With a forboding name like Death Valley, one might overlook the fact that a surprising amount of life has found a niche here. The contrasts of this land can be mesmerizing; the towering peaks frosted with snow, or the rare rainstorms that bring the desert to life with equally-rare desert blooms of wildflowers.
Haleakala National Park resonates with stories of ancient and modern Hawaiian culture. The park is home to endangered species, some of which exist nowhere else on Earth. Hiking through Haleakala’s stark volcanic landscapes, sub-tropical rainforest, and backcountry will reinvigorate your spirit.Watch Now >>
Sonoma County is one of the world’s top wine-growing regions. It is also a year-round haven for fine-dining, lodging, spas, and a flourishing arts community. Fifty-eight miles of Sonoma coast offer a magnificent display of natural beauty and wildlife. Stop in Bodega Bay, where Alfred Hitchcock filmed “The Birds,” and go behind the scenes of…Watch Now >>