A list of National Parks and Monuments by state, with links to our stories about parks we’ve visited. There are 62 U.S. National Parks, including two in American Samoa and the United States Virgin Islands. Lots of other fun facts about National Parks.
The best deal in the world for mature travelers is the U.S. National Park Service (NPS) lifetime visitor pass for $80. It’s good at some 2,000 national parks, monuments, and federal recreation areas. Here’s more about the appeal of our National Park Service.
A digest of audio posts produced by Travel Past 50. This collection includes interviews with travel experts and responses to favorite destinations, plus a couple travel radio interviews with Kris and Tom about their nomadic travels.
We all use photos to keep travel memories. Our images from 2019, of people and scenery, come from about 50 cities in seven countries, visited via 15 different itineraries. We traveled solo, together, and with family.
Join us as we navigate planning of our first travel to Alaska. With so many possibilities, we can all use a good planning guide to help us on our way. When to go to Alaska, how to get there, and what to see and do.
The benefits of traveling the world never occurred to us when we started traveling in 2010. We still love to travel. Here are the facets of travel that make us happiest: nature, history, people, adventure, arts…and the unexpected.
Our land-based Galapagos tour informed us about the history of humans on the islands and the ongoing efforts to balance tourism with conservation. Still, we had plenty of time in and on the water and hiking in the interior.