The 18 National Parks in New Mexico: Why & How to Visit Each One!

New Mexico is a stunning destination for anyone looking to explore a natural or cultural wonder. The state is practically bursting at the seams with beauty and awe-inspiring sites. Here are the US National Parks in New Mexico so you can plan your own New Mexico adventure! Can’t read now? Pin for later! How to … Read more

The 8 National Parks in Arkansas: Why & How to Visit Each One!

Growing up in the foothills of the Ozarks in Arkansas, I would spend nearly all my free time exploring the treasure trove of natural wonders the state had to offer. I would be all but consumed with researching the best spots to catch a glimpse of a waterfall, or finding paths less traveled. And the … Read more

The 16 Colorado National Parks: Why & How to Visit Each One!

I’ve been to a few National Park Service sites in Colorado, and they never disappoint! Here are the US National Parks in Colorado so you can plan your own Colorado adventure. Can’t read now? Pin for later! How to Visit Colorado’s National Parks Well, if you’re a Colorado local then you probably already know that … Read more

The 10 National Parks in Kansas: Why & How to Visit Each One!

As the famous quote goes “In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks.” This rings especially true in the modern world, where most lives revolve around urban settings and sitting in front of a desk. What better way to beat these indoor blues than by getting out and exploring the ten National … Read more

The 16 National Parks in Texas: Why & How to Visit Each One!

They say “Everything’s bigger in Texas,” and that is one hundred percent true! Texas is a very large state with a vast number of sites overseen by the National Park Service, including national seashores, monuments, and official National Park in Texas. Can’t read now? Pin for later! The Sixteen National Parks in Texas The recreational … Read more

National Parks in Massachusetts

National Parks in Massachusetts

1.    Adams National Historical Park This historical park, formerly the Adams National Historic Site is located in Quincy, Massachusetts. The Park was established to preserve the residence of former United States presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams. Other notable people who lived here include Charles Francis Adams, Henry Adams, and Brooks Adams. The Park … Read more

National Parks in New Jersey

National Parks in New Jersey

Appalachian National Scenic Trail The Appalachian National Scenic Trail passes through New Jersey, and it makes the perfect spot for every hiker. This 72-mile trail starts from Delaware Water Gap and stretches along the Kittatinny Ridge to High Point along the New York Border. There are many amazing sights to catch and explore along this … Read more

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 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

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