Bandelier Monument

In 1906, the U.S. Congress passed the Antiquities Act which gave the President of the United States the power to protect “historic landmarks, historic and prehistoric structures and other objects of historic or scientific interest” by designating them as national monuments.

Smore

Sitting around the campfire making s’mores is a time-honored tradition that’s as American as apple pie.  In fact, it dates back as far as 1927 when the Girl Scouts published the first known recipe for “some mores.” This treat has become so popular that August 10 has been designated as National S’

While it can certainly be enjoyable to look up at the stars from your own backyard, there’s nothing like getting away from the city lights where the dark skies reveal even more of their celestial wonders. Here are some of the top spots to go stargazing in the U.S.:

 

Milky

Our country has such incredibly diverse scenery from coast to coast, and one of the best ways to enjoy it is by taking a trip

Dog leaning out window

Your pets are part of the family, so it’s only natural to want to take them along on your camping trips. Before you do, though, here are a few things to consider to make sure that Fido or Fluffy enjoys the experience as much as you do!   

If you’re a music fan, there’s no better time to indulge your passion than in the summer when there are so many music festivals across the country to enjoy. Whether you love rock, country, jazz, folk or another genre, you’re sure to find a festival that delivers all the sounds you crave.

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