web analytics
Home Interests National Parks

National Parks

Best national parks to visit

Fishing enthusiasts of all skill levels will find a challenge among Saskatchewan's diverse fish species. Photo by Paul Austring

Sweet on Saskatchewan: Travel in Canada

Travel in Saskatchewan is an adventure, from fishing in Prince Albert National Park to driving a stock car or kayaking in Saskatoon.
View of Machu Picchu from the top of Huayna Picchu. Photo courtesy Machu Travel Peru

All You Need to Know about Traveling to Machu Picchu

Traveling to Machu Picchu? Our insider's guide to Machu Picchu has tips on when to go, how to avoid the crowds, where to stay, how to get around and what to see in Cusco and Aguas Calientes. Here's what you need to know when visiting Machu Picchu in Peru.
Cinnamon Bay Campground

Cinnamon Bay Campgrounds, U.S. Virgin Islands

Even in paradise, camping is still camping. But at less than $100 a night, it’s worth the nuisances — spiders and all.
Serengeti You can never have too many elephant photos. Photo by Christine Loomis

Photo Essay: Elephants at the Pool & Other Tales of...

In these stunning Serengeti photos, a traveler captures the incredible wildlife and natural beauty to be found in Serengeti National Park, the most popular national park in Tanzania.
A surface lava pool attracts visitors at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Flickr/Thomas Tunsch

Edge of the Abyss: Hawaii’s Drive-In Volcano

Madame Pele, the Hawaiian volcano goddess, attracts thousands of visitors daily to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Here's what to see and do in this popular national park in Hawaii.
Travel in Patagonia. The Paine River flowing from the Nordenskjöld Lake towards the Salto Grande iwaterfall within the Torres del Paine National Park in Chile. Flickr/Jon Mould

Making Tracks in Chilean Patagonia

From sun-flamed towers of Torres del Paine to Punta Arenas, the gateway to southern Patagonia on the Straits of Magellan, traveling in Patagonia is filled with natural beauty, rich culture and adventure.
Safari in Kenya

How to Ditch the Safari Circuit and Do-It-Yourself in Kenya

Leaving buffets, fancy lodges, and vehicles with shock absorbers behind, we set off on a do-it-yourself safari.
Estes Park. Loch Lake. Photo by Linda Ballou

Estes Park, Colorado: In Search of a Rocky Mountain High

Guarded by the 14,000-foot peaks of Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, Colorado has been a mecca for travelers in search of clean air, abundant wildlife and beautiful alpine vistas.
Gorilla safari in Uganda - A silverback gorilla in Uganda

African Adventure: In Search of the Mountain Gorilla in Uganda

Fewer than a thousand mountain gorillas remain in the world. Here's where you can see them in the wild.
Canyonlands National Park, At sunset in Canyonlands, the sky almost looks like a painting. Flickr/John Fowler

Colorful Canyonlands: Utah’s Red Rock Desert

Hydrate. Then wait for the sunset. This is adventure in Utah's Canyonlands.
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Michigan

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore: Unexpected Michigan

For a geologist, this place is probably some kind of paradise. For everyone else, it is a place that makes you scramble for your camera.
A Water-Thick Knee. Photo by Rebecca Redshaw

Birds 101: From My Backyard to Serengeti National Park

A traveler learns the art of bird watching in Serengeti National Park, which is the home to more than 1,100 species of birds.
Vacation in Kauai doesn't have to cost a fortune. Here's how you experience Kauai without breaking the bank.

Paradise on the Cheap: Budget Travel in Kauai

Kauai doesn't have to cost a fortune. Here's how to travel in Kauai, Hawaii's Garden Isle, on a budget.
A brown bear fishes for salmon in Alaska. Flickr/hristoph Strässler

Alaska Adventure: Exploring America’s 49th State

Glaciers, wildlife and snow-covered peaks, Alaska has them in spades. Here's what to see and do in Alaska, America's largest (and wildest) state.

Recent posts