America’s best kept secret- Our National Parks!
America’s National Parks are in the news this year because 2016 marks their 100 years of existence. For me, however, they have always held a special place- in my heart, in my annual travel plans, and as one of my lifetime goals. My goal is to visit all 59 (as of 2016) of this country’s national parks during my lifetime. Some relevant statistics and facts are: The National Park Service is part of the U.S. Department of the Interior. The National Park System covers more than 84