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Gorilla safari in Uganda - A silverback gorilla in Uganda

African Adventure: In Search of the Mountain Gorilla in Uganda

Fewer than a thousand mountain gorillas remain in the world. Here's where you can see them in the wild.
Swimming with manatees in Citrus County, Florida

Swimming with Manatees in Florida

Get up close and personal with the manatees of Citrus County, the only place in US where you can swim with sea cows.
A moose in Yellowstone National Park. Photo by Jennifer Baines

Wild at Heart: Yellowstone National Park

Most visitors to Yellowstone National Park come to see the "‘Big 5" – wolves, bison, grizzly bears, moose and bald eagles – but this American national park is also home to black bear, bighorn sheep, lynx, pronghorn, mountain lion and coyote, to name just a few.
A silverback gazes over his family in the jungles of Rwanda. Photo by Volcanoes Safaris

Volcanoes Safaris: Gorilla Trekking in Uganda and Rwanda

Volcanoes Safaris offers gorilla trekking safaris in Uganda and Rwanda. Guests stay in luxury lodges near the great ape parks in the Virunga Mountains.
A whale breaches off the coast of Newfoundland. Photo by Barrett & MacKay Photo

Following the Capelin: Whale Watching in Newfoundland

Some 3,000 whales live in the waters near Newfoundland. Being up close to them is an experience to remember.
Colorado is home to many hot springs, from small pools tucked deep in the mountains to large hot springs that are the centerpiece of the community. Photo by Colorado.com

7 Top Colorado Hot Springs

Colorado may be known for its skiing, but its numerous hot springs are a draw for many. Here are seven of our favorite Colorado hot springs.
Best lakes in Switzerland

Cruising the Lakes of Switzerland

Sometimes the best way to see Switzerland is from the deck of a boat.

Diving Deep in the Yucatan

Diving in Mexico's underwater caves (cenotes) is an otherworldly experience.
Best scenic cruises

World’s Top 7 Scenic Cruises

Sometimes, the best view is from the deck of a cruise ship. Here are our seven picks for the top scenic cruises
Serengeti You can never have too many elephant photos. Photo by Christine Loomis

Photo Essay: Elephants at the Pool & Other Tales of...

In these stunning Serengeti photos, a traveler captures the incredible wildlife and natural beauty to be found in Serengeti National Park, the most popular national park in Tanzania.
Evening light fades in the Queen Charlotte Islands. Flickr/Dale Simonson

Land of Giants: Canada’s Queen Charlotte Islands

Kayaks and canoes provide the only access to many parts of Canada's remote Queen Charlotte Islands in British Columbia. From ancient forests to hidden bays, exploring the Queen Charlotte Islands is an unforgettable experience.
Texas Bluebonnet Tour

Springtime in Texas: Bluebonnet Tour

Texans are crazy for bluebonnets. The Bluebonnet Festival and "Wildflower Watch" pay homage to this love affair.
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Humans and Gray Whales Meet at Magdalena Bay

In Mexico’s Magdalena Bay, the curiosity between humans and gray whales is mutual. Part three in our series, "Whale Sharks, Sea Lions and Gray Whales: Adventures in La Paz"
A surface lava pool attracts visitors at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Flickr/Thomas Tunsch

Edge of the Abyss: Hawaii’s Drive-In Volcano

Madame Pele, the Hawaiian volcano goddess, attracts thousands of visitors daily to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Here's what to see and do in this popular national park in Hawaii.

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