Visit US National Parks for free on Public Lands Day, Sept. 29.
Explore the National Parks of America's West.
Grand Teton National Park seems to represent the original American Dream; it is a model of our nation's natural wonder and a symbol of the pioneers' exploration of the West.
The mists of The Great Smoky Mountains seem to shroud the very secrets of the region's historical tragedies and biological triumphs.
Escape the crowds and add extra excitement to an already unforgettable experience at these 10 US National Park destinations.
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.
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.
Strap on your sea legs, and hop aboard the nearest watercraft -- Voyageurs National Park is water-based, and some of her finest treasures will only be unlocked by boat.
The Florida Everglades is the only subtropical preserve in North America, and its endangerment has placed it at the forefront of a massive restoration movement.
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.
While there's nothing scary about Petrified Forest National Park, there is certainly something mysterious and wondrous.
With more than 2 1/2 million visitors a year, Zion National Park is easily Utah's most visited natural landmark.
Though the untrained eye might see little more than desert when driving through the Great Basin, a closer look will reveal a land full of flora and fauna that is in a state of constant change.
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.
Take a break from the traffic and crowds, and appreciate the unspoiled beauty at 5 of the country's least-visited national parks.