Day Hikes at Badlands National Park: Sarah on the Door Trail.
The Best Day Hikes at Badlands National Park
August 24, 2018

The Virtual Kampers share their favorite day hikes at Badlands National Park so you can stretch your legs on that next road trip.

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Ancestral Puebloan ruins at El Morro on top of the sandstone bluff.
Did you know about this hidden gem outside Albuquerque?
May 23, 2018

El Morro: a hidden gem of the National Park System outside of Albuquerque, New Mexico. This visitor guide details the historical graffiti, ancestral Puebloan ruins and the hiking available at the Monument!

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Hiking down into Slaughter Canyon Cave on a tour
Conquer Your Fear Of The Dark At Carlsbad Caverns
April 4, 2018

A look at Carlsbad Caverns tours, and what it’s like to explore the caves.  What’s it like to not be able to see your own hand in front of your face? Waving your hand frantically in front of you… it’s pitch black, you know it’s there, but you can’t see it!

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Lucas biking Schoodic Peninsula.
Visiting Acadia? You Need to See This Stunning Ocean View
October 18, 2017

Schoodic Peninsula offers the stunning oceans views in Acadia National Park with a bit of something for everyone, at any pace: biking, hiking, or just a scenic drive. Picture coastal Maine: Cruising along the coast while watching the waves hit the beach. The smell of salt in the air, sounds of seagulls, and a rainbow…

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Snails and Barnacles on Bar Island hike.
Fun and Easy Tidepool Hikes In Acadia National Park
September 30, 2017

Did you know there are hikes in Acadia National Park that you can only do for a few hours a day? And, on these hikes there’s a unique world of creatures you can explore? If this sounds interesting to you, then you must go on one of the tidepool hikes in Acadia National Park. When…

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Sarah & Lucas hiking the North Inlet Trail
Rocky Mountain National Park: Backpacking The North Inlet Trail
January 27, 2017

How’s a weekend in the wilderness backpacking Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) sound? Three days and two nights, alone with your best friends, with only what you carry in on your backs. Sounds like a great getaway, right? It is! It’s also thrilling, beautiful, and… a great way to burn calories!

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Florissant Fossil Beds Hiking Trails
The Ultimate Day-Tripper’s Guide to Florissant Fossil Beds
July 10, 2016

As the Parks Service passes its 100-year anniversary, large and established parks like Yellowstone NP have been extremely popular. However, it’s also a great time to consider a quick trip to newer, less busy fixtures like Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. This park is in the heart of Colorado, and easily visited in a single day!

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