National Parks Archive

Lobsters, Donuts & Epic Views – Maine Road Trip to Acadia National Park

The northeastern most state in the U.S., Maine is a great summer travel destination with a lot to offer. One way to experience the coast of Maine is to take a road trip to Acadia National Park. In this post I share many of

Padre Island National Seashore – Beach Camping in Texas

Not far from Corpus Christi is Padre Island National Seashore, 70 miles of undeveloped barrier island along the coast of Texas. This costal wilderness is home to nearly 400 bird species and is the prime nesting beach for the Kemp’s ridley sea turtles. Padre

Crater Lake Camping – Mazama Campground Crater Lake National Park

To enjoy all the beauty that Crater Lake National Park has to offer, plan to stay a while. With over 90 miles of hiking trails, a 33 mile scenic drive, and ranger lead programs, there is no shortage of activities at this park. For

Yosemite National Park – Upper Pines Campground in Yosemite Valley

Yosemite National Park is so breathtakingly beautiful, it almost looks surreal in person. From the scenic overlook at Tunnel View to the varying sights of Half Dome and the majestic falls throughout the park, it’s easy to fall head over heels for Yosemite. Camping

Kings Canyon National Park – Camping Near The General Grant Tree

Kings Canyon National Park in southern Sierra Nevada is home to some of the world’s largest trees. It’s difficult to comprehend the size of The General Grant Tree until you see the giant sequoia in person. There is so much to see and explore at Kings Canyon

Red Rock Canyon – Camping and Scenic Drive Near Las Vegas

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is a peaceful oasis away from the hustle and bustle of the Las Vegas strip. After countless visits to Sin City, we finally made it to this slice of desert beauty a short drive west of Las Vegas,

Jumbo Rocks Campground Joshua Tree National Park

Throughout our travels, we’ve found that National Parks offer some of the best campgrounds. Our most recent camping adventure brought us to Jumbo Rocks Campground Joshua Tree National Park. The only amenity at Jumbo Rocks Campground are pit toilets, but the beautiful setting more than makes

RV Camping at Mather Campground, Grand Canyon

RV Camping at Mather Campground inside the Grand Canyon is an experience we can’t recommend enough. This was our first time camping inside a National Park. We drove into the park on Saturday from the Desert View entrance and immediately spotted the “Campgrounds FULL” sign. The Park

Mammoth Cave National Park Self Guided Tour

Mammoth Cave National Park is a great travel destination for caving, hiking, kayaking and canoeing. We made a stop here on our way to Louisville, Kentucky. Had we know about all the things to do and see at the park, we would have planned

Great Smoky Mountain National Park

Black bears, wildflowers and endless hiking trails are a few of the reasons that make Great Smoky Mountain National Park the most visited national park in America. We spent four days exploring Great Smoky Mountain National Park in April when the trees were still