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The Historic Oregon Trail

In 1993, the 150th anniversary of the opening of the Oregon Trail renewed interest in this best-known of emigrant trails across the Wild West. History…

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Best Places to Eat Near Great Smoky Mountains National Park

There’s no telling where your adventure in the Smokies will lead you—but you’re guaranteed to need a lot of good food to keep you energized as you explore. From a sweet morning pick-me-up to a late-night beer, here are some of the best places to eat in Tennessee near Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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Utah Road Trip: 9 Days in the Parks

Despite their proximity, visiting all of Utah’s national parks is a bit complicated because of the rugged terrain and lack of roads. You must plan on a lot of driving, but it’s worth it to see each park’s unique sights, from Arches’ colorful rock fins to Bryce Canyon’s towering hoodoos to the desert hiking trails of Canyonlands’ Needles District.

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