My parents used to take us ten kids tramping along the Texas coast on a shoestring. They were on to something.
2009 Visitors: 369,912.
Love Acadia, the Tetons, and the Grand Canyon? Wait until you meet their crazy little cousins.
2009 Visitors: 90,000.
2009 Visitors: 783,315.
2009 Visitors: 26,972.
2009 Visitors: 60,000.
2009 Visitors: 78,000.
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From fresh, tropical milkshakes to buffalo steaks the size of your head, we dug up the best chow near America’s national parks.
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Cruise ships and wildlife buses? The tourist staples miss the point of Alaska: It's the last real place to find an epic, crowd-free adventure on American soil. We've scoured the state for the best wilderness lodges, river trips, lonely highways, and DIY escapes. Bear mace not included.