Commemorative National Parks Centennial Gear from Coleman & Pendleton

This year, 2016 marks the centennial for the U.S. National Parks Foundation.  To celebrate, Pendleton, Coleman, and other select outdoor brands have partnered with the organization to offer collections of unique & memorable items for use in the great outdoors. Don't forget about National Parks Week coming up April 16-24, when you can visit the Parks for free!   If those dates don't work for you, be sure to check the list of Free National Park entry dates, and plan a visit for your family this year. Coleman National Parks Centennial Gear   Nostalgia Lantern ($149.99) – Coleman’s Nostalgia Lantern, designed specifically for the 2016 NationalPark Service Centennial commemorative line, harkens back to the good ol’ days of camping with a heritage-inspired full metal body. This battery-powered 700-lumen lantern includes a Lithium-ion battery. When you aren’t using the lantern, switch on Coleman’s BatteryLock technology which disconnects the batteries from their contact … [Read more...]

National Geographic Debuts New National Park Guides for Centennial [Giveaway, Ended 4/24]

Hot off the presses, some exciting new guides from National Geographic!  In honor of this year's National Parks Centennial Celebration, they've just released some brand new park guides.  These gorgeous, informative travel guides will help you and your family plan your vacation to any National Park that catches your fancy.   They are perfect for both planning a visit to a park or just exploring them from home, and even include an awesome kids edition. National Parks Week is coming up soon... on April 16-24, 2016!  Keep in mind, this year there are many National Parks free entry dates to take advantage of.  It's a perfect time to #FindYourPark and enjoy these unique and breathtaking natural areas, preserved because they are this country's most majestic treasures. Good news... I've a full set of these wonderful National Geographic Guides to give away!  Here's the scoop on each.  Be sure to enter at the article end. Guide to National Parks of the United States   First … [Read more...]

Celebrate the Centennial On These Free National Park Days

This year marks the 100th anniversary of our National Parks!  These unique, breathtaking nature areas have been set aside and preserved for us and our children to be able to experience their beauty.  To celebrate the Centennial, they are encouraging everyone to "Find Your Park", and get out there to enjoy the outdoors. #FindYourPark Website and Location Tool Did you know there are over 400 National Parks in the US?  Join the celebration to explore, learn, discover, be inspired, or simply have fun.  The Find Your Park site will help you browse for a perfect location to visit.  You can browse by state, or do a general search by name. I love all the ideas it offers on planning your visit, special Centennial events that are being held this year, and experiences for your family to try. And if there isn't a National Park close enough for your family to travel to, you can broaden the map search tool to display public lands. Free National Park Days But now for the best … [Read more...]