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Rocky Mountain National Park by RV

  Rocky Mountain National Park is indeed more than incredible alpine views … but, wow, those views are stunning! The Rocky Mountains stretch for 200 miles along the Continental Divide…
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Exploring 10 of the Best Waterfalls in the U.S.

What makes a waterfall great? What makes for a “best” waterfall? There are probably as many different opinions of “great” and “best” as there are people to ask. One thing…
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Destination Badlands

Exploring western North Dakota’s scenic Theodore Roosevelt National Park Like many baby boomers, my husband, George, and I have reached an age where we are filling gaps in our life…
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Keeping America Beautiful

The National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act and the National Trails Act celebrate 50 years of conservation and preservation of precious natural resources Rivers and trails, the threads that opened…
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Flight of The Condor

Exploring west-central California in the path of North America’s largest birds The range of the California condor fashions a favorable travel itinerary. Granted, they are mercurial hosts – not unlike…
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The Majesty of Yosemite

America’s third-oldest national park continues to inspire awe and wonder year-round Yosemite, located in Central California, is always mentioned as one of America’s great national parks. We had passed through…
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Oregon’s Awesome Crater Lake

  Translucent. Startling. Sapphire Blue.   Seeing Crater Lake, the deepest lake in the United States, for the first time causes most people to sharply suck in their breath. Stand…
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Springtime in the Smokies

  From photo-worthy vistas to outdoor recreation and everything in between, this most-visited national park offers something for everyone Any season is a good one to visit the Smokies, but…
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Park it!

  With free admission throughout 2017, Canada’s national parks are the places to be this year Traveling to Canada this year is like attending a birthday party only to discover…
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Gateway to Adventure

  Moab, Utah, offers a variety of outdoor recreation sure to get your heart pumping “Must he always set his tripod at the very edge of the cliff?” I wondered,…