10 Ways To Explore the Blue Ridge Parkway

The Blue Ridge Parkway is an iconic scenic highway that stretches 469 miles along the spine of the Blue Ridge Mountains. This unique unit of the National Park Service offers interactive historic sites, visitor centers, picnic areas, campgrounds, miles of breath taking mountain scenery, and much more. Whether planning a day trip or a multiday family […]

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The West’s Most Beautiful, Least Visited Wonderland

Though one of the oldest national parks in the U. S., Lassen Volcanic National Park isn’t as well-known as its Californian sister, Yosemite National Park, only welcoming 507,256 visitors last year compared to Yosemite’s over four million. Unlike Yosemite, there were no crowds at the entrance gate, in the parking lots, or on the trails. Lassen […]

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6 National Parks You Should Have on Your Radar This Summer

There are 60 national parks across America. That’s not counting the hundreds of national monuments, historical sites, battlefields, memorials, trails, and more. When you count all of them together, the number of protected sites that fall under the US National Park Service is well over 400. So it should not surprise anyone when I say […]

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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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New Instagram Contest Invites YOU to #PicYourPark

In an earlier article I discussed the friendly “Sunset War” between Saguaro and Joshua Tree national parks to show off the beauty of these parks. Now, the National Park Foundation has announced a new Instagram contest aimed at all selfie and photo experts everywhere. The official nonprofit partner of the National Park Service is inviting […]

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The Sunset Wars: Two National Parks and Then There Were More

The deserts are noted for creating some of the most colorful real life art works of nature. Arizona is renowned for its spectacular sunsets and sunrises. Nowhere else in the world can claim such brilliant and colorful sunsets with vibrant colors and a dramatic landscape to match. The sun goes down in Arizona like it […]

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