hanging out at Hanging Lake, Colorado

Every Thursday, I will be posting a photo from my travels and a spotlight on the location. Today’s Spotlight Thursday is from my time living in Fort Collins, Colorado.  One week I had some free time so I decided to drive down and hike the Hanging Lake Trail.  Hanging Lake trail is hidden above the Colorado River in Glenwood Canyon.  Glenwood Canyon is a unique canyon.  It is one of my favorite canyon drives in the United States.  Interstate 70 which runs thru the canyon was specifically designed to preserve the natural beauty of the canyon. Continue Reading . . .

59 National Park Quest #40 – The National Park of American Samoa

I stepped off the plane and on to a South Pacific Island.  Yet, I haven’t even left the United States.  I am still ‘technically” in the United States.  I had landed at the Pago Pago International Airport on the island of Tutuila in American Samoa.  American Samoa is an unincorporated unorganized territory of the United States.  Basically, the islands are owned by the US but operate under local rule and customs.  The U.S. Federal Government has limited involvement in American Samoa politics and American Samoans are U.S. Nationals but not citizens. I have traveled to this far flung island chain south of the equator and halfway between New Zealand and Hawaii to spend four days exploring the National Park of American Samoa. Continue Reading . . .