Best Places for a Sabbatical

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Courtesy of the National Park Service

Forget the weekend getaway. Take a sabbatical and make your travel a life-changing experience.

National Parks: Get Inspired by Nature

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Fancy yourself the next Ansel Adams or Georgia O’Keeffe? Then head to one of at least 30 national parks (including Acadia, Denali, Zion, and Crater Lake) to join the artist-in-residence program. While living rent-free in a furnished park house, you’ll have the opportunity to create pieces inspired by the rugged natural surroundings and give talks to visitors about your artistic experiences in the park. If you’re not an artist but still want to immerse yourself in nature, you can join one of the nearly 200,000 people who volunteer each year rebuilding trails and acting as campground hosts at parks nationwide.

Best Places for a Sabbatical

National Parks: Get Inspired by Nature

Fancy yourself the next Ansel Adams or Georgia O’Keeffe? Then head to one of at least 30 national parks (including Acadia, Denali, Zion, and Crater Lake) to join the artist-in-residence program. While living rent-free in a furnished park house, you’ll have the opportunity to create pieces inspired by the rugged natural surroundings and give talks to visitors about your artistic experiences in the park. If you’re not an artist but still want to immerse yourself in nature, you can join one of the nearly 200,000 people who volunteer each year rebuilding trails and acting as campground hosts at parks nationwide.

Courtesy of the National Park Service
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