There's much more to the Wyoming landmark than what you saw in ’Close Encounters of the Third Kind.’
Caves and volcanoes don’t often go hand-in-hand in our imaginations, but the second most common type of cave in the world is made from the power of volcanoes.
A study shows that bed bugs love dirty clothes. Follow these tips to keep them from hitching a ride home with you.
Alaska's Katmai National Park and Preserve is kicking off its Fat Bear Week tournament—and the competition looks as fierce, and chonky, as ever.
Spring isn't the only time of year the gardens are worth visiting.
Can't wait for fall? Start planning the ultimate leaf-peeping expedition now with this interactive map showing peak foliage predictions for 2023.
The North American parrots vanished mysteriously in the early 20th century. Now scientists are closer to solving their disappearance.
On September 23, 2023, you can visit the Statue of Liberty, Alcatraz Island, or any of the 400-plus other monuments, parks, and historical sites overseen by the National Park Service for free.
From burrowing owls to smooth green snakes, these animal names don't leave much to the imagination.
Thousands of beluga whales are swimming south, and you can watch their progress live.
Spanish moss is neither Spanish nor moss. But the iconic Southern plant has an interesting history.
Before you hit the highway, be sure to stock up on these van life essentials that’ll make your next adventure even more enjoyable.
Mount Everest may seem like it's as tall and as high a mountain as has ever existed. But the title of Tallest Mountain all depends on how—and where—you make your measurements.
The biggest birds on Earth stand taller than the average human and have the attitude to match. Here are 10 intimidating-looking species from around the world.
You don't have to leave the city to have a successful birdwatching experience.
Diving into a pool or lake to escape bees could result in a death worthy of a 'Final Destination' movie.
Poison ivy isn’t the only thing that can give you a nasty rash.
Officials are using snowplows to clear the roads of the dead and objectively disgusting bugs.
The finding was confirmed when the property owner broke out in a rash.
Whether you enjoy the velvety skin on peaches or peel it off, you may wonder why they developed fuzz in the first place.
Poison ivy can take many different shapes and sizes. It can appear in small patches, take the form of creeping vines or a bush, and can even mimic the appearance of a tree it has wrapped itself around.
From a 175-year-old farmhouse to a luxury lodge on the Grand Canyon, these are the most historic places to stay in eight national park properties.