August 25, 2016 marks the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. The park system oversees and protects over 59 national parks, 81 national monuments, 128 historical sites, 25 battlefields and more. As you can see, there are so many spectacular things throughout the U.S. And the best way to celebrate this centennial anniversary is to check out one of the national parks (like Yellowstone, Yosemite, or any of the other diverse 57 in the nation). Find the park nearest you and see what lays in your own backyard.
Maybe you just want to get away to camp, fish, swim, hike, or ride horses. Big Bend National Park and Lake Murray State Park are awesome destinations for experiencing the great outdoors. If you are want to sample craft beer, interact with television panelists, or be entertained by musicians, and/or theater, there are festivals and cultural sites to check out. Are you ready to pack your bags and head to Texas for a memorable trip? Take a look at this infographic by Saint Bernard for specific details and dates so you can plan your vacation.
Berghaus have put together their favourite UK trail runs. This infographic details the key features, altitude, calories and distance for each train run. From Askham Moors to Ben Lomond, would these make your favourite trail runs list or do you have other suggestions?
1000 miles is an impressive distance to run by any stretch of the imagination. To do it in 40 days across the high route of the Great Himalaya Trail is an incredible achievement. That’s exactly what Berghaus athlete Philippe Gatta is attempting to do, setting the fastest known time for the route. Gatta’s aim is to complete the route in 40 days, which will mean him running the equivalent of 40 marathons in 40 days. The route includes many passes at an altitude higher than 5,000m and two that are at 6,200m, and it navigates through some of the highest mountains in the world, including Everest, Makalu and Kangchenjunga.
The most awaited week of the US tennis tournament tour schedule is finally here. The 2013 Tennis US Open begins August 26th. The best tennis players of the world come together and leave everything on the court to grab the victory that can only be claimed by one. And, Do it Tennis wants to celebrate with all tennis fans. Are you one of these excited tennis fans? Tennis is full of interesting, and maybe even surprising facts. Test yourself and figure out how much you know about the sport that you love. Start building up your reputation as an “expert tennis fan” and surprise your family and friends with those little secrets about the tennis sport! Enjoy more tennis off the court with these surprising tennis facts by Do it Tennis. Summer is not over yet, and the euphoria of the game heats up the atmosphere even more. The 2013 US Open is here! To celebrate the 2013 US Open, Do It Tennis is giving away three amazing prizes in the Do It Tennis Sweepstakes inspired on these three incredible players: Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer. But wait women, DIT has something special for you tennis ladies, too! Check out the Do It Tennis Summer Sweepstakes!
It is arguable as to which universities and colleges have the best athletic programs, however it is more obvious which colleges and universities have the best looking and accommodating athletic facilities. Our team at Patterson Pope, Inc. has created an infographic that names the Top 10 Best College Athletic facilities across the United States.
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