Nature Calls: 4 Meditative Hikes You Need to Take

Find inner peace on these National Park trails.

Getting into a meditative state doesn't require a yoga mat. Put on your hiking boots and head to one of these National Parks for a completely Zen, moving meditation.

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10 Fun National Park Activities for Kids

Our list of the 10 coolest ways kids can explore US National Parks this summer.

Why Yellowstone Is Better in the Winter

If you can brave the bitter cold and deep snow, you can find solitude in even the most famous parts of Yellowstone National Park.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

The mists of The Great Smoky Mountains seem to shroud the very secrets of the region's historical tragedies and biological triumphs.

Zion National Park, Utah

With more than 2 1/2 million visitors a year, Zion National Park is easily Utah's most visited natural landmark.

Crater Lake National Park, Oregon

Crater Lake National Park is certainly not for onlookers alone: this is a park full of hands-on, outdoor adventure.

Take a Visual Break: Admire These Majestic Landscapes

Then, hit up the national parks to see them IRL.

National Parks for Families

Plan a fabulous family vacation at a kid-friendly national park.

Top 10 National Park Activities

Here's our selection for the most exciting and unusual national park activities on land and sea and even deep underground, including sandboarding, spelunking and more.

Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona

It may be one of the most impressive and perfect examples of erosion, but what leaves visitors breathless at its edge is the beauty and wonder that we call the Grand Canyon.

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