Stressed out? A visit to one of America’s natural treasures might be just the remedy you need.
In times of stress or strife, many of us turn to nature for solace. The sweet song of the canyon wren, the fragrance of sagebrush and pine, the kiss of ocean mist. The childlike joy that comes from collecting kindling to ignite a campfire or hopping from boulder to boulder to cross a creek. In the early months of the coronavirus pandemic, the obligation to shelter in place stripped us of our most beloved outdoor sanctuaries when it felt like we needed them the most. Now, with additional safety precautions in place, our national parks are again waiting for us with open tree branches.
Here is a short guide to 10 bucket list national parks to inspire your next vacation in the nourishing outdoors.