This how you can snag a fire lookout tower for $40 a night
HOUSTON Fire lookout towers are available for rent across the nation for around $40 per night. The fire towers, plus additional reactional cabins and lodgings, book up as soon as the US Forest Service makes them available each winter. This year, like most things with COVID-19, things are different. If you are interested in renting a fire lookout tower, you should check recreation.gov every week for cancellations. According to CNN, Idaho and Montana are the states with the most lookouts.
Need to burn your kids’ energy? Try golf -- as in, real golf
But if you’re in need of more ideas, how about this one: Have you tried taking your kid golfing? Depending on which part of the country you golf, other wildlife such as deer and alligators can also easily be present on a golf course. On a side note, you don’t have to have your kid hit EVERY shot. Golf courses know the value of introducing the game to youngsters, and thus, will often offer heavy discounts for kids to play, if they even charge them at all for a round. Some golf courses also will offer discounts for families who want to play.
Golfing on a Jewel: 5 reasons why playing this course on Mackinac Island is an experience like no other
Here are five reasons why a round of golf on Mackinac Island’s Jewel Golf Course is an experience like no other. The ferry rideSome ferry rides to Mackinac Island will take you underneath the Mackinac Bridge. Spectacular viewsViews from the Jewel Golf Course on Mackinac Island. The Jewel Golf Course on Mackinac Island. The Jewel Golf Course on Mackinac Island.
LIST: 15 wonderful places to visit where you can easily maintain your social distance in the Houston area
Many recreational spots in the Houston area have relaxed closure guidelines after the stay-home order was lifted by Gov. Lake Houston Wilderness ParkAlthough Lake Houston Wilderness Park is the only park that allows overnight camping, the park is open for day-use only for the time being. It spans over 4,000 acres of wooded parkland and is located 30 minutes north of downtown, according to the City of Houston website. Thompsons Fish CampThompsons is a family-owned boat ramp and fishing area that is popular in the Baytown area, just a short drive from Houston. Since the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, mini libraries have popped up across the Houston area which brought great benefit for families.