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University of Copenhagen Botanical Garden

Bright vibrant colors of beautiful blossoms galore! The University of Copehagen Botanical Garden [Øster Farimagsgade 2B, 1353 København K, Denmark] is a must see for naturalists visiting the city. The park is free to visit, and a stop at the … Continue reading

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Best of Oahu Activities: Honolulu Zoo

Honolulu Zoo (Educational, Honolulu) The weather wasn’t perfect for the beach one day so we decided to go to the zoo (151 Kapahulu Ave, Honolulu). This was our biggest ‘splurge’ attraction on the whole trip at $14 a ticket, but … Continue reading

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Best of Oahu Botanical Gardens: Ho’omaluhia

Top Picks: Ho‘omaluhia Botanical Garden (Educational, Koi Pond, Wildlife Sightings, Windward) Just try to keep your jaw from dropping as you drive into this utterly amazing and free green space (45-680 Luluku Road, Kaneohe, HI 96744). Great parking lot and … Continue reading

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Best of Oahu Hikes: Manoa Falls & Lyon Arboretum

Manoa Falls & Lyon Arboretum (Waterfall, Educational, Honolulu) A waterfall hike has a great draw, what a beautiful payoff for your labors. There was work being done on the road to the trailhead so the only free place to park … Continue reading

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Oneonta’s Butterfly Conservatory

If you’re down for a drive and you love nature, but hate the cold, visit the Joseph L. Popp, Jr. Butterfly Conservatory in Oneonta. This place is really great. It’s not the biggest butterfly conservatory in the world, but it … Continue reading

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Day Trip to Cooperstown: The Farmers Museum, Brewery Ommegang, and Glimmerglass State Park

A trip to Cooperstown for most usually has something to do with baseball, but it has a whole lot more to offer than that. Our first trip there was in the fall; it was a beautiful drive and included a … Continue reading

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Teatown Lake Reservation in Westchester

I had a lovely time exploring and hiking about Teatown Lake Reservation in Ossining. I walked about their education center and looked at the local animals including turtles, snakes, and walking sticks.  I viewed wildflower island completely blanketed with wildflowers.  I … Continue reading

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