The Pacific Northwest boasts a cluster of national parks, monuments, and scenic areas that are on a whole ‘nother level.
Think the Southwest is all deserts, all the time? Think again. While you might imagine cacti and adobe-style abodes when you think New Mexico, this state has a lot more to offer beyond its stereotypes.
After a day of adventure on the slopes, trails, and shores of Mammoth Lakes, head out to the Long Valley Caldera for a relaxing dip in one of the area's many hot springs.
In case desert, city, mountains, and rainforest don’t offer enough adventure, the state of Washington also offers a fabulous section of the Pacific coast.
Located on the Mendocino Coast, Fort Bragg offers the best of the forest and the sea, making it an intriguing camping destination.