Click here to soak up views of the black sand beaches at Playas del Coco on Costa Rica’s Pacific coast.
Click here to spot some friendly-faced sloth dangling high in the canopy of Costa Rica’s rainforests.
Click here to experience ziplining at speeds of 40 mph above a rainforest.
Click here to see why Costa Rica’s Arenal Volcano is the perfect place to connect with nature.
Click here to experience one of the most scenic hikes in the Natural State — the trail to Hawksbill Crag.
Click here to see the beauty of Paige Falls in northern Arkansas.
With the changing of seasons, Fall colors come alive at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden. Click here to take a tour.
Click here to look around dune field with some dunes as tall as 50 feet!
Spectacular scenery and unmatched adventure await visitors to Big Bend Ranch State Park. The 300,000-plus-acre park in Presidio and Brewster counties is the largest in Texas. The West Texas desert landscape’s geological features and recreational opportunities draw outdoors enthusiasts from around the country. One of the easiest ways to take-in the vastness of the state…
A jewel in the desert, Big Bend National Park is a bucket list destination tucked away in a remote corner of south Texas. Hours from the nearest major airport, its location restricts the park to only the most dedicated of travelers. As one of the least-visited national parks, last year they counted just more than…
Click here to journey below the surface into Sonora Caverns.
Poteau, Oklahoma claims to be home to the tallest hill in the world. Located on the far eastern side of the state, the elevation of Cavanal Hill’s summit is 1,999 feet. According to the local chamber of commerce, geographical features 2,000 feet or higher are typically classified as mountains. Whatever you want to call it,…
Click here to take a tour of the eye-popping colorful blooms at the Tyler Rose Garden.
Click here to watch exotic butterflies fly free throughout the Houston Museum of Natural Science.
Kiepersol Estates Winery is marking 20 years in East Texas. Their journey from South Africa has become a testament to the power of prayer. The homegrown business has weathered everything from weather extremes to the loss of its founder. But there’s now a sense of peace at the vineyards in Bullard, according to proprietor Marnelle…
Click here for a fascinating look at marine life at the Dallas World Aquarium.
Caldwell Zoo in Tyler, Texas recently welcomed two new African elephants to its family of more than 3,400 animals from around the world. The 85-acre park first opened to visitors in 1953 and has grown considerably in the decades since. Open seven days a week, the zoo is an ideal destination for families, school groups,…
Leave your Carabiners, harnesses, and belay devices at home, because climbing a mountain is possible for beginners in Central Arkansas. Reaching the summit of Pinnacle Mountain, located northwest of Little Rock, is challenging to the say the least. But little more than sturdy shoes, appropriate clothing, and perhaps a bottle of water is needed to…
Hundreds of thousands of ducks and geese spend their winters in the pristine marshes and prairies of Southwest Louisiana. Located at the confluence of two of the four major North American flyways, the Creole Nature Trail All-American Road is a 180-mile journey through one of America’s ‘Last Great Wildernesses,’ according to the Lake Charles Convention…
Click the here to view the wildflowers in bloom at Briarwood: Caroline Dormon Nature Preserve.
Whether navigating the river by kayak or canoe, you’ll encounter incredible scenery and wildlife in Broken Bow, Oklahoma. Click here to watch.
Briarwood Nature Preserve, located near Saline, Louisiana, is the birthplace and home of Caroline Dormon, a world renowned naturalist, author, artist and the first woman hired by the United States Forest Service.
Nestled in the Angelina National Forest in Deep East Texas, 36 miles southeast of Lufkin, is one of the hidden jewels of Texas. The Blue Hole, as it’s known, is a brilliant blue-green-colored lake surrounded by the craggy white sandstone cliffs of a former rock quarry. First opened in the late 1800s, rock was removed…
In honor of the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, click here to watch dramatic views of Mount Rushmore and Black Hills National Forest in South Dakota.
Click here to watch my latest trek down the Lower Mountain Fork River in beautiful McCurtain County, Oklahoma.
Crowds of people gather every Summer evening around dusk to watch as many as 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats emerge from the world’s largest urban bat colony. Click here to watch.
Click here to watch a quick 360 degree view of the 64-acre spring-fed lake at Tyler State Park.
Click here to take a tour of the largest rose garden in America, the Tyler Rose Garden. Fragrant roses aren’t the only flowers currently in bloom.
Click here to watch a tour of the 57th annual Tyler, Texas Azalea and Spring Flower Trails, which draws more than 100,000 visitors to the city each year.
Click here to watch images of the Northern Lights, as viewed from Crook County, Wyoming, near the town of Sundance on June 23, 2015.
Some of the most breathtaking views of the Rocky Mountains can be found in southwest Colorado. Click here for highlights from my trip to Durango, Silverton, San Juan Mountains, the “Million Dollar Highway,” Ouray, the Animas River, Telluride, and the Dallas Divide.
I wanted to share with you some real signs of spring here in East Texas. About two weeks ago I noticed a bird nest in a plant on my patio. Every day I’ve checked up on them, making sure they weren’t disturbed. This morning mama bird was keeping warm several little sparrow chicks that hatched overnight. Hopefully…