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How to Get Free Admission to National Parks

Planning family travel for this year? Find out how to get in free at National Parks! Why should families spend time together in nature? Spending time in nature is good for everyone! Many of these 12 science-backed reasons to spend more time outdoors are true for me. Have you felt the same effects? A study at the …

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Badlands National Park with Kids {South Dakota}

Plan to be in South Dakota on your family travels? As part of our 17-day road trip this summer, we crossed the state and found a fabulous place for exercise and learning. Badlands National Park is huge–244,000 acres winding through central and southwestern parts of the state. The landscape was like nothing we’d seen before–even coming from …

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Visit Mount Rushmore National Memorial

For many families, getting to visit Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a once-in-a-lifetime event. What a great place for family travel! Midway through our 17-day road trip this summer, we spent a few days in the Black Hills of South Dakota. We were excited to finally visit Mount Rushmore! It had been on our family’s …

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Devils Tower National Monument {Wyoming}

On our 17-day road trip this summer, we visited Devils Tower National Monument in northeast Wyoming. Since we were coming from Yellowstone, we weren’t sure how this small park would compare, as in, would it be impressive at all. The good news is–yes! Devils Tower was the perfect stop on our drive across Wyoming on the …

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Every Kid in a Park {FREE National Park Pass}

**Great news! This program is continuing through 2020** Planning a family trip? You should! The National Park Service just announced a fabulous program called Every Kid in a Park where every 4th grader in America gets a FREE National Park Pass. I was excited for two reasons: 1) I have two fourth graders this year! …

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Independence National Park {Philadelphia}

For spring break this year, we spent a few days in Philadelphia visiting family and checking out some sites we hadn’t seen before. We really enjoyed Independence National Park in the Old City part of town, home to Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. My son (age 10) studied the Revolutionary War in school last year, …

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