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The Best Hikes in Montana's Glacier National Park

More than three million people visit Montana's Glacier National Park every year, and for good reasons: the dramatic landscape of ice-scoured granite …

After nearly three long years, Yosemite National Park reopens Mariposa Grove

For nearly three years, the giant sequoias at Yosemite National Park’s Mariposa Grove in Northern California have been shielded from the public, a difficult feat when the main attractions are among the world’s largest living organisms. But on Friday, the National Park Service lifted the veil, …

Why Highway 395 is California's Most Underrated Road Trip

Roads trips have become a staple of American culture! There is no better way to see this great nation and spend time with family and friends, then …

Hiking

8 Best Waterfall Hikes in Colorado

Colorado is known for its high, dry, climate—the Centennial State sees an average of just over 16 inches of annual rainfall. The lack of …

Fun Facts About All 59 U.S. National Parks

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>Uncover lesser-known secrets about these iconic landscapes.<p>Plenty of people still think the National Park system is, as writer Wallace Stegner put it, “America’s best idea.” Over the last year alone, its 84 million acres were visited over 331 million times. But this vast network …

National Parks

Gluten-Free Candy List (Updated July 2018)

Each year, it seems like more manufacturers identify candy as gluten-free, widening the choices for candy-loving kids and parents alike. Today, those …

Dessert

The oldest town in every state

There are many ways to define when a city was founded. To determine the oldest city in every state, we did our best to remain consistent in defining the founding of a city by the year of its first settlement — when people arrived and established a place.<p>The unfortunate reality is that many towns …

Petrified Forest National Park: 10 tips for your visit

One of the largest concentrations of petrified wood in the world is found at Petrified Forest National Park in eastern Arizona, about 110 miles east …

National Parks

How to eat gluten-free at Panera Bread; It's easier than you think

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Panera Bread hasn't been known to be especially gluten-free friendly in the past. There's gluten in the name, after all. But the …

Gluten-Free

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If you hate people, these are the quietest, least traveled scenic routes in every state

It is finally spring, which means that it is time to start mapping out summer road trips. But which roads should you choose this year? For the …

Hiking

11 spectacular waterfalls in the US you need to see in your lifetime

1/<p>Palouse Falls, Washington<p>Palouse Falls has been dubbed the "official waterfall of Washington State" for good reason. It clocks in at 198 feet tall …

Hiking

26 hiking trails around the world that should be on your bucket list

Below is a list of breathtaking trails that span all difficulty levels.<p>From Japan's Yoshida Trail to Argentina's Fitz Roy Trek, here are 26 hikes worth traveling for.

The oldest tourist attraction in every state

1/<p>ALABAMA: Fort Morgan in Gulf Shores<p>Construction on Fort Morgan began in 1819. It was meant to create a more permanent military presence on the Gulf …

Mariposa Grove

Closed to visitors since the start of a major restoration project in July 2015, the grove only reopened in mid-June, 2018. Visitors will see new trails, including accessible boardwalks, and the removal of most of the parking lot, gift shop, tram tours and grove roads, meaning less traffic …

Hiking

A year later, here is where GeekWire’s Daniel Rossi stands in his quest to radically transform his health

For more than a year, Daniel Rossi has been hitting the gym several times a week, boxing, taking long walks, going in for genetic testing, talking …

Diabetes

Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park: The Complete Guide

At Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park in northern California, the best thing you can do is stay in your car. That's because the hour-long, six-mile …

A Guide to Badlands National Park

Got Mount Rushmore on your bucket list? Stop at Badlands on the way.<p>At first blush, “it doesn’t sound like the best place to go,” admits Christine …

National Parks

15 Colorful Facts About Norman Rockwell

To millions, Norman Rockwell's name carries the warmth of nostalgia. With humor, candor, and an incredible eye for detail, he captured small-town …

15 Mysterious Facts About Agatha Christie

With over 2 billion copies of her books in print, British novelist Agatha Christie (1890-1976) has kept countless readers up into the early morning …

Pop Culture

10 smarter ways to watch TV

Catch your favorite shows pretty much anywhere.<p>Amazon, Hulu, and Netflix have fundamentally changed the way we watch TV. Want to watch six seasons of your favorite sitcom in 10 hours? On a plane? While sipping Mai Tais on a beach in the South Pacific with no internet? In virtual reality? Sure, no …

Competitive Scrabble is filled with cheating, lies and backstabbing, much like everyplace else

I must preface this murderous indictment of those who would cheat at Scrabble by saying that I do not and would not cheat at Scrabble, for I am very good at it already, and I can prove it with these shocking figures: Last year, against my still-hurt friend Aaron, I played a single word for 117 …

New England Patriots

25 Things You Didn't Know About Turkeys

Most of us probably associate turkey with a sumptuous Thanksgiving spread, but there’s a lot more to the big bird than how delicious it is alongside …

The Origins of All 32 NFL Team Names

Here are the stories behind the nicknames of the NFL’s 32 teams—and what they were almost called. All photos via Getty Images.<p>ARIZONA CARDINALS<p>The …

Los Angeles

10 Amazing Day Hikes in Olympic National Park

Figuring out how to see the most of Olympic National Park can be daunting to a first time visitor. With nearly a million acres of park to explore and …

National Parks

The Yosemite most people never see: 10 dazzling hikes

YOSEMITE — Gazing at the spectacular scenery surrounding Yosemite’s Hetch Hetchy reservoir, I can’t help but marvel. Nature has endowed Tuolumne …

Hiking

11 Things You Didn’t Know about Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

From rolling foothills to immense forests to sheer granite peaks rising above lush meadows and broad lake basins, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National …

National Parks

San Diego County

With the second richest biodiversity of any county in the continental United States, San Diego County offers a huge variety of hiking experiences. …

Hiking

How to Visit Yosemite, From a Guy Who’s Done It 100 Times

There’s a way to arrive at Yosemite Valley, the well-trafficked area of Yosemite National Park that houses its most picturesque cliffs and …

National Parks

How All 32 NFL Teams Got Their Names

What do newspaper headline type and the New Deal have to do with the Oakland Raiders and Philadelphia Eagles? Here are the stories behind the …