U.S. National Parks
Acadia National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

1. Acadia National Park

9.5
Mount Desert Island, Bar Harbor, ME
National Park · 82 tips and reviews

Visit MaineVisit Maine: A gem! Great to explore on foot or bike (57 miles of carriage trails!) and plenty of guided tour options too! If you need a break, try a bus or trolley tour of the park. Hot? Take a dip at Sand Beach!

National Park of American Samoa is one of U.S. National Parks.

2. National Park of American Samoa

7.9
National Park of American Samoa, Pago Pago, American Samoa
National Park · 2 tips and reviews
Arches National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

3. Arches National Park

9.6
Arches Entrance Rd, Moab, UT
National Park · 110 tips and reviews

JeepJeep: This National Park has beautiful scenery, including sandstone formations carved by wind and water over hundreds of years – a sight to see. The night sky view sitting under the arches is terrific.

Big Bend National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

4. Big Bend National Park

9.4
Panther Junction, Big Bend National Park, TX
National Park · 22 tips and reviews

The History PressThe History Press: Big Bend National Park is composed of more than 800,000 acres, making it the 15th largest national park. Read all about this fascinating area of Texas in DRIVING SOUTHWEST TEXAS. Read more.

5. Biscayne National Park

8.9
9700 SW 328th St, Homestead, FL
National Park · 15 tips and reviews

Gary B.Gary Bremen: Biscayne National Park is the largest marine park in the NationalPark System! To see it best, get out on the water!

Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

6. Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

8.0
Hwy 50, Montrose, CO
National Park · 9 tips and reviews

ColoradoColorado: Before the creation of three dams upstream of Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, the Gunnison River was as much as five times more powerful than it is today.

Bryce Canyon National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

7. Bryce Canyon National Park

9.6
Bryce Canyon (Hwy. 63), Bryce Canyon, UT
National Park · 94 tips and reviews

NASANASA: The night sky is so dark at Bryce Canyon that on a clear and moonless night you can see approximately 7,500 stars! Attend the night sky programs offered here that help you enjoy this beautiful sight. Read more.

Badlands National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

8. Badlands National Park

9.1
25216 Ben Reifel Rd (Highway 240), Interior, SD
National Park · 50 tips and reviews
Canyonlands National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

9. Canyonlands National Park

9.4
2282 Resource Blvd (Hwy 191), Moab, UT
National Park · 20 tips and reviews

SamanthaSamantha: Seriously, no one comes to Moab to hang indoors. Better than the Grand Canyon, more intimate. Go to Grand View Point & follow a little trail to the right-1/2 mile later & you'll be richly rewarded!

Capitol Reef National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

10. Capitol Reef National Park

8.3
52 Scenic Drive, Torrey, UT
National Park · 14 tips and reviews
Carlsbad Caverns National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

11. Carlsbad Caverns National Park

9.1
Carlsbad Caverns National Park, Carlsbad, NM
National Park · 52 tips and reviews

Kenny A.Kenny Allen: MUST SEE. It's a lot of walking and gets really cold in the caverns, so beware.

Channel Islands National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

12. Channel Islands National Park

8.4
Pacific Ocean, Ventura, CA
National Park · 2 tips and reviews
Congaree National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

13. Congaree National Park

8.2
100 National Park Rd, Hopkins, SC
National Park · Southeastern Columbia · 10 tips and reviews

Wanna See It AllWanna See It All: They offer free canoe guide trips by the park ranger just call ahead of time to make reservations

Crater Lake National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

14. Crater Lake National Park

9.1
Rim Dr., Crater Lake, OR
National Park · 53 tips and reviews

TravelOregonTravelOregon: Our friends at Discover Klamath tell us how they love to load up the family and the cooler to picnic at the deepest lake in the nation!

Cuyahoga Valley National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

15. Cuyahoga Valley National Park

9.2
1550 Boston Mills Rd, Peninsula, OH
National Park · 25 tips and reviews

krishna c.krishna chaparala: Lot of view points for looking out for fall colors in the fall. Brandywine falls was beautiful. Scenic rail road gives you the history and beauty from the comfort of a train. Do horseback riding. Read more.

Death Valley National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

16. Death Valley National Park

9.1
Hwy 190, Death Valley, CA
National Park · 73 tips and reviews

Jenny M.Jenny Mursch: Most amazing scenery. December is an optimal time to visit.

Denali National Park & Preserve is one of U.S. National Parks.

