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Wed June 5, 2013

The New Girl Visits America's National Parks Part Two: Western Parks

Take a long scenic hike through Yellowstone National Park
Take a long scenic hike through Yellowstone National Park
Credit Kim Seng / Flickr

Ever think of spending your summer vacation visiting America’s national parks? Last week travel contributor Elaine Labalme focused on national parks in the eastern half of the United States. This week we’re heading west to Yellowstone, Yosemite, Zion, Glacier and Rocky Mountain National Parks. Take in the sights, get active outdoors, and guard your picnic baskets!