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15 of the World’s Most Unique Hotels

Many tourists, fed up with sightseeing, say that almost all hotels, especially chain hotels, are all the same. The only difference is in the landscape outside the window. But the hotel business does not stand still and presents more and more new projects of extravagant and mind-blowing hotels every year. In this article, we’ll walk you through the most unusual hotels in the world. The trick is in their original architecture, materials used for their construction, their locations or services they...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Sponsored, Netherlands, Latvia, Quebec, National Park, Quebec Canada, Cappadocia Turkey, Al Maha Desert Resort, Rio Negro, Harlingen, Dubai UAE, KOH SAMUI Thailand, Nuwara Eliya Sri Lanka, Vasteras Sweden


8 Best Destinations for Hiking Holidays in England

Nothing can be great than a holiday, and if it is a walking holiday, it is even better. Everybody is aware of walking; one enjoys improved cardiovascular fitness, better muscle strength, and reduced body fat. Walking holidays allow you to explore new areas and regions as you explore the world. As you walk on your own or in your group, you tend to observe the world around you. You observe the nature around you and meet the locals as you go through the countryside. Moreover, walking holidays are f...
Tags: Travel, Sponsored, England, North, National Park, South West Coast Path, Cumbria, Bamburgh, Exmoor National Park, Buzzards, Anne, Yorkshire Dales, Ilkley, Penrith, Lakeland, Cleveland Way


Silversea Unveils Luxury Expedition Ship for the Galapagos

SILVERSEA UNVEILS THE MOST ELEGANT SHIP EVER TO SAIL THE GALAPAGOS According to the folks over at Cruise Industry News, there are a staggering number of cruise ships currently on order.  And what’s new is that quite a number of them are small luxury expedition ships. Expedition cruising is clearly going to be the next BIG thing in the cruise industry as cruise brands are falling all over themselves to get these new ships built. A few weeks ago, we told you about a new expedition ship coming soo...
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Skydio slammed for sharing illegal drone footage in Yellowstone National Park

Drone manufacturer Skydio recently published footage of a person gliding on rollerblades at Yellowstone’s West Thumb Geyser Basin boardwalk. Using a drone is illegal in national parks, so the footage put the California-based company under investigation. What’s more, inline skating on national park boardwalks is forbidden too, so this aerial footage sparked tons of negative […] The post Skydio slammed for sharing illegal drone footage in Yellowstone National Park appeared first on DIY Photography...
Tags: Photography, News, California, Drone, Drones, Illegal, National Park, Yellowstone, Automatic, Yellowstone National Park, Skydio, Skydio R1, West Thumb Geyser Basin


This account wants to stop Instagrammers from ruining nature

People who are “doing it for the Gram” often harm the environment, be it animals, plants, or waters. Most of us get furious when we hear of such cases, but apparently, a person behind Public Lands Hate You has decided to do something against it. An anonymous man has started this account trying to educate […] The post This account wants to stop Instagrammers from ruining nature appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Instagram, Inspiration, Nature, National Park, Joshua Tree, Instagram Influencer


Kevin Costner Fights for What’s His in the Yellowstone Season 2 Trailer

Kevin Costner fights for what’s his in the Yellowstone Season 2 trailer The second season of Yellowstone is almost here, and the Paramount Network has released a brand-new, action-packed trailer that picks up where the first season left off: with the Dutton family still fighting for their ranch while foreshadowing new dangers that threaten to upend their home and their lives. You can check out the trailer in the player below! The first season of Yellowstone averaged 5.1 million total viewers...
Tags: TV, Movies, America, United States, Taylor, National Park, Yellowstone, Kevin Costner, Dutton, ComingSoon, Season 2, Paramount Network, John Dutton, Yellowstone Costner, John Linson, TV Trailers


Keeping it in the Family

Outdoor parents share their tips and tricks for adventures with kids. Before each backpacking trip, Nick Brooks would take out all of his gear for the weekend and lay it out in the hallway.  As a self-described “gear head to the core,” this was his way of making sure all of the equipment, from his sleeping bag to cook system, was working and accounted for. Brooks noticed his three-year-old son, Preston, taking an interest in what he was doing. “My oldest would start taking my gear out ...
Tags: Georgia, Sport, Netflix, West, Cycling, South Dakota, Tennessee, Preston, Smiths, North Carolina, Smith, East Coast, South Carolina, National Park, Lily, Tupperware


