|Above, the General Grant tree at Sequoia National Park. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
Since vacation season will be here before we know it, the time is now to start thinking on where to go.
If one is thinking about visiting one (or more) national parks, an article in Travel + Leisure is sure to get the wheels in one's head turning.
It begins with:
Last year, former National Geographic travel photographer, Jonathan Irish, and NASA employee, Stephanie Payne, embarked on a journey to see all of America’s 59 national parks in 52 weeks.
The couple decided to take the trip in honor of the centennial last year as a way to celebrate the parks and inspire travelers to get out and explore them.
The pair, who had regularly visited national parks as children, spent as many as nine days in some of these parks to see the sites that many travelers never get to.
Here are the top 12 the duo say every traveler should be sure to see.
|Above, Dorst Campground at Sequoia National Park. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
To read (and see) more, go here.