15 Reasons To Visit The National Parks During Winter Instead Of Summer

Contrary to what many people believe, the national parks shouldn't be overlooked in the winter. These are actually some of the most calm, peaceful, and beautiful months to visit the parks. You will have the opportunity to admire snowy landscapes, enjoy nature, and view spectacular wildlife when the parks are less crowded and tourists are hardly around.[slideshow:96232]

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Fewer visitors mean that a last-minute getaway is an option; you can book your hotel room on short notice. Stay in cozy lodges and beautiful cabins to get the most out of your experience.

Hot temperatures and harsh weather conditions are common during the summer months, which is one of the many reasons winter is the best time to visit. You can also try out different recreational activities, many of which are not available during the summer, such as dog sledding, skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, and snow camping.


15 Reasons to Visit the National Parks During Winter Instead of Summer


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