Dating sites for rock climbers
This great gorge is 277 miles long and 6,000 feet deep in some spots, with rocks that are millions of years old. Bike along the South Rim (rent wheels from Bright Angel at the visitor center) or hike into the canyon on free ranger-led tours to spot fossils, lizards and California Condors.
For the ride of lifetime, explore by mule, but reserve your 3-hour excursion at least a year in advance.
Get there when your kids are: Gradeschoolers/Tweens/Teens More info: Why you've got to go: Housed in the Lorraine Motel where Martin Luther King Jr.Once you get out there, nature's light show begins.The water sparkles like pixie dust every time you move your paddle, and fish flash by like tiny light sabers. Some outfitters, like Baby Bay Cruising Lagoon Company, take you on electric boats instead.Get there when your kids are: Tween/Teens More info: Why you've got to go: For the most amazing seashell experience you've ever had!
Gazillions of them wash up on these Gulf coast barrier islands, which are equally famous for their wildlife.
What to do: Charter a guided excursion, led by companies like Kayaking Puerto Rico and Yokahu Kayaks.