Travel: United States

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U.S. National Parks to Visit
The National Park Service isn’t just the 63 big-name parks. Here are national monuments, a lakeshore and two other less crowded alternatives to explore the country’s natural beauty and attractions.
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How to Save Space Packing for a Weeklong Trip
Clothes are often the bulk of packing. There are many methods for narrowing down what you need. One strategy is to lay out the clothes you want to pack, then trying to be honest about how much you need. Visit the link for a full list of tips from Wirecutter.
a map of the united states with all major cities and their respective names on it
The Unusually Popular Summer Travel Spots for Each State (Published 2017)
Need ideas for a trip? Here are the top five most distinct summer spots for people in your state. (Illustration: Stuart A. Thompson and Jessia Ma) http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/08/03/sunday-review/summer-vacation-travel-destinations.html?smid=pi-nytimes&smtyp=cur
a painting of mountains and trees with a tower in the middle
Opinion | Keep America Wild (Published 2017)
Katahdin Woods shook Thoreau to his core. Obama made it a monument. Trump might undo that. (Illustration: Cheryl Molnar, "Headquarters" (2015), Mixed Media on Wood Panel, 30x40 inches, Courtesy of the artist) http://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/16/opinion/trump-national-monuments-katahdin-woods.html?smid=pi-nytimes&smtyp=cur
the mountains are covered in snow and rocks
Opinion | Obama the Monument Maker (Published 2016)
Barack Obama emerges as a modern-day Theodore Roosevelt for his protection of public lands. (Photograph: Kristen M. Caldon)
the silhouette of trees against an orange and blue sky with clouds in the back ground
Exploring Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula (Published 2016)
Sunset along the Sterling Highway. (Photo: Joshua Corbett for The New York Times)
a car driving down the middle of a road surrounded by tall trees and green grass
Exploring Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula (Published 2016)
The Sterling Highway that connects Homer with Anchorage. At the end of the highway, the 140-mile winding backbone that snakes down the peninsula, is the town of Homer. (Photo: Joshua Corbett for The New York Times)
a map with several planes flying in the sky and on top of it is a red line
Opinion | This Is Our Country. Let’s Walk It. (Published 2016)
Something as innocent and wholesome as a walk in the woods shouldn’t be considered illegal or intrusive. This Op-Ed demands, let's walk our country. (Illustration: William Grill)
a map with several planes flying in the sky and on top of it is a red line
Opinion | This Is Our Country. Let’s Walk It. (Published 2016)
Something as innocent and wholesome as a walk in the woods shouldn’t be considered illegal or intrusive. This Op-Ed demands, let's walk our country. (Illustration: William Grill)
a small white lamb standing on top of dry grass
Reinvention in Walla Walla’s Wine Country (Published 2016)
A lamb at Monteillet Fromagerie in Dayton. (Photo: Tegra Stone Nuess for The New York Times)
the rolling hills are covered in green grass
Reinvention in Walla Walla’s Wine Country (Published 2016)
Rolling fields outside Waitsburg, Washington (Photo: Tegra Stone Nuess for The New York Times)
the desert is full of red rocks and scrubby grass, under a blue sky with wispy clouds
Leaving Las Vegas for Natural Beauty and More (Published 2016)
The Valley of Fire is about an hour’s drive from Vegas (Photo: Laure Joliet for The New York Times)
an empty road in the desert with mountains and rocks behind it at sunset or sunrise
Leaving Las Vegas for Natural Beauty and More (Published 2016)
A road through the Valley of Fire, the largest and oldest state park in Nevada. (Photo: Laure Joliet for The New York Times)
an aerial view of the blue water and steam rising up from it's surface
A Rookie’s Road Trip Through Montana, Wyoming and Idaho (Published 2015)
West Thumb Geyser Basin, a caldera formed by a volcanic explosion 174,000 years ago, is one of the many attractions at Yellowstone. (Photo: Janie Osborne for The New York Times)
a curve in the road with mountains in the background
A Rookie’s Road Trip Through Montana, Wyoming and Idaho (Published 2015)
