North America is blessed with many lush and beautiful national parks: it’s a welcome problem to decide where to seek out natural beauty on this continent.
With the US National Park Service celebrating its centenary in 2016 with free access to all its national parks, and Canada planning its 150th birthday in 2017 with offering complimentary entry to all Parks Canada park and historic sites, now is the time to plan to get back to nature.
Here are five national parks—from both sides of the border—to kickstart exploring North America’s unforgettable landscapes. First up: Banff National Park.Banff National Park
Header image courtesy of Banff Lake Louise Tourism / Paul Zizka Photography