Watkins Glen, NY

“A purpose of human life, no matter who is controlling it, is to love whoever is around to be loved.” – Kurt Vonnegut  Watkins Glen, NY – Have you ever wondered what it is about a place that makes it Read More …

Mt. Shasta, CA

“When I first caught sight of Mount Shasta over the braided folds of the Sacramento Valley, my blood turned to wine, and I have not been weary since.”– John Muir Is One Single Picture Really Enough To Create An Addiction? Read More …

Natchez, MS

“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” ― Oscar Wilde Yup, It Happens Natchez, MS – Here’s a first when it comes to HopAmerica.com’s small town series. Believe it or not, we haven’t Read More …

Bristol, RI

“‎The simple truth is that you can understand a town. You can know and love and hate it. You can blame it, resent it, and nothing changes. In the end, you’re just another part of it.” – Brenna Yovanoff The Read More …

The Best Hiking Spots In America

Hiking as an outdoor activity can be defined in many ways, but ask any experienced hiker and they’ll likely tell you that it’s all about solitude and isolation in some of the most untamed playgrounds that Mother Nature had the Read More …