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5 Benefits of Outdoor RV Vacations for Kids and Teens

It’s no secret that the great outdoors has a myriad of benefits for children of all ages. Generation Z (4- to 24-year-olds) spends less time outside than older generations for a number of reasons: many more hours per week of digital engagement, perceived safety issues of playing outside, an ever-increasing pressure on academic and athletic […]

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Free Entrance Days in National Parks in 2020

As the National Park Service says, “National parks are America’s best idea.” And what makes visiting a national park even better? When entrance fees are waived! Every year, the National Park Service waives the entrance fee to every one of its sites (including parks, monuments, and seashores) on certain days. In 2020, those five days […]

Best National Parks Apps to Download Today

There are loads of fantastic smartphone apps out there to help make your next National Parks adventure your most fabulous adventure yet. Here are Tracks & Trails' five favorite national park apps. Check them out! National Parks by Chimani Chimani is all about the lover of National Parks. They offer free mobile apps to help [...]

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Top 10 Things to Do in Sequoia National Park

Nestled at the southern tip of the Sierra Nevada range lies the Land of the Giants. In 1890, then-president Benjamin Harrison created our country’s second national park in order to protect its inhabitants, sequoiadendron giganteum, from logging. Thus Sequoia National Park was established, forging a path to protected lands for these ancient conifers. There are […]

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Best Spring Break Vacations

It’s time to plan the best spring break vacation ever! And springtime might be the most underrated season to visit national parks in an RV. Barren landscapes transform into verdant panoramas; newborn wildlife are taking their first steps; and, perhaps best of all, the crowds are almost nonexistent. You can also find reduced rates to […]

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Our Favorite Sequoia to Yosemite RV Road Trips

When you think of National Parks in California, I’m sure Yosemite comes to the top of your mind. But did you know that Sequoia National Park, a largely unspoiled alpine realm with high-country lakes and mountain streams, snowfields and scores of peaks that top 13,000 feet, is only 150 miles south of Yosemite? Added bonus: […]

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Photo Contest 2019 Winners!

Congratulations Robert, Beth, Abigail, Charlotte and James Rindfuss! This year was tough. We had some incredible photo submissions, but the Rindfuss Family has taken the prize as our favorite T&T trip photo! This photo perfectly captures families enjoying nature and our national parks, something we strive to provide to people every day. Trip: Mighty 5: [...]

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How to Make Yosemite Camping Reservations

Yosemite National Park is home to rising monoliths, towering waterfalls, and endless hiking trails. It’s no wonder that tourists flock to the valley floor each summer, eager to take it all in. And because of the crowds, Yosemite has become infamous for difficult camping reservations. Now that you are competing with everyone else to grab [...]

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How Many National Parks Are In Utah?

Utah is a road trippers paradise -- you can spend weeks here and never get bored. There are 5 National Parks in Utah (only California and Alaska have more) and another 11 national monuments, historic sites, and recreation areas. Plus, Utah has far less distance to cover to visit them all than California or Alaska. [...]

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New Trip Pricing Details for 2020

Hi, T&T Family! As we head into our 2020 season, we want to tell you about some changes we have made to how we price our trips. Until now, the true cost of your T&T vacation was a bit of a mystery until you talked to your Trip Consultant and went through all of the […]