With more experiences being virtual nowadays it’s more important than ever to spend time outdoors. Whether that be at the beach or a walk in the park for a few minutes, the more time outside the better. Another way to expand your time outdoors and in nature is by taking a trip to one of the many national parks. Although they are all great in their own ways, there are 4 that everyone should experience at least once in their lifetime. This includes Yellowstone, The Grand Canyon, Zion, and Yosemite National Parks.

Yellowstone National Park spans a wide area covering parts of Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho. There is a wide variety of natural features that can be seen throughout the park such as hot springs, geysers, and mud spots.

The Grand Canyon is in Arizona. A major tourist location as is it has a great expanse of activities. Walking, hiking, and biking the trails and expanse of the park are some of the most popular ways to experience this area of the United States. There are also museums and raft trips in areas of the park as well.

Zion National Park is in Utah. Backpacking, bird watching, camping, and climbing are a few of the many ways to explore this park. Zion is known for its large canyon.

Yosemite National Park is in California. Waterfalls, wildlife, and walking through a grove of sequoia trees are among the many exciting features that expand this park.

Each park has interesting and unique features that set them apart. It is important to take the time to relax, enjoy, and appreciate the scenery of these beautiful parks. Although this is a time of technology and turning to indoor activities, these parks and many others can sway you otherwise.  

Sources:

https://www.yellowstone.org/10-yellowstone-facts/

https://www.nps.gov/grca/planyourvisit/directions.htm

https://www.nps.gov/zion/planyourvisit/things2do.htm