"Every time I have been to the park I have been with a different friend, family member, or hiking partner to explore this rugged wilderness with..."
"One of the main reasons why my family chose to spend our vacation on the Big Island of Hawai’i was Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park."
"America’s first national park is home to one of the world's largest volcanoes. Magma nor ash spew from this supervolcanic hotspot, but..."
"John and I’s wonderment in Zion National Park never ceased;..."
"These masterpieces of nature will not disappoint, but the jewel of the park will stupefy."
"Mesa Verde is a place whose uniqueness I could've never understood before visiting."
Great Sand Dunes
"When I found this was only three hours away from Denver, I immediately made plans to go that weekend."
"After a long day in Niagara Falls, we drove a quick couple of hours... We wish we could have camped in the park or taken the train around"
"Along this hike, I discovered just how diverse Bryce Canyon is;..."
"...we stopped a few times to look at different formations and some ancient petroglyphs."
"We couldn’t help but start to marvel at the beauty of the park as soon as we arrived on property."
"...John and I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to see Carlsbad Caverns on our first trip out west..."
Black Canyon of the Gunnison
"The park was an unplanned stop ...once we discovered how close we were to the canyon, we knew that we had to make the drive over to check it out."
"My sister and I had barely heard of [Haleakala] until a few days before we arrived. It might be because of its remote location or just because we had never planned a trip to Hawaii...."
"We climbed all over the [Shafer Canyon Overlook] trying to get the best view..."
Great Smoky Mountains
"Hiking down the trail early in the morning before the fog had lifted made the forest seem mystical."
"The harrowing heights, beautifully striped walls, and sheer size of the canyon make the experience surreal."
3 Parks, 2 Forests, and 1 Dog
"The journey that changed my (and I hope John's) life "