TravelTraveler Magazine Reader Question: What’s the best time of day to take pictures? My Answer: Most photographers love early morning and late afternoon. There are many good reasons for this. Typically,
TravelIntelligent Travel I often find myself acting out a similar pattern: As soon as I see an especially poignant scene, I reach for my iPhone to capture it. Photos can be a wonderful way of sharing experiences
TravelUtah's National Parks Visit the dramatic red-and-white cliffs of one of Utah's most beautiful parks. Location: Utah Established: November 19, 1919 Size: 148,733 acres Rising in Utah's high plateau
Travel Location: California Established: October 1, 1890 Size: 747,956 acres In a high-country meadow two hikers crouch near the edge of a mirroring lake and watch a pika as it harvests blades of grass
Travel Yellowstone is a geological smoking gun that illustrates how violent the Earth can be. One event overshadows all others: Some 640,000 years ago, an area many miles square at what is now the center
Travel In addition to sequoias and gorges, California's Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks also contain the point furthest from a road in the lower 48. Location: California Sequoia: Established September
Travel Location: Colorado Established: January 26, 1915 Size: 265,873 acres Nowhere else in the United States can a visitor see so much alpine country with such ease. A mere two-hour drive from Denver,
Travel Location: Hawai'i Established: August 1, 1916 Size: 333,000 acres Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, on the "Big Island" of Hawai'i, offers the visitor a look at two of the world's most active volcanoes:
Travel Location: Wyoming Established: February 26, 1929 Size: 309,994 acres The peaks of the Teton Range, regal and imposing as they stand nearly 7,000 feet above the valley floor, make one of the boldest
Travel Location: Montana Established: May 11, 1910 Size: 1,013,572 acres Did You Know? Water originating in Glacier National Park—much of it from snowmelt—can be considered the headwater of the continent.
Travel Location: Arizona Established: February 26, 1919 Size: 1,217,403 acres The road to the Grand Canyon from the south crosses a gently rising plateau that gives no hint at what is about to unfold.
Travel Location: California & Nevada Established: October 31, 1994 Size: About 3.4 million acres The largest national park south of Alaska, Death Valley is known for extremes: It is North America's driest
TravelUtah's National Parks Canyonlands National Park is a striking landscape of canyon mazes, unbroken scarps, and sandstone pillars. Location: Utah Established: September 12, 1964 Size: 337,598 acres
TravelUtah's National Parks Arches National Park hosts the greatest concentration of the natural formations in the country. Location: Utah Established: November 12, 1971 Size: 76,359 acres This park contains