15 National Parks That Are Perfect for Day Trips

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If you’re not an experienced outdoors enthusiast, planning a trip to one of the country’s national parks can seem like a daunting process. And even if you’re no stranger to the parks, you might assume you need to plan an entire vacation around a park visit. Fortunately, neither scenario is true; in fact, there are many national parks that are relatively easy to visit in a day—you don’t even have to spend the night. We’ve selected 15 cities and picked the best national parks that are less than 3 hours away. Whether you’re a resident of these cities or just visiting on vacation, these parks make for extremely worthwhile (and breathtaking) day trips.

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yeyme on June 23, 2016 at 10:48:51 PM EDT

That's amazing. orencn.com

yeyme on June 23, 2016 at 10:48:10 PM EDT

So beautiful. Love nature. jcppfabric.com

yeyme on June 23, 2016 at 10:47:48 PM EDT

So beautiful. Love nature. jcppfabric.com

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schemepick on June 9, 2016 at 5:07:59 AM EDT

Thats phenomenal

andy822 on June 6, 2016 at 6:03:17 PM EDT

Zion is one of the most beautiful places I've ever seen. Angel's Landing Hike was difficult but absolutely worth it - and def drive into the eastern entrance for great views!

tossbrioche on June 3, 2016 at 5:27:07 AM EDT

Terrific...!!

terraceoy on May 30, 2016 at 5:54:39 AM EDT

Breathtaking...!!

ashamedion on April 25, 2016 at 3:16:18 AM EDT

it is amazing

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