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National Geographic Travel

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. …

National Parks

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 2017

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.<p><i>This piece was originally published in 2015 and has been updated.</i>


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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

Buckle up for the ride of a lifetime with Travel’s Best Road Trips 2015, our coveted list of the most picturesque and awe-inspiring drives around the …

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Visiting Glacier National Park with Kids

Shares 2K<p>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 …

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 …

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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 …


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 …

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Hikes Near Me: 25 Gorgeous Hikes Across the Country

25 Gorgeous Hikes You Have to Do in Your Lifetime<p>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 …


20 Legendary Day Hikes in the National Parks

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.

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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.

Survival Walking Stick

Introduction: Survival Walking Stick<p>Survival Walking Stick Parts List:<p>1. 1.5"x58-60" Solid Wood Pole or Unfinished Walking Stick (I bought a 5' …