The Skagit Valley, with Mt. Baker in the distance, is the home of the annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival // (c) 2013 Philip /

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

Every spring, tens of millions of colorful tulips bloom throughout the Pacific Northwest's Skagit Valley. Farmers around the valley raise these colorful blooms, and visitors can best...
Visitors to the annual California Poppy Festival, held in Lancaster, Calif., can visit the Antelope Valley Poppy Preserve // (c) 2008 Rennett Stowe /

California Poppy Festival

California's state flower, the brilliant California Poppy can be found blooming in the wild every spring, in fields and farms throughout California. One of the most abundant...
Every April, Washington State's Long Beach Peninsula hosts the Long Beach Razor Clam Festival // (c) 2013 LDELD /

Long Beach Razor Clam Festival

Digging for clams is a popular activity on Washington State's Long Beach Peninsula, that dates back many decades. In 1940, the people of Long Beach organized the...
Oakhurst, Calif. is the self-proclaimed carved bear capital of the world. The Talking Bear welcomes visitors to town. // (c) 2011 sporst /

Oakhurst Woodcarvers Rendezvous

Oakhurst, Calif., best know as the gateway city to Yosemite National Park, also has a lesser claim to fame. It's the self-proclaimed carved bear capital of the...
Sailing ships representing a number of South American countries come together during the Velas Latinoamerica 2014 // (c) 2014 Velas Latinoamerica

International Navy Regatta

The shorelines of South America have become home to a stunning sailing spectacular this spring, as international sailing vessels navigate the continent's coastline in an organized event known...
Every April, the community of Wrangell, Alaska holds the Stikine River Birding Festival // (c) U.S. Forest Service

Stikine River Birding Festival

The arrival of spring in Wrangell, Alaska means more than longer days. The southeast Alaska community, located along the state's scenic Inside Passage, also welcomes the largest springtime...

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