The Grand Canyon's North and South Rims are only 10 miles apart as the crow flies—but you’re no crow. By road, you’re looking at a 4-hour drive, without traffic.
Mastering the sandcastle
RimRock Inn, Enterprise, OR
Bison, Yellowstone National Park
Nepenthe, Big Sur, CA
Stay overnight in one of 14 historic firetowers.
Find Your Perfect Beach Quiz
Heceta Head Lighthouse, Yachats
20 books to take to the beach (Getty Images)
Dude ranch getaway Unplug your phone and reconnect to the glory of nature and your own inner cowboy or girl at Turpin Meadow Ranch in Wyoming.
Rafting: Kremmling, CO
Okanagan Valley wine country, B.C.
Channel Swiss Family Robinson and book an overnight stay in a treehouse!
Camp in the park or book a night in Moab
Stop and smell the roses.
Nighttime sky, Arches National Park, Utah
Balanced Rock, Arches National Park, Utah
Discover the Lost Coast.