There can be no doubt that national parks and RV road trips are a match made in heaven! At Goss RV, we think there is no better time to enjoy the wonders of nature than summer. But with 59 amazing national parks across the United States, the choice of where to head can be daunting. To make life easier, here are four of the very best locations to visit. So, what are you waiting for? It's time to hit the open road!
- Yosemite National Park. From the stunning El Capitan and Half Dome rock formations to the majestic ancient sequoias, Yosemite Valley is truly iconic. Enjoy easy access to fantastic backpacking and camping, as well as fishing, rafting and much more. Here, adventurers and families alike can surround themselves in the wonders of nature. With 13 campground locations, you will never be far from the action.
- Grand Canyon National Park. Undoubtedly one of the most widely known destinations in the world, the Grand Canyon is worthy of its reputation. Whether you spend your time whitewater rafting, hiking, or simply enjoying the wondrous scenery, there is something for everyone. Although there is limited RV camping, it will not be an issue if you plan ahead. If you're feeling extra adventurous, take a night or two to sleep outside your RV and under the stars. Even if you're not an avid camper, you can find a tent that suits your needs.
- Acadia National Park. The only national park in Maine, Acadia is home to some of the best hiking along the eastern coast of the United States. Arguably the crown jewel of the area is the 4.4-mile trek to the summit of Cadillac Mountain on the North Ridge Trail. Here, early risers can enjoy a truly unforgettable sunrise. Fans of birdwatching are also in for a treat, as they explore the numerous locations that are home to a variety of stunning wildlife. This is a definite bucket-list road trip!
- Rocky Mountain National Park. In the Rockies, you will feel like you are on top of the world! This national park, home to over 70 peaks standing higher than 12,000 feet, is an outdoor lover’s dream. There are easy day hikes and lengthy treks in equal measure, numerous developed campgrounds, and magnificent wildlife. In typical Colorado style, adventurers and families will find countless activities to enjoy during both the summer and winter months.
Thanks for reading! If you’re a fan of RV road tripping, then chances are you’re already a pro at having fun, but these are just a few ideas to take your road trip to the next level. What are some of your favorite things to do on the road? Share your ideas with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.