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Ancient Mountains: Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Straddling the border of North Carolina and Tennessee, Great Smoky Mountains National Park is renowned for its plant and animal life, as well as its finely preserved remnants of Southern Appalachian mountain culture.

Underwater Wilderness: Biscayne National Park

South of bustling downtown Miami and below the tranquil surface of the ocean lies a vast and colorful world known as Biscayne.

River of Grass: The Florida Everglades

With its vast wilderness, colorful history, and myriad plant and animal life, the Florida Everglades possess an almost mythical quality. The subtropical park on the southern tip of Florida is “one of the unique regions of the earth,” according to noted writer and environmentalist Marjory Stoneman Douglas.

Land of Giants: Congaree National Park

Established in 2003, Congaree is one of the country’s newest national parks, yet it boasts the southeastern United States’ largest expanse of old-growth bottomland hardwood forest.

Secluded Desert Isles: Dry Tortugas National Park

A remote bird and marine-life sanctuary, Dry Tortugas National Park is centered on a chain of seven small islands about seventy nautical miles west of Key West, Florida.

On Island Time: Sweet seclusion

When I consider all the hours I spend in traffic, it’s downright distressing. That’s why, when it comes to vacations, I opt to go somewhere serene and congestion-free—somewhere like Bald Head Island.

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