Visiting America’s most popular National Parks in the past few years has become a daunting challenge due to overcrowding and limited time frames for optimal weather. But, we’ve found ways to avoid those challenges! These are the best times to visit each park to get the most out of your National Park experience!
Snowbirds aren’t the only ones flocking to Florida for the bright sunshine and warm coastal waters. It’s also the winter home to thousands of Manatees, who migrate south to the warmer turquoise waters and blue springs in the coastal inlets. But, where are the best places to see manatees in Florida?
In the past several decades, through federally protected preserves and wildlife conservation programs, America’s magnificent bison can be seen in the wild once again. Perhaps not the vast numbers of pre 1800’s, but today, 19 bison herds in 12 states roam the Plains and Prairies of America. And, in 2016, the bison was designated as our National Mammal of the United States. So, let’s find where the best places to see bison in America are!
If you enjoy exploring Civil War battlefields and military landmarks, you need to make it a point to visit Andersonville National Historic Site in Georgia. Because Andersonville is one of those places where words don’t come easy and thoughts turn to sadness and anger. This Godforsaken place continues to haunt as you walk lightly upon the hallowed grounds where so many perished horrifically and unnecessarily. How could our Country allow such an atrocity to happen?
We discovered Toadstool Geologic Park by mere accident while we were traveling through Northwest Nebraska. This geological wonder, located in the Oglala National Grasslands near Fort Robinson State Park is a very remote hiking and camping paradise! But, do you think you could hack it all by yourself there?
In western North Dakota lies the quiet less-visited Theodore Roosevelt National Park. This crown jewel of the National Parks gets far few visitors than Yellowstone or the Grand Tetons. Perhaps because of its’ solitude in nature and its’ off the beaten path destination.
Mount Rushmore National Memorial is one of the most jaw-dropping man-made sculptures in the United States. Located in South Dakota’s Black Hills, Mount Rushmore’s massive 60′ granite sculptures depicting four of our U.S. Presidents. But there’s more to Mount Rushmore than just marveling at this incredible man-made wonder! Continue reading “Mount Rushmore National Memorial – South Dakota”
Have you been to a National Park lately? If not, you’re missing out on an incredible experience. Park visitors have grown to epic numbers of visitors. It’s because it’s relatively inexpensive, educational and a great way to get in touch with your wild side. But how can you make the most of your visit? Here’s some National Park visitor tips to create incredible memories that last a lifetime.