A mecca for Mid-Atlantic mountain climbers, Seneca Rocks is a showcase of extraordinary geologic wonders both above and below the earth’s surface.
Scramble over and under boulders, swim in a sapphire sea, and relax with a tropical drink: you’re on island time on a visit to Virgin Gorda, in the British Virgin Islands.
Three Sisters: that was our journey, until we lost Sue. Our road trip across Ontario was the first time we’d traveled together as adults. It wouldn’t be our last.
Full of geologic wonders that you wouldn’t expect to find in Ohio, Hocking Hills State Park is a big draw for hikers, worth the trip to get there.
For the finest finds in Franklin, North Carolina, wade right into a mucky hillside and start digging for dirt that might score you a gemstone, at Mason’s Ruby and Sapphire Mine
Yes, I’ve hiked across a volcano, and a historic one at that: the cinder cone in the middle of the caldera on the island of Santorini, Greece.
It’s not easy to get to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, and it’s a long ways by car from the popular South Rim. But the views are worth the journey.
Way down under the Withlacoochee State Forest, there’s a whole other world waiting to be seen. The forest is rich with caves, and there are groups that lead explorations into them.