When thinking about the United States, are the big cities, long roads, and fast-food chains the main thoughts? Then you actually don’t know why you really have to go to the United States. America has the most beautiful nature in the world, so when traveling to America you really have to admire this beautiful nature.
There are more than 50 national parks in the United States and they are scattered throughout the country. This makes the parks very diverse, from snow-covered peaks to dry deserts.
There are so many that you will easily be overwhelmed. To make a good choice, we have put together a top 5 of the best national parks for you.
Number 5: Grand Teton National Park
The Grand Teton National Park is located in the hinterland of Jackson Hole , Wyoming. It is a wild wonderland that begs to be discovered. Since there are few large cities in the area, it is very quiet here.
It is the home of farmers and furriers and the park offers tourists more than 200 kilometers of trails that meander through breathtaking prairies, lakes and the whimsically snowy peaks of the Grand Teton Mountains .
The 25 kilometer long Cascade Canyon Trail is the best route to admire the beautiful topography of the park.
Number 4: Grand Canyon National Park
The Grand Canyon is so beautiful that even photos of the highest quality do not do justice to the beauty of the park – you really have to see this in person.
It is much larger than most people think it is. There is also the possibility of rafting along the Colorado River.
The turquoise waters of the Havasu waterfalls are also a must-see attraction when you are visiting this park.
Number 3: Glacier National Park
This park located in Montana, is unique because of its beautiful waters and mountains. The park extends over three mountain ranges and more than 700 lakes.
Take advantage of the park’s extensive hiking trails and make sure you find travelers’ favorites, such as the Trail of the Cedars and the Iceberg Lake Trail.
Other scenic spots to explore include the Apgar Nature Center and the Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Number 2: Yosemite National Park
Yosemite National Park is the most visited national park in California . The park is unique because of its impressive waterfalls, such as the Vernal Fall and the Bridalveil Fall , as well as unique granite rock formations such as the Half Dome and El Capitan .
Whatever your route is, don’t forget to stop at the breathtaking Tunnel View Outlook .
Number 1: Yellowstone National Park
In our opinion, the Yellowstone National Park is the most extraordinary National Park in the world. The park is almost 9,000 km² and has dozens of unique natural attractions that really cannot be seen anywhere else in the world.
Here travelers can get lost in the beauty of the many lakes, mountains, the buffalo-filled valleys and of course the unrivaled geysers and hot springs.
It is also the park with the most brown bears in the United States. So don’t be surprised if you suddenly see a bear standing in the water.