Hike to Treasure Falls
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Hike to Treasure Falls

This roadside “attraction” is a real gem, a real treasure actually.  I was heading to Denver after a stop in Pagosa Springs and decided to make a stop at Treasure Falls.  According to legend, there’s “a treasure of gold” buried in the mountain home to the falls.  In the late 1700s about 300 Frenchmen secretly … Continue reading

Icy Fish Creek Falls
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Icy Fish Creek Falls

I’ve admired Fish Creek Falls several times during summer stays in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.  But, I’d never see them completely iced over….until now. In summer the cold alpine water thunders over the 280-foot legendary falls that are just minutes from downtown Steamboat.  In winter, it’s a world of white, ice, and quiet. It was cold … Continue reading

Wildcat Wayside Falls are “Purr”fect for a Family Hike
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Wildcat Wayside Falls are “Purr”fect for a Family Hike

It’s a historic rest stop with waterfalls.  You can see one of them from South Carolina’s Highway 11, also known as the Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway.  It’s a small park, only about 60 acres, but it’s packed with nature and history.  This hike is easy and great for families since it’s a one-mile loop to … Continue reading

Chagrin Falls
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Chagrin Falls

Chagrin Falls, Ohio, is quaint walkable historic village about 30 minutes from Cleveland.  In the center of this town, which dates back to 1833, are waterfalls. Like the town, the falls are small but wonderful. There are great views from both sides of the falls.  On one side you can walk down stairs and explore … Continue reading

Falls Park on the Reedy
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Falls Park on the Reedy

One of my favorite spots in my hometown of Greenville, South Carolina, is Falls Park on the Reedy. Standing on the curved suspension Liberty Bridge taking in the picturesque park of waterfalls and gardens is a must on any visit to Greenville. Pair your visit to the falls with dining outside in one of the … Continue reading