De Soto National Monument is the park unit that commemorates the earliest event in American history. Though the site is only 30 acres, there's a lot to do for every member of the family.
During the past year we published 11 checklists to help you plan your national park visits. Here's a rundown of them.
Standing under the iconic arch at the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial is awesome. But the site has so much more worth exploring.
Virginia has plenty of Civil War battlefields, many of which are part of the National Park System. One that seems to rise above others, though, is Petersburg National Battlefield, which history has left with a massive crater from a poorly executed Union attack.
Pssst. Love Cape Hatteras National Seashore, but not the crowds and resort atmosphere? Plan a visit to neighboring Cape Lookout National Seashore, where the wild side still reigns.
The information provided here should prove very helpful if you plan to be among the more than one million people who visit Gettysburg National Military Park this year.
The Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hill, North Carolina interprets a fascinating story of the best of American ingenuity, grit and perseverance. Through talks, exhibits, a movie and just walking, visitors can feel the elation felt by Wilbur and Orville Wright when their plane first stayed in the air for 12 seconds.
Planning a trip to Zion National Park? Let Traveler help you plan some of your exploration of this southwestern Utah wonder with our checklist to the park.
Fort Sumter National Monument has become an even more popular tourist destination now that the Civil War 150th anniversary commemoration is under way. Here is information to help you plan your visit.
Despite its deep, shimmering namesake lake, Crater Lake National Park is one of the lesser visited of the great national parks. For those who make the journey, that's a great reward. For those who don't, well, they're missing something special.