There is so much to see within the borders of the United States. There are 59 national parks that are just waiting for you to hitch up your RV and take a trip to. Seeing areas of the country that you never knew existed, experiencing natural beauty and creating memories with your family that last a lifetime. Whether it’s Big Bend in Texas, the Grand Canyon in Arizona, Yellowstone in California, there’s a park that suits your interests. The best thing about them? They aren’t going anywhere for awhile. National protection keeps these parks running and open for you to experience. Here at Hitch RV, we’re lucky to be in a part of the United States where there are plenty of National parks within driving distance. One of the most popular ones for RVers is Adirondack Park located in upstate New York. Not only is it one of the most beautiful places you’ll ever see, it’s also the largest nationally protected land in all of the U.S.
There are 46 high peaks within the borders of Adirondack Park, some of which offer 100 mile views of the land, the lakes and the forests. For the hiker in your family, they’ll never run out of places to explore. In fact, you could very easily come back every week and never see the same trail twice. See Lake Placid like you’ve never seen it before, from atop a high peak! Put your hiking shoes to the test and make it a point to wear a hole in them, just so you can see as much of the park on foot as you can.
If you’re vacationing with a golfer who insisted on bringing his golf clubs, you’ll be happy to know that there are over 40(!!) golf courses to choose from in Adirondack Park. have you ever seen someone’s head spin from not being able to make a decision? You might after you mention it to the golf lover in your party.
For The Wine Lovers
If you’re a fan of wine, then you’ll love the variety that’s available to you. There are 9 wineries located within the park, all devoted to making the best quality wine using the local soil and water to create its exquisite taste. Check out the Adirondack Winery, Tug Hill Vineyards and River Myst Winery for starters.
For The Outdoor Enthusiasts
If you’ve never been whitewater rafting, now’s your chance. One of the hallmarks of the park is the abundance of areas to get in a raft and paddle downstream. If you’d rather take it slow and enjoy the sights and sounds of the park, you can always rent a kayak, try stand-up paddle boarding or rent a bike and explore the park on your own terms. There’s no shortage of thrilling adventures as well as taking it easy and enjoying the gorgeous scenery and natural beauty.
Next time you hitch up your RV and take it out for a vacation, head towards Adirondack Park and enjoy all that it has to offer.