The best time to visit the Great Lakes National Parks is in the Summer because of the region’s brutal winter climate. When late spring arrives, the 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 in the summer months.
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 Park board games are a great way to learn about the U.S. National Parks; all while having fun camping, at the dinner table or on rainy afternoons. These challenging table top games are educational. They will 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, you and your family will get so excited to actually go visit our National Parks.
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania is one of the most beautiful east coast destinations to visit anytime of the year. You and your family can explore, learn, shop, dine, relax and enjoy the grandeur of the Civil War battlefield countryside all in one place! And when it’s time to leave, you will have a much deeper appreciation for how our Country has progressed and changed for the better.
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.
While exploring Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota, we camped at Cottonwood Campground inside the park. It’s located just five miles from the National Park’s South Unit park entrance. Our plans were originally to camp three nights. Due inclement weather, we ended up staying a few more days. But it was more than the cold rain that kept us there!
When we visited Joshua Tree National Park in December 2017, we were forced to take refuge for a few days at Joshua Tree Lake RV & Campground in California due to inclement weather and a short-term illness. Here’s our campground review of the RV park and campground.
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”