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Hiking the Inca Trail

The security line at my home airport in Washington, D.C., isn’t where I expected to get my first reminder that I should have trained a little more for 19 days of trekking the mountains of Peru.<p>I assumed that lesson would be taught somewhere around 9,000 feet, on the Inca Trail. But before I even …

Best Safari? Botswana.

This year, my wife and I will be marking our 20th wedding anniversary – a fact to which our kids excitingly wanted to know, “where are we going to celebrate?”<p>Becoming an expert on family travel has pretty much mandated that we vacation with the children at every opportunity. Not that I’m …

2013 Tours of a Lifetime

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Total Gem: The Emerald Coast of Brazil

“You’ve landed in heaven, but right now it’s hell,” the driver said as he loaded my luggage into the car. I had just flown from Buenos Aires to Florianópolis and was breathing in warm, beachy evening air mixed with car exhaust and jet fuel. He responded to my obvious, but cautious response — “Why …

Top 10 Ancient Highways

Travel to the Past Down These Countries’ Ancient Roads<p>From the National Geographic book <i>Journeys of a Lifetime</i><p><b>The Old North Trail, North America</b> <br>The Blackfeet Indians traveled along the Old North Trail, which originally stretched nearly 2,000 miles (3,220 kilometers) from Canada to Mexico, running …

Hong Kong

Hiking Zion National Park

I have a confession to make. The American Southwest wasn’t on my adventure radar until my friend Reed persuaded me to join him on a road trip through Utah Canyon Country.<p>Driving into Zion National Park at sunset was a shot in the arm for my wanderlust. I was ready to explore the big red …

The Best of South Africa: Family Style

South Africa has received its fair share of ink in recent years due to Nelson Mandela’s health, the Oscar Pistorius murder case, and the 2010 World Cup. It’s also grabbed the attention of more and more travelers, making what’s happening there that much more newsworthy.<p>As a result of the increase in …

France's best walking tours

We've said it before: there are few more enjoyable ways of seeing France than on a walking holiday.<p>Here, we have highlighted our experts' favourite tour options, as well as itineraries flagged by our recommended tour operators.<p><b>Our experts’ picks (taken from our 10 best activity holidays in</b> …

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Taiwan's most spectacular hiking trails

With its mountainous landscapes and an abundance of fauna and flora, Taiwan is a haven for adventure-hungry hikers<p>Over 20% of Taiwan is made up of …

Yosemite

Both the solitude of the alpine ridge and the throngs of the valley are part of the experience when you visit <b>Yosemite National Park</b>. “No temple made with human hands can compare with Yosemite,” wrote John Muir, whose crusading led to the creation of the park.<p><b>Kari Cobb</b> has been a ranger at the …

Yellowstone

There are few people living who know Yellowstone better than <b>Jeremy Schmidt</b>. The Jackson Hole, Wyoming-based writer and photographer has spent 40 years as a ranger, “winterkeeper,” and guide in the park.<p>The author of more than a dozen books, Schmidt is a longtime contributor to <i>National Geographic</i> …

This Small Seaside National Park Is One of the Most Visited

<b>Location: Maine<br>Established: February 26, 1919<br>Size: 49,600 acres</b><p>Sea and mountain meet at Acadia, where, as one presumably ambidextrous visitor wrote, "you can fish with one hand and sample blueberries from a wind-stunted bush with the other." Most of the park is on Mount Desert Island, a patchwork …

National Parks

Visit This Unique, Tropical National Park

The oft-overlooked American territory of Samoa is home to a national park spanning rain forest, beach, and coral reef.<p><b>Location:</b> American Samoa<b><br>Established:</b> October 31, 1988<b><br>Size:</b> 13,500 acres (9,500 land, 4,000 marine)<p>For some 3,000 years, the people of Polynesia's oldest culture have been keenly …

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These Spectacular Rock Sculptures Reveal Millennia of History

