There are many incredible drives in the National Park System, but two of the best, at least in the western half of the country, are Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park and Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park. Which is your favorite, and why?
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There are restaurants in and near national parks that serve up some mighty fine food, but not all of them offer an outstanding view to go with your meal. What are your choices for the restaurant with the best view in or near a national park?
If costs and scheduling didn't get in the way, what would be the national park trip that would top your bucket list? Want to float the Colorado through Grand Canyon National Park, or climb Mount McKinley in Denali?
How would you market and promote the national parks to build not just overall visitation, but visitation that reflects the country's diversity and various age groups?
Travel season is here in some parts of the country, and quickly approaching in others. With that in mind, which lodges within the national parks would you gladly return to, and which will you never set foot in again?
Will expanded wireless service for cellphones and the Internet enhance your national park experience, or will it clutter it with a technological Disneyification of the parks, one that will detract from, not add to, the national park experience?
So many parks, so many sunsets to revel in. In your travels across the National Park System, where did you come upon the most beautiful sunset of all?
We've flipped the calendar pages to another year, and for some people, that means it's time for some New Year's resolutions. Does your list include any items that stir up the travel juices and generates a little bit of excitement in terms of plans—or at least wishes—connected with national parks?