Where Are America’s Best Kept Secrets? Think Dakotas!

As the most popular national parks get more crowded, where do you go to escape? In this post, we’ll explore two such parks in the Dakotas. The attraction: Mount Rushmore National Memorial, South Dakota (2.4 million visits) The alternative: Badlands National Park, South Dakota (868,000 visitors) Location: About 85 miles east of Mount Rushmore National […]

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National Park Service Will See $256M in Infrastructure Spending

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced more than $256 million in approved funding to rebuild “critical” national park infrastructure, according to a news release. “Dire maintenance and repair needs that contribute to the $11.6 billion backlog currently facing the nation’s national parks,” according to the release. Roads, bridges, trails, water systems, and visitor centers—even […]

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4 Midwest RV Travel Gems

Owning an recreational vehicle is the greatest way to explore all of the natural beauty, unique architecture, and diverse culture that exists throughout this magnificent world of ours. It’s a freedom unlike anything other, providing you and your family with countless opportunities for learning and growth. Still, after several years of traveling, it can be difficult to […]

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Better in the Bluegrass: Kentucky Launches Culinary Trail at 9 State Parks

The Kentucky Department of Tourism, recently launched a new culinary trail linking Kentucky State Parks, called “Better in the Bluegrass.” The Kentucky Tourism Cabinet says the Kentucky State Parks Culinary Trail includes nine parks offering different authentic meals that represent their region. To highlight what is special about different regions of the state, a group […]

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Turn Memorial Day Into a Weeklong Vacation

Looking forward to barbecues and RVing over Memorial Day weekend? Why not extend your stay for even more fun in the sun? Consider the following driving routes and destinations. Sequoia and Kings Canyon and Yosemite National Parks, California Every year 4 million people visit Yosemite National Park to marvel at its soaring granite walls. But […]

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