The National Parks in the United States feature some of the most inspiring views on the plant. Whether you are looking to discover deep valleys, tall mountains or giant trees, some the incredible United States National Parks will have exactly what you’re looking for.
Must-See National Parks of the United States
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
The Great Smoky Mountains National park is one of the most frequented national parks in the entire United States. You can even book yourself a stay in one of the beautiful log cabins, giving yourself more of an opportunity to discover the country. If you’re not much of a hiker, the stunning views alone are work an exploration of the park. From exciting wildlife to fantastic scenery, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, gives you the chance to hike huge mountains, view fish from flowing streams, and camp surrounded by nature.
Grand Canyon National Park
The Grand Canyon is one of the most well-known national parks in America. With the Grand Canyon being one of the largest in the world, you will want to see it for yourself. There are many ways to soak in the gorgeous views of the beautiful rock bands that line the canyon and learn more about the Native American cultures. You can take a bird’s eye view or choose to hike along one of it’s many trails. No matter what you choose, make sure you include a visit to the information centers to learn more.
Yosemite National Park
If you want to experience the grandeur of our nation’s wildlife, then you should take a trip to Yosemite National Park. The giant sequoias and valleys both showcase the immensity of nature. When you visit Yosemite National Park, you will get the chance to enjoy all of this and more. If it’s incredible sights your after, Mirror Lake and Glacier Point are the ideal locations to take amazing photos.
Rocky Mountain National Park
Do you love hiking and wildlife? Then plan a trip to the Rocky Mountain National Park. This national park is a must-see for any nature lover. When you visit, you will get the chance to experience nature and wildlife, both on the mountaintops and in the valleys. You can also have the chance to partake in wilderness activities such as hiking, fishing, and camping.
Yellowstone National Park
One of the most famous parks in the world, Yellowstone National Park is perched atop a volcano. The park also boasts Old Faithful, the equally famous geyser and houses many different animal species like elk, bears, antelope and bison. All of which can be spotted with a little patience. Make sure to take some time to enjoy the geothermal pools too. There is something for everyone at Yellowstone.
Sequoia National Park
This beautiful national park is not only a beautiful spot to visit but it’s also famous for it’s massive sequoia trees. Located in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California, Sequoia National Park is home to the General Sherman Tree, within the Giant Forest. Don’t miss the Crystal Cave or the Tunnel Tree either. If it’s activities you’re looking for, check out the hiking and camping offered.
These beautiful National Parks all offer a different, wondrous experience. Set off on your discovery today.
Elizabeth Lampman is a coffee-fuelled Mom of 2 girls and lives in Hamilton, Ontario. She enjoys travelling, developing easy recipes, crafting, taking on diy projects, travelling and saving money!
Saturday 5th of June 2021
Many of these parks are on our must see list! Thanks for sharing!
Thursday 1st of November 2018
Wow,the World holds so much beauty,amazing parks!
Monday 29th of October 2018
I've always wanted to head to Yosemite National Park...one day!