Trying to plan an east coast national parks road trip is admittedly a little harder than planning a west coast road trip since there aren t as many and they re quite spread out. Coastal highs maine s only national park was the first one in the east and it remains one of the most dramatic.
East coast national parks road trip.
National parks east coast. Here you can hike up cadillac mountain the atlantic coast s highest point for sunrise kayak with the seals and bald eagles and head out whale watching from the main town of bar harbor. Here are a few paths you can try with suggested time frames. This trip will take you into some of the most famous cities not only in this country but in the world as well as some the most beautiful landscapes the east coast has to offer.
And canada with these eight gorgeous national parks. But these three national parks shenandoah great smoky mountains and mammoth cave. Visitors from the west coast will be amazed at the diversity found in the 8 best national parks on the east coast.
Start your national park road trip at the northern end of shenandoah national park at front royal virginia near routes 66 and 340 easily accessible from richmond baltimore washington d c and other major east coast cities the northern entrance to shenandoah marks the beginning of skyline drive a scenic driving route that meanders along the crest of the blue ridge mountains for 105. The stuff in between includes a vast tropical swamp and a 356 mile long cave system the national parks in the eastern united states are generally smaller and more obscure than their western kin but there are stand outs. Possibly the most famous on this list the everglades national park is a stunning contrast to the crystal clear beaches of miami.
Shenandoah great smoky mountains mammoth cave. Whether you live on the east coast and are looking for a weekend getaway or you are looking for reasons to visit the east coast i think you ll love what these east coast national parks have to offer. Exploring the east coast has been on my travel bucket list for a long time now as it seemed like such an underrated part of the country especially for photography and adventure travel.
The east offers a wide variety of ecosystems from the rocky coastline of maine to the sandy shores of the virgin islands. Including the point. It doesn t mean it s impossible though.
In fact there are 7 us national parks on the east coast. The national parks and the mighty east coast trip get ready to experience some of the most unique cities and parks the united states has to offer. National parks road trip.
In november i had the chance to road trip almost the entire east coast from new york to florida hitting all the national parks along the way. The east coast is home to many outstanding national parks that deserve a visit. Make sure you don t miss out on some of the national parks that make up the best.
If the east coast is in your upcoming travel plans take some time to experience the natural beauty of the u s. For visitors living along the east coast these national parks are easy to visit and explore.