Should you find yourself meandering through the Midwest, then you certainly must make a stop to see the vast, wild landscape of Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area. Offering visitors an unparalleled opportunity to immerse themselves in the natural world, the extraordinary site of Bighorn Canyon spans more than 120,000 acres in Montana and Wyoming and is comprised of a diversified landscape of forest, mountains, upland prairie, deep canyons, broad valleys, high desert, lake, and wetlands.
Fort Collins may not be as well-known as Denver and Boulder, but it’s a haven for cycling enthusiasts and craft beer aficionados … not to mention, just a wonderful place to visit. Don’t miss these spots when you stop by.
Oregon’s Crater Lake National Park is not only a sight to behold, but an experience to remember. With incredible views throughout the park, and a variety of trails that will appeal to novice and veteran hikers alike, it’ s a great place to go, whether you want to take it easy or sweat it out. It also holds a few distinctions: it’s the only national park in the state of Oregon, and is home to the country’s deepest lake.
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!