When she set out on our U.S. National Parks: The Grand Canyon to Yellowstone tour, Marketing Communications Director Katie knew she was in for the experience of a lifetime. One thing she didn’t expect? To be amazed by the stunning scenery from so many different angles thanks to these unique excursions.
Meandering rivers, soaring mountain peaks, misty waterfalls—the U.S. national parks have a beauty all their own, and photographer Ansel Adams had the eye and the talent to capture it. Read more about the photographer and discover which park to visit for a new perspective on some of his most famous shots.
There are 98 national parks in the U.S. and Canada alone—and each has its own range of impressive natural features. Here, some of the terminology to help you talk about the sights you'll see like a pro.
Here in the United States, we sometimes take our expansive western landscapes for granted. From their unique natural rock formations to the sheer amount of open space they offer, the U.S. National Parks remind us that exploring our own backyard can be just as exciting as traveling to Europe. With his camera in hand, Jimmy captured the best views out west.
Tour Director Phil Pesch knows a thing or two about the U.S. National Parks—he's led more than 60 tours in his seven seasons in the business, the majority of which explore breathtaking natural landscapes found in North America.