Can horses fly? Yes, when they are Olympic athletes. More than 300 horses, tons of equipment and special food are being flown from Europe to compete in equestrian events in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, July 23-August 8, 2021. As you might expect, it’s a massive logistical undertaking.
The AAA predicts more than 47 million of us will be on the road and in the air over the 4th of July holiday weekend, which matches pre-Pandemic levels. In other words, expect crowded roads, airports and trains, and delays wherever you are going. Also expect higher prices for gas, car rentals, hotels and airfare.
Some of the best reasons to visit national parks are the chance to spot wildlife, including bison, elk, bear, moose, wolves, eagles, trumpeter swans and more. Plus, of course, hundreds of species of birds. With more than 400 national parks and preserves in the National Parks System, there’s plenty of opportunity.
Indianapolis is justifiably famous for the Indy 500 race every Memorial Day weekend. It’s the oldest race in the USA – 2021 is the 105th running – and one of the most famous races in the world. But Indianapolis has a much more to offer, during Race Week or anytime of the year. Here’s why Indianapolis is on our list of where to go next.