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Oct 16, 2014

which city has the most waterfalls in the US

I heard that Asheville, NC has the most and was wondering that's true.

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Oct 10, 2014

Top 10 Great Britain Waterfalls - our list of the best that we've visited

Our Top 10 Best Great Britain Waterfalls List consists of the favorites that we've personally visited in this land of many kingdoms. It's sure to change as we continue to collect more falls...

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Oct 09, 2014

Top 10 Best Iceland Waterfalls - our list of the best that we've visited

Our Top 10 Best Iceland Waterfalls List consists of the favorites that we've personally visited in the land of fire and ice. It's sure to change as we continue to collect more falls...

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Oct 08, 2014

Top 10 Best Europe Waterfalls - our list of the best that we've visited

Our Top 10 Best Europe Waterfalls List consists of the favorites that we've personally visited in this continent. It's sure to change as we continue to visit more falls in more European countries...

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Oct 05, 2014

Europe Waterfalls: Great Britain

The Great Britain Waterfalls page is where we're paying homage to the collection of waterfalls that we've managed to visit while touring this island so full of history, sights, cultures, and...

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Oct 05, 2014

Becky Falls (Dartmoor National Park, Devon, England)

Becky Falls was really our waterfalling excuse to talk about the myriad of attractions that we managed to experience in both Devon and Cornwall counties. As you can see from the photo...

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Oct 05, 2014

Melincourt Falls (Resolven, Neath Port Talbot, Wales)

Melincourt Falls (Sgwd Rhyd Yr Hesg in Welsh) seemed to be one of the unsung waterfalls in an area of South Wales known as Waterfall Country. I suspect the reason why this falls wasn't as well...

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Oct 05, 2014

Sgwd Henrhyd (Brecon Beacons, Powys, Wales)

Sgwd Henrhyd (pronounced "SGOOD HEN-hrhud"; possibly meaning "Old Ford Cascade") was said to be the tallest single-drop waterfall in South Wales at 90ft (27m), but we felt that wasn't the main thing..

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Oct 05, 2014

Dan yr Ogof Showcaves Waterfalls (Brecon Beacons, Powys, Wales)

The Dan yr Ogof Showcaves Waterfalls pertain to a few waterfalls that we just so happened to see during our visit to this cave system in the Brecon Beacons National Park. From our pre-trip research...

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Oct 04, 2014

Brecon Beacons Four Falls Trail (Fforest Fawr, Powys, Wales)

The Brecon Beacons Four Falls Trail took me by surprise both with the amount of exertion need to visit all of the major waterfalls as well as with how scenic each of the falls were. I kind of...

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Oct 04, 2014

Mynach Falls (near Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Wales)

Mynach Falls (Rhaeadr Mynach in Welsh [pronounced "HRHYE-uh-dur MUH-nahkh"]) was an impressive series of waterfalls said to tumble over a cumulative drop of 90m. We did an down-and-up loop walk...

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Oct 04, 2014

Pistyll Rhaeadr (Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant, Powys, Wales)

Pistyll Rhaeadr was a waterfall that quickly impressed us the moment we started to see parts of it as we approached it from the single-lane road leading to this quiet part of Wales that was quite...

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Oct 03, 2014

Dolgoch Falls (Tywyn, Gwynedd, Wales)

Dolgoch Falls was really a series of three waterfalls all running fairly far apart from each other on the Nant Dol-goch. While the signs indicated the trail was said to be a modest one mile...

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Oct 02, 2014

Conwy Falls (Betws-y-Coed, Conwy, Wales)

Conwy Falls (Rhaeadr y Graig Lwyd in Welsh) was kind of a throw in waterfall that we hadn't planned on visiting when we set up our itinerary for North Wales. However, when we just so happened to be...

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Oct 01, 2014

Aber Falls (Abergwyngregyn, Gwynedd, Wales)

Aber Falls (Rhaeadr Fawr in Welsh) for some reason took me by surprise with its size when I finally had a chance to visit it in person. Based on my pre-trip research, I had mistakenly thought I was...

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Sep 30, 2014

Swallow Falls (Betws-y-Coed, Conwy, Wales)

Swallow Falls (Rhaeadr Ewynnol in Welsh [I think pronounced "HRAYE-uh-dur ew-UHN-nol]) was definitely one of the more famous waterfalls we encountered while we were touring Wales. Not only did this...

