Visiting some of America's best national parks is one of the joyous activities you can do on spring break. Spring is so much better to be spent in the outdoors, so why don't you go on a little trip with your friends and families and wander until the sun goes down?
Thankfully, America is not short on majestic national parks. To give you some ideas, here are some of the best national parks you can visit at this time of the year.
Joshua Tree National Park, California. During spring, desert flowers such as the vine cactus seem to sprout everywhere in Joshua Tree National Park, and it's such a pretty sight. The pleasant weather also allows the whole vicinity of the park to burst into a cacophony of brilliantly colored flowers, a must-see during every visit.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee/North Carolina. Spring usually means the first hike of the season, and if you're looking for the best hike to cap off your hiking travels throughout the year, then look no further. The Great Smoky Mountains offer a ton of activities for every nature wanderer, with over 800 miles of trails, everything you're looking for is right here.
Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. The Grand Canyon is always a marvelous sight to visit any day of the year, but if you're hoping to get past the rough crowds, then early spring is the best time to visit. You cannot access the North Rim this time of year though, it's closed from November to May due to heavy snow. But the South Rim is still a pleasant place to go to, especially during the spring.
Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Ohio. If you're looking for a national park to spend an afternoon picnic in without dealing with the noisy crowds, then get on your car and make a trip to Cuyahoga Valley in Ohio. The park radiates a quiet beauty that will instantly make you feel at ease, and if you're after something more than a picnic then there's a ton of activities waiting for you. Don't miss out!