First-person accounts and gorgeous landscape photos paired with practical information and tips to help travelers make the most of their journeys through more than 40 national parks.
National parks are America’s most-beloved treasures. The editors of Reader’s Digest magazine reveal first-person accounts and gorgeous landscape photos paired with practical information and tips to help travelers make the most of their journeys through these unique areas.
Included you’ll find information on more than 40 national parks and incredible images from readers. Plus:
• A historical introduction along with a national park timeline. • An illustrated map of each state for each national park story, pointing out the location of the park within the state with a marker.
• Inspirational and gorgeous photos in gallery sections for each region to make this a terrific coffee table book or gift for travelers.
• Then and now comparison photos of national parks.
• Helpful added information, including possible rest stops, can’t-miss area hot spots, fun facts, handy advice for planning ahead, possible side trips and nearby attractions.
Whether you’re an armchair traveler or ready to pack and roll, Great American Road Trips: National Parks has everything that you are looking for.
List of parks covered:
Denali National Park, Alaska
Joshua Tree National Park, California
Lassen Volcanic National Park, California
Pinnacles National Park, California
Redwood National Park, California
Sequoia National Park and Kings Canyon National Park, California
Yosemite National Park, California
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Colorado
Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado
Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado
Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii
Glacier National Park, Montana
Great Basin National Park, Nevada
Crater Lake National Park, Oregon
Canyonlands National Park, Utah
Zion National Park, Utah
Mount Rainier National Park, Washington
North Cascades National Park, Washington
Olympic National Park, Washington
Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, Idaho, Montana
Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona
Saguaro National Park, Arizona
Big Bend National Park, Texas
Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Texas
Indiana Dunes National Park, Indiana
Isle Royale National Park, Michigan
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Michigan
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Michigan
Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota
Badlands National Park, South Dakota
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Wisconsin
Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas
Canaveral National Seashore, Florida
Everglades National Park, Florida
Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky
Acadia National Park, Maine
Congaree National Park, South Carolina
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee
Shenandoah Valley and Shenandoah National Park, Virginia
Virgin Islands National Park
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