Five Ways Spending Time Outdoors Can Benefit Your Mental and Physical Health

Life can be a balancing act, and keeping up with work, family, and other responsibilities can take its toll. Technology has made it easier to spend more time indoors, but if you’re not getting enough time outdoors, you may be missing out on some amazing health and wellness benefits. Whether you enjoy taking a stroll [...]

The Benefits of Having a Dog Park in Your Community

The first dog park was started as a social experiment in Berkeley California in 1979. The park was a great success that came with many incredible benefits to the community and it inspired communities around the world to start their own dog parks. There are over 1000 dog parks around major cities today. Here are [...]

20 Coolest Parks in the United States - Part One

There are so many great parks in the United States. Many are popular because of their unique natural beauty. Others are known for their abundant wildlife or amenities. Others offer the opportunity to enjoy a variety of activities—from photography to enjoying a day out on the water to camping and fishing. However, among these great [...]

Thinking about a Park Wedding? Most beautiful parks to have a park wedding or wedding picnic

If you enjoy stunning backdrops of mountains, rivers, flowers, and trees – a park just might be the perfect place for your wedding, especially in the summertime. Fortunately, we have an abundance of beautiful parks to choose from here in the United States to host your dream wedding. Along with providing a peaceful place for [...]

Growing a Better World: Community Gardens

Community gardens are spaces in urban or suburban areas where people garden together. Some of these spaces are owned by an individual or an organization, and some are started as a group effort by residents of the community. People may each have a plot within a garden for which they care for, or they may [...]

Exercise and the Elderly : The Myths & The Facts

Exercise and Us!  Not only does exercise help us maintain our physical health, it also improves the mental state - making it a necessary activity for maintaining a good overall health regimen. This is true for all of us, but it is especially important to folks in their older years. There is a common misconception that [...]