10 Great National Park Units You’ve Never Heard Of Near 10 Great National Parks You Have

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Are you planning a trip to one of the National Park Service’s 59 National Parks? With 417 National Park units in the system, very often there are great sites nearby to visit. Here are 10 great units to add to your itinerary when you visit one of those great National Parks! When visiting Everglades National […]

Everything You Need to Know to Start Planning Your Trip to the Grand Circle of National Parks

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One of the most common questions I get asked typically goes something like this: “We are planning a trip to Arizona and Utah and want to hit up some National Parks. Where do we start?” Getting these types of questions is no surprise. Some of the most iconic sites in the National Park system center […]

Tips on Visiting National Park Units in Washington D.C. for Memorial Day Weekend

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If you haven’t read already, check out my post called, “Why my family is crazy about National Parks and your family should be too” Memorial Day Weekend is this weekend and a great way to enjoy the long holiday weekend is to visit some of the amazing sites in the National Park system! Washington D.C. […]

The Most Face-Melting National Park Visitor Center Movie Ever is at Minute Man National Historical Park

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Last week, on our family Spring Break trip to New England, we visited the Minute Man National Historic Park. Minute Man National Historic Park celebrates the original sites of the first battle of the Revolutionary War. Here are some quick highlights and tips of this National Park Unit. The Visitor Center parking lot is just […]

3 Steps to Celebrate National Park Week in 2017

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Each Spring the National Park Service holds National Park Week. In 2017, National Park Week is April 15-23rd! Last year the National Park Service honored the National Park Service Centennial: celebrating 100 years. This year, the celebration continues as they once again offer free admission to all parks the entire week. There is also free […]