Week 17: Wowed at what lives Beyond Vegas

Keeping a commitment can be challenging, but there is one important reason why you should: If you don’t you lose confidence in yourself. If you can’t trust yourself, who can you trust? How can you build confidence and competence if you continue to give yourself a back door? It’s so easy to quit. Valley of Fire State Park It’s so easy to say you’re too tired, or broke, or unhealthy, or time strapped, or whatever. It’s hard to show up each day and remain true to your word. But you will kill yo...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Hong Kong, Utah, Usa, Instagram, Yosemite, La, Starbucks, Las Vegas, Tripadvisor, North Carolina, Chevron, Grand Canyon, Vegas, Craig


Tourist falls 1,000 feet to his death while taking photos at Grand Canyon

On Thursday morning, a tourist plunged to his death in Grand Canyon while taking photos. The accident happened at Eagle Point near Skywalk, and a helicopter retrieved the man’s body 1,000ft below the rim. According to BBC, the victim was from Hong Kong and he was a part of a tour group visiting Grand Canyon. […] The post Tourist falls 1,000 feet to his death while taking photos at Grand Canyon appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Hong Kong, Death, Photography, News, Bbc, Grand Canyon, Danger, National Park, Skywalk, Eagle Point, Dangerous selfies


Mueller report release: Barr says Congress will get redacted version by mid-April – live

Barr sent a letter to Congress on status of sharing his findings on TrumpPresident heads to Florida to witness environmental problemsGo beyond the headlines: sign up to our US morning briefing 7.23pm GMT Breaking news: Barr gives update on the fate of the Mueller report.Attorney general William Barr has sent a new letter to lawmakers on Capitol Hill this afternoon saying the report by special counsel Robert Mueller, with his findings on Trump, his 2016 election campaign, and Russia’s electio...
Tags: Florida, Texas, Republicans, Congress, Russia, US, US news, Democrats, US politics, Capitol Hill, US immigration, US Congress, Donald Trump, National Park, Everglades, Trump


Opinion analysis: The justices wish Sturgeon “good hunting” in Sturgeon v. Frost

The Supreme Court ruled unanimously yesterday in favor of Alaskan John Sturgeon, who waged a 12-year battle against the National Park Service over its ban on hovercraft in park preserves. As a result of the decision, Sturgeon can once again “rev up his hovercraft in search of moose” on the Nation River in the Yukon Charley Preserve. This is the second time this fight has come before the Supreme Court. On one hand, it involves important legal issues affecting public lands, federalism and water ri...
Tags: Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, United States, Alaska, Epa, Frost, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sturgeon, National Park, Federal Government, National Park Service, Nps, Sonia Sotomayor, 9th Circuit


22 photos from Alberta’s Canadian Rockies we can’t stop looking at

With summer road trip season fast approaching, we’re re-publishing the post from a few years ago. In our completely biased opinion, there is no better place for a road trip than the Canadian Rockies in Alberta and British Columbia. These photos are the proof.  Photos from Alberta’s Canadian Rockies We’re still beaming from our road trip through the Canadian Rockies last summer. The pristine natural landscapes of Jasper and Banff National Parks are some of the most spectacular on the planet...
Tags: Travel, Photography, Hiking, Canada, Adventures, Jasper, Vancouver, Quebec, Alberta, National Park, Banff, Rockies, Banff National Park, Jasper National Park, Canadian Rockies, World Attractions


Paramount Network’s Yellowstone Season 2 Arriving in June

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Paramount Network’s Yellowstone season 2 arriving in June Paramount Network has announced that Yellowstone Season 2 will premiere on Wednesday, June 19 at 10 p.m., ET/PT. Check out a first look photo of the new season in the gallery below, as well as the second season premiere date announcement video! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; ...
Tags: TV, Movies, America, United States, TV News, Taylor, National Park, Yellowstone, Kevin Costner, ET PT Check, Paramount Network, Gil Birmingham, John Dutton, Yellowstone Costner, John Linson, Yellowstone Renewed


