Photos: Top 12 Must-See Destinations Across New Hampshire

New Hampshire is filled to the brim with natural beauty and state parks. (Shutterstock)NEW HAMPSHIRE — If you’re planning a trip up north, take a look at this list before setting off for New Hampshire. From the majestic Appalachian mountains to the historic towns and cities, the Granite State is a perfect vacation spot for anyone looking for an adventure. White Mountains The White Mountains are a beautiful Appalachian mountain range in New Hampshire perfect for hiking and camping. (Shutterstock) Mount WashingtonClimb, hike, drive or take the train up to the Mount Washington Summit for amazing views of the mountain range.

Visitors will soon need reservations for one of Hawaii’s most popular sites

(CNN) — It’s one of the most popular spots in Hawai’i, and soon anyone from out-of-state will need a reservation to visit.The new system for iconic Diamond Head State Monument — or Lē’ahi, to natives — will become effective May 12, the state’s Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) announced in a Monday news release.On the island of O’ahu, Diamond Head is one of the state’s most visited sites, the DLNR said, and is renowned for the stunning views along its hiking trail.The system is slated to activate on Thursday, April 28, and will allow for reservations beginning 14 days ahead.

Best winery experiences in South Australia 22 April

From innovative McLaren Vale wineries to the Barossa legends, go beyond the cellar door and earn some serious vinophile cred on a behind-the-scenes experience. Craft your own blend or barrel, delve beneath the earth’s surface or soar high above the vineyards on a literal wine flight. Prime your palate, here’s our guide to the best winery experiences in South Australia.Yalumba, BarossaPart artist, part scientist and part tradesman. The craft of coopering has been perfected over thousands of years and today is mastered by only a handful of artisans.

A Rhode Island neighborhood is one of the best places to buy a beach vacation home, according to Travel + Leisure

A fisherman at sunset in Watch Hill, R.I. Latham Jenkins / Flickr
By Kristi Palma April 20, 2022 | 11:58 AM
If you dream of owning a vacation home along the New England coast, Travel + Leisure says you should buy in Rhode Island. The travel publication recently released a list of the 8 best places to buy a beach vacation home in the U.S. and included Watch Hill, R.I., the only New England spot on the list. Watch Hill is a neighborhood in Westerly, R.I. ‘Investing in a second home, especially one located by the beach, has always tempted people, but because of the COVID-19 pandemic, it has become one of the hottest real estate trends,’ wrote Travel + Leisure.

Vera Bloom is Hoping for ‘Serenity’

NASHVILLE , TENNESSEE, UNITED STATES, April 19, 2022 / — Rock artist, Vera Bloom, is making new moves. Here with her next single, ‘Serenity’, Bloom is hoping to spread an uplifting message. This song was written at the beginning of the pandemic lockdown when we were all isolated and scared. Vera Bloom is hoping that releasing this song now, as the world is slowly opening back up and blooming again, will allow this song to blossom and hopefully provide some reflection and introspection on these last two years and maybe encourage some to see some silver-linings.

The Best Surf Trips for Intermediate Surfers

You may have heard of Malcom Gladwell’s 10,000-hour rule, but if you haven’t, it’s quite simple: the author and thinker posits that it takes 10,000 hours of ‘deliberate practice’ to become world-class at anything. And when you break it down, that comes out to 27 years to master a specific discipline if you were to practice it for one hour each day. Easy, right?
Wrong. Most of us don’t have the time or the patience to practice something so diligently, which means that the majority of humans are painfully average at most pursuits…including surfing.