Home to some of the most beautiful outdoor spaces in the world, America’s National Parks are quite simply outstanding and unrivalled. With so many to choose from and them all being spread so far and wide across the country choosing which ones you should visit can be tricky with so many amazing sites to see and so little time. Luckily for you, we’ve selected the top 3 National Parks that you simply have to visit next time you head to the states so you don’t miss out of any of the best bits:
California’s most precious gem, Yosemite is simply incredible. With endless natural wanders to spot, towering mountains, and a whole host of different ways to enjoy the scenery, visiting Yosemite is bucket list worthy. Whether you want to challenge yourself by hiking up those steep hills, spend your afternoon fishing in the rivers, attempt some dare devil rock climbing, camp out under the stars or go looking for deer’s in the wild, Yosemite’s beauty means there’s something for everyone no matter which way you’d like to enjoy it.
- The Grand Canyon
Perhaps the most striking on the eye, Arizona’s Grand Canyon is vast, encompassing and beautiful all at once. Five million people visit every year to marvel at the famous gorge, hike through the trails or fly over the top to take it all in on a helicopter. Carved by the Colorado River, the first site of the ginormous red rock formation will most definitely take your breath away.
The first ever national park to exist in America, Yellowstone is strikingly beautiful with 3,500 sq feet of wilderness for visitors to roam. There’s so much to do in Yellowstone from seeing geysers to giant waterfalls, enjoying horseback rides, bike riding and hiking.Visit between March and November time for the best chances of spotting grizzly bears in their natural habitat. Be sure to scope out the world’s most famous Geyser, Old Faithful frequently erupts so you’ll be sure to catch site of it if you hang around for long enough in the Old Faithful area of the park.
As some of the best destinations in the world to spot wildlife, roam the wilderness, breath in completely unpolluted air and just be at once with nature, making a trip to any of these 3 top national parks will undoubtedly be a vacation you won’t forget. Take a look at the holidays available at Great American Adventures and explore them for yourself today.