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 Fall Foliage Special

Cooler fall temperatures means the hidden colors of the trees are getting ready to appear. Across the nation the oaks, maples, beech, and birch will soon be turning red, orange, gold, and yellow. From the hills of Vermont, to the hills of Texas, nature's paintbrush once again splash across the horizon. But with so many choices where can you go? If you think you have to go to Vermont to see incredible color guess again, the editors got together and discussed our ten favorite parks to see fall foliage. Most of them are just a day trip away...  Read more NOW!   

 Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Located on the southern coast of the big island of Hawaii, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park encompasses Kilauea (pronounced KILL-o-way-a), the world's most active volcano, and Mauna Loa (pronounced Ma-know Low-ah) the world's second tallest mountain (honest, read on). The 207,643-acre park is in a state of constant change due to the continuous eruption of Kilauea and the endless battle fought between the volcanoes and the sea. Established in 1916, the park receives over 1.5 million visitors each year drawn to the regions varied topography from barren cinder deserts to lush rain forests...  Read more NOW!   

 Niagara Falls - New York & Ontario, Canada

If there is one tourist trap on the North American Continent that everyone should visit during his or her lifetime, Niagara Falls in western New York may just be it. Listed as one of Canada's Seven Wonders (Niagara is shared between the United States and Canada) and also the most visited, tourists have been amazed by the falls for over 200 years...  Read more NOW!   

 Chickasaw National Recreation Area

Located between Oklahoma City and Dallas, Texas in the Arbuckle Mountains of Oklahoma, Chickasaw National Recreation Area is one of the most popular parks in the country. Due to its close proximity with Interstate 35 and being located adjacent to Sulphur, Oklahoma, 9,889-acre Chickasaw gets over three million visitors each year. The park surrounds the Lake of the Arbuckles (also know as Arbuckle Reservoir) with the northeast finger of the park stretching to the town of Sulphur...  Read more NOW!