What to do in Mariposa near Yosemite

The rock archway spanning El Portal Road outside Yosemite Valley is not much to look at next to Half Dome or El Capitan, but as one of five official entry points to Yosemite National Park, the granite welcome banner has become something of a landmark in its own right. Four of the park’s entrances draw … [Read more…]

The best glamping and camping spots

Florida has, not completely unfairly, become the butt of a lot of jokes. Botch multiple elections and give the world headlines like “Florida Man Arrested for Operating Retirement Home Chop Shop” and you’re not escaping the late-night comedy circuit. That said, Florida is still full of natural beauty, much of it beyond its world-renowned beaches. … [Read more…]

Best glamping in Whidbey Island

The Pacific Northwest is known for its beautiful nature and ability to make a camping trip feel like an adventure as you pitch your tent out in the woods, or find a spot of soft sand on the beach for a night under the stars. But for those who aren’t quite ready to make the … [Read more…]

Glamping resort Patagonia, Chile

You don’t get a whole lot of street cred for glamping. Tell your friends you’re going on a mission to Patagonia, and they’ll imagine you hiking up snowy boulders and sleeping in flimsy tents on a mountainside. Real character-building stuff. Post pictures sipping Champagne in a jacuzzi that same night, and now you’re a bougie … [Read more…]