10 Best National Parks to See in the Fall

National Parks are amazing to see year-round, but some shine brightest during the autumn months, when fewer tourists and changing fall leaves make for a truly incredible outdoor experience.

If you love hiking, fishing, camping, and driving through the most beautiful spots in America and don’t mind the crisp autumn air, a visit to one of these 10 National Parks could be the perfect Fall Getaway:

1. Yosemite National Park in California

National Parks are beautiful in fall, like Yosemite National Park in California

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15 Best Fall Road Trips in the U.S.

Fall is the perfect time for a road trip. Not only do fall road trips offer relief from the heat and tourists of summer, but in many places they offer a breathtaking look at the foliage of changing seasons, just before the cold of winter sets in.

If you like crisp air, colorful fall leaves, and driving on scenic routes past mountains, forests, rivers and farms, you will love this list of the 15 Best Fall Road Trips in the U.S.:

1. See the famous Aspen groves in Telluride, Colorado

Aspens in Telluride, Colorado

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9 Beautiful Reasons to Take an Inside Passage Cruise

Alaska may be “The Last Frontier,” but it doesn’t have to be your last frontier.

This far-north state is huge, sparsely populated, and not the most hospitable in the winter months, but seeing its best and most beautiful attractions has never been easier with the rising popularity of summer cruises through the famed Inside Passage.

There are hundreds of reasons to visit Alaska, but here are 9 especially beautiful reasons we think you should take an Inside Passage Cruise this summer:

1. You can wake up each morning to a view like this, near Juneau, Alaska

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Best Places to Canoe, Kayak, and Raft

Port your canoe down the water’s edge and get ready for the trip of a lifetime. These top spots provide everything from rushing thrills in a kayak, to tranquil paddling in a canoe, to serious chill out time floating down a lazy river. Grab your kayak or canoe and start paddling: the water is calling!

Cumberland Island, Georgia

Canoe and kayak in one of the largest pristine barrier islands in the world.

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Pictured Rocks National Park, Michigan

Paddle among brightly colored sandstone cliffs and towers.

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The Everglades, Florida

10,000 islands full of wildlife to explore.

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Buffalo National River, Arkansas

This 150 mile long river offers rushing rapids and deep swimming pools.

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Glacier Bay, Alaska

Glide through crystal clear waters and watch for whales and bald eagles.

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There are many more watery treks available in our National Parks list.

5 Places to See Midnight Sun this Summer

Want more sun in your life? It may seem counter-intuitive, but to see the most sun this summer, head as close to the North Pole as you can get!

The “Midnight Sun” is a natural phenomenon that occurs near the Arctic Circle in the summer months, when the tilt of the Earth places the Arctic Circle within reach of the sun’s light for the planet’s entire 24-hour rotation. Depending on how far north you go, the sun can stay up without setting for more than four months!

If you want to experience this strange and beautiful phenomenon, check out these 5 places this summer:

1. Norway

Trover photo by Travel-Ling

Trover photo by Travel-Ling

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