The US boasts an impressive 63 national parks, each with its own distinct character, awe inspiring views and countless ways to connect with nature. The parks are managed by the National Park Service which offers an annual pass for access to all 63 parks throughout the year for one flat price. Let's explore.
While Katmai National Park is remote, there are plenty of places to stay in and around the park. There are two National Park Service-authorized lodges within the park (Brooks Lodge and Grosvenor Lodge), and plenty private hotels and lodges within an hour of the park.
Camping is one of the best ways to explore Petrified Forest National Park. From remote sites with no service to glamping tents and full-amenity RV parks, there are options for every type of camper. These are the most-visited:
Petrified Forest National Park is, well, in the middle of nowhere. If you're planning a trip, don't expect to find a luxury five-five star hotel waiting for you. What you will find is a handful of budget-friendly hotels and motels that are full of charm — and just 10-30 minutes outside the park. Here are some of our favorites!
Tucked away along Lake Ontario, the Ontario wine region is buzzing- from no-nonsense wineries to luxury getaways, there is something for everyone. Enjoy premium grapes, unique tasting menus, Canadian comfort food, and the pristine natural landscape of Ontario. Whether it's a girl's weekend or a romantic getaway, consider heading north for a dreamy summer evening tasting menu at one of these critically acclaimed vineyards of the lush Ontario wine region.
Whether it's getting lost in our shimmering galaxy or witnessing the beauty of bioluminescence, these parks offer some incredible nighttime experiences that will have you packing up your camping bag for an adventure. Who said the fun had to stop when the sun sets? This summer consider these parks for a mesmerizing nighttime experience cloaked in the night sky, beneath sparkling stars, and munching on a toasty marshmallow or two.
Welcome to California- where camping can mean tucked away amongst ancient redwoods or drifting to sleep beneath swaying palm trees. Against dynamic rock formations or along sandy coastlines- these world-renowned campsites are guaranteed to connect you with untouched nature, luminescent night skies, incredible hiking, and summertime memories to last a lifetime. Whether it's a solo getaway to find yourself or a family fun-cation- consider these campsites for your next summer adventure in the Golden State.
With so much on hold for the past two years, you can be sure NYC is back and better than ever- ready to celebrate Pride in every way possible! From the iconic annual march through Manhattan to plenty of unique pop-up events throughout the city- these are some of the exciting festivities coming up on the Pride calendar. Enjoy delicious food from Black LGBTQIA+ chefs at a Pride brunch, watch the screening of an up-and-coming LGBTQIA+ film, witness rainbow flags sail alongside the island of Manhattan, or dance the night away at a Pride music festival. It's about to be a crazy month!
Pride is one of the most iconic events of the year, and these destinations have some incredible plans. All summer long, from Montreal to NYC to London and everything in between, these destinations are being painted in rainbow colors, rainbow flags, and *lots* of confetti. So let's check out the most sparkling events of the season, happy Pride!
Nothing quite like the summertime heat when it's soft and dewy rather than dizzying- and these destinations can get *hot* but in the most temperate way possible- if you know what we mean. If you are considering heading up north for summer, we're here to let you know that you don't need to freeze on icy tundra for a break from the heat. A simple dip in freshwater, a sip of iced tea on a windy shoreline, or hiking up for a breathtaking look at nature are all perfectly acceptable ways of cooling off while making the most of summertime. Let's check out some of the best getaways for an idyllic summer vacation.
These are the perfect backdrops for some major one-on-one time with pops, from the sweeping vineyards of Napa Valley to the dynamic desert landscapes of Tuscon. Set up father's day the right way- fine wine, golfing, and camping trips. Check out our picks for the best getaway spots to whisk your dad away on a real adventure.
More and more countries are opening up this year, and we are ready with passports in hand! Be sure to check the requirements beforehand, but consider these gorgeous destinations for your summer getaway. Enjoy blissful paradise in Bali, lay down in fresh grass in Norway beneath a midnight sun, or dance the night away in artsy Melbourne. As tourism comes back, these destinations are ready and waiting- let's book those flights!
Artists have long been fascinated with how their work could be interacted with, and nothing gets quite as much interaction as a jungle gym. These abstract pieces are some of the most popular and aesthetically pleasing playgrounds in the world (whether the artist intended it as that or not). From the dynamic playscapes of Noguchi to the glistening climbing wall of Székely, these artworks are multifunctional- and an excellent way to keep your children occupied while you enjoy some art.
Dipping your toes into international travel may be a tad intimidating, but at Seeker we're quite experienced (if we do say so ourselves) and ready to guide you through the adventure. Whether you dream of romantic European evenings strolling down pathways in the moonlight or tropical adventures amongst temple ruins- all it really takes is a suitcase and a plane ticket (and maybe a helpful Seeker list). These destinations are some of the most welcoming and easy to explore. We selected some of the best places to take the first leap into your new chapter of exploration, from sunny Barcelona to ancient Kyoto, and beyond. Bon voyage!
It's time to take a spontaneous adventure- and we have you covered. Whether you are looking for a glitzy night on the town or sinking your toes on a sandy beach- these are some of America's best gems for an adventurous three-day weekend. From idyllic island paradise to geographical wonders, let's check out the best last-minute getaways for your memorial day weekend.
Because we believe that art is for everyone (!) Nothing transforms a cityscape like a massive red abstract work of art clashing against a cloudy sky, or a vibrantly colored mural popping out behind abandoned train tracks. These destinations are famed for their lengthy collection of public artwork, from wine country estates in California decorated in International sculptures to Greensboro painted in every color across every wall of prominence. These are some of the most incredible public art hotspots throughout the country, so grab your best camera and let's go art hunting!
Kick-off your summer travel plans the right way- lots of sunshine and sandy shores. Whether you hit the beach to relax and unwind, or are looking for a coastline adventure- we have selected the world's most incredible, top-rated beaches for your early summer travel. So it's time to sink your toes into some cool sand, let's dive into the best beach getaways for early summertime travel.
Sunlight leaks through leafy trees, a soft pitter-patter of rainfall in all directions- there is nothing quite like traversing the wet, mossy grounds of a rainforest. Across the planet, these lush expanses of emerald soaked in rain and sunlight are home to thousands of unique biodiversity and plant life. These are some of the world's most incredible rainforests for any adventurous seekers looking to explore new terrain. From Washington State to Ghana, take a step into some of the most breathtaking rainforests to discover.
What time is it? From island paradise to sparkling downtown metropolis, stunning natural surroundings, and trendy galleries- these are the cities that are on our map for trending summer getaways. Looking for a family-friendly adventure? Or a weekend girls' trip? These destinations are full of nonstop excitement to start your summer 2022 on the right foot. Let's dive in!