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Sep 30, 2014

Falls of Falloch (Crianlarich, Stirlingshire, Scotland)

The Falls of Falloch (Eas Falloch in Scottish Gaelic; meaning the Hidden Falls) was a short excursion waterfall that we made a stop for as we were making the drive from Fort William to Stirling Castle

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Sep 30, 2014

Glencoe Waterfalls (Lochaber, Inverness-shire, Scotland)

The Glencoe Waterfalls were my catch-all term for the handful of waterfalls that we happened to have noticed while we were driving through the scenic Glencoe Valley. We actually visited the valley...

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Sep 30, 2014

Steall Falls (Glen Nevis, Inverness-shire, Scotland)

Steall Falls was a very beautiful waterfall ostensibly tumbling 120m into a wide open scenic valley backed by tall mountains. It's said to be Scotland's second highest waterfall so if true...

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Sep 30, 2014

Rogie Falls (Contin, Ross-shire, Scotland)

Rogie Falls was actually a bonus waterfall that Julie and I hadn't even counted on seeing when we made plans to visit Scotland in August 2014. In fact, we didn't even know it existed! However...

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Sep 29, 2014

Falls of Foyers (Loch Ness, Inverness-shire, Scotland)

The Falls of Foyers (Eas na Smuide in Scottish Gaelic meaning the Smoking Falls; pronounced "es-nuh-SMOOD-yuh") was a very attractive waterfall at the small hamlet of Foyers on the quieter eastern...

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Sep 29, 2014

Plodda Falls (Glen Affric, Inverness-shire, Scotland)

Plodda Falls (Eas Plodda in Gaelic) was a very tall 46m high waterfall that we did as a side excursion somewhat out of the way from the busy northern or western shores of Loch Ness...

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Sep 29, 2014

Brides Veil Waterfall (Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland)

The Brides Veil Waterfall (or Bride's Veil Waterfall) was a roadside waterfall that was a worthwhile photo stop not only because it was an attractive cascade that can be composed in many different...

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Sep 29, 2014

Mealt Falls (Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland)

Mealt Falls was certainly one of those waterfalls with that "Wow!" factor as it had a lot going for it, especially in light of the fact that we made our visit on a near perfect weather day...

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Sep 28, 2014

Many A Delighful Day at Ingalalla Falls

As a previous resident of the area I visited the Falls many times. I found the most enjoyable time was during October when the sun was not too hot, the

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Sep 28, 2014

A Short Testimonial of Waterfalling

First off, I would like to personally thank you for creating such a wonderful website full of beautiful scenery, luscious vegetation, and, of course, magnificent

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Sep 28, 2014

Clashnessie Waterfall (Assynt Parish, Sutherland, Scotland)

The Clashnessie Waterfall was our waterfalling reason to take the deceptively long (and dangerous) out-and-back detour from the Loch Assynt vicinity towards the tranquil town and bay of Clashnessie...

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Sep 28, 2014

Smoo Cave (Durness, Sutherland, Scotland)

Smoo Cave was supposed to be one of the more unusual waterfalling excursions in that we were well aware that it featured a waterfall spilling into a pothole deep inside the cave itself. However...

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Sep 28, 2014

Eas a' Chual Aluinn (Loch Beag / near Kylesku, Sutherland, Scotland)

The Eas a' Chual Aluinn was the bastardized Gaelic name of what has been widely reported to be Great Britain's highest above-surface waterfall at 658ft (about 200m). The actual Gaelic name was said...

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Sep 28, 2014

Ardvreck Castle Waterfall (Loch Assynt, Sutherland, Scotland)

The 'Ardvreck Castle Waterfall' was what I'm dubbing this unexpected waterfall surprise that we just so happened to notice when we stumbled upon the equally unexpected surprise of the ruins of...

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Sep 28, 2014

Falls of Measach (near Ullapool, Ross-shire, Scotland)

The Falls of Measach was the 46m waterfall at the head of the mile-long box canyon known as the Corrieshalloch Gorge. In addition to being my waterfalling excuse to explore the deep Corrieshalloch...

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Sep 28, 2014

Falls of Glomach (near Morvich, Ross-shire, Scotland)

The Falls of Glomach had to have been one of those waterfalls that I needed to earn with a bit of an adventure. Not only did I have to partake in a long and nearly all-day hike full of hazards...

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Sep 28, 2014

Black Spout (Pitlochry, Highland Perthshire, Scotland)

The Black Spout Waterfall was a pleasant waterfalling diversion from the shopping, golfing, and the whisky tasting that the town of Pitlochry seemed to be known for. In fact, it was possible...

