Roadtripping With the Switchback Kids

Elizabeth and Cole Donelson, AKA the Switchback Kids, quit their 9-5 jobs to travel around the country in six segments visiting 59 National Parks in just one year. Check out some of their favorite parks and get inspired to plan your own road trip. 

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Crater Lake Lodge reclines along the edge of the caldera in Oregon's Crater Lake National Park. 960 1280

  

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The Furnace Creek Inn offers a refuge from the extremes of Death Valley National Park. 960 1280

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