The Great American Road Trip

Seeking convenience and adventure—while avoiding airport security, baggage fees, and the hassle of flying with Fido—more travelers are hitting the road. If ever there was any doubt about the state of the American road trip, the latest research seems to squash it, finding that more travelers are driving hundreds of miles to explore unfamiliar places. […]

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The Past, Present, and Future of Forestry Come Alive At the Cradle of Forestry

The Past, Present, and Future of Forestry Come Alive At the Cradle of Forestry in America © Rex Vogel, all rights reserved

Nestled in Pink Beds Valley is the Cradle of Forestry in America. This heritage site is the birthplace of science-based forest management. George and Edith Vanderbilt of the nearby Biltmore Estate are accredited for this living legacy. Some 87,000 aces of the Vanderbilt’s “Pisgah Forest” tract became the nucleus of the Pisgah National Forest, established in […]

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6 Amazing National Parks Your Family Must Experience This Summer

As you plan your family summer vacation, consider one of America’s amazing national parks. The U.S. features a wonderful array of natural wonders that offer everything from hiking to kayaking and sightseeing to tent and RV camping. Whether you enjoy outdoor activities or want to take it easy, everyone can find something to love at […]

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