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April 18, 2020

The newest edition of 101 Travel Bits is out now! The book, 101 Travel Bits: Yosemite National Park,

can be purchased at this link. The book is full of great tips for any visitor to the park, as well as plenty of information for those who aren't able to visit the park i...

April 15, 2020

The newest edition of 101 Travel Bits is out now! The book, 101 Travel Bits: Yosemite National Park,

can be purchased at this link. The book is full of great tips for any visitor to the park, as well as plenty of information for those who aren't able to visit the park i...

April 10, 2020

If you haven't already heard, we have a new book out - 101 Travel Bits: Yosemite National Park. Over the next few weeks, we'll post some excerpts here on the blog. We know you will love this newest edition of 101 Travel Bits!

You can purchase the book as an e-book or a...

April 8, 2020

With the current health concerns, many of the national parks have closed or have significant restrictions on park entry. If you're looking for an update list of closures, the National Parks Traveler website has you covered. Click here for that link.

Hopefully, we'll be...

January 30, 2020

Coyotes are found in many, if not most, of America's national parks. When programs to eradicate large predators thrived in the early-1900s, coyotes proved wily and were rarely eradicated, unlike larger predators like grizzly bears and wolves. Today, they live across mo...

January 10, 2020

It should go without saying that you should follow all posted rules while in the National Parks, but apparently, it does not go without saying. In September, two men walked onto the cone of Old Faithful at Yellowstone National Park. Not only is this dangerous, it can d...

April 4, 2019

Soldiers during the Civil War, like soldiers throughout history, found food to be a very important part of life. During the Civil War, no one would consider the food the soldiers ate to be gourmet and foods soldiers ate regularly, like hardtack, are foods that few eat...

March 28, 2019

If you didn’t already know, last week we published 101 Travel Bits: Gettysburg.

In celebration of that, we’re going to give you a little taste of the book – here’s an excerpt, from the Bit about cannons on the battlefield.

Both the Union and Confederate Armies employed c...

January 17, 2019

For several decades, the Overseas Railway took visitors from the mainland of Florida to Key West. Today, the railroad is long gone, but there are many places along the road where you can see remnants of it, such as the old bridges. Here are three places where you can s...

December 13, 2018

A few months ago, we posted on Steamboat Geyser at Yellowstone National Park. Steamboat Geyser, the world's tallest active geyser, is not a geyser that erupts with any regularity. It can go decades without erupting. Earlier this year, however, Steamboat began erupting....

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