There is a love of wild nature in everybody.” – John Muir.

They’ve been called America’s best idea – and for good reason. From the desert of Death Valley to the mountains of the Rockies, the volcanic areas of Hawaii to the caves of Kentucky – there truly is a park for everyone. In celebration of our new guides, this week we’re talking about ‘U.S. National Parks’. Let’s chat about our favorite national park road trips, share inspirational photos of the beauty within the parks, and discuss tips on what to do just outside their borders.

Thursday, November 9th at 2pm EST, join us, @Shivya, @zachandallie, @Destaddict and the Passion Passport community to chat about ‘U.S. National Parks’! Make sure to tag us in your tweets with #PassionPassport.

If you are unavailable during the chat time but would still like to participate, feel free to schedule your tweets according to the times listed below:

Q1 – 2:00pm EST

Welcome to the chat! What’s your favorite U.S. national park? Get to visit often?

Q2 – 2:05pm EST

How do you prepare for a national park adventure? Any must-pack items?

Q3 – 2:15pm EST

Do you find that there is a perfect season for visiting national parks or year round?

Q4 – 2:25pm EST

What’s the most hair-raising encounter you’ve had in a national park?

Q5 – 2:30pm EST

Share your fav U.S. national park photo (can be yours or someone else’s). What do you like about it? 

Q6 – 2:35pm EST

How can you be more mindful while visiting a national park?

Q7 – 2:40pm EST

Lodges, #vanlife or pitching a tent, what accommodation do you lean towards when exploring a national park? Any cool experiences?

Q8 – 2:50 pm EST

What U.S. national park is next on your travel list and why?

Body image Kristopher Roller / Header image by Juan Arreguin.