Off Season: A Great Time to Visit a National Park—Peter Greenberg Interviews Traveler's Travel Editor

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Peter Greenberg (left) interviews Randy Johnson during summer 2011 at Harrah's Cherokee in Cherokee, NC. Greenberg featured Randy's book "Best Easy Day Hikes Great Smoky Mountains National Park."

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As the Traveler's travel editor, I do my best to be in the right place at the right time.

In early March 2012, award-winning travel journalist Peter Greenberg, travel editor for CBS News, interviewed me to hear why off season is often a great time to visit a national park, especially if solitude is what you're looking for.

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Another good reason to visit offseason, depending on the site, is the bugs have not yet come out.