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The rugged, rocky coastline has become synonymous with summertime in Maine—an absolute must-visit on the Atlantic coast. Take Metro to Nationals Park. Originally built between and by John D.

10 Best National Parks to Visit In Summer

Grant Village Lodge Yellowstone National Park

Not sure which one to visit? The five-mile lake is the clearest in the U. The view from the water is just as dazzling as from the road or trail. Acadia National Park Where: Maine It may be one of the smaller national parks, but Acadia has an amazingly diverse landscape, from sandy beaches to hardwood forests to granite peaks. The rugged, rocky coastline has become synonymous with summertime in Maine—an absolute must-visit on the Atlantic coast.

Insider Tip: Cycling is not permitted on any of the park trails, and the scenic Park Loop Road—the main artery for cars—is generally too congested for bike traffic.

Instead, ride some or all of National Park Metro 45 miles of carriage roads that wind through the heart of the park. Originally built between and by John D. Rockefeller Jr. Think pristine water, giant icebergs, and seemingly endless glaciers. Summer temperatures in the southern Sierra Nevada foothills often exceed degress, but remain pleasant in the sequoia groves where they rarely top The parking lot adjacent to the tree just off Generals Highway is reserved for handicapped visitors.

Everyone else can Glacier National Park To Great Falls Mt an easy half-mile trail known as the Sherman Tree Trail. To access the trailhead, pass the handicapped parking lot and turn right east on Wolverton Road, then take the next right to the Sherman Tree Trail parking area. But the park is an equally viable escape in the summer, when the Blue Ridge Mountains keep the temperatures as much as 10 degrees cooler than in the valley.

And unlike in the fall, this is not the time to cruise along scenic Skyline Drive in your car. Although Grand Teton is only 10 miles south of Yellowstone National National Park Metro, it remains remarkably less crowded.

Steer clear during peak times like Fourth of July weekend, or if you have the experience and bear-proof canistersconsider backcountry camping. Alternatively, Grand Teton has several excellent lodging facilities ranging from cabins to resort hotels located inside the park.

Lake Superior is the cleanest of the Great Lakes, with crystal-clear scuba diving amid old shipwrecks. The rugged 4.

The trail is literally the river—trekkers walk, wade, and swim through the mile route, penned in on both sides by 2,foot vertical sandstone walls. The hike is strenuous trekking poles or a walking stick are essential to National Park Metro the slippery rocks and moving currentbut well worth the effort for the unique experience and awe-inspiring scenery. The symphony will perform at Zion on August 16 at 8 p. Tanner Amphitheatre, located National Park Metro outside the south entry gate in Springdale.

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Petrified Forest National Park Pictures

Then use our handy walking map to get you from the station to Nationals Park. Rockefeller Jr. There are taxicabs waiting at the subway station as an alternative. Park brochures including a map are available at Park Headquarters.