Alabamians are leaving the laid back, warm southern state to travel to the fast-paced and much colder state of New York. New York is home to a variety of national parks that travelers can visit while in town.
You'll want to peek inside this desert gem, a vacation home just outside the Joshua Tree National Park. The designer used the surrounding landscape as her aesthetic inspiration, resulting in spaces just as open, simple and beautiful as the location.
Located in the Camps Bay area of Cape Town in South Africa, this six-bedroom home is designed to enjoy the sweeping views of the surrounding sea and nearby Table Mountain National Park. Each bedroom features a private terrace with a view.
Clean lines and a cool color scheme makes this guest bathroom an attractive modern space, perfect for a long shower or quick clean up before heading out to enjoy all the popular outdoor activities available in this scenic Whitefish, Montana community nestled at the edge of Glacier National Park.
Just two-and-a-half miles away from Big Sky's Town Center, this $4.8-million home sits on 22 acres of gently rolling hills surrounded by old growth trees. The 7,500-square-foot home has beautiful views of Lone Peak and Yellowstone National Park, and the property lines the Lone Mountain Ranch, where guests can hike, horseback ride and cross-country ski.
A quintessential log cabin with panoramic views of Yellowstone National Park – sign us up. The $1.9 million property sits on 40 acres of wildflower meadows in Big Sky, Montana's Big EZ community. With two bedrooms and two bathrooms, the 1,800-square-foot home brings rustic style to life with reclaimed wood floors and a hand-stacked stone fireplace. Picturesque windows and spacious porches guarantee breathtaking views.
A movable fire bowl nestled into newly established colonies of bayberry, winterberry and fern extends the use of a Maine garden beyond dusk. Slabs of lichen and moss-covered granite are used as benches and form a firewood crib. The property is
within Acadia National Park along the west edge of Somes Sound on Maine’s Mount Desert Island. Matthew Cunningham Landscape Design won an American Society of Landscape Architects award for the entire project.
For a home set within an ancient woodland and heath in the New Forest National Park, designer Wendy Perring of PAD Studio took care to maximize the connection between the home and its surroundings, while minimizing the impact of the structure on the site. “The main living space is open-plan and designed to cater not just for the changing physical needs of its occupants but to provide nourishment and stimulus to the soul through close contact with the home’s natural setting,” says Perring.