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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.

The Best Stargazing Spots in the West

Eight brilliant spots where the night sky is the best show around.

National Park Lodging Gets a Face-Lift

Updated lodgings in and around national parks provide more options for overnight stays in timeless natural settings.

Seeing Utah's Glorious Fall Color by RV

A family of four, in one RV, visits five Southern Utah national parks in glorious autumn.

Geological Magic in Utah's Five National Parks

Geological Magic in Utah's Five National Parks

Affordable Ways to Enjoy National Park Hotels

You don't have to break the bank to enjoy the perks at top national park hotels, like the Old Faithful Inn at Yellowstone.

Rafting the Grand Canyon's Colorado River

Explore the Grand Canyon from the Colorado River on a two-day motorized rafting trip or a longer full canyon oar experience.

Top Things to Do at the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon offers amazing views by day, but be sure to stay for the night sky.

Top Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Explore Yosemite with a hike to Vernal Fall, a bike ride, a drive to Glacier Point, and a visit to Hetch Hetchy Reservoir.

3 Top Nature Spots for Winter Fun

Yellowstone, Mt. Hood, and Bryce offer dramatic snowy landscapes along with outdoor excursions and wildlife viewing.

Experience Utah's Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

Enormous, magnificent, and free of crowds, Grand Staircase–Escalante National Monument is all yours.

10 Must-See Natural Wonders of the West

From Death Valley to Hells Canyon, the West features natural wonders just begging for exploration. Read about our favorites.