There are some seriously impressive national parks scattered all over the globe. From Fiordland in New Zealand to Yosemite in the USA and even the Galápagos in Ecuador, the array of pristine flora and beautiful fauna is endless. Rent a car with VroomVroomVroom and check out the world’s most amazing national parks and start exploring for a once in a lifetime adventure.
Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
Located on the South Island of New Zealand, Fiordland National Park is filled with fiords, lakes and impeccable scenery. The vast landscapes mean that a road trip in this National Park is never dull. From the likes of Milford and Doubtful Sound to the magical marine wildlife in the area, this place really has it all. For an unforgettable road trip, pick up your rental car in Queenstown and drive to Fiordland National Park.
Galápagos National Park, Ecuador
The Galápagos National Park spans over many islands where the national park itself takes up about 97% of the area. With 127 islands, and over 200 recorded species of animals, the place is nothing short of magical. Discover the iconic Darwin Finches that aided Charles Darwin in discovering natural selection, and the impressive Galápagos Tortoise on this nature filled, scenery packed adventure in Ecuador. The amazing thing about this location is the wildlife does not fear visitors. It’s one of the only places in the world where this is the case.
Yosemite National Park, USA
Located in the Sierra Nevada mountains, Yosemite National Park is known for its impressive mountains and hiking trails. From birdwatching to stargazing, and rock climbing to biking, there is something for everyone right here. With over 500 kilometres of hiking tracks, you can’t miss the Yosemite Valley, Glacier Point Road, and the Tuolumne Meadows. Famous for its magical cliff faces and wildflowers, it’s a surprise that this national park is only 4 and a half hours away from Los Angeles. Pick up your rental from LAX and start exploring!
Olympic National Park, USA
You’ll find Olympic National Park in the Pacific Northwest of Washington in the USA. From Hoh Rain Forest to Quinault Rain Forest plus stunning beaches including Mora and Rialto Beach, this is an amazing place to take your rental car. It’s the best of both worlds – lush green rainforests and pristine beaches. We also recommend checking out Hurricane Ridge and Elwha River Valley for the ultimate road trip experience. You can pick up your rental car in Portland, Washington. Alternatively, you can rent a car in Los Angeles and road trip north, all the way up the coast to Olympic National Park to discover the west coast of America in all its glory.
Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is not only home to the continents highest mountain and world’s highest freestanding mountain but is also filled with some of the most impressive wildlife in the world. Check out Uhuru Peak and the stunning Lemosho hike for gorgeous views. The best way to explore the area is to go on a guided tour which can take you to the summit of Kilimanjaro. This place is must add to your bucket list if you love hiking and scenery.