National Parks

Photos of the most epic hiking trail you've never heard of

Why I hiked from the city to the country with famous behavioral economist Dan Ariely.

15 of the most gorgeous wildlife photos you've ever seen

These entries are best bets to win at this year's Sony World Photography Awards.

The powerful crater that's made like no other

Crater Ramon is one of the only 'makhtesh' craters in the world.

Morning roll call at the Dead Sea

Cormorants line up in a geometrically-perfect pose.

This gorgeous Mediterranean sunset will take your breath away

Watching palm trees sway in the gentle breeze along the Dead Sea is a perfect way to end the day.

Ancient marble lamb sculpture discovered

This Byzantine-era statue is somehow still kind of cute.

11th-century castle abandoned to beauty

Exploring the spectacular Montfort Castle awakens the 'Indiana Jones' in all of us.

Take a tour of some of the lowest places on Earth

Learn about the geography and history behind some of the world's most challenging environments.

Colors burst in the sky as the sun rises over the sea

This setting is perfect to watch a hazy pink morning come alive.

Imagine taking a dip in this natural wonder

The Hexagon Pool is a popular destination for adventurers.

A perfectly framed sycamore leaf

One small, well-placed item can add a lot of beauty.

New drone video films amazing ancient palace on Mediterranean beach

Caesarea, a former jewel of the Roman Empire, is also home to one of the world's greatest engineering feats.

Swimmers luxuriate in the last rays of sunlight

A day at Israel's Dead Sea comes to an end.

Sun sets behind a turtle-shaped stone

An oddly-shaped stone is one of many unusual things you'll see in this national park.

A path to beauty

This path leading into the Dead Sea fills us with mystery.