If you’re seeking a tranquil autumn getaway, head to Isle Royale National Park. The remote Lake Superior island was recently named one of the five quietest national parks by the Coalition of National Park Service Retirees, which released the list to emphasize the importance of keeping noise pollution out of our nation’s parks. See—and hear—for yourself right now: the list specifically mentions September as a prime time to experience Isle Royale’s quietude. nps.gov/isro.
Photo by Michael Westhoff