Monday, June 27, 2011

Best National Parks to Visit in the US

Planning a trip or vacation to a national park this year?

Whether you’re planning a backpacking trip with friends in the fall, or a family trip during the school summer holidays, the United States boast so many great national parks that you’ll be simply spoiled for choice!

Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park in Maine is not only one of the most popular place to visit on the east of USA, but also one of the best places in Maine to spend a family vacation! Besides being able to soak in the beautiful outdoors and take in the amazing scenery, there are lots of things you can do in Acadia such as whale watching, taking a horse-drawn carriage up Day Mountain, catch a sunset or sunrise atop Cadillac Mountain, kayaking,, Biking and hiking.





Sequoia National Park

Sequoia National Park in California is one of the best national parks to visit in the US where you can enjoy day hikes and fun hiking weekend trips. One of the most popular and easiest hikes in Sequoia national park is Morro Rock, which is a natural lookout point that offers stunning 360 degree views of the San Joaquin Valley, and Sierra foothills in the distance. Besides Morro Rock, climbing the summit of Mt. Whitney is another popular day hike in Sequoia, though it’s also a very demanding one!





Grand Teton National Park

Located on the northwest corner of Wyoming, Grand Teton national park is one of the best national parks to visit in the US where you can experience the great outdoors. Grand Tetons National Park truly offers plenty of opportunity for backcountry trips, wilderness camping, hiking and biking. Cascade Canyon and Grand Teton peaks are without a doubt two of the most popular destinations in Grand Teton park for hiking trips.





Zion National Park

Zion Park is undoubtedly one of the best national parks to visit in the US, and when it comes to peculiar canyon formations no other place in the world has as many incredible canyon formations as Zion National Park does!. Zion Park boasts great opportunities for adventurous hiking such as climbing to the top of the Great White Throne and Angels Landing rock formations.

 


Mt Rainier National Park

Mt Rainier National Park in Washington State is a great all year round destination for everyone and perfect for families with kids. Mt Rainier Park boasts many easy hikes but none of them are as scenic as the memorable hike to "Grove of the Patriarchs" which boasts gigantic cedar trees and surreal scenery.





Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Carlsbad Caverns National Park is another national park in the US that boasts some of the most stunning natural formations your eyes would ever set sight on!  Carlsbad Cavers in New Mexico is no doubt one of the best national parks to visit in the US with the family since not only you’ll be able to enjoy backcountry pursuits, but also a tour of the caverns’ passages and tunnels and see awe-inspiring such as White Giant Formation and the ‘Witch’s Finger’, which the little ones will absolutely enjoy!

1 comment:

  1. Awesome and amazing view i really love this place very much for sure a lot of people really love this too.

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