Catch up with the cheetah, the world's fastest land animal, on a wildlife tour to Namibia that explores regions where the endangered animals live.
Marcy Mendelson, a conservation photographer and National Geographic contributor, will lead the 13-day trip available one time only in summer. Game drives take participants to private land and national reserves.Read more
It’s a thrill to savor, but not that many travelers these days get to take the classic mule ride at Grand Canyon National Park.
Instead, meandering on the trail for a few hours as most tourists do, you ride down to the canyon bottom, spend the night and ride back up the next day.
More than 600,000 people have done this since the 1880s.Read more
One of Las Vegas’ newest pizza joints comes with a slice of pepperoni and a slice of history. “Live hard, ride fast, eat pizza” is the motto at Evel Pie, a one-of-a-kind pizzeria dedicated to motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel.
It opened recently in downtown’s expanding Fremont East Entertainment District.Read more
Go to Desert View Watchtower in Grand Canyon National Park.
It’s 25 miles east of the South Rim’s teeming Grand Canyon Village, so many travelers miss it. (It’s not on the park’s shuttle bus routes, either.)
But it’s a great stop. One reason is the panoramic desert, canyon and river view.
The other reason is the tower, a faux native ruin designed in 1932 by acclaimed park architect Mary Colter.Read more
With one foot in the Caribbean and another in Central America, Belize has many attributes that make it an attractive locale for a tropical vacation.Read more