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National Parks

Learn about the national parks of the Western U.S., including Yellowstone, Zion, Glacier, Yosemite, Sequoia, Arches, Grand Teton, Grand Canyon, and more. Discover hidden places away from the crowds, find the best time to go, and get the scoop on where to stay and eat.

7 Must-Do Summer Activities in Yosemite

From popular activities like hiking to lesser-known favorites like stargazing, here's your guide to summer in Yosemite.

Must-See Sights Outside of Yellowstone National Park

Explore four tranquil destinations in Greater Yellowstone that are just a short drive from the park.

Must-Visit Wild and Quiet National Parks

These seven treasures don't attract throngs of visitors—which only makes them better.

Visiting Walnut Canyon in Arizona

Walnut Canyon's natural limestone alcoves, rock-built pueblo, and pit houses once served as home to the ancient Sinagua people.

Desert Wildflowers: The West's Spring Treat

From mid-February to April, native wildflowers will make their magical appearance in desert parks around the West.

5 Fun Facts About Bryce Canyon National Park

Learn new fun facts about Bryce Canyon Nation Park and discover tips for seeing its inspiring hoodoos.

How to Beat the Crowds at Muir Woods

At 110 years old, Muir Woods is more popular than ever. Learn about the new reservation system and how to avoid the crowds. 

Visiting Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks in Fall

Hiking Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks during fall means fewer crowds, cooler temperatures, and more incredible colors.

Where to Eat in and Around Yosemite

Once you’ve worked up an appetite exploring the park’s epic peaks, valleys, and trails, here’s where to refuel.

Arizona Strip Road Trip Via U.S. Route 89A

The Arizona Strip along the Fredonia–Vermillion Cliffs Scenic Road (U.S. Route 89A) is packed with beauty, wildlife, and history.

Welcome to Beautiful Cascadia

This big, beautiful bioregion woos nature lovers with towering redwoods, rushing rivers, and awe-inspiring animals.

Towns Near Glacier National Park

Headed to Montana's Glacier National Park? There are plenty of great stops along the way, like the Amazing Fun Center in Coram.