Fireflies at Great Smoky Mountain National Park

It's too late already for this year, but make your plans and put your name in for the lottery next year to see the fireflies at Great Smoky Mountain National Park.  For two weeks in the spring, they synchronize...

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Can’t Find a Decent Campsite?

Looking for a campsite, and everything is already sold out?  Don't despair, try Airbnb! Yes, you heard me correctly - you can book a campsite on Airbnb.  Below is an article on the 17 best campsites available - I don't...

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Are Our National Parks at Risk?

You may not even realize this, but we almost lost Rocky Mountain National Park to Wildfires in 2020.   And the changes to other parks across the country from climate change are truly alarming.   I realize that some climate change...

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Where is the best place to live if you love visiting our National Parks?

Where is the best place in the country to live, if you love visiting the National Parks?   Despite it just being a great place to live overall, if you live in Denver, CO you are within a 20 hour...

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Six mistakes to avoid when visiting a National Park

Hey, take it from an expert, and I'm not talking about me!  Check out this article about Mikah Meyer, who took a 3 year road trip and visited over 400 National Park Service sites.  Some day, maybe, when I get...

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Best Outdoor Activity in Every State!

What do you think the best outdoor activity is in your state?  See if it matches up with TripSavvy's list!  As an (almost) Colorado native, I have hiked a few 14ers.  But there is no reason to limit myself...

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Planning to visit a National Park in 2021? Make sure to plan in advance…

Does 2020 feel like a fog?  Ready to get out and enjoy life again?  Visiting a National Park is a great way to reconnect with nature, and yourself for that matter.  But, some parks now require reservations and advance...

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Find Campsites and Other Park Info!

New to the whole camping experience?  Find out everything you need to know about campsite availability for all the National Parks, Forests, and Monuments at recreation.gov.  Not only can you book a campsite directly on the site, but they provide...

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