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Everyday Postcard from Yellowstone National Park

Everyday Postcard from Yellowstone National Park

Located primarily in Wyoming, but spilling into the states of Montana and Idaho, Yellowstone National Park is America’s first national park. Learn more about the park’s abundant wildlife, unique hydrothermal features, and geological gems in this Everyday Postcard from the globe-trotting Czech couple,  Adriana and Matěj. With seven continents, nearly 200 countries, and more than …

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5 Reasons Why You Should Visit the Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center (Near Yellowstone National Park)

5 Reasons Why You Should Visit the Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center (Near Yellowstone National Park)

On the edge of America’s first national park, the Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center is a not-for-profit wildlife park. The educational facility is dedicated to giving visitors the opportunity to observe the magnificent wild animals at the facility and learn how to co-exist with them in a shrinking world. Here are five reasons you should …

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Along the Alabama Bird Trail: 30+ Birds in Alabama’s Gulf Coast Region

Along the Alabama Bird Trail: Watch for These Birds in Alabama's Gulf Coast Region

From the north, where the aptly named Tennessee River winds its way horizontally across the map creating a border between Alabama and Tennessee, to where the Cotton State meets the Gulf of Mexico, there are eight Alabama bird trails. Combined they offer a glimpse at more than 430 species of birds at 280 stops along …

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10 Wonderful Dog Friendly Wineries in Livermore, California

10 Wonderful Dog Friendly Wineries in Livermore California

What’s better than a day of wine tasting? A day of wine tasting with your four-legged fuzzy best friend! If you (and your fur baby) are headed to California’s beautiful wine country, then you won’t want to miss these dog friendly wineries in Livermore, one of California’s oldest wine regions.

Everyday Postcard from the Rocky Mountain Arsenal in Denver, Colorado

Roughly halfway between the Denver International Airport and downtown, the Rocky Mountain Arsenal is a 16,000 acre wildlife refuge. While driving along the 11-mile-long Wildlife Drive, visitors can see bison, deer, waterfowl, and more. Learn more about the preserve in this Everyday Postcard from Stephanie. With seven continents, nearly 200 countries, and more than 7.5 …

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All About Alpacas: 10 Fun Alpaca Facts I Learned by Visiting an Alpaca Ranch

Travel Destinations in South America

Alpacas are long-necked, doe-eyed creatures that look like a camel mixed with a Goldendoodle. And yes, they are as adorable as that sounds! Native to the Andes Mountains of South America, here are 10 interesting alpaca facts I learned by visiting the Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

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