It was the spark that ignited my love affair for U.S. National Parks, and subsequently, all national parks. For years, Yellowstone seemed so far away. It was like a distant dream until I finally set my goal to see it in the summer of 2017.
Oft-ignored, Capitol Reef National Park seems to be the underrated cousin, but it can compete with stunning scenery and experiences, especially when the golden hour casts a glow across rock formations.
Looking for dose of history with your powdery white sandy beaches? Then look no further than the Florida Unit of Gulf Islands National Seashore in Pensacola.
With over a million people inhabiting the surrounding area, Rock Creek Park is just the escape that DC metro residents need, whether they recognize it or not!
For anyone who believes in the vision of Hello Ranger, you’ll find yourself right at home with the National Trails System. And while we may not have one of the famous “Triple Crown” trails, there are still thousands of miles of National Trails winding through the heartland.
From family-friendly to pick-the-grit-out-of-your-teeth rides, the Rocky Mountains and Southwest deliver with epic biking options.
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park preserves one of the most significant routes for westward expansion in the U.S., anchored by a pass that served as the primary route for early settlers into Kentucky from Virginia and Tennessee.
How was this oasis of a park established? When research began to create a monument dedicated to the 26th U.S. President, there were several locations in play.
By and large, a vast majority of these annual visitors make the trip in the summer and fall, and rightfully so, but the latter season is easily the optimal time to experience the one-and-only Acadia National Park.
Winter seems to be everyone’s least favorite time of year, but with summer coming to close and a pandemic raging our world, nature can always serve as an escape from our everyday woes, even in the frigid cold.