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Nevada's Wild Jewel: Great Basin National Park

Stefanie Payne | Posted 07.05.2016 | Travel
Stefanie Payne

On our way to the Great Basin National Park entrance near Baker, Nevada. Photo credit: Jonathan Irish One of the first things that we do when en rout...

Far and Away, Flat Out, The West's Best Road Trip!

Richard Bangs | Posted 04.16.2016 | Travel
Richard Bangs

Infinity is just ahead. To the right are mountains that arc up from the basement of time. On the left, a dry lakebed now glassed with salt. This is the driest state in the country, not so surprising, but it is also the most mountainous, with some 300 ranges.

Don't Miss This Near Death Experience

Sharon Hoge | Posted 03.21.2017 | Travel
Sharon Hoge

Ten Sights in Death Valley's Sister Basin A region of hot springs, primeval fish, mining lore, the Amargosa River Valley straddles Nevada and Calif...

PHOTOS: 10 Less-Crowded National Parks

Jeanine Barone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Jeanine Barone

For every national park that's a magnet for the masses, there's a lesser-known alternative with equally wondrous botanical and geological gems. Here's where you can escape the crush.