Heading for Yellowstone along Beartooth Pass, one of the trickiest, and most breathtaking, stretches of road in the country. (Photo: Janie Osborne for The New York Times)
A welcome sign above the Million Dollar Cowboy Bar. (Photo: Janie Osborne for The New York Times) Cowboys Bar, Cowboys And Angels, Country Backgrounds, Cowboy Aesthetic, Jackson Hole Wyoming, Collage Art Projects, Cowboy Horse, Western Aesthetic, Retro Sign
A Rookie’s Road Trip Through Montana, Wyoming and Idaho (Published 2015)
A welcome sign above the Million Dollar Cowboy Bar. (Photo: Janie Osborne for The New York Times)
the side view mirror of a car is shown in front of a mountain range and trees
A Rookie’s Road Trip Through Montana, Wyoming and Idaho (Published 2015)
A side-view mirror reflects the Teton Mountains in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. (Photo: Janie Osborne for The New York Times)
an empty road in the middle of nowhere with a mountain in the backgroud
A Rookie’s Road Trip Through Montana, Wyoming and Idaho (Published 2015)
Heading down U.S. Highway 20 West, from Idaho Falls to Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve in Arco, Idaho. (Photo: Janie Osborne for The New York Times)
an adobe style house with trees in the background
In Tucson, an Unsung Architectural Oasis (Published 2015)
The Arizona Inn was built in 1930 by Isabella Greenway, Arizona’s first congresswoman and a lifelong friend of Eleanor Roosevelt. (Photo: John Burcham for The New York Times)
there are many different signs on the pole in front of the hotel and golf course
In Tucson, an Unsung Architectural Oasis (Published 2015)
Neon signs on the Miracle Mile in Tucson (Photo: John Burcham for The New York Times)
two blue lawn chairs sitting in front of a swimming pool surrounded by trees and bushes
In Tucson, an Unsung Architectural Oasis (Published 2015)
The pool at the Arizona Inn, which was put on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988. (Photo: John Burcham for The New York Times)
the neon sign is lit up for us to see it's next destination, tuscon
In Tucson, an Unsung Architectural Oasis (Published 2015)
Dirk J. Arnold’s “Gateway Saguaro,” on the Miracle Mile is among the neon signage in the city. (Photo: John Burcham for The New York Times)
an empty street in front of some shops
In Tucson, an Unsung Architectural Oasis (Published 2015)
The geometric Haas Building of 1957 with other structures on Sunshine Mile in Tucson. (Photo: John Burcham for The New York Times)
the neon sign is lit up at night
In Tucson, an Unsung Architectural Oasis (Published 2015)
A neon sign on the Miracle Mile in Tucson (Photo: John Burcham for The New York Times)
the water is very choppy and there are some clouds in the sky above it
A Grand Tour of a Great Lake (Published 2015)
A view of the shoreline at Silver Lake State Park (Photo: Robert Rausch for The New York Times)
a lone tree stands in the middle of a sandy area with blue sky and clouds
A Grand Tour of a Great Lake (Published 2015)
Sand dunes at Silver Lake State Park in Mears, Michigan (Photo: Robert Rausch for The New York Times)
a body of water surrounded by lots of trees and rocks with a bridge in the background
A Grand Tour of a Great Lake (Published 2015)
A wooden bridge at Ludington State Park in Ludington, Michigan (Photo: Robert Rausch for The New York Times)
a lifeguard stands on the beach next to his boat
Lifeguards at Bradford Beach in Milwaukee (Photo: Robert Rausch for The New York Times)
a light house sitting on top of a pier near the ocean with waves crashing around it
A Grand Tour of a Great Lake (Published 2015)
The Ludington North Breakwater Light in Ludington, Michigan. (Photo: Robert Rausch for The New York Times)
Sand dunes at Silver Lake State Park in Michigan (Photo: Robert Rausch for The New York Times)
A Tour of Lake Michigan, My Inland Sea (Published 2015)
Sand dunes at Silver Lake State Park in Michigan (Photo: Robert Rausch for The New York Times)
chicago's skyline reflected in the water with words that read, chicago baker on it
A Tour of Lake Michigan, My Inland Sea (Published 2015)
A view of Chicago from Lake Michigan (Photo: Robert Rausch for The New York Times)
the ocean is blue and green with clouds in the sky above it as seen from a boat
A Tour of Lake Michigan, My Inland Sea (Published 2015)
The deep blue waters of Lake Michigan which, at its biggest point, is about 118 miles across and 307 miles from top to bottom. (Photo: Robert Rausch for The New York Times)
