Julia Butler Hansen // (c) 2010 USFWS Pacific

National Wildlife Refuges Named for Women

How many national wildlife refuges are named for women? The National Wildlife Refuge System (NWRS), which includes more than 560 refuges and 38 wetland management districts throughout the...
Which hotel is home to Southern California's only swim-up bar? // (c) 2014 Harrah's Resort Southern California

Southern California’s Only Swim-Up Bar

Which hotel is home to Southern California's only swim-up bar? Harrah’s Resort Southern California, located in San Diego county, is home to Southern California's only swim-up bar. The swim-up...
Blue-Naped Chlorophonia at the El Dorado Lodge, located in Magdalena, Colombia // (c) 2013 IPC Raleigh / Flickr.com

Country With the Most Bird Species?

Which country has the largest number of bird species? A scientific publication recently confirmed that the official number of birds registered in Colombia has exceeded 1,900 species. This...
Vermont's Montpelier is the only state capitol with no McDonalds restaurant // (c) 2012 Michael Gagnon / Flickr.com

Only State Capitol With No McDonalds

Which U.S. city is the only state capitol with no McDonalds restaurant inside its boundaries? Montpelier, the capital of Vermont is the smallest state capital in the U.S,...
Visitors stand on the International Date Line on the Island of Taveuni, located in Fiji // (c) 2008 Tim O'Shea / Flickr.com

Stand On the International Date Line

In what South Pacific country can a visitor stand on the international date line? Taveuni Island, located in the popular South Pacific travel destination, Fiji, is bisected by...

First State to Allow Women to Vote

Which was the first state to allow women to vote? The women of Wyoming were the first women in the world granted the full right to vote. In...
Lake Lure Inn // (c) 2009 Bill Rhodes / Flickr.com

Dirty Dancing Festival

In which U.S. city does the annual Dirty Dancing Festival take place? The annual Dirty Dancing Festival takes place in Lake Lure, North Carolina every August. With nearly 15...
Joshua Tree National Park // (c) 2011 Nicola / Flickr.com

Most Repulsive Tree in the Vegetable Kingdom

Which distinctive tree, also the name of a national park, was once called "the most repulsive tree in the vegetable kingdom?" The Joshua tree, the distinctively shaped member...
Louisville MEGA Cavern has recently opened Mega Quest, the world's only underground aerial ropes challenge course. // (c) 2013 Mega Quest

World’s Only Underground Ropes Course

Which U.S. city is home to the world's only underground ropes course? Louisville Mega Cavern has recently opened Mega Quest, the world's only underground aerial ropes challenge course,...
Hartland Covered Bridge // (c) 2014 Province of New Brunswick

World’s Longest Covered Bridge

Where is the world's longest covered bridge located? The 1,282 foot Hartland Covered Bridge, the longest covered bridge in the world, is located in Hartland, New Brunswick, Canada. Originally...
Julia Morgan, the first female architect to win the AIA Gold Award, designed the buildings at Asilomar Conference Grounds // (c) 2013 Asilomar Conference Grounds

First Female Architect to Win the AIA Gold Award

Who was the first female architect to win the AIA Gold Award? In December 2013, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) posthumously awarded the 2014 AIA Gold Medal...
Yellowstone National Park // (c) 2009 Michael Privorotsky / Flickr.com

Which Former U.S. President Served as a Park Ranger

Which former U.S. President served as a park ranger for the National Park Service? In the summer of 1936, Gerald Ford worked as a seasonal park ranger at...

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