5 U.S. National Parks You Must Visit
There are plenty of places you can visit without even having to leave home. One of the best things about travel is the new experiences and memories you get to make. But sometimes, it’s nice not having to travel too far when your own backyard has just as many cool things to do.
Below is a list of 5 great places in the United States:
– Yosemite National Park (California)
This national park is known for its beautiful waterfalls and granite cliffs, including El Capitan and Half Dome, which are two famous natural landmarks in California.
– The Grand Canyon (Nevada)
This amazing canyon is 277 miles long and 18 miles wide and has beautiful trails that offer amazing views of the Colorado River, as well as other hikes that provide views of different parts of the canyon’s landscape.
– Yellowstone National Park (Wyoming)
Yellowstone National Park is the largest national park in the United States, and covers an area of almost 2.2 million acres. Established in 1872, it is also one of the oldest national parks in the world. Yellowstone was named a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1978 and a national treasure by the U.S. Congress in 1980.
– Zion National Park (Utah)
Zion National Park is an American national park located in the southwestern part of the state of Utah. The park, which is approximately 295,000 acres in size, reaches into three counties: Washington, Kane and Iron counties.
– Rocky Mountain National Park (Colorado)
Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the most famous parks in Colorado, and it’s best known for its geology. Over 80 glaciers can be seen from its peaks. The park also features more than 100 lakes and 300 miles of streams.