two people sitting on couches in a living room with bookshelves and a dog
At Paradise Cove, Where Less is More (Published 2015)
Grant Shumate and Sofie Howard in the living room of their 900-square-foot trailer. (Photo: Dave Lauridsen)
an open door leading to a kitchen with stools and shelves on either side of it
At Paradise Cove, Where Less is More (Published 2015)
The Dutch door to the porch that abuts their neighbors’ home. (Photo: Dave Lauridsen)
a living room filled with blue couches and wooden coffee table next to two windows
At Paradise Cove, Where Less is More (Published 2015)
Tim Clarke's living room with cashmere pillows by his company, the Elder Statesman. (Photo: Dave Lauridsen)
a sign that is on the sand near some chairs and an umbrella in the background
At Paradise Cove, Where Less is More (Published 2015)
The local cafe in Paradise Cove, a private waterfront community of 265 trailers in Malibu. (Photo: Dave Lauridsen)
a person standing on a bridge over a body of water near the beach with grass and bushes
At Paradise Cove, Where Less is More (Published 2015)
Paradise Cove’s secluded beach is also a popular film location (“Charlie’s Angels” was shot here). (Photo: Dave Lauridsen)
a sandy beach next to the ocean under a blue sky
America’s Most Glamorous Trailer Park (Published 2015)
Paradise Cove, a private waterfront community of 265 trailers in Malibu, has million-dollar views, hip residents and a location on one of the world’s most iconic beaches. (Photo: Dave Lauridsen)
an empty room with two large windows and wooden benches in the center, along with several lights shining on the walls
Los Angeles, as a Pedestrian (Published 2014)
The majestic Los Angeles Union Station. (Photo: Emily Shur for The New York Times)
the palm trees are lined up against the blue sky
Los Angeles, as a Pedestrian (Published 2014)
Looking up along Franklin Avenue in Los Angeles. (Photo: Emily Shur for The New York Times)
people walking down a path in the park
Los Angeles, as a Pedestrian (Published 2014)
On the trail to the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles. (Photo: Emily Shur for The New York Times)
two people standing on the edge of a building overlooking trees and buildings in the distance
Los Angeles, as a Pedestrian (Published 2014)
The J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, designed by Richard Meier, is as enticing for walking the grounds as looking at art. (Photo: Emily Shur for The New York Times)
a small white building sitting on top of a snow covered field in the middle of winter
Driving Alaska’s Dalton Highway (Published 2015)
An outhouse at Finger Mountain, one of the few “accommodations” on Alaska’s Dalton Highway. (Photo: Ben Huff)
an empty dirt road with no cars on it in the middle of nowhere, surrounded by snow and fog
Driving Alaska’s Dalton Highway (Published 2015)
Driving north into fog near Alaska's North Slope, where the weather can be bad and the driving worse. (Photo: Ben Huff)
an empty road in front of snow covered mountains
Driving Alaska’s Dalton Highway (Published 2015)
The Trans-Alaska Pipeline makes for a cold companion along Alaska’s Dalton Highway. (Photo: Ben Huff)
there is a waterfall in the middle of some rocks
Ryan McGinley’s “Fall” and “Winter” (Published 2015)
High Falls Conservation Area in Philmont, New York, about a 15-minute drive outside Hudson. (Photo: Columbia Land Conservancy)
a woman sitting in the middle of a field next to a tree with yellow leaves
Ryan McGinley’s “Fall” and “Winter” (Published 2015)
Ryan McGinley’s newest photo series, “Fall” and “Winter,” were shot in upstate New York. Here, “Big Leaf Maple,” from the “Fall” project. (Photo: Ryan McGinley, courtesy of Team Gallery)
a river flowing through a canyon surrounded by trees
Exploring Havasu Falls (Published 2015)
A bird’s-eye view of the Havasupai campground and Havasu Creek. (Photo: John Burcham for The New York Times)
a green and white plate topped with food
Henican with wild Louisiana white shrimp, tasso ham, pickled okra, sweet onions, five pepper jelly and Crystal hot sauce beurre blanc at Commander’s Palace in New Orleans. (Photo: William Widmer for The New York Times)
people are sitting at tables in a restaurant
New Orleans Restaurants a Decade After Hurricane Katrina (Published 2015)
MoPho in New Orleans, where young parents spoon pho into their babies and the bar crowd drinks Sazerac bubble tea cocktails. (Photo: William Widmer for The New York Times)