Best Olympic National Park trails

Set on Washington state’s massive Olympic Peninsula, Olympic National Park sprawls across more than a million acres, 95 percent of which has been designated as pristine wilderness. It has towering peaks, four different rainforests, over 3,000 miles of rivers and streams, and 73 miles of wilderness coast. With so much awe-inspiring territory, choosing from its 611 trails is a daunting task. Rest easy. These five off-the-beaten-path trails will help you beat the crowds and savor all that the Ol...
Tags: Travel, Washington, Hiking, United States, Washington State, National Park, Anderson, All, Moss, Valley, Highway 101, Arthur, Olympic National Park, Forest Service Road, Cedar Lake, Pacific Northwest Trail


This unattended UNESCO World Heritage site is now America’s most popular National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park was the most popular national park in the U.S. for 2018, welcoming more than 11 million visitors, according to new annual visitation highlights from the National Park Service.
Tags: Travel, America, National Park, Unesco World Heritage, Great Smoky Mountains National Park


103-Year-Old Becomes Grand Canyon Ranger

The Grand Canyon celebrated 100 years as a National Park this week. In January, Rose Torphy joined the junior ranger program at age 103.
Tags: News, Grand Canyon, National Park, Rose Torphy


8 Amazing Things to Do in Saguaro National Park Tucson, Arizona

The Saguaro cactus are captivating. Their presence commands your attention and musings. It’s almost as if they are watching you, standing guard protecting you and ensuring that you are behaving and taking care of Saguaro National Park and the natural beauty surrounding you. Like a scene from the Wizard of Oz, I half expected them to start moving and talking to me. It took all of my will power not to go up and hug one. They seem like they’d be so cuddly. I won’t dare you to try it though. Once y...
Tags: Travel, Google, Verizon, Usa, California, West, National Parks, Ford, Arizona, Mica, North America, National Park, Destinations, Baja California, Savannah, East


Land bill that includes Feinstein’s attempts to protect California’s deserts wins House approval, heads to Trump’s desk

The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed its first significant public lands conservation bill in years, designating more than 1 million acres of wilderness for environmental protection and permanently reauthorizing a federal program to pay for conservation measures. There are several benefits for California, including an expansion of two of the most visited national parks in the California desert and designation of nearly 80 miles of scenic rivers while providing new off-highway vehicle re...
Tags: Utah, Politics, News, Congress, California, Montana, Washington, Oregon, Senate, Massachusetts, Environment, California News, Sport, Soccer, United States, Alaska


7 Helpful Tips for Visiting The Grand Canyon in Winter

Visiting the Grand Canyon in winter is not something many people would consider. But as we discovered on our RV road trip across the USA, it made for a unique and extraordinary experience. There are some pros and cons to visiting the Grand Canyon in the winter, which we’ll outline below. I think it’s fantastic to visit at any time of the year. It’s one of the seven natural wonders of the world, possibly the most famous National Park in the world. It’s 277 miles long, one mile deep, and 18 miles...
Tags: Travel, Usa, America, Bill Clinton, Arizona, Las Vegas, Oprah Winfrey, North America, Grand Canyon, Craig, National Park, Destinations, Savannah, Colorado River, North Rim, South Rim


Hot Springs

We had a short and easy run after our loud night in that I40 rest area. West past Little Rock and onto a nice new four lane US70 into Hot Springs. We got a great site in the National Park campground 15n with power and water half off regular price by v
Tags: Travel, National Park, West past Little Rock


Indiana’s first national park opens

The US is getting a brand new national park right on the southern shore of Lake Michigan in Indiana. The 15,000-acre Indiana Dunes National Park, about 50 miles from Chicago, was made a national park in February. The country’s 61st national park, and Indiana’s first, the area was previously known as the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, and park staff are overjoyed at the new designation. The park’s official twitter account announced the news on February 15, along with a photo of staff membe...
Tags: Travel, US, Indiana, Chicago, National Parks, Hawaii, National Park, All, Lake Michigan, Howell, CNN Travel, US National Parks, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Indiana Dunes, US National Park, New National Park


