In North Carolina, the ocean is less than an hour from the national forests.
Hiking in the Hollywood Hills is a great way to experience nature and see some killer views of L.A.
The Yukon River is the place to board a historic Klondike-era ship and see First Nations communities.
Grand Teton National Park was more impressive than I realized when I first visited.
What can you find in Cuyahoga National Park? Try rock concerts and snake orgies.
Glaciers, alligators, grizzly bears, exhausting hikes, and amazing scenery are some of my favorite memories from 10 national parks.
An abandoned rail line is now a popular hiking and running spot, even though the trail is unfinished.
The 20 largest national parks in the USA include the hottest, coldest, highest and wildest landscapes in the country.
In the Rockies, driving above 12,000 feet means fierce winds, snowball fights, and meeping marmots.
During our 24 hours in Seward, Alaska we got locked out of our car and met a bizarre cabbie.
Find flowing rivers, mini lakes, ancient rocks, ice caves and crevasses inside Alaska’s Matanuska Glacier.
Missing lakes, fresh bear scat and educational videos were part of the Denali National Park backcountry camping experience.
My week in Alaska was more challenging than expected, but that just made the trip more memorable.
There’s an actual volcano within the city limits of Portland, Oregon, although it’s long extinct.
The Sourland Mountain Preserve in central New Jersey is home to some seriously ancient boulders.
You can hike down into the Grand Canyon, if you’re prepared for brutally hot temperatures en route to awesome scenery.