Catch a synchronized firefly lights show in the Smokies

There's nothing quite like the Great Smoky Mountains in the spring. Blooming wildflowers, misty mornings that give way to warm afternoons, falling asleep under the stars after a long winter spent indoors. Spring is...

This Colorado creek has turned into an epic natural waterslide

Great Sand Dunes National Park is, in our opinion, extremely underrated. You've got the tallest sand dunes in America, killer sand sledding, awesome trails, some of the country's best stargazing, and a natural waterslide...

This bizarre, volcanic landscape might be America’s next National Park

Natural beauty can take many forms. Sometimes it's an alpine lake, or an oceanside waterfall, or a mountain adorned in fall colors. Other times, it's more dramatic and unusual. Such is the case with...

This ancient limestone grotto is the perfect summer swimming hole

At the end of a long hike, there's no better way to cool off than with a quick dip in a lake or stream. It's a well-deserved reward that makes any adventure, no matter...

The bizarrely beautiful Cheltenham Badlands are what happens when farming goes very wrong

Looking at the stark, colorful clay of the Cheltenham Badlands, it's hard to picture that this place was once farmland. Unlike the badlands of the Midwest, these were man-made, not created from natural causes....

You’ve never seen the Grand Canyon like this before- as an ocean of clouds!

A visit to the Grand Canyon is guaranteed to be a life-changing experience, even on an average day... but sometimes, the natural wonder will find a way to surprise its visitors. If you're lucky,...
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Goblin Valley camping: Utah’s best-kept and most stunning secret

The perfect campsite is out there. One that's secluded, but still has tons of amenities; is in a beautiful location, but isn't too popular; is comfy, but doesn't take away from the fact that...

Every year 4.5 million blue flowers bloom at Hitachi Seaside Park

There are quite a few botanical wonders to look forward to every year. The cherry blossoms, Death Valley's fields of wildflowers, the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival in Washington state, and the jaw-droppingly nemophila bloom...

Before you travel to these beautiful places, learn the dirty secrets behind their photos

One of the most wonderful parts of the internet is how it connects us with under-advertised, under-appreciated, or just plain undiscovered travel secrets. That's what Roadtrippers is all about, after all, but with the...

You’ll only find these rare crystals in one state park…and policy is finders keepers

Ever heard of the hourglass selenite crystal? It's not the most expensive and precious gem on the market, but it's actually a very unique crystal: Great Salt Plains State Park is the only place in the world...

Here’s where to camp if you actually hate camping, but kinda love nature

“Camping is awesome.” Some people say that. I guess it’s more or less accurate. Depends on your definition of “awesome,” obviously. But, what kinda bugs me is this war between “campers” and “glampers.” Why...