Last year, there was a total of 88,662,181 unique visits to the 63 national parklands in the United States. Let that staggering number sink in for a moment. If you’ve visited one of these incredible parks, that number is probably not that surprising to you. The national parklands in the United States have some of the most stunning and unique landscapes in the North America, if not the world. However, what you are probably wondering is which of these incredible parks are amongst the most popular national parks in America. If you have wondered which are the most visited national parks, you are in luck!
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Why Are Mid-Atlantic National Parks Perfect for Stargazing?
In addition to their stunning natural beauty and diverse ecosystems, Mid-Atlantic National Parks also offer stargazing, a remarkable experience that […]
The Mighty Three– Experiencing Southern Utah on a Time Crunch
Southern Utah boasts striking landscapes, sweeping vistas, unforgettable national parks, and otherworldly views. Aside from natural wonders, Southern Utah’s appeal lies in towns such as Springdale, Colorado City, and Kanab serving up unforgettable meals paired with local adventures and cozy lodging.
An Amazing 14-Day Southwest United States Travel Itinerary
If you have been searching for a Southwest United States travel itinerary that hits all the top spots, you are in luck. I have spent the last 20-plus years exploring the Southern Utah and Northern Arizona areas. Without a doubt, these are some of my favorite areas in the United States. With a countless number of stunning canyons, incredible rock formations, and amazing slot canyons to explore, it is an outdoor adventure wonderland.
However, there are so many incredible things to see that it can be a bit overwhelming to plan a trip. That is where this Southwest United States travel itinerary will come in handy. Not only does it hit all of the top spots to see, but it does it in the most logical way possible. That’s right, this itinerary minimizes your driving so that you have more time to explore.
Everything You Need to Visit Alstrom Point in Glen Canyon
While most people who visit Glen Canyon come to spend time on the water or on one of the area’s many beaches, its prettiest viewpoint is located far away from any beach. Nestled on a cape that extends south into Lake Powell from Padre Bay and Warm Creek Bay is where you will find the iconic Alstrom Point viewpoint.
From Alstrom Point, you can see straight across Lake Powell. Looking down on a cross-section of the lake, you have a perfect viewpoint to appreciate all of the lake’s finger-like canyons. As you gaze across the horizon, your eyes will feast on the beauty of the hoodoo rock formations climbing out to rise above the water. And at sunset, you will marvel as the entire landscape seems to glow with the setting sun.
The 100 Best National Parks in the World for Travelers to Visit – Part 5 (1-20)
We are at the last installment of my list of the 100 Best National Parks in the World for Travelers to Visit, so that means we will be covering some of the most spectacular national parklands across this beautiful planet. On my list of the top 1-20 national parks in the world, you will find some of the largest and most beautiful waterfalls in the world, some of the planet’s most iconic wildlife destinations, and landscapes that are so big and so incredible that you will need to see them with you own eyes to believe they are real. Without further ado, let’s count down the top parks on my list!
The 100 Best National Parks in the World for Travelers to Visit – Part 4 (21-40)
We are getting close to the top of my list of the 100 Best National Parks in the World for Travelers to Visit, and in this installment, I am going to cover the parks that I rank between 21-40 on my list. There are some absolutely iconic park names on this segment of my list, with everything from the world’s 6th largest desert to one of the world’s most recognizable landmarks making an appearance. In addition to these incredible landscapes, there are also more than a few renown wildlife parks listed in this edition of my top national parks list that will get the wildlife enthusiasts among you excited. So, strap on your seatbelt, because the parks from here on out are legendary!
The 100 Best National Parks in the World for Travelers to Visit – Part 3 (41-60)
In this installment of my list of the 100 Best National Parks in the World for Travelers to Visit, I cover some of the world’s most infamous and revered national parks. In the list of the parks that I have ranked in the 61-80 range of my rankings, you will find some spectacular wildlife viewing parklands to visit, as well as some of the world’s most beautiful mountain destinations. If you are in search of a national park to visit this year, you will find no shortage of incredible destinations on this list to explore.
The 100 Best National Parks in the World for Travelers to Visit – Part 2 (61-80)
In this installment of my list of the 100 Best National Parks in the World for Travelers to Visit, I continue covering some of the world’s most incredible parklands. To give you a sense of how diverse the parks that I have ranked in the 61-80 segment of my list, you will find parks from six different continents in this installment. This includes everything from Africa’s most mysterious and incredible mountain range to one of the lowest and hottest places on Earth. One thing that all of these parks have in common is their breathtaking beauty and the sheer joy and wonder you will experience when you visit them.
The 100 Best National Parks in the World for Travelers to Visit – Part 1 (81-100)
In this installment of the 100 Best National Parks in the World for Travelers to Visit, I am going to cover the first group of parks that I think travelers should have on their radar. Even though these are the 81-100 ranked parks on my list, it doesn’t mean these parks are any less spectacular than the parks that I have ranked higher. In fact, there are several parks in this group that I have enjoyed visiting multiple times because I love them so much. Without further ado, let’s get into the beautiful parks that I think travelers should add to their bucket lists.