Though perhaps best known by tourists for Mount Rushmore, South Dakota is also home to a rich history, arts, culture, and outdoor recreation scene. And the Badlands are pretty damn cool.
Whether you're looking for a seaside outing or a quiet spot in the woods, you'll be able to find it on the Florida peninsula — and you may even get to sleep right on the water.
Tucked in the southwestern corner of Utah, Bryce Canyon National Park is home to the largest concentration of hoodoos anywhere on Earth.
In a state known for blue skies and 300 days of sunshine each year, it should come as no surprise that Colorado’s Rocky Mountain National Park is a year-round destination for locals and visitors alike.