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A summer vacation to America’s national parks has been a rite of passage for generations of Americans—a pilgrimage made each season ever since the... Read More

Frequent visitors to Yosemite National Park will be sad to learn that the park’s many landmark structures are being forced to change their names due to... Read More

125 years ago, more than 700,000 acres of unadulterated wilderness officially became a California landmark. ... Read More

Yosemite National Park has over 761,000 acres of unspeakably beautiful wilderness, making it a primo destination for lovers of the great outdoors.... Read More

A second tourist has been diagnosed with plague after visiting Yosemite National Park in California, state officials announced Tuesday. ... Read More

Public Health officials in California are investigating a case of the plague contracted by a child who had recently camped at Yosemite National Park.... Read More

Google Street View is becoming a bit of a misnomer, as the service heads ever-further off road. Now, for the first time ever, Google has taken... Read More

Calling all future Leslie Knopes! Visiting America’s National Parks is about to get a little easier. Last week, President Obama announced a new “Every... Read More

See our slideshow of the World’s Most Spectacular Waterfalls. ... Read More

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“You know what?” my brother Steve says to me as we speed north along Highway 395. “I am not even sure I ever really looked out the car windows when we... Read More

Straddling the California-Nevada border in the pine-covered Sierra Nevada, Lake Tahoe is one of this country's favorite winter playgrounds. The numbers... Read More

35 There was a time when I could start a fire in the rain, tie a stevedore knot, and chop down a small tree, lash its branches together, and turn it... Read More

Surrounded by 18 ski resorts—the densest concentration of slopes anywhere in America—Lake Tahoe is a winter-sports paradise. But despite its abundance... Read More

Next time you make small talk on a chairlift, ask your seatmates what they paid for their lift tickets. Then hang on to your ski poles. You may be... Read More

GEORGE WASHINGTON NEVER SLEPT HERE. Nor, most likely, did your next-door neighbor, your boss, or your high school gym teacher. No, in our quest for the... Read More

National parks are a late-Victorian invention, the product of a time when Americans thrilled to the grandeur of nature and measured progress in terms of... Read More

What makes a great ski resort?Hard to say. In nearly 30 years on the slopes, I've had spectacularly memorable times fighting my way down Stowe's... Read More

See our slideshow of The World’s Most Pristine Forests. ... Read More

Forget the frumpy, olive-drab tents of your childhood. A new breed of oversized tents is being pitched at ecotourism sites and luxury resorts around... Read More

Europe may have Zermatt and Courmayeur, but America has Squaw Valley. This ski season, the site of the 1960 Winter Olympics cuts the ribbon on a... Read More

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