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National & State Parks

Experience All 59 National Parks!Best National Parks

When it comes to driving the nation, some of the best sights to behold are our national parks. From the epic Grand Canyon to Acadia in Maine, the national parks each have something special to offer. The guides on our blog to the national parks offer suggestions for the best hikes, scenic drives, and activities at the parks, along with information on where to stay nearby. As the 100th anniversary of the national park system approaches, there’s no better time to discover the wonders the parks hold.

Yosemite Grant 150th Anniversary
3 years ago

Yosemite Grant 150th Anniversary

Visit Yosemite National Park for events throughout 2014 to learn about the history of the region and how it came to be what it is today.

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101 Awesome Ideas to Entertain the Kids This Summer
3 years ago

101 Awesome Ideas to Entertain the Kids This Summer

School’s out… now what? It’s only a matter of time before the kids start sounding off the two words parents dread most over summer break: “I’m boreddd.” Have no fear, parental units of the world, for we have put together an epic list of activities to keep the kids busy this summer.
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Top 10 Motorcycle Journeys on the East Coast
3 years ago

Top 10 Motorcycle Journeys on the East Coast

The time has finally come to feel the freedom of the open road. With the last winter snow melted, you’ve managed to finish installing all those new motorcycle parts you …
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Visit Florida National Parks for Free
3 years ago

Visit Florida National Parks for Free

August 25

About the Event

There are 9 days this year that you can get into any of our 401 national parks, but only one falls during the summer. August …
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Super Savings: National Parks Passes
3 years ago

Super Savings: National Parks Passes

If you love to explore America’s national parks, forests and monuments, there’s an easy way for you to save on visiting these national recreational lands. By purchasing an annual pass …
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10 Best Caverns to Explore in the U.S.
3 years ago

10 Best Caverns to Explore in the U.S.

“The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.” – Joseph Campbell 

For some, the idea of exploring natural wonders beneath earth’s surface is terrifying. For others, the …
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Escape to These Sparsely Populated States
3 years ago

Escape to These Sparsely Populated States

When you’re stressed, the best type of vacation will allow you to get away from it all, enjoy the peace and quiet, and breathe fresh air. Sometimes that means finding …
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See America on These 5 Horseback Riding Tours
3 years ago

See America on These 5 Horseback Riding Tours

 

Jackson Hole, Wyoming

There’s no better place to explore on horseback than Wyoming, home to modern day cowboys. Jackson Hole is located just outside of Grand Teton National Park, …
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Best National Parks

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National Parks Blog

The Drive The Nation blog places a special emphasis on America’s national parks, because no other natural attractions in the U.S. match their beauty and splendor. Outdoor adventurers, wildlife lovers and other travelers alike love to explore these amazing places. National parks make perfect road trip destinations because they are cost-effective (an annual pass to 300+ parks for the whole carload costs about $80), educational, and simply stunning. Begin your journey to the national parks with our helpful blog articles.