As the days get shorter and the mercury on our thermometers begins to drop, you might be wondering where you can head for a bit of winter travel in the United States this winter.
National parks are always a great option, and there is a wide variety of them throughout the U.S. which are located in places where you will be able to enjoy warm temperatures while exploring the landscape. These are three highlights that you can visit for a warm winter getaway!
Everglades National Park, Florida
South Florida is the home of Everglades National Park, a unique tropical wetland environment that’s the home of an astounding variety of plant and animal life. With hiking trails and tours that you’ll be able to do and average December high temperatures of 78 degrees F, this destination is hard to beat.
Saguaro National Park, Arizona
Have you ever visited the Sonoran Desert in the state of Arizona before? The perfect place to experience this wonderful region in all its glory is Saguaro National Park just outside the city of Tucson, where you’ll marvel at endless sandy expansions and massive Saguaro cacti.
Channel Islands National Park, California
Not all coastal areas in the United States suffer cold temperatures in winter, and southern California’s Channel Islands are the perfect proof of this. Moderate temperatures, endless sandy beaches, and expansive hiking trails in the park’s five islands are big draws of this gorgeous place.