17. Denali National Park & Preserve

9.1
Park Rd. (at MP 237.4 Parks Hwy.), Denali Park, AK
National Park · 37 tips and reviews
Everglades National Park Visitor Center: Gulf Coast is one of U.S. National Parks.

18. Everglades National Park Visitor Center: Gulf Coast

7.5
801 Oyster Bar Ln, Everglades City, FL
Tourist Information Center · Everglades City · 6 tips and reviews

19. Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve

PO Box 26030, Bettles Field, AK
National Park · No tips or reviews
Glacier National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

20. Glacier National Park

9.5
West Glacier, MT
National Park · 26 tips and reviews
Glacier Bay National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

21. Glacier Bay National Park

7.7
1 Park Rd, Gustavus, AK
National Park · 4 tips and reviews
Grand Canyon National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

22. Grand Canyon National Park

9.4
Entrance Rd (btwn Route 89 & Route 93), Grand Canyon Village, AZ
National Park · 330 tips and reviews

USA TODAYUSA TODAY: The canyon chronicles 2 billion years of history, like an encyclopedia of Earth. A great combination of steepness and deepness, its colors are also simply unforgettable. Read more.

Grand Teton National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

23. Grand Teton National Park

9.5
Teton Park Rd, Jackson Hole, WY
National Park · 57 tips and reviews

National Wildlife FederationNational Wildlife Federation: Be sure to be on the lookout for bison, moose and elk. There's so much wildlife to be seen!

Great Basin National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

24. Great Basin National Park

7.5
100 Great Basin National Park, Baker, NV
National Park · 2 tips and reviews
Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve is one of U.S. National Parks.

25. Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

9.2
11999 CO-150, Mosca, CO
National Park · 32 tips and reviews

Rhia W.Rhia Winkelman: Best time for photography is late afternoon or daly evening as the sun rises behind the dunes. Great camping lots, beware of plentiful deer!

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

26. Great Smoky Mountains National Park

9.5
107 Park Headquarters Rd, Gatlinburg, TN
National Park · 96 tips and reviews

Smithsonian ChannelSmithsonian Channel: These 500,000 acres host more plant species than any other area in North America, leading to the park’s designation as an International Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage Site. (From Aerial America) Read more.

Guadalupe Mountains National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

27. Guadalupe Mountains National Park

8.7
400 Pine Canyon Road, Salt Flat, TX
National Park · 3 tips and reviews
Haleakalā National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

28. Haleakalā National Park

9.1
Haleakala Hwy, Kula, HI
National Park · 75 tips and reviews

Matt D.Matt Dragon: Make sure to continue all the way to the Summit.

Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

29. Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park

9.3
1 Crater Rim Dr, Volcano, HI
National Park · 85 tips and reviews

angel m.angel mels: Must see: Kilauea Crater, Thurston Lavatube, drive the crater rim and around the park... Surreal! Don't miss the video show at the visitor center.

Hot Springs National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

30. Hot Springs National Park

9.2
101 Reserve St (Central Avenue), Hot Springs, AR
National Park · 23 tips and reviews

Smithsonian ChannelSmithsonian Channel: Built in 650 by the Plum Bayou people, the mysterious platform mounds of this state park are in perfect alignment with the spring and fall equinoxes. (From Aerial America) Read more.

Isle Royale National Park Visitors Center is one of U.S. National Parks.

31. Isle Royale National Park Visitors Center

800 E Lakeshore Dr, Houghton, MI
National Park · 1 tip
Joshua Tree National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

32. Joshua Tree National Park

9.5
2000 Park Blvd, Joshua Tree, CA
National Park · 84 tips and reviews

Sony Mobile WTASony Mobile WTA: See magnificent unspoiled desert vistas, spectacular rock formations and outstanding geology. Pickup is available from most local resorts.

Katmai National Park & Preserve is one of U.S. National Parks.

33. Katmai National Park & Preserve

King Salmon Airport Road, King Salmon, AK
National Park · King Salmon · 4 tips and reviews
Kenai Fjords National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

34. Kenai Fjords National Park

8.9
Fjord Hwy, Seward, AK
National Park · 7 tips and reviews
Kings Canyon National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

35. Kings Canyon National Park

9.0
State Highway 180, Sierra, CA
National Park · 22 tips and reviews
Lake Clark National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

36. Lake Clark National Park

1 Park Place, Port Alsworth, AK
National Park · 1 tip
Lassen Volcanic National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

37. Lassen Volcanic National Park

9.0
Lassen Volcanic National Park, Mineral, CA
National Park · 14 tips and reviews
Mammoth Cave National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

38. Mammoth Cave National Park

9.2
1 Mammoth Cave Pkwy, Mammoth Cave, KY
National Park · 58 tips and reviews

Kathy L.Kathy Link: Today was my second Wild Cave Tour, and I'm already thinking about my third! It can be intense, but it's worth it. Make sure to check it out!

