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Grand Canyon, Arizona: Family Travel Guide

What to do in the Grand Canyon<p>It's no much "why go" as "why would you not go?" Visible from outer space, with rock formations that pre-date dinosaurs for about a billion years, the mile-deep Grand Canyon National Park should be on every family's must-see list. With four-million-plus travelers …

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22 of the best places to visit in the United States

<b>(CNN) —</b> Don't believe in bucket lists? This list of the 22 best places to visit in the United States may have you whipping out pen and paper or your favorite digital note-taking app so you can start one stat.<p>From cities you might expect to see on a list such as this -- New York, San Francisco, …

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30 Breathtaking North American Natural Wonders You Have to See Before You Die

When it comes to traveling, Americans often feel like they haven't seen enough, despite the number of foreign countries they may be lucky enough to have already visited. You might be determined to visit the famed Seven Wonders of the World, but did you know there are actually dozens and dozens of …

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10 Stunning Train Trips for an Unforgettable Vacation in Motion

Amtrak Cascades<p>When it comes to the most distinguished names in North American train travel, Amtrak leads the way. Their iconic Amtrak Cascades route …

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25 National Park Adventures You Need to Have

1. Get a Classic Summit to Yourself<p>These iconic NPS peaks are no secret—but that doesn’t mean you have to share your alpine glory. Beat the crowds …

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The 60 Most Scenic Drives in America

Plan the road trip of the lifetime with these spectacular journeys that highlight all the beauty America has to offer. From shorelines to mountain …

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National park images that make you go 'wow'

<b>(CNN) —</b> The first time Rob Decker visited a national park, he was 6.<p>Yosemite National Park, with its towering sequoias, crystalline lakes and rugged Sierra Nevada mountains, already held both historical and personal significance for Decker: His grandparents had honeymooned there 40 years …

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6 Under-the-Radar National Parks You Should Visit

You’ve spotted geysers in Yellowstone, hiked to waterfalls in Yosemite, and pedaled the Cades Cove Loop in the Smoky Mountains. Good for you. That means it’s time to visit some of America’s lesser-known national parks—places that draw smaller crowds but are equally astounding. At these hidden gems, …

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17 unforgettable moments you’ll have on a trip to Virginia

Virginia is a vibrant microcosm of our nation’s geographic and cultural diversity, with everything from rolling rural landscapes to big-city energy, …

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Visit Westworld for Real

<i>Westworld</i> draws a huge audience for a reason, and, for us at least, it’s not just trying to suss out what the heck is going on. We love the promise of adventure in wild, staggering landscapes. And though Westworld itself may be a $40,000 per day fantasy, its real-life Southwestern backdrop begs to …

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Where To Eat, Sleep And Adventure In Jackson Hole This Summer

Most people think of Jackson Hole as a winter destination, and why not? Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, with its perch in the Grand Tetons and champagne powder, consistently ranks among the top five ski areas in North America. But summer delivers a different sort of magic in Jackson. Daylight …

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The 11 Best Wild and Scenic River Trips in America

Congress established National Wild and Scenic Rivers in 1968. The designation applies to waterways that “possess outstandingly remarkable scenic, …

North Carolina’s Cherohala Skyway Is One of America’s Best Winding Drives

Winding its way through Cherokee and Nantahala national forests, the Cherohala Skyway, a 43-mile ribbon of tarmac that regularly cuts along hillsides …

The 10 Most Underrated National Parks in America

There are 59 national parks in the United States. These are the hidden gems.<p>There are 59 national parks in the United States — each more majestic and …

These are the 6 most popular national parks this summer—and dreamy Airbnbs near them

It’s no wonder that many people all but count down the days until warm months arrive: Research has shown that communing with nature (a practice many …

Get your kicks on Route 66 with these supercool roadmaps

If you were thinking of taking to the highway on your next holiday in the US then these supercool road trip maps might give you some inspiration.<p>The nine minimalist routes were designed by illustrator Ilias Sounas and give eight different options for an excursion across America. They come from …

6 Best Small Towns in North Carolina

North Carolina offers something special for every season, making it a no-brainer for easy getaways and planned vacations year-round. This Southern …

These Lesser-Known National Parks Are Ideal For Summer Travel

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 system is well over 400. So it’s …

You don’t know the real Maine unless you’ve experienced these 5 things

If you get past Kennebunk, you’ve already seen more than the majority of tourists do in Maine. But venture further than Portland, or better yet, past …

The 50 most visited monuments and memorials in the USA

Some of the national monuments and memorials of the United States honor figures or historical sites, while others celebrate the natural beauty of the country. And then there are the solemn, beautiful memorials to soldiers and others who gave their lives for their country. So which of the memorials …

Utah: Hiking Zion and Bryce Canyons, and the Narrows

Everything You Need to Know to Hike Bryce Canyon: TIP! Rent the Gear for the Virgin River!<p>By Laura Ferguson<p>I wasn’t sure what to expect on my first …

This Is the Best Park in Every U.S. State

And how much it costs to visit.<p>This summer, get yourself, your family, or even your pet outdoors and explore the hidden natural wonders in your own …

The 22 best US national parks to escape the crowds, chosen by experts

It has the glacier-fed alpine lakes, the steep mountain peaks. What it does not have: crowds<p>'It’s the Tetons without the handrails', a local guide once told me<p>This poet’s hike is about magical transformations by the light of the moon, not distance<p>'Climb the mountains and get their good tidings,' …

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48 Hours in Grand Teton National Park

0<p>SHARES<p><i>DAY ONE</i><p>Breakfast in the Mural Dining Room<p>Start the day with breakfast at the Mural Dining Room in Jackson Lake Lodge for a delicious breakfast …

Detours worth taking on your next road trip

Moody Marin County<p><b>The route:</b> From San Francisco, take U.S.101 north over the Golden Gate Bridge to the California 1/Stinson Beach exit. Take Shoreline Highway to Panoramic Highway to California 1 and Stinson Beach. Head south on California 1 to Muir Beach, then east to the 101.<p><b>Miles:</b> The loop …

12 Hiking Destinations You'll Want to Add to Your Bucket List

The best travel advice always comes from people with firsthand experience—and that's especially true when it comes to hiking trips. When you're going …

Lee's Ferry and Lonely Dell

This isolated outpost was once the only place to cross the Colorado River for hundreds of miles.<p>For much of the history of the United States, …

Expert Tips for an All-American Road Trip, According to a 'Midwest Living' Editor

Now in its second year, the <i>Midwest Living</i> Road Rally is on a mission to uncover new and exciting destinations in a Midwestern state.<p>This past week, …

The Proven Best Place For Travelers How Love Adventures

There are so many things to do in New Zealand. Did you know it is known as the adventure capital of the world? New Zealand is a dream destination …

Smoky Mountains Day 1, Abrams Falls

Sorry I have been away, I had a busy April. Also, the subscribe feature is working again.<br>It was a cold and wet morning as the sun rose over the Cades …