by Mark & Kristen Morgan
USA national parks itineraries and travel guides where are those Morgans

National Parks in the US are considered to be among the best in the world.

Geologic wonders of ice, rock, sand and forest form some of the most diverse and incredible landscapes on the planet.

For those outside of America, what is the first Park you think of?

The mythical Grand Canyon? Volcanic Yellowstone?

There are 62 parks in the US National Park System, each with its own unique signature. You could spend years trying to see them all!

Let’s not forget there are incredible State Parks dotted all over America. We will include some of our favorite in this area even though they aren’t technically National Parks.

Explore our resources below by Map, List or Recent Blog Posts to help plan your next visit to one of America’s finest areas of outstanding natural beauty.

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Spectacular sunrise photography at Letchworth State Park New York mind blowing bend in the genesee river at dawn in fall
Letchworth State Park in Western New York was voted the most stunning US State Park back in 2015 and has been dubbed 'the Grand Canyon of the East'. Nice accolades to…
Incredibly beautiful mountain reflection in Jenny Lake between pine trees at Grand Teton National Park best things to do itinerary and photography locations
Grand Teton National Park is staggeringly picturesque and often draws comparisons to a typical Alpine landscape: Jagged snow capped mountains bursting out of gorgeous valleys and surrounded by pristine glacial…
Mesmerizing scenery from Desert View Watchtower Grand Canyon South Rim Best things to do in one day beautiful blue sky contrasting against canyon formations
If you only have one day to see as much as possible at Arizona's world famous Grand Canyon National Park, you should visit South Rim and follow this guide of…
Beautiful Fall Foliage Yellows at Rainbow Falls in spectacular Watkins Glen State Park Finger Lakes New York
Picture nineteen waterfalls plunging through a spellbinding natural gorge, complimented by exquisitely crafted man made stone staircases and bridges. No, you have not been summoned to the council of Elrond…
Stunning taughannock falls waterfall behind beautiful stone staircase Taughannock Falls State Park Ithaca Finger Lakes New York
Taughannock Falls State Park is an outstanding highlight of New York's Finger Lakes region and site of the tallest single drop waterfall East of the Rocky Mountains: the incredibly photogenic…
Stunning gorge and waterfalls on gorge trail at Buttermilk Falls State Park Ithaca NY
Frothing waterfalls, jagged gorges and natural beauty in abundance are the highlights of a day hike at Buttermilk Falls State Park in the Finger Lakes region of New York. Buttermilk…
Robert H Treman State Park Gorge Trail and Viewpoint of Lucifer Falls from Rim Trail Overlook
Overflowing with wild beauty, rugged gorges and dramatic waterfalls, Robert H Treman State Park in Ithaca, NY is the perfect day out for hiking in the Finger Lakes region. Lucifer…
One day in Death Valley itinerary Las Vegas day trip Titus canyon amazing colors
Death Valley. Who would want to visit such a dramatically end-of-life sounding environment?! Well, we will explain why you should spend at least one day in Death Valley and join over…
Yosemite Valley Sunrise one 2 and 3 day itinerary yosemite national park California usa road trip
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…
Delicate arch sunset arches national park Utah Mighty 5 national parks usa
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
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
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…
Bryce Canyon to Zion National Park 3 Day Itinerary Road Trip Guide Utah
Utah is home to one of the best US road trips with its 'Mighty 5' National Parks trail. Don't have time to complete the entire circuit? Not to worry! We're going…
Bright sunburst illuminating mesa arch at sunrise Canyonlands national park Utah
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?…
Joshua Tree National Park perfect day trip destination in California for one day visit
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…
Yellowstone Lower Falls Grand Canyon of Yellowstone before dusk stunning valley 4 days itinerary
Yellowstone National Park had been sky high on our travel bucket list since - well, forever! Who hasn't always wanted to visit one of Earth's most unique and natural marvels?!…
America the beautiful national park pass is it worth the money?
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 -…
Bighorn Sheep Badlands Photography Telephoto Lens
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…
Badlands National Park Wall South Dakota Road Trip
Don't be fooled by the adjective 'bad' in Badlands National Park, South Dakota. There is nothing 'bad' about this stunning vast landscape brimming with fantastic rock features ... Except maybe…
Kristen stood underneath overhanging tree branches and gorgeous yellow leaves Capitol Reef photography
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…
Fruita Barn in Capitol Reef National Park with huge orange rock behind
Capitol Reef National Park is Utah's quieter, smaller and lesser known of the epic 'Mighty 5 national parks road trip circuit'. But that doesn't mean it's any less worth visiting…