Biden mask mandate in national parks

On January 20, the day of his inauguration as the 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden signed an executive order mandating masks on federal property, which extends to national parks. The executive order requires federal employees and visitors to wear masks and maintain physical distance while on federal lands, including national parks and…… Continue reading Biden mask mandate in national parks

Michelob ULTRA travel job

Drinking and driving is bad, but driving around the country at the behest of a beer company is good. Michelob ULTRA is launching a search for a Chief Exploration Officer (CEO), which comes with the enviable duty of traveling the country to explore the US’s most beautiful national parks. Oh yeah, and you get paid…… Continue reading Michelob ULTRA travel job

Marriott partnering with NPF

Right now, the hospitality industry and public lands need to work together more than ever. That’s why Marriot Bonvoy just announced a marketing partnership with the National Park Foundation (NPF), the official nonprofit partner of the National Park Service. The partnership includes the unveiling of a new dedicated travel planning website that makes it easy…… Continue reading Marriott partnering with NPF

Best national park for every travel

When it’s time to get out in the wild in the United States, you’ve got an astounding 62 national parks to choose from. But that’s just the problem: You have to choose. To make it easier on you, we looked across the country and selected the absolutely best national park for your circumstances — whether…… Continue reading Best national park for every travel

How to visit Acadia National Park without a car

WHILE GETTING TO Acadia National Park without a car can be a challenge, moving around once you’ve arrived is a bit more intuitive. Considering that over two million visitors descend upon the park annually, some may argue that minimizing the use of a car is really the only way to go. For the truly environmentally…… Continue reading How to visit Acadia National Park without a car

Killarney National Park: Exploring Mountains, Lakes, and Castles

The Best of Killarney, IrelandKillarney, Ireland Killarney is a small town in Ireland with rolling hillsides, ancient castles, pristine lakes, and its own National Park. Here are some of the best things to do in Killarney! After traveling to Ireland a few times now, I can safety say that Killarney National Park (Páirc Náisiúnta Chill…… Continue reading Killarney National Park: Exploring Mountains, Lakes, and Castles

National parks closing for COVID-19

To combat the spread of coronavirus and encourage social distancing, many national parks are closing to the public or modifying their operations, including Yellowstone and Grand Teton. Although, thanks to their sizes, parks might seem somewhat safer than other public gathering places, they attract large numbers of visitors, which poses a health risk. View this…… Continue reading National parks closing for COVID-19

The least-visited US national parks

The United States got its 62nd national park in late 2019 when White Sands got the designation in December. If you’re jonesing to go check it out, a road trip through New Mexico is pretty easy. But of the 61 other national parks, some aren’t quite so straightforward to get to. They may involve jetting…… Continue reading The least-visited US national parks

National parks, monuments, forests

Gaze up at Half Dome, and it’s obvious why Yosemite has national park status. Witness the wildflower bloom in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park during spring, and it may be less clear why California’s largest state park doesn’t. The United States’ parks and public lands fall under a number of designations. Most of us have probably…… Continue reading National parks, monuments, forests

Canadian national parks near US

The weather is still plenty warm, and the outdoors are calling. If you’re ready for a new wilderness destination, consider heading north. Rugged Canada is packed with stunning national parks, many of them easily accessible from the US by car or ferry. Depending on your destination, you could watch moose walk as if on stilts,…… Continue reading Canadian national parks near US