Wuksachi Lodge in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park; Courtesy of Wuksachi Lodge
National Park Vacations

13 National Park Lodges You Can Still Book…

by Jamie Moore

Staying at a national park lodge is an extremely popular option for national park vacations.…

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10 Best National Parks for Families

by Jamie Moore

America's national parks preserve much of the country's majestic beauty. Yet, if you venture to…

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Which U.S. National Park Is Your Family?

by Jamie Moore

When thinking about national parks, many families dream about unplugged adventures with stunning scenery and…

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10 Most Underrated U.S. National Parks for Families

by Jamie Moore

When many of us think of national parks, we think big -- Yellowstone, Yosemite, and…

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10 Best Canadian National Parks for Families

by Jamie Moore

Canada's national parks represent the country's diverse natural environment and help form the geography of…

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10 National Parks That Are Better Than the…

by Jamie Moore

If your brood craves outdoor adventures and Instagram-worthy views of Mother Nature up close, join…

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8 National Parks That Are Better in the…

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Our national parks make for great family vacations in the summer; they also make for…

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Family with infant visit Sequoia national park in California; Courtesy My Good Images/Shutterstock

9 U.S. National Parks Kids Should See Before They Grow Up

by Jamie Moore

So many incredible national parks, so little time! Which ones are best for kids? We’ve chosen our favorites based on unique and unforgettable experiences geared…

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Rush Creek Lodge at Yosemite National Park; Courtesy of Rush Creek Lodge

14 National Park Hotels That Offer Really Cool Perks for Guests

by Allison Tibaldi

While the rustic wonders of the natural world are the big vacation draw, there’s no need to rough it. Numerous hotels and resorts in and…

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Kids' Pool at Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite; Courtesy of Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite

10 Great Alternatives to National Park Lodges

by Jeff Bogle

While many national parks offer hotels inside the gates, you can also find great—and oftentimes, better—lodging options right outside the parks. These alternatives to national…

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8 National Parks to Avoid This Summer

by Jeff Bogle

Come summertime, when the weather is scorching in many parts of the country, the crowds unbearable, and the lines never ending, there are many gems…

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5 Unforgettable Family Experiences in Banff and Jasper National Parks

by Sarah Pittard

The Canadian Rockies, located in Western Canada, reach high into the sky, teeming with activities for families. Whether you are seasoned hikers or just a…

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Yellowstone National Park Family Camping Trip Highlights

by Kara Williams

Make this summer a national park summer and head off to Yellowstone for some quality outdoor time with the family. Here are some itinerary ideas…

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Family Hiking in Grand Teton National Park

by Kara Williams

The Grand Tetons offer families an opportunity to spend time together in nature with stunning views. All ages will enjoy this kid-friendly hiking trail.

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12 Expert Tips for Your Family Camping Trip

by Hilarey Wojtowicz

Looking for camping tips and advice for your family? KOA Campground employees, the best in the industry, provide their expertise about how to make a…

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Touring the National Parks With Kids

by Lissa Poirot and Morgan Agesen

Our editor, Lissa Poirot, and her family are on their “Great American Road Trip” to visit as many National Parks in the west as they…

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10 Great National Park Hikes for Families

by Steve Jermanok

Take the kids on a scenic, easy hike through one of these famous national parks in the U.S.

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Taking Along Your Kids’ Friends: What to Know Before You Go

by Traci L. Suppa

Consider the pros and cons of taking your child’s friend on vacation before making an offer.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Family Camping

by Lisa Meyers McClintick

Whether you are an experienced camper from pre-kid days or first-time campers looking to save money, it’s wise to be prepared for this important adventure.

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A Beginner’s Guide to RV Family Vacations

by Caroline Costello

Renting an RV is a fantastic way to tour the country with your kids (without having to unpack seven suitcases at each hotel). Here, RV…

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Summer Camps for Families

by Caroline Costello

Is summer camp right for your family? Consider the options, costs and more before making your decision.

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National Park Vacations

by Sarah Schlichter

Is your family dreaming of getting away to the great outdoors? If so, you’re not alone — national parks in the U.S. see more than…

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