Natural Wonders

From national and state parks to small towns, these destinations are the best places to see autumn foliage.
You don’t have to travel far to slow down and savor the scenic beauty and delicious cuisine of this lush Portuguese archipelago.
Typically, you can see the Perseids from anywhere in the Northern Hemisphere. But the full moon also falls on the peak night of August 11 this year.
A road map on how to responsibly integrate animals into your next vacation.
You don’t need to leave the country to have a wildlife experience of a lifetime.
Animal-friendly pathways provide safe passage for all kinds of critters and score big points for communities interested in ecotourism.
Every spring, “craniacs” from around the world flock to Kearney, Nebraska, to see the sandhill cranes. One burgeoning birder learns what it means to fit in.
With off-the-beaten-path destinations, UNESCO-designated nature, and opportunities like ancestry tourism, this iconic destination offers responsible, sustainable travel that clients will love.
These five sanctuaries across Thailand offer tourists alternative ways to see elephants while providing the gentle giants a safe place to live.
The translator and editor of “The Hidden Life of Trees” believes that a forest is so much more than a landscape—it’s a place where life happens all around us.
If you live in Washington, Montana, the Dakotas, Minnesota, Wisconsin, or the Northeast, look up tonight—you might get a glimpse.
Since borders are still closed to tourists, take a virtual glimpse at Japan’s famous “hanami” or cherry blossom viewing season.
Visitors can catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights in Alaska between September and April. Here is where (and how) to view them in the 49th state.
Want to travel to dark sky spots but don’t know when? Follow this meteor shower calendar for the best dates.
The Great American Outdoors Act will fund maintenance at national parks and other areas over the next five years.
With awe-inspiring nature and a focus on wellbeing, this German region makes for the ultimate place to relax and rejuvenate.
From England’s Stonehenge to Welsh and Scottish castles, Great Britain has plenty to offer travelers seeking history, culture, and true adventure. Here, three enlightening tours on which visitors can experience Great Britain in all its glory.
The brightest meteor shower of the year peaks on Monday, December 13.
One writer dives into the rich history of the beloved pool.
With delicious sushi, an Edo-era castle, and thousands and thousands of cherry trees, the Tohoku region in northeastern Japan makes for an off-the-beaten-path dream trip.
On clear nights under these starry skies, you can often see much of the Milky Way with the naked eye.
The Four Guardsmen still stand sentry, but the extent of damage to several other sequoia groves is unclear.