Established in 1972, Buffalo National River is America’s first National River and about 135 miles long. It is among a handful of rivers in the lower forty-eight states that do not have dams interrupting their natural course. Visit Buffalo National River to enjoy the beauty of the Ozark Mountains, up close and personal. You can find great views, mysterious caves, sparkling waterfalls and beautiful hand-made items along the way.
When beauty is portrayed in its most natural form, it’s usually an untouched destination. America is home to some of the most unbelievable places in the world that are almost too perfect to be real. For this feature, we have to shine the spotlight on the picturesque Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge.
Go for gold! No, we are not even referencing the Olympic games this time. Did you know that everyday Americans have the opportunity to strike gold right in their own back yards? In fact, historians have dubbed it “gold fever” and it has induced dozens of dashed dreams for every life-changing strike. Yet, the fever continues to burn. Check out our Top Places to Pan for Gold:
Did you know that you can actually drive from Havana to Paris? Yes, you can—and with zero water hazards to get in your way. Along the way, you can visit the highest mountain in the state of Arkansas. Take the Mount Magazine Scenic Byway, and you will have all of those delights and more to savor.
There’s nothing better than experiencing something fun and unique that you’d never expect to enjoy – such a digging for diamonds! Never thought to do that? Continue reading! Located in the heart of Arkansas, Crater of Diamonds State Park is certainly a go-to for locals and travelers passing through the state. Don’t be alarmed if you haven’t heard of Crater of Diamonds State Park – most people haven’t. However, once you know about it, you’ll be counting down the days until you get to experience one of nature’s wonders.
Located in the beautiful central Arkansas is America’s smallest, but most historic places for people to visit, Hot Springs National Park. According to the National Park Service, Hot Springs National Park is also known as the very first national park, being declared a reservation in 1832. Today, this national park is famous for its prestigious collection of bathhouses and its 47 hot springs.
It’s hard to think of childhood without remembering the quintessential childhood dream: having your own tree house. Whether you dreamed it would be your clubhouse, secret hideaway or personal jungle gym, you probably imagined at least one night camping out in your tree house.