Hiking adventure on the interpretive trail of giant City State Park, for an exciting and educational get away.

Beautiful Giant City State Park

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Need some time away? Down in Southern Illinois, in Makanda, Illinois,  near Carbondale, there rests an incredible State Park with an astounding  4,000 acres. Lying within the Shawnee National Forest  is Giant City State Park. This park is full of many different wild flowers and over 72 varieties of trees, which you learn about on an interpretive trail. The park […]

Coastal tour of the Na Pali Coast, one of Hawaii's spectacular state parks.

Na Pali Coast Guided Boat Tour

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The Na Pali Coast State Park is a 6,175 acre Hawaiian State park, located in the center of the rugged 16 miles  along the northwest side of Kauai, the oldest inhabited Hawaiian island. https://hawaiistateparks.org/parks/kauai/napali-coast-state-wilderness-park/ Na Pali Coast is one of the many reasons Kauai is considered the Garden Isle of the Hawaiian archipelago. This was by far one […]

Cruising Kauai

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Kauai, Hawaii.   Also known as the Garden Isle of the Hawaiian archipelago, for it is covered in lush tropics. This island is very small and beautiful with only one main road. My family and I were staying at the Banyan Harbor Resort in Lihue. http://www.vacation-kauai.com/   My Brother and I decided we wanted to do […]