R2R Travelers’ Favorite Trip Photos from 2015

One of our favorite perks is hearing about trip highlights from travelers when they return from a trip. This year, Reefs to Rockies’ travelers explored places ranging from Peru to Costa…

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Don’t Forget About Our National Wildlife Refuges

Florida's Pelican Island became the country's first national wildlife refuge back in 1903.  Today, every state and territory has at least one refuge within an hour's drive of most major…

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Peru’s Newest National Park – Sierra del Divisor

Earlier this month, a new national park received final approval by Peru’s president, Ollanta Humala. Sierra del Divisor National Park spans 3.3 million acres, protecting a huge swath in the…

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Why Do Some Lions Climb Trees?

The vast majority of lions stay put on the ground, leaving tree climbing to other big cats like the leopard. However, there are two places in Africa where you have…

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Outnumbered By Diversity in Ecuador

In June, Sheridan Samano represented Reefs to Rockies during AdventureWeek Ecuador along with other representatives from a select group of travel companies and media. This 10-day educational trip sponsored by…

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Mexico 2015 – Photo and Video Highlights

We’ve just returned from our sixth scouting trip to Mexico this year.   Our latest trip was to Guadalupe Island where we spent three days cage diving with great white sharks.…

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Good News for Monarch Butterflies

Monarch butterflies are found throughout the United States, though a majority of the population migrates up to 3,000 miles to Mexico for the winter months.  In 1996, the Mexican government…

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JetBlue Connects Fort Lauderdale, FL and Quito, Ecuador

JetBlue Airways recently announced daily flight service between Fort Lauderdale, Florida (FLL) and Quito, Ecuador (UIO). Service is scheduled to begin on February 25, 2016. Flights will depart FLL at…

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