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Category: Tennessee

Road Trip: The Natchez Trace Parkway โ€” A 444-mile drive through 10,000 years of history

The Natchez Trace Parkway is a recreational road and scenic drive through three American states. It roughly follows the “Old Natchez Trace” a historic travel corridor used by American Indians, “Kaintucks,” European settlers, slave traders, soldiers, and future presidents. Today, people can enjoy not only a scenic drive but also hiking, biking, horseback riding, and camping along the parkway.

Road Trip: America’s 10 most visited national parks

America’s national parks hosted a staggering 82.8 million visits throughout it’s 59 national parks network in 2016. Which are the most popular โ€” and perhaps which to avoid if you don’t like crowds? Here are the top ten according to the National Geographic.

  1. Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  2. Grand Canyon National Park
  3. Yosemite National Park
  4. Rocky Mountain National Park
  5. Zion National Park
  6. Yellowstone National Park
  7. Olympic National Park
  8. Acadia National Park
  9. Grand Teton National Park
  10. Glacier National Park

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