Chase Away the Winter Blues With These Warm-Weather National Parks

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Many northern national parks stay open throughout the winter months, but if skiing, ice fishing, and snowshoeing are not for you, consider sun-drenched southern destinations for the RV travel plans you’ve been dying to make. While every national park has its own charm, here are our picks for four National Parks and Monuments that absolutely […]

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2016 Pendleton National Park Foundation Airstream Travel Trailer Introduced

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Airstream recently introduced its next great adventure: its first partnership with iconic lifestyle brand, Pendleton Woolen Mills to create the Limited Edition 2016 Pendleton National Park Foundation Airstream Travel Trailer. Inspired by a mutual love for the great outdoors and made in the USA craftsmanship, these two  American brands have joined together to pay tribute to the nation’s parks, according to a […]

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Joshua Tree National Park Sets Attendance Milestone & Braces For Strong El Niño

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For the first time in its 74-year history, Joshua Tree National Park topped the 2-million visitor mark, reaching the milestone Monday, December 28, 2015. Joshua trees have been described as ugly, but we have always found them fascinating. The odd-shaped stick figures offer an opportunity for your imagination to run the gamut in trying to […]

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12 National Parks Surge in Attendance

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As many national parks broke attendance records through the first 11 months in 2015, parks are bracing for even greater crowds in 2016, when the National Parks Service turns 100 years old. Overall visitation to parks, monuments, and other sites administered by the National Parks Service is on track to hit 300 million in 2015, […]

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2016 Free Entrance Days at National Parks

The South Rim Drive offers the most dramatic vistas, ending at the most spectacular viewpoint, the overlook of Spider Rock. © Rex Vogel, all rights reserved

America’s Best Idea—the national parks—is even better when it’s free! The National Park Service turns 100 years old in 2016 and everyone is invited to join the party! Every year, the National Parks Service waives normal admission fees on certain special periods, including National Parks Week, National Public Lands Day, and Veterans Day. The exact number […]

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A Land of Giants: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

Located in southern Sierra Nevada, east of the San Joaquin Valley, Sequoia National Park and Kings Canyon National Park lie side by side to form “The Land of the Giants”. These two majestic national parks received this very-appropriate nickname due to the significant giant sequoias found there. They include a spectacular range in elevation from […]

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