Joshua Tree National Park
Spectacular sunsets, cholla cactus, and the surreal trees for which its named, Joshua Tree National Park in southern California features magnificent desert landscapes
Grayson Highlands State Park
The spectacular views of the Blue Ridge Mountains are enough to make this state park in Southwest Virginia worth a visit. Spending your weekend among the wild ponies grazing along the hillsides, however, is an amazing experience that's not to be missed.
Channel Islands National Park
Located off the coast of Southern California, Channel Islands National Park consists of five islands accessible only by boat. The rocky coastlines, ubiquitous wildflowers and island foxes of Santa Cruz Island are featured in our gallery.
Acadia National Park
Acadia National Park and Mount Desert Island are a coastal paradise well known to New Englanders. With stunning vistas, tidepools, and hundreds of miles of trail and carriage roads to explore, its hard to fit it all in. But don't forget about the Puffins!
Guadalupe Mountains National Park
The harsh landscapes of Guadalupe Mountains National Park may not offer the same aesthetics as its West Texas counterpart, Big Bend. But hikes into McKitrick Canyon and to the top of Guadalupe Peak along with the historical Pratt Cabin and Frijole Ranch make for a unique experience.