National Parks

Stretching from the South Pacific, across the United States to the Caribbean, are 63 national parks. These national treasures preserve iconic landscapes, majestic mountains, primordial forests, arid deserts, misty coastlines, immense canyons, wildlife, and historic landmarks.

The opportunities for adventure are endless. Hiking, rock climbing, rafting, mountain biking, sand boarding, horseback riding, mountaineering, canyoneering, and multi-day backpacking trips all make it onto the to-do list. Stand on the tallest peaks, go on a scenic drive through breathtaking landscapes, explore the underground fantasy land of caves and caverns, gaze up at the tallest trees in the world, camp under the stars, or explore unspoiled wilderness.

Whether you are planning a cross-country road trip or are just looking for your next adventure, we want to help you plan the perfect trip.

US National Parks List

We are on a mission to visit all of the national parks. Currently, we have been to 39 national parks with big plans to visit many more in the upcoming years.

Below is a list of the 63 national parks. To learn more about the parks we have visited, click the name of the park to be taken to a new page or post. Or, scroll down for more options.

COMPLETED | IN THE WORKS | STILL ON OUR TO-DO LIST

Acadia
American Samoa
Arches
Badlands
Big Bend
Biscayne
Black Canyon of the Gunnison
Bryce Canyon
Canyonlands
Capitol Reef
Carlsbad Caverns
Channel Islands
Congaree
Crater Lake
Cuyahoga Valley
Death Valley
Denali
Dry Tortugas
Everglades
Gates of the Arctic
Gateway Arch

Glacier Bay
Glacier
Grand Canyon
Grand Teton
Great Basin
Great Sand Dunes
Great Smoky Mountains
Guadalupe Mountains
Haleakala
Hawai’i Volcanoes
Hot Springs
Indiana Dunes
Isle Royale
Joshua Tree
Katmai
Kenai Fjords
Kings Canyon
Kobuk Valley
Lake Clark
Lassen Volcanic
Mammoth Cave

Mesa Verde
Mount Rainier
New River Gorge
North Cascades
Olympic
Petrified Forest
Pinnacles
Redwood
Rocky Mountain
Saguaro
Sequoia
Shenandoah
Theodore Roosevelt
Virgin Islands
Voyageurs
White Sands
Wind Cave
Wrangell-St. Elias
Yellowstone
Yosemite
Zion

Which Ones Do You Want to Visit?

Planning Advice & Inspiration

“National Parks are the best idea we ever had. Absolutely American, absolutely democratic, they reflect us at our best rather than our worst.”
Wallace Stegner, novelist, environmentalist, and Pulitzer Prize winner

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