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Sep 27, 2014

Falls of Bruar (near Blair Atholl, Highland Perthshire, Scotland)

The Falls of Bruar were a series of at least three pretty significant waterfalls (at least that's how many we counted) each with a distinct character all their own. The cumulative height of all...

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Sep 27, 2014

Falls of Moness (Birks of Aberfeldy, Highland Perthshire, Scotland)

The Falls of Moness were a series of waterfalls on the Moness Burn in the Birks of Aberfeldy (Birches of Aberfeldy), which was also made famous in a poem by Scottish poet Robert Burns...

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Sep 27, 2014

Falls of Clyde (New Lanark, Lanarkshire, Scotland)

The Falls of Clyde (we're not talking about the ship here) were a series of three main waterfalls consisting of the Dundaff Linn, Cora Linn (pictured above), and the Bonnington Linn. All of these...

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Sep 27, 2014

Gray Mares Tail (Moffat Valley, Dumfriesshire, Scotland)

The Gray Mares Tail (or Gray Mare's Tail) was a dramatic 60m waterfall said to be the fifth highest in the United Kingdom. While the waterfall itself was very impressive, we felt that the steep...

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Sep 27, 2014

Gordale Scar (Yorkshire Dales National Park, North Yorkshire, England)

The Janet's Foss Waterfall as well as the waterfalls within the gorge known as the Gordale Scar were my waterfalling excuses to see this geological oddity in the Yorkshire Dales National Park...

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Sep 26, 2014

Stock Ghyll Force (Lakes District National Park, Cumbria, England)

Stock Ghyll Force was a small but attractive segmented and multi-tiered 60ft waterfall that kind of reminded me of a smaller scale version of Sol Duc Falls in the Olympic Rainforests of Washington...

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Sep 26, 2014

Taylor Gill Force (Lakes District National Park, Cumbria, England)

The Taylor Gill Force Waterfall was said to be the tallest waterfall in the Lakes District. It was said to have a 140ft drop, which made me wonder whether they were talking about a particular...

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Sep 26, 2014

Aira Force (Lakes District National Park, Cumbria, England)

Aira Force (I'm so tempted to just called this the Air Force Waterfall) was an attractive 20m waterfall (though it seemed a bit taller than that) that tumbled over several tiers between a pair...

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Sep 26, 2014

Ingleton Waterfalls Trail (Carnforth, North Yorkshire, England)

The Ingleton Waterfalls Trail was probably one of the more publicized waterfall excursions that we've done for our UK trip. The entire 4.5-mile loop trail, which took us almost four hours to do...

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Sep 26, 2014

Gaping Gill (Yorkshire Dales National Park, North Yorkshire, England)

The Gaping Gill was the name of a large and well known cavern or pothole (depends on how you look at it) deep in the moors at the boundary of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Typically, the name...

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Sep 25, 2014

High Force (Forest-in-Teesdale, Durham, England)

High Force impressed us with its gushing flow as it plunged 21m into a wide but turbulent plunge pool thanks to the River Tees flowing in full spate from all the unsettled weather that the area had...

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Sep 24, 2014

Cautley Spout (Yorkshire Dales National Park, Cumbria, England)

Cautley Spout was said to possess the tallest cumulative height for a waterfall above ground in England at a reported 198m (30m Hardraw Force was said to have the tallest unbroken singular...

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Sep 24, 2014

Hardraw Force (Yorkshire Dales National Park, North Yorkshire, England)

Hardraw Force was an impressive classic plunge-type waterfall that contrasted from the neighboring Aysgarth Falls in many ways. For starters, this was a singular waterfall with a satisfying 30m...

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Sep 23, 2014

Aysgarth Falls (Yorkshire Dales National Park, North Yorkshire, England)

Aysgarth Falls was actually a series of three main waterfalls, which the signs referred to them as Upper, Middle, and Lower. Rather than being dramatic drops over a cliff, these waterfalls...

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Sep 21, 2014

Not Worth It (Lower Whitewater Falls)

you are right. the end of the hike was anticlimatic. wish we had read this before went to this area. oh well good exercise. the view sucked as the trees

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Sep 21, 2014

Europe: Travel Blog: The Remaining Kingdoms

When Julie returned to the car, she dropped me some bad news as we learned that there was a NATO Summit going on at exactly the two full days that we would be spending in Cardiff...

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