We think the best cure for FOMO is going on an adventure. To help you plan your next trip, we've created a map that'll take you to the best national parks in the west. From the hottest place on Earth to giant sequoia trees, this itinerary will take you on an epic journey to some of the world's most beautiful and unique places.  

The Grand Canyon | Arizona

Price: $35 per vehicle or $20 per person

Address: Grand Canyon, Arizona

Why You Need To Go: Did you know that this park was rated as one of the best places to visit in 2020? There's so much to do and see here. 

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Bryce Canyon | Utah

Price: $35 per vehicle or $20 per person

Address: Bryce Canyon, Utah

Why You Need To Go: You can go for a hike, learn about the red rocks and hoodoos, or camp out for the night. It's so beautiful in person. 

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Zion National Park | Utah

Price: $35 per vehicle or $20 per person

Address: 1 Zion Park Blvd, State Route 9, Springdale, Utah

Why You Need To Go: On this scenic drive, it's possible to see an array of wildlife such as deer, bighorn sheep, and squirrels. 

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Great Basin | Nevada

Price: Free

Address: 100 Great Basin National Park, Baker, Nevada

Why You Need To Go: Off the beaten path, you'll find so many hidden gems that often get overlooked. 

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Death Valley | California

Price: $30 per vehicle or $15 per person

Address: Death Valley, California

Why You Need To Go: Known as one of the hottest places in the world, this colorful desert has sand dunes, jagged canyons, and in the winter, distant, snow-capped peaks.

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Sequoia & Kings Canyon | California

Price: $35 per vehicle or $20 per person

Address: 47050 Generals Highway, Three Rivers, California

Why You Need To Go: Also called, "The Land of Giants," you'll be able to walk between some of the biggest trees in the world.

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Yosemite | California

Price: $35 per vehicle or $20 per person

Address: Yosemite National Park, California

Why You Need To Go: With around 1,200 square miles, there's towering waterfalls, colorful meadows, and many other picturesque sceneries. 

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Lassen Volcanic National Park | California

Price: $10 - $30 per vehicle or $15 per person

Address: Mineral, California

Why You Need To Go: Clear lakes in the mountains and steaming hot fumaroles make this park a great place to visit. 

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Crater Lake | Oregon

Price: $15 - $25 per vehicle or $12 per person

Address: Crater Lake, Oregon

Why You Need To Go: This is the deepest lake in the U.S. and one of the purest in the world. It has a depth of 1,949 feet!

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Mount Rainier | Washington

Price: $30 per vehicle or $15 per person

Address: 55210 238th Avenue East, Ashford, Washington

Why You Need To Go: This active volcano is surrounded by lush greenery, meadows, and five large rivers.

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North Cascades | Washington

Price: Free

Address: 810 State Route 20, Sedro-Woolley, Washington

Why You Need To Go: There are countless hiking trails and amazing landscapes to see, ranging from rugged peaks to flourishing meadows. 

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Olympic National Park | Washington

Price: $30 per vehicle or $15 per person

Address: 600 E. Park Avenue, Port Angeles, Washington

Why You Need To Go: There are almost a million acres of this park. You can go tide-pooling on the shoreline or take photos of the wildlife. 

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Pinnacles National Park | California

Price: $30 per vehicle or $15 per person

Address: 5000 Highway 146, Paicines, California

Why You Need To Go: You'll feel like Indiana Jones while exploring the massive caves here.

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Channel Islands | California

Price: Free

Address: 1901 Spinnaker Drive, Ventura, California

Why You Need To Go: The five islands are home to a variety of plants, animals, and resources. There's so much beauty here, you'll want to keep going back. 

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Joshua Tree | California

Price: $30 per vehicle or $15 per person

Address: 74485 National Park Drive, Twentynine Palms, California 

Why You Need To Go: The distinct trees in this park have spikey leaves and twisted branches giving it an almost whimsical look.  

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Saguaro National Park | Arizona

Price: $20 per vehicle or $10 per person

Address: 3693 S Old Spanish Trail, Tucson, Arizona

Why You Need To Go: This cacti-filled wonderland is home to towering saguaros that are only found in a small area of the US.

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Petrified Forest National Park | Arizona

Price: $20 per vehicle or $10 per person

Address: 1 Park Road, #2217, Petrified Forest, Arizona 

Why You Need To Go: You can escape the city and go for a backcountry hike, camp here at night, and stargaze the evening away. 

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We strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment, and the animals. 

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