After making your way through a national forest, a national monument, and a national park, you’ll be ready to wind down in a peaceful village. Treat yourself to a fabulous dinner from locally sourced foods (with some local wine, of course), and a well-earned night’s sleep in one of the towns neighboring the parks.
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Discover the Sequoias: National Parks, Unforgettable Arts & Local Eats
Here, in the heart of California, giant sequoia trees reach unbelievable heights. The forests reach out wide, as well—stretching across two national parks, one national monument, and through a national forest. Neighboring all these protected lands are some delightful communities filled with history, art, and farm-fresh feasts
Visit Aspen, Colorado Like a Local
Every year, people flock to the mountain mecca of Aspen, Colorado. It’s easy to see why! With the postcard-perfect Maroon Bells, dizzying heights of Independence Pass, and an arts, shopping, and dining scene that would make any big city envious, Aspen is a can’t-miss destination. Help to reduce your environmental impact during your next visit with the tips below.
From Geysers to Glaciers: Road Tripping through Montana State Parks
Learn more about Native American culture and explore historical landmarks as you venture through Montana State Parks. This route will take you off the beaten path and into the footprints of American legends. Bring a fishing pole, your hiking boots, and a pair of binoculars to see what you can discover in the Treasure State!
Things to Do in Logan, Utah — A Vacation to Remember
Unspoiled scenery, lively entertainment and an inspired arts scene are just a few things to do in Logan, Utah. The list goes on, so pack your sense of adventure and head to Cache Valley for a trip you’ll never want to end!
Travel Through Time in Arizona
There’s a lot to uncover in Arizona. From ancient sites still being excavated to world-class museums and events, these six suggestions will wow anyone with an interest in natural history.
Finding Gems in Superior, Arizona
In the heart of the Sonoran Desert, this historic mining town has taken on an artistic and adventurous personality. Come take a tour of the historical landmarks, beautiful hikes and vibrant murals in Superior.
Discover the State Parks of Bryce Canyon Country
The landscape of Bryce Canyon Country feels timeless as you move from one community to the next. Though we tend to think about parks and monuments in terms of grandchildren appreciating these landscapes on their own road trips, we can also appreciate them through the perspective of lightyears!
Road Trip Tips From Travelers Like You
We asked our audience to share their best road trip tips and advice. We were blown away at the responses! What would you add to this list of travel hacks?
Exploring the Mines and Murals of Bisbee, Arizona
Bisbee is home to a colorful community and a unique history. From stair climbing marathons, a multitude of murals and a chance to explore a real mineshaft, this former mining town has so much to offer, and will leave you wanting to come back again!