15 Awesome National Parks for Camping This Spring

Reconnect with nature in a unique way whether by the beach, in an RV, in the backcountry or an isolated area


Wouldn’t you want to be in the wilderness for a week where you can take a real break, relax and unwind after a long and stressful week at the office? Replace phone calls and spreadsheets for hiking along wooded paths, soaking in inspiring panoramas, and having dinner by a campfire.

In case you need more convincing, science has confirmed that this kind of adventure is good for your overall well-being.[slideshow:101014]

Recent studies have shown that merely a walk in the park can calm the mind while changing the way the brain works to improve mental health. People who spend time in parks cope better with stress, feel happier and have more self-esteem.

Enjoy some peace and quiet; recharge your body and mind with stunning vistas of wild nature, breathtaking waterfalls, majestic lakes and rivers, red rock landscapes, lavish forests, tall rocky spires, and cliffs.

Do more than spend a few hours in your favorite park in the city; take a week-long vacation, set up a tent in the wilderness and spend your time relaxing, swimming in lakes and listening to birds singing.

After that, get some restful shuteye in a comfortable tent and sleep under the stars, and let the natural sunlight wake you up in the morning.

Isn’t that what life should be all about anyway? Be an intrepid wanderer and discover why “America the Beautiful” is not just a song.   

Click here for 15 of the most amazing national parks for camping in the spring

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