Tips for Keeping Kids Active and Healthy

No matter what the weather brings, playing outside is good for kids. There is scientific evidence that playing outdoors can improve health, and children of all ages love it. “Even as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, outdoor time and nature exploration are safe for...
Get out and smell the wildflowers this season

Get out and smell the wildflowers this season

By Eileen Ogintz Tribune Content Agency Purple or yellow. Green, red, pink, or orange. What’s your favorite color? What’s your favorite wildflower? Wildflowers come in so many colors and whether you are hiking, biking, camping or visiting a city, the coming months are...

Arkansas’ Buffalo River Celebrates 50 Years

The first National River to be designated in the United States – the Buffalo National River – is celebrating its 50th birthday throughout 2022. Located in Northern Arkansas and established in 1972, the Buffalo National River flows freely for 135 miles and is one of...

Spring in New River Gorge National Park

Spring kicks into high gear in Southern West Virginia with blooming wildflowers, zip lining, hiking, white water rafting and epic events atop Wonderland Mountain at ACE Adventure Resort. The recently minted National Park, The New River Gorge, is known for its outdoor...
Star Wars or Marvel Superheroes?

Star Wars or Marvel Superheroes?

By Eileen Ogintz ORLANDO, FL – I just returned from a preview of 2022 and this is what I discovered: Disney has you covered no matter what you like best, with more immersive experiences than ever, including at restaurants on land or at sea. Already, Star Wars: Galaxy...