National Park Week takes place in late April across all U.S. National Parks and other NPS sites. Entry is free on the first day. But this week is about much more than free admission.Continue reading What Is National Park Week? And How Can You Get In for Free?
Visit Shark Valley to discover the “True Everglades,” be awed by close encounters with wildlife, and take in the spaciousness of the vast River of Grass and the big subtropical sky.Continue reading Shark Valley: Close Encounters with Wildlife in Everglades National Park (Florida)
Great Sand Dunes National Park is one of those places you really have to see to believe. The scale! The contrast! It looks like part of the Sahara Desert was dropped into the Rocky Mountains.Continue reading See It To Believe It: Great Sand Dunes National Park (Colorado)
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is (by far) the most-visited National Park in the USA. Maybe because it’s conveniently located? Maybe because it’s awesome? Probably both. Also: it’s free!Continue reading Most Popular: Great Smoky Mountains National Park (North Carolina + Tennessee)
The moment you come upon the deep, dark canyon, you’ll be amazed. But it’s when you see the magnificent Painted Wall that you know the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is truly awesome.Continue reading (Literally) Awesome: Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park (Colorado)
Arches National Park might be the most rewarding U.S. park because of the easy access to incredible views. Some of the best sights can be seen right from the car. And you’ll love the photos you’ll take!Continue reading This Rocks, Naturally: Arches National Park (Utah)
The unusual Saguaro National Park is a stunning nature getaway that’s especially enjoyable during the cooler months. Named after the iconic Saguaro cactus, it’s a must-visit for all who have dreamed of seeing the Wild West.
The Mesa Verde National Park in South-Western Colorado is not only a stunning nature park, but also the largest archeological preserve in the USA and a UNESCO World Heritage Site!Continue reading Much More Than Just a National Park: Mesa Verde (Colorado)
Canyonlands National Park near Moab, Utah, features an incredible desert landscape of canyons, mesas, buttes, and rivers. It’s a must-see for explorers, photographers, hikers, cyclists, four-wheelers and even river folk.Continue reading Four Parks In One: Canyonlands National Park (Utah)