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Amazing Road Trips

How to get more from U.S. national parks in every season

Winter, spring, summer or fall<p>How to make the most of U.S. national parks in every season<p>Winter, spring, summer or fall<p>How to make the most of U.S. …

Nat Geo Staff Picks: The Best of Montana

Montana’s beautiful national parks and charming small towns are more than enough reason to add the state to your next travel itinerary. Not sure where to start your tour of Big Sky Country? We’ve got you covered.<p><b>Here are a few of the National Geographic Travel team’s favorite spots in …

What to Know and Where to Stop When Driving the Icefields Parkway

Take a historic trip up Highway 93 from Lake Louise to Jasper.<p>By Lynda Sea<p>January 14, 2016<p>Photograph by Adam Greenberg<p>It has been called everything …


The 50 Most Beautiful Places in the World

Pinpointing all of the most beautiful places in the world could take a lifetime, but we think that these 50 otherworldly landscapes and awe-inspiring natural wonders need to move to the very top of your travel bucket list. This piece was originally published in 2015 and has been updated.<p>Cliffs of …

National Parks

Rare Phenomenon Spotted on Mount Rainier

Camping and Parks<p>Rare Phenomenon Spotted on Mount Rainier<p>September 22 2015 12:00 AM EDT<p><p>With clouds rolling in and visibility decreasing, …

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

Top 12 Best Long-Distance Hiking Trails in the US

Pacific Northwest Trail<p>The Pacific Northwest Trail spans 1,200 miles -- including three national parks and seven national forests. To tackle this …


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.

Visiting Glacier National Park with kids.

Glacier National Park is and always will be the reason I fell in love with traveling to iconic national parks. The vastness and beauty of this park …

Beautiful EarthPorn Will Make You Feel Very, VERY Small

It's a big, big world, and these are big, BIG photos.<p>In a stunning series of round-the-world photo tours, online nonprofit AirPano shows us just how tiny we really are compared to our dazzling planet of teeming cities, sprawling mountains and wide-open waterfalls. It's pretty much the best …


BBC to reintroduce homeless Stig into the wild NewsBiscuit | NewsBiscuit

Following the sacking of Jeremy Clarkson and the abrupt ending of Top Gear, the BBC have pledged they will help resident test driver The Stig and …

Top 10 Things to Do in Utah Parks

Plowing Operations Coming To Grand Teton National Park

Spring plowing of the Teton Park Road is scheduled to begin Monday/NPS file photo<p>The plows will be out in Grand Teton National Park on Monday as road …

Spring in Montana

It's possible that there's no finer place to be in spring than Big Sky Country. Have a look at some of the best places the state has to offer.

20 Legendary Day Hikes in the National Parks

Adventure<p>The greatest hikes in U.S. national parks aren't necessarily the longest. Here are 20 treks that get hikers into the best a park has to offer in just a day.

National Parks

25 Gorgeous Hikes You Have to Do in Your Lifetime

Allow us to introduce you to your hiking bucket list<p>Research shows that spending time outside is vital to our health—and that exercising outdoors is more satisfying and can burn more calories. Luckily, you can get a workout and a hefty dose of vitamin N at the same time by hiking. These 25 …

15 Otherworldly Places You Have to See to Believe

<b>Three Sisters Volcano, Oregon</b><p>Have you ever looked at a photo and just couldn't believe what you were seeing? Today let's check out 15 of those places. Destinations that seem like they are not of this Earth. Lakes that seem like they belong on another planet. Mountains that appear like they were …


Survival Walking Stick

DIY Camper Van Conversion Bed Build, Bed Converts to a Couch! #VANLIFE<p>Hike Like a Pro With These 6 Tips<p>Torque: DIY All Terrain Electric …


Gloppy blobfish wins ugliest endangered animal

The public has voted, and the sad-faced blobfish has been declared the ugliest endangered animal on the planet.<p>Some have said the gelatinous deep-sea dweller that can grow up to 12 inches long resembles a mini-Jabba the Hutt. We think it also looks like a gloppy version of the comic strip character …

Just A Cat, Dressed As A Shark, Riding A Robotic Vacuum Cleaner

You'll be glad you watched this.<p>Delightful. Watch the clip in full.