Seasonal Driving

A Colorful Reason To Plan A National Parks Adventure

Some National Parks turn into absolute jewels during the fall as they transform into a sea of color. The park system is open but planning is necessary.

Here are 10 destinations worth visiting in early autumn.

Family hiking: Letting dog be your guide

One North Carolina native believes she has found a way to unlock the beauty and wonders of nature to America’s internet-crazed youth.

For Ellen Eastwood the answer lies in four paws and a discriminating nose. Her guidebook, “The Trail Hound’s Handbook, Your Family Guide To Hiking With Dogs,” teaches kids how to have fun in the wilderness with man’s best friend.