One of the most popular activities you can enjoy on any beach is parasailing. Many of the hottest beaches across the country offer parasailing for locals and visitors who want to spend a few minutes forgetting the stresses of the day and floating above the ocean.
Sounds pretty nice, doesn’t it?
In surveys of the best places to live in the USA, Pittsburgh always ranks near the very top. We can understand this. It is a friendly city, and the Downtown is compact and easy to navigate. It is a world class city with major museums, sports teams and Fortune 500 companies. The city is famous for its three rivers, which are the reason Pittsburgh began; the Allegheny flows from the northeast and the Monongahela from the southeast to form the Ohio at Pittsburgh. All three offer recreation, sightseeing and visual beauty. Pittsburgh is a city of hills, and of neighborhoods with delightful character, much of it based upon the people who first settled there. If you have only a long weekend to see Pittsburgh, here are some highlights to put on your list:
When we think of the major tourist destinations on the West Coast, the first few places that will most likely come to mind are; Los Angeles, Seattle, Napa Valley, San Francisco and Portland, among a few others. However, if you’re trying to avoid the tourist trap areas and the “been there done that” places, than we recommend a place a little off the charts.
Hood River, Oregon is located about an hour east of Portland and is a West Coast mecca for all things outdoors. If you’re an outdoors enthusiast, or just have an outdoor hobby, such as hiking or snowboarding, Hood River will be your favorite place to go! Check out some of the best things to do, places to eat and hotel accommodations when visiting Hood River, Oregon!
Are you ready for a true adrenaline rush? Then you have to consider a white water rafting trip. White water rafting is some of the most fun you can have on a river, and there are always plenty of great stories (not to mention photos) that come out of it!
The great news is, all over the United States there are some epic whitewater rafting destinations that even the most experienced rafting “pros” love to conquer. If you’re not quite ready for that yet, most rivers have a variety of rapids that you can try out first.
Rock climbing and bouldering are an increasingly popular sport for millions of people across the country. If you’re not quite ready to take the plunge and scale El Capitan, there are ways you can get into the sport by bouldering.
Bouldering differs from rock climbing in that you don’t need to have the ropes and harnesses. Instead, all you need are your hands and feet, and rarely actually go more than 10-15 feet off the ground. But, don’t be fooled! Just because you don’t need equipment doesn’t mean it’s not quite a challenge (and a workout) in it’s own right.
It’s the largest city in Wisconsin, and that means there’s a wealth of opportunities for food, fun, and fabulous entertainment. Whether you’re visiting for only a few days or a week, these tips will help you do Milwaukee right!