Beautiful US national parks where you can ditch the crowds

Whether you’re looking for your next vacation idea or even more national parks to add to your bucket list, there are more than 60 National Parks to explore across America.

If you prefer to travel to places off the beaten path, or don’t want to fight crowds on a family vacation, here are 15 less-visited gems in the National Parks system to consider.

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Planning a trip to Florida means plenty of beach time but for those who want to experience the Sunshine State’s unique ecosystem, they often head to the Everglades.

When watching movies with sweeping views of lush rainforests and waterfalls, oftentimes you are seeing Waimea Canyon State Park on the  island of Kauai.

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The dramatic landscape found in the southwestern deserts of the U.S. fills the feeds of Instagram.

This is the home of Mount Katahdin, the end of the Appalachian Trail and the highest peak in the state at 5,267 feet.

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If you thought the Land of Lincoln was nothing but cornfields, you’ll be more than surprised by Starved Rock.


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