8 Best US National Parks for Spring Break 2024

By Manish Choudhary

1. Grand Canyon, Arizona

Big and amazing. Nice weather, fewer people. Hike or ride a mule.

2. Zion, Utah

Red rocks and canyons. Great for hiking and flowers.

3. Great Smoky Mountains, Tennessee/North Carolina

Lots of plants and animals. Blooming flowers, green trees. Hike, camp, drive.

4. Yosemite, California

Big waterfalls, flowers. Hike, climb rocks, take photos.

5. Rocky Mountain, Colorado

Melting snow, easier trails. See elk, bighorn sheep. Beautiful mountains and lakes.

6. Joshua Tree, California

Unique trees, desert views. Cool weather. Climb rocks, stargaze, see wildflowers.

7. Arches, Utah

2,000 stone arches. Nice weather for walking and red rocks.

8. Everglades, Florida

Cooler and less humid. See alligators, manatees, birds. Airboat tours, hike wetlands.