Arches National Park hosts the greatest concentration of the natural formations in the country.<p><b>Location:</b> Utah<b><br>Established:</b> November 12, 1971<b><br>Size:</b> 76,359 acres<p>This park contains more than 2,000 natural arches—the greatest concentration in the country. But numbers have no significance beside the …

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These Colorful, Dramatic Cliffs Are a Half Million Years Old

<b>Location: South Dakota<br>Established: November 10, 1978<br>Size: 244,300 acres</b><p>They call it The Wall. It extends for a hundred miles through the dry plains of South Dakota—a huge natural barrier ridging the landscape, sculptured into fantastic pinnacles and tortuous gullies by the forces of water. Those …

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Visit Some of the Most Dramatic Canyons in the U.S.

<b>Location: Colorado<br>Established: October 21, 1999<br>Size: 30,750 acres</b><p>Sheer walls of dark gray stone rise more than 2,700 feet above the swift and turbulent Gunnison River to create one of the most dramatic canyons in the country. Deeper than it is wide in some places, this great slit in the Earth is so …

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More Than 119 Caves Are Hidden Beneath The New Mexico Desert

<b>Location: New Mexico<br>Established: May 14, 1930<br>Size: 46,766 acres</b><p>The Chihuahuan Desert, studded with spiky plants and lizards, offers little hint that what Will Rogers called the "Grand Canyon with a roof on it" waits underground. Yet, at this desert's northern reaches, underneath the Guadalupe …

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This Stunning National Park Is Set in a Dormant Volcano

<b>Location: Oregon<br>Established: May 22, 1902<br>Size: 183,224 acres</b><p>Few forget their first glimpse of Crater Lake on a clear summer's day—21 square miles of water so intensely blue it looks like ink, ringed by cliffs towering up to 2,000 feet above. The mountain bluebird, Indian legend says, was gray …

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Cuyahoga Valley National Park

<b>Location: Ohio<br>Established: October 11, 2000<br>Size: 33,000 acres</b><p>If there is one word that typifies Cuyahoga Valley, it might well be "surprise." To begin, many people are surprised by the simple fact that a national park exists in northeastern Ohio, between the sprawling cities of Cleveland and Akron. …

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Discover the Largest Subtropical Wilderness in the U.S.

<b>Location: Florida<br>Established: December 6, 1947<br>Size: 1,542,526 acres</b><p>This is a place like no other. Established in 1947 to preserve the biological diversity and resources of the Everglades ecosystems, Everglades National Park protects 1.5 million acres of Florida’s southern tip. Most of the primeval …

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Gates of the Arctic National Park

<b>Location: Alaska<br>Established: December 2, 1980<br>Size: 8,500,000 acres</b><p>"The view from the top gave us an excellent idea of the jagged country toward which we were heading. The main Brooks Range divide was entirely covered with snow. Close at hand, only about ten miles to the north, was a precipitous …

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This National Park is Part of the First International Peace Park

<b>Location: Montana<br>Established: May 11, 1910<br>Size: 1,013,572 acres</b><p><b>Did You Know?</b><p>Water originating in Glacier National Park—much of it from snowmelt—can be considered the headwater of the continent. Water that runs down Triple Divide Peak flows in three directions, eventually winding up in the Pacific …

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The best walks in Kakadu National Park

Soaking in the sunset at the top of the waterfall at Gunlom Gunlom, Kakadu National Park.<p>If ever there were a demonstration that Kakadu National Park …

Truths About Backpacking

Have you ever daydreamed about quitting your job and doing something exciting and crazy for a change — like backpacking across a continent with nothing more than a few personal belongings and no real set schedule or plan?<p>Chances are you have and could likely relate to this Quora user who recently …

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10 Great National Parks You’ve Never Heard Of

Tucked away in Colorado’s southwestern corner, the sheer scale of this 48-mile-long canyon takes most visitors by surprise. Sculpted by the Gunnison …

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