National park vistas often are breathtaking. They practically beg you to head off into the landscape. The way Andy Drinnon captured the view from Clingmans Dome in Great Smoky Mountains National Park does just that...but it also stands on its own as a thing of beauty for the way he captures nature.
Visiting the Parks
A star party will be held Friday at Pipe Spring National Monument in Arizona, where the importance of the stars overhead to ancient cultures will be discussed.
Fall might seem an unusual time to paddle the Buffalo National River, but you can be rewarded with incredible solitude and beauty.
You can receive some free instruction on your art talent this Saturday at Arches National Park in Utah, where the park's resident artist will offer lessons.
Le Chemin de St.Jacques in France, also the Grand Route 65, is a pilgrimage and hike, a segment of the El Camino de Santiago. You walk through forests and villages and past farms. This is part 1 of the 440-mile trail.
Military prisons during the Civil War were horrifying places during the daylight hours, and even more so at night. You can gain some insights into the conditions during a special "Night Museum" program coming to Andersonville National Historic Site next month.
How did President Lyndon B. Johnson and his family celebrate Christmas during his boyhood days in Texas? Find out during the coming holiday season by visiting the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park to experience "Christmas at the LBJ Boyhood Home."
Through the month of November the staff at Pipe Spring National Monument in northern Arizona will be celebrating National American Indian Month.
Just off shore from Marseille lie two jewels of the French national park system, one a national monument that lives immortally in literature, the other a national park comprised of four islands.