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10 Best State Parks in Arizona

Where can you find natural water slides, prison ruins, and unspoiled caves? All in the vast and varied state of Arizona! Arizona State Parks often get overshadowed by their national park counterparts (I’m looking at you, Grand Canyon). But while they may not be in the spotlight, they pulse with history and beauty that can...

Hiking Shenandoah National Park with Kids

Shenandoah National Park: its vast beauty beckons visitors from all across the world. This national park in Virginia is only a short 70-mile drive from Washington D.C. However, once a family drives up Skyline Drive and hits the trail, it feels like it could be hours from any city. It’s possible for families to hike...

Swim with the Los Islotes Sea Lions in La Paz, Mexico

Have you ever wanted to swim with sea lions? Believe it or not, there is a special place where you can swim with these playful and curious creatures. The Los Islotes sea lions live in the Espiritu Santo Biosphere Reserve near La Paz, Mexico. In the waters surrounding these rocky islets, young sea lions often...

Lake Powell Houseboat Trip, An Ideal Multigenerational Outdoor Getaway

Houseboating on Lake Powell is the ideal multigenerational outdoor getaway as you explore the Arizona waters with your family and friends in tow.

Camping Made Comfy at Mendocino Grove

With school back in session, you may have found yourself wishing you’d gotten in one more getaway before jumping into the grind of schedules and homework. Does heading to Northern California for a Mendocino camping trip sound tempting? How about one where you don’t have to pitch a tent or collect the firewood? Mendocino Grove...

Yellowstone Camping: A Comprehensive Guide

Bison wander through your campsite. Stars shine above your tent. The sound of waterfalls lulls you to sleep. What better way to experience the world’s first national park than camping with your family.  Yellowstone camping is a magical experience, but it does require planning. This comprehensive guide will help you and your family prepare for...
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Top 10 Things for Families to Do in Delaware

Delaware may be among our smallest of states, but you can still find big fun for your family. It has the honor of being known as The First State and hosts beautiful beaches, natural settings, museums, and history.

How to Score a Campground at Popular National Parks

...it’s important to get the information you need in order to make reservations for the more crowded National Parks. Many of them have campsites that fill quickly with reservations on the first day they are opened. Here’s the information you need in order to plan for your summer and get the reservations you desire.

Best Things to do in Great Basin National Park with kids

Accessed via Hwy 50, dubbed the “Loneliest Road in America” by Life magazine, Great Basin National Park is truly out in the middle of nowhere. Passing cars are few and far between and 80-mile gaps between service stations are filled with nothing but a desolate, wild landscape. The reward for enduring our nation’s loneliest road...
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