To kick off National Park Week in the United States, no entrance fees are charged this weekend—Saturday April 15 and Sunday April 16.
If you are near any National Park property today or tomorrow, I encourage you to take the time to visit it / them.
Below are pictures from 15 great U.S. National Parks and properties I have visited.
15 Great National Parks
Grand Canyon National Park is a great day trip from Phoenix.
A wonderful place to stay in Kona near Pu`uhonua o Honaunau is Kona Beach Hotel.
Not too far from Joshua Tree is Palm Springs.
See also our article about the park: A Visit to White Sands National Monument
Visit the Everglades one one of our favorite Scenic Drives in South Florida Near Miami
Enter Skyline Drive n several locations, including Charlottesville.
Of the 417 National Parks properties, 59 are National Parks and only 128 currently charge fees. Most properties do not charge a fee, all of the time (not just this weekend). For instance, there is no admission fee to see Mount Rushmore (but there is a parking charge).
What is your favorite National Park?
What U.S. National Park property would you like to visit?