The small towns surrounding the Smokies are full of interesting tourist trap businesses. And a Dolly Parton statue.
I summitted the Two Chimneys Trail in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Learn about the Great Smoky Mountains’ hiking trails, their historic log cabins, and their tiniest mammal.
Pics and stories from a snorkeling trip in Banderas Bay in Puerto Vallarta.
The inside of the earth’s upper crust actually has a front door. With a padlock. Who knew?
There’s no better way to see the park than by weaving through the mountains in a small bush plane.
A collection of national park-related links from this month, including how to fry an egg in Death Valley.
My favorite national park webcams include Katmai, Smoky Mountains, Yellowstone, Yosemite, and Capital Reef.
Redwood National Park features giant trees, elk herds, and secret World War II spy stations.
Grand Teton National Park was more impressive than I realized when I first visited.
The least-visited national parks in the U.S. include remote locations in Alaska, Florida and Michigan.
Find the work of Frank Lloyd Wright at a visitor center in Rocky Mountain National Park.
What can you find in Cuyahoga National Park? Try rock concerts and snake orgies.
Find out why I spent a mere 15 minutes in America’s largest national park.
Glaciers, alligators, grizzly bears, exhausting hikes, and amazing scenery are some of my favorite memories from 10 national parks.
The 20 largest national parks in the USA include the hottest, coldest, highest and wildest landscapes in the country.