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These Photos of U.S. National Parks Will Leave You Longing For a Weekend Away

Redbook Logo By Alex Aronson, Angel Madison of Redbook | Slide 1 of 50: It's been a challenging year for almost everyone with a pandemic making travel extremely difficult. But the time in quarantine has only given people want to dream about the far-off places they will visit once it is safe to hop a plane or hit the open road and explore again. But while exotic destinations like Fiji or Thailand seem enticing, the U.S. is home to some insanely spectacular and often unbelievable spots that should be considered for any bucket list. Much of the outstanding beauty in the country is housed and protected inside America's National Parks. Most of these breathtaking views are a relatively short flight away, or could be part of next summer's road trip. From volcanoes in Hawaii to the Eastern Appalachians, national parks in the United States have some of the most breathtaking views on earth. Let's escape for a moment, and explore some of the most stunning photos captured at the majestic national parks throughout the country.

It's been a challenging year for almost everyone with a pandemic making travel extremely difficult. But the time in quarantine has only given people want to dream about the far-off places they will visit once it is safe to hop a plane or hit the open road and explore again. But while exotic destinations like Fiji or Thailand seem enticing, the U.S. is home to some insanely spectacular and often unbelievable spots that should be considered for any bucket list. Much of the outstanding beauty in the country is housed and protected inside America's National Parks.

Most of these breathtaking views are a relatively short flight away, or could be part of next summer's road trip. From volcanoes in Hawaii to the Eastern Appalachians, national parks in the United States have some of the most breathtaking views on earth. Let's escape for a moment, and explore some of the most stunning photos captured at the majestic national parks throughout the country.

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