Beautifully set against the Rocky Mountains, the Great Sand Dunes of Colorado (the largest such dunes in North America) are like something from another planet. It takes hours to climb to the top of the dunes from the parking lot, but the feeling of standing alone thousands of feet in the air is well worth the trek. After taking in the vistas, descend by foot or by sled/sandboard and cool off in the Medano Creek at the bottom of the peaks.
US National Parks Map - The World includes this great country too! I'm proud to say that my parents took us to so many of the National Parks when we were kids and I've added to the list as a grown up. Still more to see!
17 Of The Most Underrated National Parks In America
Nothing like a close bear encounter to make you rethink what you're packing and how your camp is set up, and how you travel in the woods. Admittedly I had a quick cry from the stress of being huffed at close range, back at camp...
The ultimate guide to Yosemite National Park in California. A short drive from San Francisco, Yosemite is California's most iconic National Park in the United States of America USA. Make the road trip along the Tioga Road drive and use our full driving maps and Yosemite Travel guide to plan your trip.