4 National Parks We Can’t Wait to Visit
Written by: Michelle on June 30, 2020
Summer is here, though it may not be exactly as we dreamed. As the world slowly begins to reopen and recover from the devastating effects of the pandemic, many travelers are opting to stay closer to home. Paired with an understandable hesitation to be in large crowds, spending the summer in the great outdoors is sounding better and better.
If your clients are looking for a destination for their summer road trip or they’re hoping to check some natural wonders off their bucket list, there is a U.S. National Park for them. Here’s a look at four national parks that are calling to us this summer.
Yellowstone National Park
Always a family favorite, Yellowstone National Park is one of our largest national parks with over 3,500 square miles. The majority of the park is in Wyoming, but it also stretches into Idaho and Montana.
Nature’s wonder and beauty are on display in this park. It is home to many famous examples of geological wonders like the Old Faithful geyser and Grand Prismatic Spring. Along with seeing these sites, hiking, animal watching, and rafting are a few of the activities that families can enjoy on their trip to Yellowstone.
Redwood National Park
Home to the tallest trees on Earth, Redwood National Park in northern California is a bucket list destination for nature lovers! Along with giant sequoias, the park is also home to a variety of landscapes, like prairies, riverways, and over 40 miles of coastline along the Pacific Ocean. It’s the perfect place to spend a few days hiking and exploring the many trails that weave through the trees.
Mammoth Cave National Park
For over 200 years, people have been exploring the Mammoth Cave system in Kentucky. Mammoth Cave is the largest known cave in the world stretching over 400 miles underground. In recent decades, the importance of early 1800s cave guides, including slaves and emancipated men like Stephen Bishop, has become more widely known. Today, they are recognized for their contributions to understanding the cave system as we know it today. What if exploring underground isn’t for you? This national park also has nearly 70 miles of trails on the surface to hike, bike, and explore!
Bryce Canyon National Park
Breathtaking is one common way to describe the scenery and spectacle of Bryce Canyon National Park. Located in Southern Utah, this sprawling national park is home to many Instagram-worthy sights. The canyon and its rock formations have been carved by erosion. This leaves behind stone spires and arches that seem to defy gravity. Along with hiking trails, guests can go horseback riding, mountain biking, and even skiing in the winter months!
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