The mighty Missouri. The mighty Mississippi. The mighty Yukon. The U.S. has a mighty lot of mighty rivers. The main stems, or trunks, of 38 rivers in the United States are at least 500 miles long. They and other rivers bring clean drinking water, economic health, food for many native …keep reading
Spring break! School’s out and the temperature’s rising—it’s an ideal time for you and the clan to go exploring. So pile into the minivan to visit a nearby city, or fly somewhere on your collective bucket list. Like it hot? Hit the beach! Cold? Many ski slopes still have great …keep reading
America’s national wildlife refuges are home to more than 700 species of birds, and more than 200 of the refuges were established especially to protect, manage and restore the habitats of migratory birds.
“Millions of acres of wetlands, forests, grasslands, deserts and swamps—professionally managed to …keep reading
Looking for a scenic escape or picturesque place to plant your ski poles this winter? Look no further than these seven American towns, where snow and ice add to their charm and hospitality.
Red River, N.M.
With a population of fewer than 500, this …keep reading
When everyone in the nation is trying to get across the state or country to be with family and friends on the same couple of days, there are bound to be issues—even if things are mostly working out in your favor. But you needn’t subject yourself to complete misery. Here …keep reading