Open Road's Best National Parks With Kids!

Open Road's Best National Parks With Kids!

Book - 2009
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Profiles twenty-one family-friendly vacation options in American national parks, describing attractions of interest as well as local accommodations for such areas as Yellowstone, Mesa Verde, and Carlsbad Caverns. Original.

Simon and Schuster
Now featuring color photos and maps for each park, authors Permenter & Bigley have selected America’s top 21 family-friendly national parks to help readers pick the best vacation for their family. Some highlights include:

• Yellowstone National Park, a gem in the national park system that's sure to create family memories;

• Mesa Verde National Park, where older kids will love the almost dollhouse-like quality of the ancient dwellings tucked in the cliffs;

• Great Smoky Mountains National Park, a true family classic with everything from bears to river tubing;

• Carlsbad Caverns National Park, with one of the world's largest caves, Carlsbad is a year-around hit.


The 21 parks that will be covered in this book are:

1. Acadia National Park, Maine

2. Badlands National Park, South Dakota

3. Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico

4. Colonial National Historic Park, Virginia

5. Denali National Park, Alaska

6. Dinosaur National Monument, Colorado & Utah

7. Everglades National Park, Florida

8. Glacier National Park, Montana

9. Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona 

10. Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming 

11. Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee & North Carolina

12. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii

13. Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky

14. Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

15. Mount Rushmore National Memorial, South Dakota

16. Padre Island National Seashore, Texas

17. Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado

18. Virgin Islands National Park, U.S. Virgin Islands

19. White Sands National Monument, New Mexico

20. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming/Montana/Idaho

21. Yosemite National Park, California

Publisher: Cold Spring Harbor, NY : Open Road Publishing, c2009
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9781593601225
Branch Call Number: 917.304 PER
Characteristics: 223 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Bigley, John


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