Get a little wild in these not-to-be-missed U.S. national parks! From towering mountains to lush valleys and stunning waterfalls, these outdoorsy destinations have plenty of ways to get back to nature. So grab those hiking boots or plan a whitewater rafting excursion and hit the road to America’s best national parks.
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This is perhaps one of the most scenic places on earth. And thanks to famous hikes like Charlies Bunion and the Alum Cave Bluffs, you can see some of the Great Smoky Mountains’ best features in one go. Plus, Orbitz has plenty of Smoky Mountains hotels in and around the park for you to rest your weary head.
Get ready to feel infinitesimally small—this national park’s namesake feature is mind-blowingly big. And whether you’re exploring those colorful, layered rocks along the north and south rims—or even lounging in the park’s secret beach—you’ll have plenty of cozy Grand Canyon hotels nearby to return to when you book with Orbitz.
These are the Purple Mountain Majesties that people sing about. And this park is one of the best places on earth to get lost, figuratively speaking. So set your GPS to your Rocky Mountain National Park hotel and start exploring those wide-open spaces!
Best known for its stunning waterfalls, Yosemite National Park offers endless ways to get outdoors, from kayaking through gorgeous valleys to taking in the views at Glacier Point. You can stay in or near all the action with Orbitz, meaning there are Yosemite hotels wherever you want to be.
Volcanoes, hot springs, geysers, mudpots…Yellowstone National Park has it all, along with some gorgeous forests and lakes. Whether your style is more hardcore outdoorsy or laid-back explorer, there’s something for everyone here—and Yellowstone lodging for every kind of traveler.
How’s this for dramatic: Massive slot canyons and tiered waterfalls give way to lush valleys and hidden caves. Meaning you’ll need to get your zzz’s for the next day’s adventure. That’s where Orbitz’ Zion National Park hotels come in handy, so book now and go!
Nestled on the beach, this Zion National Park South Entrance hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Zion National Park South Entrance and Zion Canyon Visitor Center. ...
Cliffrose Lodge & Gardens at Zion Natl Park$181Cliffrose Lodge & Gardens at Zion Natl Park$181
Located in the heart of Kanab, this hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Moqui Cave, Fredonia Recreation Area, and Downtown Fredonia. Zion National Park East Entrance ...
Quail Park Lodge, a Canyons Collection Property$139Quail Park Lodge, a Canyons Collection Property$139
Located in Zion National Park South Entrance, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Zion Canyon Visitor Center and Zion Human History Museum.
Cable Mountain Lodge$199Cable Mountain Lodge$199
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