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Top 10 Most Visited National Parks

The number of people who visit America's national parks is staggering—over 331 million visits were documented in 2017. Wonder which parks are the most popular? Here are the top ten.<p>writer

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Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, Scotland

<b>Name:</b> Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park <b><br>Location:</b> Scotland <b><br>Date Established:</b> 2002 <b><br>Size:</b> 720 square miles (1,865 square kilometers)<p>Did You Know?<p>• <b>Munro Country</b> The Trossachs are an appealing belt of hills and lochs stretching across the border between Scotland’s Lowlands and Highlands. In …


Top 10 Ski Runs & Lodges

Whether you want to hit the slopes or just drink some hot chocolate by the fire, these are the places to be this winter.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything</i><p><b>Whistler/Blackcomb</b><br>British Columbia, Canada <br>www.whistlerblackcomb.com <br>These two towering mountains provide excellent …


The Best Places To Ski East Of The Rockies

If you're into skiing or snowboarding, you know the West is where it's at to find North America's longest runs, busiest ski towns and dizzying vertical heights. But getting to Jackson Hole, WY or Whistler, BC isn't always practical or affordable for winter athletes living east of the Rockies.<p>We've …

Top 10 Landmarks in U.S. National Parks

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Powder on your doorstep: ski adventures close to US cities

Head out into the great white winter for the best quick-break ski adventures North America has to offer. Each of these top five destinations is within easy day-trip distance of a metro area, making it easy to catch some powder shots on just a tank of gas.<p>Crystal Mountain: perfect powder in …


Germany Photos

See photos of Germany (including Munich, the Berlin Wall, and Bavaria) in this photo gallery from National Geographic.


United States Photos

See photos of the United States (including national parks, the Grand Canyon, Times Square, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

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Climbing On Mount Denali