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50 States of National Parks: One for Each State (and DC, Too!)

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From Florida to Alaska and every state in between, travel around the country exploring the best national parks in America.

National Parks Near Las Vegas

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When thinking of Las Vegas, most people picture a city buzzing with bright neon lights, but only a couple of hours outside of the city’s limits are some of the greatest natural wonders of the Southwest, including the Colorado and Mojave Deserts, the lush Sierra Nevada mountains and Utah's Canyon Country. 

National Parks Near Miami

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If you are a Miami resident, or just a visitor, it should come as no surprise that apart from golf, beach volleyball and amusement parks, most outdoor recreation in this Magic City involves water. Located in the southeastern corner of Florida, the region’s tropical climate and countless rivers, lakes, bays and beaches allow for ample outdoor activity year-round.

National Parks Near Salt Lake City

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If national parks are your happy place, the best city in America to live in just might be Salt Lake City. With more than 60 national and state parks within a few hours drive, outdoor adventure is limitless. Here are some greatest hits.

National Parks Near Los Angeles

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Los Angeles may be the second largest city in the United States, but citizens anxious to escape the urban hubbub need not be weary, because the city is close to some of the nation’s most breathtaking national parks.

National Parks Near Denver

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Denver is one of the best urban basecamps to be adventurous outdoors. With four national parks, eight national monuments, nine national forests, and 42 state parks, it should come as no surprise that half of Colorado is public land.

National Parks Near Seattle

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On the Puget Sound in America’s Pacific Northwest, Seattle is surrounded by national parkland, so visitors to the city are only a few hours drive from dense rainforests, snow-capped mountains and the Pacific Ocean.

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