National Parks

With 16 miles of tour roads, beautiful monuments and memorials, and interpretive panels at every corner, Vicksburg National Military Park was a delight to explore for a few days.

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park has six amazing auto touring routes for an easy tour through the nature of the Appalachian Mountains.

The Natchez National Historical Park includes three separate sites throughout the town: Fort Rosalie, William Johnson House, and Melrose Estate.

The 6 National Park Sites of South Carolina

The Palmetto State has six sites of the National Park System that include Civil War-era forts, Revolutionary War battlefields, and the surprisingly beautiful Congaree National Park.

Smaller National Park Service sites aren't something to be skipped just because they're small. There are several benefits to the smaller sites that just might make them more attractive.

10 Places You Must Visit on the Blue Ridge Parkway

The 469-mile Blue Ridge Parkway features dozens of scenic overlooks and hiking trails, but if you had a limited time where should you go? This list might help you figure that out.

The NPS's National Mall and Memorial Park, known as The National Mall, has a large collection of monuments and memorials dedicated to past presidents and wars.

The Trail of Tears National Historic trail is a bit hard to follow, but the sites along the various routes offer a look into a dark chapter in the country's history of removing the Cherokee Indians.

Commemorating the "death knell of the Confederacy", the Battle of Chickamauga can be retraced through the tours and trails of the Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park.

5 Best Scenic Overlooks on the Cherohala Skyway

The Cherohala Skyway is a beautiful and hidden drive through the mountains with lots of scenic overlooks, but which are the best for the mountain views and sunsets?

Three Days on the Cherohala Skyway

With three days on the Cherohala Skyway I discovered just why it's called the "Skyway", hiked a few trails, saw a stunning sunset, and spent some cozy nights camping by a lake.

The problem with the Great Smoky Mountains National Park being the most-visited in the country is that people tend to do the same thing year after year. How about something different?