Visit a US National Park in the Summer

When you visit a US National Park in the summer, it’s helpful to plan ahead because the parks will be busy.  Many people plan thier vacations in the Summer so scheduling ahead is often necessary.

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 As you schedule your daily itineraries, our best tip is to start your day early! In the morning you’ll beat the crowds, enjoy outdoor activities in the cooler part of the day, and take photos in the best light.

 Arches National Park is small, but it packs a lot of punch with some of the best hiking in Utah.  You will find several iconic sites in Arches. Delicate Arch is the most popular arch, and it is even on the Utah license plate.

Arches National Park in the Summer

 Located near to the quirky town of Wall – another essential stop on any South Dakota itinerary – the Badlands is easily reached from both Rapid City and Sioux Falls.

Badlands National Park in the Summer

 Between July and early September, the park’s roads, trails and facilities are fully open. Summer offers opportunities for a variety of activities including hiking, biking and camping in the park.

Crater Lake National Park in the Summer

  Summer provides the accessibility needed to reach this remote national park in Alaska. You can drive the Dalton Highway and hike into the park, float in on the Noatak or Kobuk Rivers, or (most popularly) fly into Anaktuvuk Pass. 

Gates of the Arctic National Park in the Summer

  Grand Teton National Park, with its jagged peaks softened by snow year-round, is a perfect summer destination. Whether you like to camp, hike, bike, or fish, it’s an outdoor lover’s paradise.

Grand Teton National Park in the Summer

  Great Basin National Park is definitely underrated. It’s the only national park in Nevada, the home to Nevada’s only glacier, and one of the only places in the US to see Bristlecone trees. It also happens to be one of my favorite national parks.

Great Basin National Park in the Summer

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