9 Once in a Lifetime Camping Sites

Ready for the ultimate camping trek to the edge of the world? We have gathered some of the world’s most unique and breathtaking camping spots for you to consider for your next adventure. Wake up to an amazing sunrise above the clouds or pitch your tent under a blanket of stars. Follow the sandstone arches in Utah or hike a rocky mountain path in Morocco. Each of these sites offers a unique spot to contemplate the amazing gifts of nature. Grab your tent and get going!

1. Glacier National Park, Montana

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Photo by Sarah Kelson.

2. Canyonlands, Utah

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Photo by Dennis L. Calhoun.

3. Haleakala National Park, Hawaii

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Photo by Yu Wu.

4. Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

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Photo by Colby Brown.

5. Laugavegur, Icleand

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Photo by Country Girl’s World.

6. Miyajima, Japan

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Photo by Claudia Dyer.

7. High Atlas Mountains, Morocco

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Photo by Angela Saran.

8. Valle del Corcora, Columbia

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Photo by The Adventure Junkies.

9. Tierra del Fuego, Chile

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Photo by Mark Rentz.

Visit us over at Trover.com to get more inspiration for out of this world campsites and learn more from your fellow globe trotters!

 

 

Fall: 7 Unexpected Places

“Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” so says F. Scott Fitzgerald in The Great Gatsby. It’s true. Fall ushers in cool breezes, changing leaves, and a longing for back to school time. While many people think of the east coast when when the leaves start changing, there are many places in the US where you can find gorgeous quilts of fall colors. We have rounded up some places where you can watch the leaves turn color and start over again. Plan your next fall getaway with us.

1. Shenandoah National Park

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Photo by Sue Cummings & Bruce Howard.

2. St. Andrews, Scotland

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Photo by City Circus Wandering.

3. Quebec City, CA

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Photo by My Wanderlusty Life.

4. Munich, Germany

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Photo by Sparkz.

5. The Ozarks, Arkansas

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Photo by J. Bo.

6. Napa Valley, CA

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Photo by Girl Gone Travel.

7. Leavenworth, WA

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Photo by Micha Ollerton.

Ready to jump in some piles of leaves this fall? Find more inspiration for your fall getaways here, here, and here. And as always, come on by Trover.com to meet some fellow travelers and find out more about the planet you inhabit.

Paris: 9 Can’t Miss Sights You Will Love

How many words have been written about Paris? It is the city of romance, art, architecture, and the world leader in food and culture. But did you know that Paris got its nickname “The City of Light” not from its enlightened culture but from the 56,000 gas lamps that lit it up starting in the 1860s? Of course, the Paris of today has lights for its beautiful cultural monuments and buildings, including the gorgeously lit Eiffel Tower at night. Day or night, Trovers from around the world have found the top sights in Paris and captured them for you. Find below our top sights in Paris. Allons-y!

1. Rodin Museum

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Photo by Bella Abr.

2. Picasso Museum

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Photo by Arianna Gentilini.

3. Père Lachaise Cemetery

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Photo by Earth Trekkers.

4. Eiffel Tower

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Photo by Ole Ekelund.

5. Sacre Cœur

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Photo by Nicole Smith.

6. Notre Dame

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Photo by Laurence Noah.

7. Musée D’Orsay

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Photo by JessDems.

8. Luxembourg Gardens

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Photo by Nikki Woodson Blair.

9. Arc De Triomphe

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Photo by Sarah Pace.

More Trover lists of Paris awesome here, here, and here.

Looking for more inspiration for your fall getaway? Swing on by Trover.com for loads of gorgeous photos. See you there!

State Fairs: 7 Festivals of Food and Fun

Nothing says old fashioned fun like a state fair. Started in the United States during 19th century to showcase agricultural achievements, the first state fair was held in 1841 in Syracuse, New York. Today’s state fairs include rides and amusements along with music and entertainment. The other great activity at a state fair? Food of course! Here are Trover’s blue ribbon picks for some of the best state fairs in the US:

1. Washington State Fair

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Photo by Quinton Doroquez.

2. South Carolina State Fair

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Photo by Elza Hayen.

3. Minnesota State Fair

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Photo by Angelica B.

4. Utah State Fair

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Photo by Ryan Miller.

5. Iowa State Fair

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Photo by Jumpseat Explorer.

6. Texas State Fair

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Photo by Brittany Willis.

7. North Carolina State Fair

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Photo by Niko Batista.

Feeling festive? More choices for celebrating here. 

We have more festivals to see here and check out this list from our very own Julia here.  And as always, come on over to Trover.com to share your awesome travel photos.

Breweries: 9 Outstanding Brewpubs

Beer is recognized as one of the world’s oldest beverages. Starting with the cultivation of cereals, breweries and beer have been part of the world’s cultures and social gatherings for thousands of years. In fact, rules for brewing beer are part of the 2000 year old Babylonian Code of Hammurabi: one of the oldest written set of laws ever discovered. Today, the world’s oldest operating brewery is the Weihenstephan Abbey in Bavaria, run by Benedictine monks since 720.

To celebrate this important part of the human experience, we at Trover have selected a few choice spots in the United States for you to celebrate. Each brewery has a unique approach that highlights the rich cultural heritage and delicious tastes of craft beer. Take a look at the below brewpubs that are located from Tampa to Tempe. Bottoms up!

1. Goose Island, Chicago, IL

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Photo by Barney Harford.

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