Spend a day or afternoon with trees and you reawaken all your senses, dreams, and feelings the ones that you lost in the hectic rush of everyday life. Find out why poets, artists, songwriters, novelists, and filmmakers continue to find inspiration from a walk in the woods.
Get ready to travel to America’s most breathtaking trees. From Charleston’s Angel Oak to California’s enchanted candelabra redwoods, here are 8 beautiful, amazing trees that will expand your view of the world. And you will agree with John Muir’s quote that, “The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.” Read more... (577 words, 10 images, estimated 2:18 mins reading time)
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Eight great vacation ideas to visit America’s awe-inspiring trees
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Do you want a quick fall foliage vacation to experience the freshness of nature’s life changes? Well, many of the most beautiful fall foliage may be within a short drive from your home.
All across the U.S., from New England to the Pacific Northwest, deciduous trees are wearing their finest colors from crisp yellow, to daring orange, and regal gold.
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“To err is human. To loaf is Parisian.” -Victor Hugo
With an agritourism or country vacation in France, you get to loaf and savor the best wines, while you bathe your senses in the surrounding lavender fields. The simple way to this is take an agritourism vacation.
What is it?
Agritourism. It’s rural tourism, or farm stays, or guest ranches, or farmhouse B&Bs, or whatever you choose to call the chance to stay on a working farm. It started in Europe in the 1990s and continues to gain enthusiastic tourists. Read more... (383 words, 6 images, estimated 1:32 mins reading time)
“I know that a Christmas tree farm in Pennsylvania is about the most random place for a country singer to come from, but I had an awesome childhood. “Taylor Swift
Benefits of spending time on a farm
It’s the 21stcentury and many of us never or rarely experience farm life?
You may not realize it, but spending some time on farm can add new dimension to your life.
One of these dimensions is increased creativity? Read more... (694 words, 8 images, estimated 2:47 mins reading time)
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What did your parents and grandparents love about real nature on the farm?
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“The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” Saint Augustine
After you explored this post, I think you’ll agree that taking children to the location of some best loved children’s author and sharing their books does inspire children to love reading. With so many new interactive e-books, apps based on favorite stories, and online games with beloved characters, it’s easy to forget about just plain books. But children’s novels and picture books can become real-world adventures when you take young readers to children’s literature-centered destinations throughout New England. Read more... (603 words, 12 images, estimated 2:25 mins reading time)