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Travel Tip: Visit National Parks in Winter
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Travel Tip: Visit National Parks in Winter

When someone says off-season travel, it might sound…well, a little depressing, right? But in many of our national parks, winter is actually the time you WANT to travel. And now… Read More…

State Parks You Can Still Visit During the Government Shutdown
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State Parks You Can Still Visit During the Government Shutdown

The partial government shutdown has closed all of our national parks. It’s estimated that the parks are currently losing out on 715,000 visitors and $450,000 a day in  revenue. But… Read More…

10 Ways You Can Help On National Public Lands Day
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10 Ways You Can Help On National Public Lands Day

This National Public Lands Day, national parks across the country are hosting projects to rejuvenate public parks and forests. Get out and help!

Travel Tip: Visiting Sacred Native American Sites
Cultural Immersion / Midwest / National Parks / South / Travel Tips / USA / West

Travel Tip: Visiting Sacred Native American Sites

When someone refers to sacred Native American sites, you might think only of burial grounds or closed-off archeological areas. But the fact is, there are a number of important sites… Read More…

Travel Tip: Lesser-Known American Parks
National Parks / Travel Tips / USA

Travel Tip: Lesser-Known American Parks

Every year, people ask me the best times to go visit Yosemite and the Grand Canyon. But let’s not overlook other great parks our nation has to offer. When someone… Read More…

Family Travel: Exploring the Redwoods & Yosemite
Eco Travel / Family/Kids Travel / National Parks

Family Travel: Exploring the Redwoods & Yosemite

Margot Black and her family decided to hit the road for a mini summer vacation, traveling from Los Angeles to the Sierra National Forest and Yosemite. At The Redwoods, they… Read More…

Travel Tip: Healthier National Park Food
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Travel Tip: Healthier National Park Food

You probably don’t associate healthy food with the outdoors. More like hot dogs and marshmallows, right? But head to a national park this summer and you may find some surprising… Read More…

Know Before You Go: National Park Camping
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Know Before You Go: National Park Camping

Our national parks have it all, but that doesn’t mean they do all the work for you. Summer is prime time for the parks, so preparation is essential for a… Read More…

The Secrets to a Successful National Park Summer Vacation
Adventure Travel & Sports / National Parks / Travel Tools / USA

The Secrets to a Successful National Park Summer Vacation

Summer is a time of exploring and enjoying the outdoors. Whether it be at a lake, in the mountains, along a river, in the desert, or on the beach, our… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Snowdonia National Park
Eco Travel / National Parks / Voluntourism

Voluntourism Spotlight: Snowdonia National Park

Wales is known for its dynamic green landscape, but that doesn’t come without work. Help preserve one of the country’s most beautiful spots when you volunteer in Snowdonia National Park…. Read More…

Travel Tip: Camping for First Timers
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Travel Tip: Camping for First Timers

For a lot of people, summer means camping season. And for the rest of us, let’s just say it’s not our first choice…But if you are a camping novice, it… Read More…