National and State Parks

4th Grade National Park Pass: Best Road Trip Itineraries

The 4th grade national park pass is designed to give families the opportunity to explore and learn about the national parks in the country. The official name of the program is called Every Kid in a Park. It was started by President Obama in 2015, and it allows fourth grade students and their families to …

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National Park Gifts: Gifts for National Park Lovers

Do you know someone who loves visiting the national parks on vacation or who plans road trips centered around visiting the national parks? Then, these national park gifts may provide some suggestions for unique gifts for national park lovers. Our family started visiting the national parks when our youngest was about 3 years old. Since …

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National Park Junior Ranger: Top Programs for Junior Ranger Badges

My kids love to become national park junior rangers! We started visiting the national parks and monuments when my youngest was about 4 years old, and since then, completing the junior ranger booklet and learning about the location we are visiting is a highlight for the family. If you are planning a family visit to …

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Canadian Rockies Vacation Around the National Parks

The Canadian Rockies are, without a doubt, one of the most beautiful places on Earth. If you are looking for an unforgettable summer road trip in North America with endless options for outdoor adventures, we highly recommend a Canadian Rockies vacation around the national parks! Stunning mountain landscapes, massive glaciers, and turquoise lakes draw millions …

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Glacier National Park with Kids: Things to Know Before You Go

Visiting Glacier National Park is not accidental. It takes hours to drive here from the nearest airport, yet once you arrive at this remote location, you may not want to leave. The gorgeous mountains, lakes, and abundant natural beauty are one of a kind. It is certainly one of the best national park vacations in …

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Best Day Trip from Nashville – Mammoth Cave

My husband and I visited Nashville with our best friends for a long weekend in January. This trip was an impromptu friends weekend because we found very cheap flights on Southwest Airlines. Although I never had any particular interest in visiting Nashville, I am so glad we did. Check out our Nashville Weekend Itinerary. or …

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