In Sumter National Forest, you can hike to Parson’s Gold Mines, remnants of South Carolina’s gold rush days.
A former Civil War grave is located in the hills near Cheat Summit Fort in West Virginia.
Gebhard Woods State Park is a cheap campground near Chicago, but it’s not exactly paradise.
When I went to the Badlands of South Dakota, I was determined to see bighorn sheep.
Here’s where I saw bears, wolves, bison and more in Yellowstone National Park.
Did you know that Yellowstone has a Grand Canyon? Or that Old Faithful was once used to wash clothes?
Death Valley is quite a different environment than most camping areas, but the national park has plenty of places to set up your tent if you’re interested in that sort of thing.
Death Valley National Park actually offers a lot in the way of scenery, including dry salt beds, brilliantly-colored rock and mineral formations, and even – if you can believe it – snow.