Scott McConkey and Julie McConkey of Miles with McConkey travel blog at Glacier Bay, Alaska




grand prismatic spring, thermal, spring

America’s First National Park Turns 152 This March

Five national parks have a birthday in March, including America’s first national park. Which parks are we celebrating this month and why should you visit?
US Capitol Building and cherry blossoms

Should You See the DC Cherry Blossoms?

You have dreamed about seeing the beautiful DC cherry blossoms. Is the trip worth it? Find out what the experience is really like.
Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Carlsbad Caverns National Park: What You Need to Know

Carlsbad Caverns National Park feels like a trip to another planet. Here is what you need to know about one of America's most unique parks.
Cherry Blossoms at Washington DC

15 Amazing Flower Festivals To Celebrate Spring

Tired of winter? Whether you prefer to smell the roses or tiptoe through the tulips, we have a flower festival for you to celebrate spring.
Miles with McConkey at Congaree National Park

The Big Question: Is Congaree National Park Worth Visiting?

Congaree National Park is one of America's least-visited parks. Should you visit? Find out if the park is right for you.
Crater Lake National Park

How Deep Is Your Love? The Deepest Lakes in the US

Have you ever gazed into a lake and wondered how deep it is? Check out the 10 deepest lakes in the US!
things to do in Bellingham - scenic Chuckanut Drive

Epic Guide for the Best Things To Do in Bellingham

Looking for an unforgettable vacation in the Pacific Northwest? Check out our epic guide to Bellingham!
Symbols of St. Patrick's Day

Where Can You See the Best St. Patrick’s Day Parade?

Looking for an amazing St. Patrick's Day parade without massive crowds like New York or Chicago? Here are five under-the-radar towns with top-notch Irish festivities.
Close view of Mt. Rushmore at sunset

What Are the Most Fascinating Presidential Sites To Visit?

The U.S. has many presidential sites for travelers to learn about our history. Which should you visit? Check out our list!
Scott and Julie at Miles with McConkey

Scott and Julie McConkey

After 30 years, Scott and Julie McConkey left the corporate world for a life of travel and adventure. What started as a gap year became a second act, and they are now full-time travel bloggers!


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