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Looking for new places to immerse yourself in nature? We've got you covered. Check out our favorite spots to visit, vacation, and more.

Exploring Grand Teton National Park
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Exploring Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park’s majestic environment spans 310K acres and includes stunning views of snow-capped mountains, glacier-made lakes, and the slow-flowing Snake River. But, it's just as known for its outdoor sights as it is for its history.

Exploring Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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Exploring Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Straddling the border of North Carolina and Tennessee, featuring miles of Appalachian mountains, Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the country's most-visited national park, drawing more than 11 million people every year.

How the National Park Service is Forecasting Color Trends
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How the National Park Service is Forecasting Color Trends

The latest interior trends are coming from a surprising source - the National Park Service just started #NPSColorForecasting, posting beautiful scenes with coordinating color swatches.

Exploring Redwood National and State Parks
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Exploring Redwood National and State Parks

The Redwood National and State Parks are located along the northern California coast and are best known for their expanse of coast redwoods, which are among the tallest and longest-living tree species.

Exploring Yellowstone National Park
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Exploring Yellowstone National Park

The oldest national park in the U.S., Yellowstone is widely known for its hydrothermal features like Old Faithful. But the park is also home to a host of other attractions, diverse wildlife, and scenic waters.

Hiking 101: Essential Tips for Beginners
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Hiking 101: Essential Tips for Beginners

You don’t need fancy backpacking gear and other equipment to start hiking, but there are definitely a few tips and tricks that make any hike more enjoyable, safe, and comfortable, especially for beginners.