It's the heart of summer in the desert southwest, but that didn't stop my friend and me from exploring two of Utah's most popular parks.
This permit-only trail providing river access inside the Black Canyon challenges people's abilities and resolve--and sometimes their lives.
Who would guess that the violent forces that formed the Black Canyon of the Gunnison in southwestern Colorado could lead to such a sense of serenity?
The State of Delaware doesn't exactly capture people's imaginations (as the local ads joke, "Dela-where?"), but when you're kayaking its waterways, you'll discover it doesn't matter whether you're in Minnesota or Delaware, it's all good.
The bugs on this barrier island famous for its feral horses don't horse around. But a commanding tone to your voice just might keep the biting insects away, and they make good company.
It isn't the Wild West, but central Florida's Juniper Creek Recreation Area in Ocala National Forest has enough to hold your wild interests.
You can’t just fly into Cuba, one travel expert told me. You need the proper authorities to get inside, I read time after time on the internet. My own Florida-based travel agent insisted even with the eased restrictions it was impossible for Americans to stay at Cuban hotels. The best way to see the country, he persisted, was on a cruise. Turned out, they were all either lying for whatever reasons or grossly misinformed. The proof, as they say in Cuba, is in the pudin.
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