Try some of the less-visited parks and sites. They are just as fascinating at the most popular ones, and are less crowded.... more
Before visiting Lowell National Historical Park, it is interesting for children to read "The Bobbin Girl" by Emily McCully... more
Those of you in a pinch for time and or want to travel far: The Green Tortes Adventure Bus has a National Parks ---Loop ----... more
Muir Woods: From San Francisco
1) From the Ferry building take the Sausalito Ferry.
2) Next pick up the Marin Stage... more
Remember, when visiting Yellowstone (or any National Park) and it's abundance of wildlife that you are the visitor to their... more
If you would like to put a stunning framed print on your wall of the beautiful Grand Teton National Park, this will help:... more
Bryce Canyon is not actually a canyon, but a series of eroded cliffs at the edge of a very high plateau. Sunrise and sunset... more
When traveling with kids, take a break in the afternoon for a rest followed by an early dinner (4:00 or 5:00) so that you... more
Always bring some extra 5-50 cord. It always comes in handy for things like hanging clothes or tent issues.
When setting off on a hike, always pack lots of snacks and water. You never know how long you will be out!