There are a total of 63 incredible national parks in the US. The guides below will help you plan your trip with information on the best time to visit, where to stay, amenities in the park, the best hikes, and more tips for visiting the park. If you are planning to visit several national parks in one year, you should purchase the America the Beautiful Annual Pass. At $80, it is valid for one year and covers entrance fees to over 2,000 federal recreation sites including National Parks, National Monuments, and National Forests. As most National Parks cost $20-$30, this is a great pass to take advantage of.
Summer may seem like the best time to visit national parks, but several national parks can get too hot during the summer, with temperatures above 100 degrees Fahrenheit. In the fall the weather starts to cool down making it the
Pin Share Email Tweet Northern California has a number of incredible off-the-beaten-path destinations. This weekend road trip will take you to Lassen Volcanic National Park, a lesser known national park with geothermal features. Next you will visit the beautiful Burney
Death Valley National Park is the hottest place on earth and the lowest elevation in North America. The extreme conditions of the park made for unique natural wonders to explore including the salt flats, badlands, canyons, waterfalls, craters and more.
The United States has 63 incredible national parks. You have probably heard of the popular Yosemite, Grand Canyon, Rocky Mountain, and Yellowstone. Not far from all these well known national parks are breathtaking parks that are often missed. After spending time
A day trip to Channel Islands National Park, Santa Cruz Island, is a perfect way to spend a vacation day. Channel Islands National Park is located off the coast of California and is made up of five islands: Anacapa Island,
Yellowstone National Park is a unique national park that protects an area where large volcanic eruptions happened with the latest an estimated 631,000 years ago. The park has diverse wildlife including bison, wolves, bighorn, elk, grizzly bears, black bears, and
Arches National Park has over 2,000 documented arches. The arches were created by water, ice, extreme temperatures, and underground salt movement. Arches National Park is located in Southeast Utah, about 5 miles from Moab. The best time to go to Arches
Offering incredible canyon views, Canyonlands National Park makes you feel like you are on a different planet. The canyons were formed by millions of years of erosion of sedimentary rock. The Green River and Colorado River carved into the rock
Joshua Tree National Park Weekend Getaway Joshua Tree National Park offers a perfect weekend getaway to hike, rock climb, boulder, and enjoy the Mojave Desert and the funny looking trees. The north part of the park is where the largest concentration