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RV Friendly National Parks

There are so many amazing national parks, it can be hard to choose one to visit. If you’re traveling in an RV, though, there are some parks that are friendlier and easier to visit than others. Check out our list of RV friendly National Parks and start planning your travel for this and future summers.

Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park posts otherworldly scenery – you may feel like you’ve been dropped in another planet. There is much to take in here, and the park is easily traversed with your RV. The hills are limited, the roads well developed, wide and easy to navigate. Trailhead parking lots are quite spacious, big enough to fit just about any rig.

Everglades National Park

With 1.5 million acres to be explored, the Everglades National Park is [...]

Tips to Avoid Summer Crowds Long lines at the park?

Most of us head to the parks to get away from it all. We’re looking for rejuvenation and reconnection with nature. Jam-packed crowds and long lines have a way of quickly deflating the mood at a National Park. You could choose to only travel during the off-season, but for many, that may not be possible. If you’re hoping to hit up the National Parks this summer, follow these tips to avoid the crowds.

Go on a weekday

Many people escape to a National Park on a weekend. Consequently, for the fewest crowds try to avoid visiting Friday-Sunday. Use weekend days to visit other local attractions, or as a rest and recuperation day at the campsite. Plan to be in the park on the less popular weekdays.

Plan Ahead [...]

There are so many amazing national parks, it can be hard to choose one to visit. If you’re traveling in an RV, though, there are some parks that are friendlier and easier to visit than others. Check out our list of RV friendly National Parks and start planning your travel for this and future summers.

Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park posts otherworldly scenery – you may feel like you’ve been dropped in another planet. There is much to take in here, and the park is easily traversed with your RV. The hills are limited, the roads well developed, wide and easy to navigate. Trailhead parking lots are quite spacious, big enough to fit just about any rig.

Everglades National Park

With 1.5 million acres to be explored, the Everglades National Park is the third largest in [...]

Tips to Avoid Summer Crowds at National Parks Long lines at the park?

Most of us head to the parks to get away from it all. We’re looking for rejuvenation and reconnection with nature. Jam-packed crowds and long lines have a way of quickly deflating the mood at a National Park. You could choose to only travel during the off-season, but for many, that may not be possible. If you’re hoping to hit up the National Parks this summer, follow these tips to avoid the crowds.

Go on a weekday

Many people escape to a National Park on a weekend. Consequently, for the fewest crowds try to avoid visiting Friday-Sunday. Use weekend days to visit other local attractions, or as a rest and recuperation day at the campsite. Plan to be in the park on the less [...]

Virtually Visit National Parks from the comfort and safety at home Visit parks without leaving home

Due to the rapid spread of Covid-19 throughout the nation, many of us our currently under stay at home orders. Travel has temporarily been put on hold, and for the sake of our own and our fellow citizens’ health we’re trying to stay within the walls of our own homes. However, Google Earth has put together virtual tours of many National Parks to help those of us with wanderlust. Now is the perfect time to take a virtual tour of National Parks – and make a plan for the ones you want to visit in person in the future.

As you take your virtual tours of National Parks, make sure to make a list of the breath-taking vistas that you determine [...]

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