“],”renderIntial”:true,”wordCount”:350}”> Most of us don’t pretend to be irresponsible visitors to national parks. We adhere to the principles of Leave No Trace (LNT) and view marked off sections as no go zones – not barriers between us and the perfect photo shoot. But then we bend the rules with aRead More →

Lonely Planet has partnered with the San Juan-based travel community platea to provide comprehensive guides, curated lists and insider tips for your next trip to Puerto Rico. Stretching over a picturesque coastline and bathed in tropical sunshine all year round, San Juan has all the attributes of a city whereRead More →

The wide open spaces attract people of all ages. The fresh air is hard to resist and the benefits of spending time outdoors are so many that it behooves everyone, including the elderly, to answer the call of nature. According to researchers from the United States Department of Agriculture ForestRead More →

Home »News» Subaru Green Lights National Parks Fund, pledging money for sustainability On Wednesday, Subaru became the primary sponsor of three essential National Park Foundation initiatives. The brand was already NPF’s largest business partner, providing funding and public engagement to help protect 85 million acres in 400 parks. As aRead More →

Painting in the open – under the shade of a majestic tree or umbrella – offers creatives an experience far beyond the confines of a typical studio. Dale Harding is working on a pastel artwork at Caribou Ranch near Nederland in 2019 (Dale Harding / Courtesy Photo) With Mother NatureRead More →

Extreme nights in SaarlandThe German language has some wonderful words, ranging from wegbier (“Beer to drink on the way”) for hamsterkauf (“Panic buying”). Another to add to this lexicon is waldeinsamkeit: a feeling of being alone and of finding inner peace in the forest. Arguably travelers can no longer becomeRead More →

July 26, 2021 Slideshows »News, Arts By current San Antonio staff Exploring San Antonio’s rich cultural history and its equally entertaining present doesn’t have to mean breaking the bank. These 20 local attractions – from art galleries to outdoor venues to music – offer free entertainment this summer. Celebrate theRead More →

Texas’ second largest city is known for its festive River Walk, historic Spanish-style missions, and delicious Tex-Mex food (especially breakfast tacos). And while home to 1.5 million friendly Texans, this South Texas urban destination offers plenty of parks, green spaces, and other outdoor activities to enjoy in its mild climateRead More →

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler announced Thursday the closure of all outdoor spaces in the city like parks, including wooded areas. The closure remains in effect until September 24, unless otherwise modified. Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District closed all outdoor spaces until Monday, September 14. This includes parks, trails andRead More →