Ever since my road trips around New Zealand, I’ve developed a real appreciation for national parks. Visiting these places of absolutely stunning natural beauty has created some of my most treasured memories and it’s given me a taste for more. Next on my list is road tripping around some of the best national parks in the USA so when Joseph from Roverpass kindly offered to write a guest post about them, I jumped at the chance! So now, sit back and enjoy!
Top Five National Parks in the USA
The decision to travel and enjoy a camping trip starts with finding the right destinations for your interests and goals. A national park provides an opportunity to enjoy stunning scenery when you are ready for a trip.
Yosemite National Park
If you’re planning to stay in campgrounds near Sanger in California, then Yosemite National Park is the ideal destination for your trip. The national park features spectacular waterfalls, beautiful meadows and giant sequoia trees. It has everything you expect from an outdoor excursion and a camping trip.
Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park was the first national park in the United States. The large park spreads over areas of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming, so it has plenty of space for any camping trip. It also features amazing geysers, a wide array of wildlife and national hot springs. Whether you want to see animals in a natural environment or you are looking for an amazing wonder of nature, you can find something interesting at Yellowstone National Park.
Death Valley National Park
When you want to camp in the desert, Death Valley National Park gives you an opportunity to enjoy something unexpected and unique. It is the largest national park in the United States and it has a wide array of plant life, despite its location in a desert environment.
Glacier National Park
Campers looking for a place with plenty of hiking and wildlife will find the Glacier National Park to fit their goals. The park has 700 miles of hiking trails for the outdoor enthusiast who wants to explore nature.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park sits on the border of Tennessee and North Carolina. As part of the Appalachian Trail and one of the oldest mountain ranges, it gives hikers an opportunity to explore the famous trails in a mountainous region.
National parks in the United States provide different experiences for campers. Whether you want the traditional camping experience in a forest environment or you want something different by camping in the desert, you can find an option that fits your sense of adventure.
So, who’s up for a road trip!?
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