Even grand dames need an occasional sprucing up, and that's why the iconic El Tovar Hotel on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park will be closed for three months beginning January 2, 2014.
Lodging in the Parks
One of the most elegant hotels in the National Park System, the Lake Yellowstone Hotel, has received a $10 million+ facelift, one that has addressed structural needs, room renovations, and added some suites.
While many national park lodges are on the National Register of Historic Places, not all lodges reflect the preservation and well-maintained appearance you might expect for such properties. In this, the second of our two-part series, the Traveler looks at why some properties are not as well-maintained as you might expect.
While many national park lodges are on the National Register of Historic Places, not all lodges reflect the preservation and well-maintained appearance you might expect for such properties. In a two-part series, the Traveler looks at the highs and lows of upkeep in the National Park System.SHEN-Maintenance Needs.pdf
Eight national park lodges have joined Historic Hotels of America, a program affiliated with the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Lodging once again will be available in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park at the Volcano House under a 15-year contract the National Park Service has signed with the Hawai`i Volcanoes Lodge Company.
Frontier Cabins, just 8 miles from the north entrance to Badlands National Park, is a great place to base your park visit from.
Looking for a way to save some money on a national park vacation this summer? You might find some answers at Sequoia National Park's Wuksachi Lodge.
Significant changes are in the offing for lodging operations in parts of Yellowstone National Park, where officials envision tens of millions of dollars of improvements.