Death Valley

Death Valley

The largest national park south of Alaska, Death Valley is known for extremes: It is North America’s driest and hottest spot with a record high of 134°F, and has the lowest elevation on the continent—282 feet below sea level. Even with its extremes, the...
Maui, Hawaii

Maui, Hawaii

Maui, the second largest of Hawaiian islands is where you can hear the twang of a steel guitar and feel the balmy breezes. Maui’s entire west coast is fringed with golden sands, full of resorts, beach towels and boogie boards. Maui boasts world-class conditions...
The Small Picture

The Small Picture

Without doubt there is something awe inspiring and wholesome in the big view of New York City’s Central Park. However, sometimes with such a grand vista, it is difficult to fully appreciate its beauty simply because there is nowhere for the eye to settle, no...
Orchid Collection

Orchid Collection

The Bronx Botanical Garden has long been known for its diverse and numerous orchid collection. With over 6,000 plants distributed through 240 genera and representing about 980 species from around the world, visitors can often see a wide variety of blooming flowers...