Articles Tagged with National Parks

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8 Must-Stay Hotels in the U.S. & Canada Worth Planning a Road Trip Around

Unbelievably scenic road trips come with the territory when you hit the highway around the United States and Canada. And with them comes the chance to stay at any number of fantastic hotels along the…

Find Nature’s Most Exquisite Backdrops in These 9 National Parks Around the Globe

Out-of-this-world landscapes, breathtaking natural landmarks, daredevil peaks, fairy-tale giants and incredible concerts of flora and fauna: There is so much beauty to discover across the world in real time. These nine national parks in Europe…

Find Fewer Crowds and a Lot of Wonder at 10 Under-the-Radar U.S. National Parks

The National Park Service recently recorded a significant increase in recreation visits to U.S. national parks. And while the majority of visits were to the most popular parks, like Yellowstone, the Great Smoky Mountains and…
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Firsts: Explore Black History Through U.S. National and State Parks

Pristine scenery and wildlife aren’t the only reasons to visit U.S. state and national parks. Across the National Park System, you’ll find significant historical and cultural experiences available that include the contributions of African Americans….
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The Great Outdoors Is Waiting: 9 Hotels That Get You Closer to National Parks

Vacationing near one of the world’s stunning national parks teeming with wildlife and overflowing with otherworldly landscapes is one of the finer things in life. It’s even better when you’re able to base yourself at…

Pampering Preferred: Go Luxe on These Secluded Outdoor Getaways

Escaping the everyday — as well as crowded spaces — on an outdoor adventure doesn’t mean leaving creature comforts behind. With proper planning, you’ll find luxury amenities in the midst of nature’s finest five-star landscapes…

Parks That Captured Our Hearts: Celebrating 9 Unsung National Parks Around the World

With big-name parks like Yosemite, Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon attracting the largest throngs of national park visitors in the U.S., it seems even nature can’t escape from the “cool kid” mentality. Yet beyond the…
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How to Capture Joshua Tree National Park’s Most Instagrammable Sights

Joshua Tree National Park sprawls across an ecological crossroads. It sits at the intersection of two distinct deserts, the higher Mojave Desert and the lower Colorado Desert, and for that reason teems with unique species…
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Ready to Ride? 11 Gorgeous National Parks Within a 3-Hour Drive of Major U.S. Cities

The Grand Canyon and Yellowstone National Park are easily two of the most beautiful places in the United States. Getting to them, however, is a little less pretty—we’re talking four-plus hour drives from any central…
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Heaven Really Is a Place on Earth: Zion Is Jaw-Dropping and Insta-Ready

There may be 59 national parks spread across the United States, but Zion National Park is unique in its distinctly Southwestern feel, with undulating rock formations and bold red hues set against bluebird skies. While…