by Mark & Kristen Morgan
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Travel in the USA could last a lifetime! You can explore some of the world’s most mind-blowing and unique landscapes from towering mountain ranges and glaciers to golden sandy beaches and pioneering cities … the USA travel bucket list is endless.

There truly is something for everyone in this vast country.

The USA National Park system is second to none and the incredible diversity from Yosemite to Yellowstone, and Zion to the Great Smoky Mountains is astounding. If you are planning to visit multiple parks, be sure to pick up an America the Beautiful National Park pass.

Search for your next USA travel destination from our range of resources. If you’re just after some good old fashioned travel inspiration, you can find our most recent posts about all things USA at the end!


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Utah Mighty 5 Epic USA road trip arches Canyonlands Zion Bryce Canyon Capitol Reef

Plan a road trip to Utah’s spectacular Mighty 5 National Parks: Arches, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, Bryce Canyon and Zion. This itinerary includes extras such as Monument Valley, Horseshoe Bend and Grand Canyon North Rim. You will find 9 itineraries covering regions and timeframes.

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Choose South Dakota if you love stunning scenery. Badlands National Park, Custer State Park, Black Hills National Forest and Mount Rushmore form the foundations for a fantastic family road trip vacation. This itinerary covers the highlights in 4 fantastic days.


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    Yosemite Itinerary: Ultimate First Time Visitor Guide (1, 2 & 3 Day Itinerary)

    Yosemite is a treasure trove of beauty and one of the crown jewels among USA National Parks. This Yosemite itinerary will help you plan the most efficient way to spend your…
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    Delicate Arch Sunset Hiking & Photography Tips: Arches National Park

    Delicate Arch and its deep bowl-like depression are the stars of an extraordinary sunset show in Arches National Park, Utah. Mother Nature has chiseled some of her finest landscapes in…
    Three Epic Utah Road Trips Our Car At Capitol Reef National Park Scenic Drive

    Utah Road Trips: 9 Amazing Itineraries To Plan Your Dream Vacation

    Boasting dramatic landscapes and fascinating rock formations, Utah is home to one of the most popular road trips in the US: The Utah Mighty 5 National Park circuit. Zion, Bryce Canyon, Capitol…
    One day in Arches and Canyonlands Kristen where are those Morgans stood underneath stunning Delicate Arch towering overhead Utah National Parks

    Arches and Canyonlands In One Day: A Whirlwind Itinerary In Moab, Utah

    Are you short on time in Moab, Utah and trying to decide which National Park you should visit between Arches vs Canyonlands? Well, we have insider news for you that…
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    Zion to Bryce Canyon: 2 Awesome Utah National Parks • 3 Day Road Trip

    Utah is home to one of the best road trip circuits in the US: the Utah Mighty 5 National Parks trail. We're going to bring you two of the best…
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    Mesa Arch Sunrise: Fighting For Prime Position (Plus Photography Tips!)

    Have you ever heard of the battle royale taking place each morning at sunrise, in the moments leading up to an electrifying scarlet glow illuminating Canyonlands National Park's Mesa Arch?…
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    Joshua Tree Day Trip, California: The Perfect One Day Road Trip Itinerary

    Joshua Tree National Park is the perfect Californian day trip destination. J-Tree or JT as known locally, is a popular vacation and weekend getaway spot, but first time visitors can…
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    Yellowstone Itinerary 4 Days: The Ultimate First Time Visitor Guide

    Yellowstone National Park had been high up on our travel bucket list since - well, forever! Who hasn't always wanted to visit one of Earth's most unique and natural marvels?!…
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    Unmissable South Dakota Road Trip & Awesome 4 Day Itinerary

    Are you debating where to go on your next USA road trip? The likes of Utah and California are immensely popular road trip states but if you're looking for something…
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    5 Amazing Things To Do In Custer State Park, South Dakota

    Custer is one of the largest State Parks in the United States and a firm contender for our personal favorite. What isn't to like about stunning scenic drives, fantastic family…
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    America The Beautiful Pass: Will You Save Money At US National Parks?

    Is the 'America the Beautiful Annual National Parks Pass' worth buying? This is the question we asked ourselves before setting off on an epic 3 month US road trip -…
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    Black Elk Peak Hike: South Dakota’s Most Stunning Trail & Viewpoint

    Black Elk Peak hike in the Black Hills National Forest is simply stunning. We were genuinely blown away by the outstanding natural beauty of South Dakota's most popular hiking trail.…
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    The Complete Mount Rushmore Vacation Planner, South Dakota

    Mount Rushmore is one of the United States most iconic and revered monuments. Who among us hasn't always wanted to go on vacation to the see those gigantic expressionless sculptures…
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    Badlands Photography: South Dakota’s Captivating National Park

    Badlands is more like 'Goodlands' when photography is concerned. South Dakota's popular National Park is fairly isolated but once you arrive, you know it's worth the extra effort. Surprisingly excellent…
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    The 4 Best Things To Do In Badlands National Park, South Dakota

    Don't be fooled by the adjective 'bad' in Badlands National Park, South Dakota. There is nothing 'bad' about this vast landscape brimming with fantastic rock features ... Except maybe the…
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    Capitol Reef Photography: Utah’s Mighty 5 Surprise Package

    Capitol Reef National Park offers a different take on photography to its 'Mighty 5' siblings. It is true Canyonlands, Arches, Zion and Bryce Canyon are blessed with stunning rock formations that…
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    Capitol Reef National Park Itinerary: An Easy Half Day Visit

    Capitol Reef National Park is Utah's quieter, smaller and lesser known of the epic 'Mighty 5 road trip circuit'. But that doesn't mean it's any less worth visiting than the…


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