Mesa Verde National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

39. Mesa Verde National Park

9.4
Highway 160, Cortez, CO
National Park · 35 tips and reviews

ColoradoColorado: Mesa Verde National Park was the first national park set aside to protect and promote the work of mankind.

Mount Rainier National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

40. Mount Rainier National Park

9.0
55210 238th Ave E, Ashford, WA
National Park · 46 tips and reviews

US National ArchivesUS National Archives: Enjoy the beauty of Mount Rainier, but take a look at this 1970s photo from our Documerica collection while you're here. What can you do to keep this park clean? Read more.

North Cascades National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

41. North Cascades National Park

8.4
Washington
National Park · 8 tips and reviews

Jeffrey B.Jeffrey Behm: Amazing scenery at every bend in the road (and trail). Spend a few days tackling some of the tougher day hikes.

Olympic National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

42. Olympic National Park

9.5
112 Reservoir Rd (Race And Lauridsen), Port Angeles, WA
National Park · 21 tips and reviews

Amelia R.Amelia Reimer: Go to Olympic National Park & check out Hurricane Ridge for skiing & snowshoeing in Winter; hiking in Summer.

Petrified Forest National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

43. Petrified Forest National Park

8.7
Petrified Forest Rd., Petrified Forest, AZ
National Park · 26 tips and reviews

Aubri O.Aubri O'Connor: Totally disagree. Get out and wander natural marvels. The wood is great, and you can climb all over it. And the pictos are cool :)

Redwood National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

44. Redwood National Park

9.1
1440 US Highway 199 (at 14th & Union St), Crescent City, CA
National Park · 21 tips and reviews

TeamRedwoodTeamRedwood: Hike the James Irvine Trail from Prairie Creek State Park to Fern Canyon Read more.

Rocky Mountain National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

45. Rocky Mountain National Park

9.6
1000 Highway 36 (at Route 34), Estes Park, CO
National Park · 102 tips and reviews

ColoradoColorado: Trail Ridge Road, which runs through the park, is the highest paved through-road in the US.

Saguaro National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

46. Saguaro National Park

9.1
3693 S Old Spanish Trl (at Escalante Rd), Tucson, AZ
National Park · 24 tips and reviews

Kimberly S.Kimberly Schmitz: Go to the Visitor's Center in Saguaro Nat'l Park West. Make time to watch the slide show. It's wonderful. Take the 10 minute drive and short hike to Signal Hill Petroglyphs!

Sequoia National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

47. Sequoia National Park

8.9
Sequoia National Park, CA
National Park · 23 tips and reviews
Shenandoah National Park - Swift Run Gap Entrance is one of U.S. National Parks.

48. Shenandoah National Park - Swift Run Gap Entrance

8.8
22591 Spotswood Trl (Skyline Dr), Elkton, VA
National Park · 9 tips and reviews
Theodore Roosevelt National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

49. Theodore Roosevelt National Park

8.8
Medora, ND
National Park · 14 tips and reviews

Patricia K.Patricia Kloosterman: Those prairie dogs are everywhere! And so entertaining to watch.

Virgin Islands National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

50. Virgin Islands National Park

8.7
National Park · 7 tips and reviews
Voyeger National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

51. Voyeger National Park

Orr, MN
National Park · No tips or reviews
Wind Cave National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

52. Wind Cave National Park

7.8
625 Mildred St., Hot Springs, SD
National Park · 8 tips and reviews

Deb H.Deb Hendrickson: Take the Candlelight Tour

Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park And Preserve is one of U.S. National Parks.

53. Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park And Preserve

Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, McCarthy, AK
National Park · 1 tip
Yellowstone National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

54. Yellowstone National Park

9.2
Yellowstone National Park, WY
National Park · 71 tips and reviews

Richard C.Richard C.: Every American should have this destination on their "bucket" list

Yosemite National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

55. Yosemite National Park

9.5
Northside Dr, Yosemite National Park, CA
National Park · 238 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Yosemite is one of the largest and least fragmented habitat blocks in the Sierra Nevada. In 1855, entrepreneur James Mason Hutchings & artist Thomas Ayres were the first to tour the area.

Zion National Park is one of U.S. National Parks.

56. Zion National Park

9.5
Highway SR 9, Springdale, UT
National Park · 145 tips and reviews