These State Parks Offer the Natural Splendor of National Parks Without the Crowds

Across the U.S., there are more than 10,000 designated state parks, spanning an astounding 18 million acres. Within their borders, travelers find landscapes every bit as dramatic as national parks—from the 70-foot wind-sculpted sand dunes of Monahans Sandhills State Park in West Texas to the needle-like granite formations of Custer State Park in the beautiful […]

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5 Must-See Spots in North America

From saguaros and hoodoos to fern-covered canyons and massive glaciers, we have explored some of the most incredible sights the U.S. and Canada have to offer. Towing a car offers us the freedom to venture most anywhere while our motorhome remains at the RV park or campground of our choosing. We’ve explored everything from national parks and state and provincial […]

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Planning To Visit a National Park? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

You don’t need a huge budget or a month off from work to take an amazing vacation—there’s a national park not too far from you, allowing you the opportunity to get outdoors and get amazing content for your social media feeds. The Instagram accounts for the National Parks Service and U.S. Interior are stocked with stunning inspiration […]

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Is The Summer Of 2018 The Summer Of The Road Trip?

Suddenly, old-fashioned road trips are trendy again. Surveys show they’re on the rise. Websites, newspapers, magazines, and even books are featuring road trips like they’re the next big thing—even though they’re actually a longstanding American tradition steeped in nostalgia and pop culture, from the 1950’s Beat Generation literary classic “On the Road” to the 1983 […]

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The Past, Present, and Future of Forestry Come Alive At the Cradle of Forestry

The Past, Present, and Future of Forestry Come Alive At the Cradle of Forestry in America © Rex Vogel, all rights reserved

Nestled in Pink Beds Valley is the Cradle of Forestry in America. This heritage site is the birthplace of science-based forest management. George and Edith Vanderbilt of the nearby Biltmore Estate are accredited for this living legacy. Some 87,000 aces of the Vanderbilt’s “Pisgah Forest” tract became the nucleus of the Pisgah National Forest, established in […]

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6 Amazing National Parks Your Family Must Experience This Summer

As you plan your family summer vacation, consider one of America’s amazing national parks. The U.S. features a wonderful array of natural wonders that offer everything from hiking to kayaking and sightseeing to tent and RV camping. Whether you enjoy outdoor activities or want to take it easy, everyone can find something to love at […]

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