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Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Formed by volcanoes, sustained by the earth's molten rock layers and teeming with flowers, fauna and vistas galore, Yellowstone is one of America's best-loved national parks.

Big Bend National Park, Texas

It's easy to feel like the last person standing when you visit the desert abyss that is Big Bend National Park.

Great National Park Lodges

Exploring the natural beauty of America's National Parks doesn't mean you have to rough it.

Road Trips for Families

Look no further for aviation-free adventure and budget-conscious bonding than the great American highways -- family road trips are all the rage.

Extreme Roadside Adventures

We're taking to the open road and showing you some extreme roadside attractions.

Columbia River Highway

Built specifically for sightseeing road trips and modeled on the mountain roads of Europe, the highway is arguably the jewel of the Northwest and an ideal route to enjoy fall foliage in the region.

Mount Rainier National Park, Washington

The landscape of Mt. Rainier National Park is punctuated by the enormity of the mountain itself -- a 14,000-foot-tall volcano looming over surrounding forests and meadows.

Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico

Entering any of Carlsbad Caverns' 113 caves is like entering a larger-than-life sandcastle, where drips of sand have been changed into a twisting structure of peaks and spires.

Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

Peering into the alcoves from which Mesa Verde's puebloan cliff dwellings seem to seep upward is oddly reminiscent of peering into treasures encased within a Faberge Egg.

National Parks: Great Train Rides

Discover America's National Parks by train.

Kancamagus Scenic Byway

New Hampshire's Kancamagus Scenic Byway, running through the White Mountain National Forest, is renowned for its autumn leaves, making it one of the top road trips during the fall leaf-viewing season.

Road Trip Tips

Before hitting the open road be sure to do your road-trip research. Here's Travel Channel's top road trip tips.

Yosemite National Park, California

Yosemite Valley is home to most of the park's largest attractions, including El Capitan, Upper Yosemite Waterfall, the sequoias, Glacier Point and Bridalveil Falls.

Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Alaska

Visit Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, and watch geologic history unfold before your eyes.

Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas

Touted as having therapeutic qualities, the pure waters flowing from hot springs have been enjoyed by bathers for centuries.

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