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Thursday, November 22nd, 2012

  • An 1840s holiday celebration will be held December 8 at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site in Washington state.

    At the park's annual Christmas at Fort Vancouver event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., you can mark the occasion much as the employees of the Hudson's Bay Company did in the 1840s.

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

  • Our national Thanksgiving holiday has evolved to include a host of traditions, including gatherings with family and friends, favorite dining delights, gridiron rivalries and Black Friday shopping.

  • What can you stuff the stocking with, or place under the tree, at year's end for your national park or outdoor lover? Let us count the items.

  • Snowstorms so far this month have convinced officials at Mount Rainier National Park that it's time to move to winter hours in the park in Washington state.

    "Mount Rainier provides outstanding winter recreation opportunities and has been doing so for over 100 years," says Superintendent Randy King.

  • Mesa Verde National Park is the latest addition to Traveler's essential parks guides.