Post Summary: Dog Friendly National Parks Picture this, you’re driving across the country with nothing but open road ahead of you. Your favorite tunes are on, windows down, and your canine best friend is in the passenger seat with their head out and tongue lolling to the side. You both are ecstatic to be away from home on a grand adventure. Now you need to decide where you are headed. You can’t go on a road trip without seeing some of the United States’ beautiful National Parks. There are so many incredible places to visit but which are the most dog-friendly National Parks? After researching through all of the United…
Post Summary: Find out which are the US’s Most Visited National Parks I canceled visits to dozen-plus national parks and I avoid my local National Park due to the crowds so I was expecting National Park visitation to down as a whole this year. As I dug into the National Park Service’s 2020 Annual Visitor’s Statistics report I found some interesting things. Overall, 68 million people visited the 63 National Parks. That is a 25% decrease in total park visitors which makes sense given that the country was shut down for about 3 months. Most parks saw a decrease in visitation. The average decrease is about 32% There is 1…
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Sitting on the island on the Maine coast, Acadia National Park is a gem of the northeast. Acadia National Park covers about half of Mount Desert Island and part of the Schoodic Peninsula. The park is famed for its sunrises and coastal zones. Camping in Acadia National Park lets you get a jump on the crowds and start exploring the park. Here is everything you need to know about front-country camping in Acadia National Park. This post was originally published on 02 February 2019. It was updated to reflect the 2020 season on 23 November 2019. Acadia National Park Camping Things to Know about Acadia National Park Camping is available from…
Situated on the coast of Maine is Mount Desert Island. Most of Mount Desert Island is protected by Acadia National Park. The park takes up 47,000 acres on the Atlantic coast. The park covers granite peaks to rocky beaches to the woodlands. The area was the playground for the rich and famous and is now a world-class adventure destination for people of all rocks of life. Here are 5 books you should read before visiting Acadia National Park. Acadia National Park Reading List The Story of Acadia National Park by George B. Dorr George B. Dorr tells the story of how Acadia became a national park. Dorr is often called the…
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