Digital Marketer Bobby R. recently traveled out west to explore the dramatic landscapes found in U.S. National Parks—none of which he’d had the chance to visit before. Here, he shares his top five moments from his tour.
1. Visiting the world's first designated national park
“Yellowstone had absolutely amazing scenery at every turn. Plus, lots of wildlife sightings—moose, bear, bison, elk, coyote, fox and deer—really gave you the feeling of being immersed in the wilderness.”
2. Learning about ancient Native American culture
“Here’s a group shot from Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado. Beautiful panoramic views paired with pueblo Native American history made the visit to Mesa Verde one of the most memorable.”
3. Taking a step back into history
“It was great getting up close and personal with the Old West scenery found in Monument Valley. It felt like it was plucked right out of the old John Wayne and John Ford movies—you could almost see the Duke leading the cavalry.”
4. Discovering scenic views and glaciers
“Here we are at Jenny Lake in Jackson, Wyoming. It’s America’s hidden gem. Seeing the crystal clear lake with the Teton mountains in the background was truly remarkable.”
5. Gazing into the depths of canyons
“No pictures or words can describe the magnitude of the Grand Canyon. It took the entire tour group and myself a solid five minutes to believe it was real.”
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