tourism

Slideshow: 9 Civil War Battlefields You Helped Save

150 years ago this month, General Robert E. Lee surrendered to General Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House in […]

Park Service Releases Most-Visited National Park Sites of 2014

New numbers break all-time national park tourism records

Yesterday, the National Park Service released data on the number of people who visited sites throughout the park system in […]

The Milky Way rises over Ancestral Puebloan masonry ruins of the Square Tower Group at Hovenweep National Monument. NPS photo by Jacob W. Frank.

Destination Darkness

The Increasingly Rare Starscapes of the Colorado Plateau National Parks

The Colorado Plateau stretches for 130,000 square miles across the Four Corners region of Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona. […]

Bridge over the restored wetlands in Yuma, Arizona. Courtesy of the Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area.

Reconnecting a Desert Town with Its River

Improved Tourist Attractions at Arizona’s Yuma Crossing

Situated in the corner of the Southwest where Arizona, California, and Mexico converge, the Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area (YCNHA) […]

The See America Project has been crowdsourcing art posters on America's national parks and landmarks

“See America” Campaign Is About Connecting and Reconnecting Americans to Our National Parks

More than 75 years ago, President Franklin D. Roosevelt launched a New Deal program called the Federal Art Project to […]