Grand Canyon Visitors May Have Been Exposed To Radiation For Years (slashdot)

joeflies writes: Park safety manager Elston Stephenson provides details about buckets of uranium that exposed visitors to radiation, and the subsequent cover up. The radiation was detected by a teenager that brought a Geiger counter to the building, and was subsequently "cleaned" up by employees equipped with dish washing gloves and a broken mop handle. "If you were in the Museum Collections Building (2C) between the year 2000 and June 18, 2018, you were 'exposed' to uranium by OSHA's definition...
Tags: News, National Park, Stephenson, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, OSHA, Geiger, BeauHD, Elston Stephenson


Visited the Grand Canyon since 2000? You'll have great photos – and maybe a teensy bit of unwanted radiation

15 gallons of uranium ore left in the visitors' center for 18 years Grand Canyon visitors may have been exposed to tiny amounts of bonus radiation from buckets of raw uranium ore bafflingly placed in the National Park’s museum for nearly 20 years.…
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Grand Canyon Visitors May Have Been Exposed To Radiation For Years

joeflies writes: Park safety manager Elston Stephenson provides details about buckets of uranium that exposed visitors to radiation, and the subsequent cover up. The radiation was detected by a teenager that brought a Geiger counter to the building, and was subsequently "cleaned" up by employees equipped with dish washing gloves and a broken mop handle. "If you were in the Museum Collections Building (2C) between the year 2000 and June 18, 2018, you were 'exposed' to uranium by OSHA's definition...
Tags: Tech, National Park, Stephenson, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, OSHA, Geiger, Elston Stephenson


Mandurah WA Marinaville

We left Gnomesville and retraced our steps partway stopping to have a look at a tiny little church but it was all locked up which surprised me. We missed the turning we needed and ended up in another National Park forest before eventually getting on the
Tags: Travel, National Park, Gnomesville, Mandurah WA Marinaville


Senate passes massive lands bill that expands Joshua Tree and Death Valley national parks

The Senate passed a sweeping public lands package Tuesday that would create 700,000 acres of new conservation and recreation areas, expand two of the most visited national parks in the California desert and designate nearly 80 miles of scenic rivers while providing new off-highway vehicle recreation areas in San Bernardino County for motorized trail riding. The massive measure combines more than 100 public-lands bills that promote wilderness protection and open-space recreation opportunities, wh...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, California, Montana, Washington, Senate, Environment, Legislation, Sport, Soccer, Rangers, Associated Press, Local News, BLM, National Park


Board Question #91959: Which National Parks have you personally visited? Out of those, ...

Q: Dear 100 Hour Board,Which National Parks have you personally visited? Out of those, which do you most highly recommend for a nice vacation (however you would define a nice vacation)?-Got a pass, now planning A: Dear America The Beautiful,  I've visited Glacier, Yellowstone, Redwood, Capitol Reef, Arches, Zion, and Bryce. I've been to many of the Utah state parks as well, but I don't think the national parks pass gets you into those, unfortunately (else I'd totally recommend Goblin Valley an...
Tags: Garden, Utah, Usa, Texas, Congress, Mexico, US, National Parks, Grand Canyon, National Park, Yellowstone, Great Smoky Mountains, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Maui, Board, Alex Honnold


National Park - that iconic National Park...

National Park - that iconic National Park Service signage look was actually created by the size of the router bit used to make the signs... and it's been turned into a typeface (in 4 weights) by The Design Outside (DO) Studio! (Want more? See NOTCOT.org and NOTCOT.com) [Author: submitted]
Tags: Design, National Park, National Park Service, Submitted


Torres Del Paine southern Patagonia 31 January 2019

Thursday 31 January What a day we had today We spent from 4.30am waking to 9.30pm on a tour to Torres del Paine a beautiful National Park in southern Patagonia which encompasses mountains glaciers lakes and rivers in southern Chilean
Tags: Travel, Patagonia, National Park, Torres Del Paine, Paine