5 Wonderful Alternatives to the Most Crowded National Parks in America

5 Wonderful Alternatives to the Most Crowded National Parks in America

National parks are set aside for a good reason—they’re the most spectacular places in the country—but that means that they’re often overcrowded and teeming with tourists.

There are good reasons why people flock to the best-known parks, but there are also just as many scenic (and less-packed) options right nearby. Here are some alternatives to the most popular national parks in the U.S.