Kicking off two days of adventure on the island of Antigua, our first stop was to visit Stingray City for the opportunity to jump into the ocean and see them up close. Up close, they are much larger than they appear from a boat!
Exploring the outdoors while looking for wildlife: places where you are likely to observe certain species. See birding for the best birding spots.
Paddling the mangrove tunnels north of Key West with Key West Eco Tours, I’m surprised to discover the wildlife that lives in these offshore forests in the Florida Keys.
Ponce de Leon, it seems, was a short fellow. In Punta Gorda, Florida, you’ll find pint-sized statues, murals, and even the Fountain of Youth to recollect his 1513 visit to Charlotte Harbor.
Winter is the best time to visit Orlando Wetlands Park, a prime birding destination located along SR 50 between Orlando and Titusville in the small town of Christmas.
What’s the best way to see Isle Royale National Park, the least visited and most remote National Park in the continental United States? Explore its rocky ridges and dense woods by backpacking across it.
On Chincoteague Island on Virginia’s Eastern Shore, the fame of one fictional pony brought world awareness of the wild ponies of Assateague Island and fueled every little girl’s desire to have her own pony.
While it once covered a million acres of the Colonies, the Great Dismal Swamp, now protected by the Great Dismal Swamp NWR founded in 1974, encompasses 112,000 acres of pine uplands and cypress-tupelo swamps criss-crossed by ditches and levees used by loggers for more than a century.
Wolves in Williamsburg? We didn’t expect them in this historic Colonial center, but between the Great Wolf Lodge and Busch Gardens, there were enough to set a theme
Bringing an endangered species back from the brink of extinction, the Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge provides a success story for conservation.
To watch the fury of a tropical rainstorm in a rainforest: there is nothing like it in the world. Especially in Panama, home of the world’s most impenetrable rainforest, which we are visiting at Gamboa Rainforest Resort.
On a jungle walk – a guided hike – through Royal Chitwan National Park in Nepal, wildlife encounters are of the safari kind, and you’re on foot. Breathtaking beauty, meet sheer terror.
For an unforgettable journey through a wild, unruly part of Central Florida that you wouldn’t imagine exists, rent a houseboat and pilot it north from Deland to Lake George.