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All About Fort Smith National Historic Site

All About Fort Smith National Historic Site

We’re continuing back onto the recaps of our Midwest Road Trip this week. Even though we can’t be out in the parks right now, we know that at some point we’ll be enjoying the parks again soon. And when we do we hope it will include adding a stop to Fort Smith National Historic Site …

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14 National Park Forts to Fall in Love With

14 National Park Forts to Fall in Love With

Did you know that more than 80 different units in the National Park Service preserve and protect a fort? National park forts have become some of our favorite spots to visit on our journey to visit all 400+ units in the NPS. They’re a chance to step back in time and get to know the …

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All About Fort Scott National Historic Site

All About Fort Scott National Historic Site in Kansas

Among all of the different types of National Historic Sites, forts have quickly become some of our favorites. And of all the different forts we’ve been to so far, Fort Scott National Historic Site in Kansas ranks among the top. What we thought was going to be more of a ‘get the stamp and get …

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A Visit to Fort Vancouver National Historic Site

One of the things we like best about visiting national parks is the unexpected.  In this, Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, the first stop on our Oregon road trip did not disappoint.  We’re a bit embarrassed to say the fort felt more like a “check-off-the-list” site. We only had about 2 hours to visit before moving on …

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Visit All the National Parks in Arkansas

Back in pre-COVID 2020, we went on a road trip quest to visit all the national parks in Arkansas.  It’s no small coincidence that a state nicknamed “The Natural State” would have much to offer when it comes to parks.  Great hikes, gorgeous rivers, historical sites, and plenty to fill a road trip itinerary.  If …

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National Parks Near Miami

National Parks Near Miami

Thinking about an upcoming trip to The Magic City? In researching a list of all the national parks near Miami, we were surprised to find that all but two of the national park units in Florida can be reached with a 5-hour drive of Miami International Airport. How many national parks are within 5 hours …

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Planning a Midwest national park road trip

Planning a Midwest National Park Road Trip

In just a few weeks we’ll be starting out on another #parkchasing adventure. This time we’re embarking on a Midwest national park road trip. It promises to be a full week of national parks, monuments, historical places and a good chance for us to experience some of the ‘flyover’ parks that often get missed among …

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Instagram Best Stories This Week It seams that you haven't connected with your Instagram account France Planning a Midwest National Park Road Trip Great National Park Drives, Ranger Programs, Travel Notes, Trip Planning In just a few weeks we’ll be starting out on another #parkchasing adventure. This time we’re embarking on a Midwest national park …

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Best of Mississippi National River and Recreation Area

Top 10 Spots to Explore in Mississippi National River and Recreation Area

If you’ve spent time in the Twin Cities area, you’ll know that we have some incredible places to spend time outdoors. In part, it’s because of the Top Places to Visit in Mississippi National River and Recreation Area, our local national park.  Minneapolis consistently ranks as one of the best bike-friendly cities in the United …

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Visit All the National Park Sites in Oregon

Last fall, we started off on a week-long camping trip to visit all the national park sites in Oregon. While we didn’t make it to all the sites, that trip will always rank high as one of our best road trips ever.  Oregon’s national parks have something for everyone. History buffs can get lost at …

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