Our rim-to-rim hike in the Grand Canyon was the event that Brian and I based our whole summer road trip around. The three-day, two-night trek from the north rim to the south rim was hard but completely worth the effort.
Badlands National Park is located at the edge of the Great Plains, part of the largest undisturbed mixed-prairie rangeland remaining in the United States. The park is 244,000 acres of buttes, spires and rolling grasslands. The landscape is otherworldly.