National Parks in New Hampshire

National Parks in New Hampshire

Appalachian National Scenic Trail The Appalachian national scenic trail is approximately 2,200 miles and stretches from Springer, Georgia, to Katahdin, Maine. It’s the longest hiking trail in the world, passing through 14 states, including Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina, and Georgia. The … Read more

National Parks in Ohio

National Parks in Ohio

Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument Located in Southwest Ohio, this national monument commemorates the life of Charles Young.  This respected military officer was born to enslaved parents in 1864 and went through many challenges, including racism. Despite this, Young became the third African American to graduate from the US Military Academy. Not just that, … Read more

National Parks In New York

Ellis Island in Winter

African Burial Ground National Monument  It is located on the first floor of Ted Weiss federal building close to the Brooklyn Bridge and City Hall in Lower Manhattan. The African Burial Ground National Monument was recognized as a National Historic Landmark in 1993. It was initially discovered in the 1990s when the General Services Administration … Read more

The Best National Parks in Connecticut

Best National Parks in Connecticut

Appalachian National Scenic Trail Located in the beautiful Appalachian Mountains in eastern United States, this trail is a footpath of over 2,180 miles which passes through 14 states including Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, Maryland, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Maine, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, and West Virginia. The lengthy trail is surrounded by … Read more

The Best National Parks in Iowa

Best National Parks in Iowa

Effigy Mounds National Monument Over 200 prehistoric mounds are preserved within the grounds of over 2500 acres of the Effigy Mounds National Monument tucked in the Upper Mississippi River Valley lowlands of Iowa. These treasured mounds are said to have been made by mound builders of pre-Columbian heritage known as Woodland Indians who have origins … Read more

The Best National Parks in Maine

Acadia National Park, Maine

Acadia National Park With its sculpted glaciers, shimmering lakes, and beautiful surrounding shores, Acadia National Park is a must-see when visiting national parks in Maine. There are so many activities to enjoy here, including biking, fishing, boating, guided boat tours, and of course, hiking the 158 miles scenic trails. This park boasts a mountain known … Read more

The Best National Parks in Maryland

Best National Parks in Maryland

Antietam National Battlefield Located in Antietam Creek in Sharpsburg, Washington County. This historic site is where the Battle of Antietam took place; a twelve-hour long blood bath on the 17th of September, 1862 where over 23,000 soldiers either lost their lives, got severely injured, or got missing on that day. This event turned the typically … Read more

The Best National Parks in Delaware

Best National Parks in Delaware

Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail Established on December 19, 2006, the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail consists of several water routes. It stretches up to 3,000 miles and can be found in the Chesapeake Bay. The trail dates back to 1608 when Captain John Smith explored the Bay and discovered several … Read more

The Best National Parks in Indiana

Best National Parks in Indiana

George Rogers Clark National Historical Park Located in Southwest Indiana (Vincennes), the George Rogers Clark National Historical Park is open all year round to visitors. This park was created in 1931 as a memorial to George Rogers Clark, an American colonel. During the revolutionary war in 1779, Clark led 170 militiamen on an 18-day trek … Read more

The Best National Parks in Alaska

Alaska - Denali Highway

Looking for the best national parks in Alaska? From national parks to national monuments to preserves, here are the best Alaska national parks! Yukon Charley Rivers National Preserve Yukon Charley Rivers National Preserve is a 4000 square mile area in Alaska, close to the border with Canada. The preserve was established in 1978 to protect … Read more