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by Jenna Allen

Top 20 National Parks in the U.S.

Road trips are a great way to spend time with family, and what better way to spend a vacation than getting back to nature in a national park? Once you’ve figured out your vacation budget, then you have to get out the map: with over 50 national parks in the U.S., deciding which ones to add to your road trip list could be tricky. Do you go for the closest? The biggest? How about the most popular? Our list below, compiled by the Park Catalog,shows the most popular national parks in the U.S. based on visitors in the last year.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Grand Canyon National Park
Rocky Mountain National Park
Yosemite National Park
Yellowstone National Park
Zion National Park
Olympic National Park
Grand Teton National Park
Acadia National Park
Glacier National Park
Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Joshua Tree National Park
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Bryce Canyon National Park
Hot Springs National Park
Arches National Park
Shenandoah National Park
Mount Rainier National Park
Haleakala National Park
Death Valley National Park

Are you considering a road trip across the U.S. to visit national parks? Before you hit the highway, be sure to gas up your car, change your oil, prep an emergency roadside kit, and talk safety with your kids

1Top 20 National Parks Based on Visitors in 2015,

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