From the bloggers at National Geographic.
Tax season doesn’t have to be a drag. The average refund in the U.S. is about $3,000—which means it’s a great excuse to take that trip you’ve been daydreaming about. Here are five adventures to explore with your extra cash.
Two-week road trip through Utah’s “mighty five”
This year, America is celebrating the hundredth anniversary of the National Park Service, so there’s no better time than now to spend your refund exploring some of the country’s most precious treasures. There are 59 full-fledged national parks across the U.S., but Utah’s “mighty five”—Zion, Bryce Canyon, Capitol Reef, Arches, and Canyonlands—offer a unique proposition for landscape-loving travelers: They are in such close proximity that they can be explored in one fell swoop over a relatively short period of time. But it’s best to take your time to absorb all these natural wonderlands have to offer.
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