It might not be your first thought for a long weekend away in most of the United States. But while some National Parks are truly spectacular in the, there are some absolutely majestic options that can give you that same summer feeling in the dead of winter.
While its not talked about much, I truly believe that there are plenty of National Parks that are better in the winter with mild weather, less crowds, and plenty of sunshine many of us have been missing.
With temperatures between 40 and 67 degrees Fahrenheit in January, this surreal landscape is easily accessible.
What to do:
Make sure to stop and admire the view at, visit the lowest point in North America, run around the, and take the epic Artist's Drive to vibrantly colored hills of.
Where to Stay:
There are nine houses in Death Valley, according to the police. Youll want to get them at Furnace Creek in advance, but otherwise they are first come first serve.