What’s happening to our National Parks is unbelievable! And it’s caused by careless park visitors! It’s all because visitors are not following the simple National Park rules. And it deeply affects the wildlife, environment, staff and other visitors who are visiting our parks. In fact, violating these do’s and don’ts is actually what’s causing National Park Rangers to close trails, campgrounds and points of access!
Rhyolite Nevada is quite different from what you picture as a typical western-theme ghost town. Only 120 miles northwest of Las Vegas near Death Valley National Park, Rhyolite National Historic Townsite begs you to come explore its’ crumbled ruins. You’ll learn about it’s short-lived history and why it’s one of the most peculiar desert ghost towns in America.
Every year, the U.S. National Park Service grants free entry to all visitors on designated National Park Free Days. In 2024, National Park free entry days allow everyone to visit all National Parks, National Monuments, National Recreation Areas, National Historic Sites, National Battlefields and even the National Seashores totaling 423 National Park sites spanning over 85 million acres across the U.S. at NO CHARGE!
There are plenty of fun outdoor activities near Las Vegas for adventure seekers to fit into your travel plans! From hiking, biking and rock climbing to fishing and kayaking, the Las Vegas area has some of the best outdoorsy things to do that will make you want to go now!
Did you know there’s over 17,000 caves in the United States? Yet, not all of those caverns are open to the public to explore or offer tours. However, these popular caves in the U.S. are just waiting for you and your family to discover, learn and enjoy their coolness!
Just outside of Las Vegas stands the monstrous Hoover Dam! Built during the Great Depression, Hoover Dam draws visitors from all over the globe to witness this modern marvel. These Hoover Dam tour tips will help make your visit full of wonder and a memorable adventure.
The federal government now allows e-bikes in National Parks. The National Park Service recognizes that electric bikes offer positive impacts to our parks, monuments and other NPS managed lands. But, what does that mean for ebike riders, regular cyclists and visitors who drive automobiles who share the parks?
The best time to visit the National Parks of the Great Lakes is in the summer months because of the region’s brutal winter climate. When late spring arrives, the Great Lakes National Parks on Lake Erie, Lake Michigan and Lake Superior awaken from a long winter’s nap and prepares for visitors like you to arrive to enjoy the unsalted life!
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!
National Parks board games are a great way to learn about the U.S. National Parks and learn strategy while having fun at the dinner table at home or camping on rainy days. These challenging table top games will help strengthen, not only your U.S. geography and history skills, but also foster your secret game strategies. The best part about these tabletop board games is after you play them, they will entice you to visit our National Parks.