Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave National Park, located in Kentucky, is the longest known cave in the world. There are over 400 miles that have been explored underground so far. Individuals started giving tours of the cave by candle light as early at 1816. Now many of the tours given by Park Rangers use electric light. Jess and…

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Cuyahoga Valley National Park

I was surprised to learn that there is a National Park in Ohio (apparently Ohio is actually really awesome place to go hiking, I just never knew it till this year). Jess and I planned a road-trip to visit her sister in New York and Cuyahoga Valley National Park was on the way (the interstate…

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Theodore Roosevelt National Park

It surprised even myself, but Theodore Roosevelt National Park is now one of my top five favorite National Parks and my number 1 favorite for viewing wildlife.

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park, located in northern Montana, was the first International Peace Park – Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park – and is an International Dark Sky Park. Visiting Glacier National Park has been at the top of my bucket list for a very long time now. I planned our entire 2017 two week road-trip around Glacier…

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park is a magical place that I intend to visit again and again. There is so much to see and do. This post is an overview of my trips to Yellowstone, divided up by area of the park.

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Grand Teton National Park

I was awe struck when I first caught sight of the Grand Teton range from U.S. HWY 26. One instant I’m driving along looking at a forest of pine trees and the next I was looking at mountains so massive I literally thought I was seeing a mirage.

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Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands is the largest National Park in Utah. It is divided into 4 sections: Island in the Sky, the Needles, the Maze, and the rivers that divide them.

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Acadia National Park

So I get that the Lord of the Rings movies were shot in New Zealand, but I swear they could’ve been shot in Acadia National Park. I mean this looks like it came right out of those movies!

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