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Visit the Largest Snow Tubing Park in Virginia

Snow days can still be some of the best winter days, even when you're an adult. You can curl up under a blanket, read a good book, or, you can bundle up for a day of epic sled riding. In Virginia, we have quite a few hills that promise a ton of winter fun but none are quite as exciting as the largest snow tubing adventure. Keep reading to learn more.
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8 Stunning Waterfall Near Sacramento, CA – You Must Visit

California is well-known for many things, including its vibrant nightlife, diverse cuisine scenes, and exhilarating rides. What most people don’t realize is that Sacramento, the state’s capital city, is also home to beautiful landscapes, nature parks, rivers, and hills. This city is one of the places you should...
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Abalone Cove Trail to Olmstead Trail

Abalone Cove Reserve is a perfect hike option for all ages in Palos Verdes Peninsula. The highlights of this trail are the breathtaking ocean views, serene picnic spots and tidal pool exploration. It’s important to check tide charts before you go, because optimal tidal pool exploration will be during low tide. While the overall milage isn’t taxing, the initial descent from the trail head to the beach is sandy and loose, so it’s best to wear appropriate traction sneakers or hiking boots. The tidal pools are rocky and can be waded into for exploration, so in that case pack some water shoes in your backpack. Make sure to stop into the Ranger station upon entry (located right next to the Abalone Parking lot entry) as they have some great color print guides to help identify marine life that can be found on the beaches below. The entry also offers bathrooms and a water fountain.

Blue Ridge Mountains Asheville: Holiday Events 2022

Historic holiday celebrations, extravagant light displays, festive events, and specialty pop-up markets infuse yuletide magic throughout Asheville, N.C. Visitors and locals come together this season to celebrate with both timeless traditions and revived artful experiences that offer something for everyone. Countdown to Christmas with Candlelit Evenings and Indoor Winter Landscapes.

Christmas in the Smokies: Smoky Mountain Lights is Coming to Town

An exciting new holiday experience is opening in Townsend, Tenn. at the end of November. Smoky Mountain Lights: A Peaceful Side Christmas Experience is a drive through light show that families and children of all ages can enjoy. Located at the Townsend Visitor Center, this experience is a Smoky Mountain-themed wonder. With lights depicting bears, camping, the balloon festival, attractions like old mill, jeeps and even bigfoot, visitors will get into the holiday spirit with familiar Smoky Mountain icons. ...

Grand Nordic Corner: Snow Mountain Ranch offers almost 75 miles of groomed trails

Snow Mountain Ranch sits on 5,200 acres just off U.S. Highway 40 between Tabernash and Granby. It is a year-round playground offering over 120 kilometers (just shy of 75 miles) of groomed trails for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, fat biking, tubing, sleigh rides and other winter outdoor activities as well as mountain biking, hiking, horseback riding, disc golf, zip line, climbing and tubing in the summer. Construction of the new buildings for Camp Chief Ouray and the activities center will continue through the winter at the far end of the Nordic Center parking lot compromising access to and many of the old CCO Loops.

Zion National Park in December (Helpful Things To Do And Know)

The cozy town of Springdale is home to just 500 people! And yet it bustles with thousands of visitors every year. Why? Because of its main attraction, Zion National Park!. Throughout the year, especially in spring and summer, Springdale, situated in Southwest Utah, is packed with visitors from all around the globe to experience the beauty of Zion National Park.

Guests Complain As Splash Mountain Falls Further Into Disrepair

A classic Disney ride is on its way out in a very permanent fashion — but unfortunately, this Magic Kingdom Park ride’s grand finale is proving to be very underwhelming for Walt Disney World Resort Guests!. Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort Guests have been complaining about...

Heavenly Snow and Winter Fun at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe Ski Season and Winter Fun kicks into high gear. South Lake Tahoe, Calif.- It’s beginning to look a lot like… SKI SEASON! Hard Rock Lake Tahoe, located within the heart of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, is perfectly positioned right next to the slopes of Heavenly Ski Resort, which is currently covered with fresh powder after the first heavy snowstorm of the season. Now is the perfect time to pack up the skis and snowboards, and head to Hard Rock Lake Tahoe for the perfect winter weekend.

20 Waterfalls in Northern California to Add to Your Bucket List

There are several amazing waterfalls in Northern California, including the tallest in all of North America! Northern California is home to towering mountains and ample rivers, which means water has to fall from time to time. While many of the best waterfalls in Northern California are located in national parks,...

Snowball Express arrives at Salt Lake City Airport

SALT LAKE CITY — This morning the Gary Sinise Foundation’s Snowball Express made a pit stop at the new SLC Airport on its way to Orlando Walt Disney World. The foundation’s sponsor American Airlines helped bring over 1,900 family members who have lost loved ones serving in the United States military to Disney World. American Airlines donated 11 charter aircrafts staffed with volunteer crew to transport the families members.

Snow King Mountain opens resort for the season

JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming (KIFI)-Snow King Mountain in Jackson Hole opened their resort this weekend after getting the best snow in over a decade. The Rafferty Lift, Gondola and the King's Grill all opened for the winter sports season today, so those looking to shred some powder this holiday season can now hit the slopes. Other The post Snow King Mountain opens resort for the season appeared first on Local News 8.
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Unique Sites of Israel: Biblical Gilead Mountains, Jabbok River and Jordan Valley IDF Monument: Part 1

“It was told to Laban on the third day that Jacob had fled. So, he took his kinsmen with him and pursued him…catching up with him on Mount Gilead (Genesis 31:22-23)”. “He (Jacob)…crossed the ford of the Jabbok…Jacob was left alone, and a man (angel) wrestled with him until the break of dawn. When (the angel) perceived he could not beat (Jacob)… (the angel) said let me go… And (Jacob) said “I will not let you go unless you bless me” … (the Angel) said no longer will it be said that your name is Jacob, but Israel for you have striven with the divine…and overcome (Genesis 32: 23-29)”

Explore The National Park System This Winter

Winter's vagaries -- blizzards and periods without snow, sub-zero thermometer readings and unseasonably warm temps -- can toss you curveballs when it comes to enjoying the season in the National Park System, but if you plan carefully you can be prepared with alternatives. So what do you do if you...