A Short Visit to the Tulip Time Festival
Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of the Tulip Time Festival, a captivating celebration nestled in the heart of Holland, Michigan. As I ventured into this extraordinary event for the first time, I discovered a kaleidoscope of colors that transformed the city streets and parks into an awe-inspiring symphony of vibrant hues.
Returning to Broke Leg Falls
If you're looking for a picturesque destination to explore in Menifee County, Kentucky, then Broke Leg Falls is a must-visit spot. This stunning waterfall is situated along Broke Leg Creek and stands at an impressive height of 60 feet, providing a magnificent view of the sandstone gorge that surrounds it.
Hiking New River’s Southside Trail to Abandoned Coke Ovens
The warm spring weather of April 2022 was perfect for a hike along the Southside Trail, the former South Side Branch of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway.
Along Laurel Creek
Venturing along the winding WV Route 16 out of Fayetteville, West Virginia, one will discover the hidden gems of Laurel Creek.
An Escape to Pine Island Double Falls
After a night of boondocking, I set out for my first hike to Pine Island Double Falls in the Daniel Boone National Forest of south-central Kentucky.
Explorers first reached Kanawha Falls along the Kanawha River in West Virginia in 1671, and they have been a stopping point for travelers ever since.
Exploring the Highland Scenic Highway
The Highland Scenic Highway is one of the most underrated scenic byways in West Virginia.
Wildflowers at Hocking Hills
Hocking Hills is one of my favorite go-to places in Ohio because of its landform dominated by caves, cliffs, rock shelters, and waterfalls. On my most recent trip, I turned my photographic focus to its diverse springtime wildflowers at Ash Cave, around the western shores of Rose Lake, along a tributary of East Fork of Queer Creek, and within the sheltered canyon at Conkles Hollow.
Winter at America’s Newest National Park: New River Gorge
After a warm and mostly snowless December, January has produced one snowstorm after another. Taking advantage of the last storm over the past few days, I camped out near Fayetteville, West Virginia, and captured New River Gorge National Park and Preserve, Thurmond, the Glade Creek Grist Mill at Babcock State Park, and various other scenes.
Autumn Along the Cumberland Mountains
Autumn came late to the Cumberland Mountains along the border of Kentucky and Virginia. There was not a better way to spend it than by traversing the backroads along Cumberland and Pine Mountains and visiting Pine Mountain State Resort Park, Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, Kingdom Come State Park, and the Little Shepherd Trail.