Category: USA & Canada
On the Road Again!
We hope that you share our joy seeing these very happy travelers on Gate 1’s first tour departures since last March! Our first of several sold out groups commemorated their U.S.A. visit to the National Parks with a celebratory […]
The Impressive Landscapes of Denali National Park, Alaska
Denali National Park is named for the highest mountain peak in North America; Denali mountain. This vast park is larger than the state of New Jersey at 6 million square acres and is virtually untouched […]
The Majestic Canyonlands, United States
Canyonlands National Park encompasses over 300,000 acres of fascinating terrain in the southeastern state of Utah near Moab. Divided by the Green and Colorado Rivers, this area has long been shaped by water and erosion. […]
The Jewel of Alberta; Moraine Lake, Canada
Beautiful Moraine Lake is a glacially fed lake located in the Banff National Park’s Valley of the Ten Peaks about 10 miles from Lake Louise. The vivid blue waters of the lake come from nearby […]
Happy 100th Anniversary Grand Canyon!
Happy Birthday to one of the most iconic landmarks in the USA; the Grand Canyon. The park officially became recognized as a national park 100 years ago and we are celebrating with a post dedicated to the history and interesting facts of this geological wonder.
It’s All Here. Cultural Treasures, Remarkable History, Jaw-Dropping Beauty
The greatest discoveries of your life could be right under your nose. The truth is, you don’t need to look far to gaze on breathtaking vistas … to immerse yourself in local ways of life […]
Canada: Where Wonders Never Cease
Between the forested Pacific shores of Vancouver Island and the rocky fingers of land that reach into the Atlantic at Newfoundland’s Terra Nova National Park, the second largest country on earth spans some 4,700 miles […]
Getting Back to Nature in Banff, Alberta
Banff, Alberta is located in Western Canada nestled among the Rocky Mountains and located about an hour and a half outside of Calgary.
Iconic Mount Rushmore
George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt and Thomas Jefferson welcome you to the Mount Rushmore National Memorial in Keystone, South Dakota!
Celebrating National Parks Week: Facts from our National Parks
The national parks of the United States are a long-honored treasure and a must see for tourists and locals alike.