Best National Park Road Trips

Planning Your National Park Road Trip


National Parks offer an idyllic backdrop to weekend getaways, family vacations or leisurely road trips. Find views unlike any other filled with vibrant colors and breathtaking landscapes. Whether you're looking for adventure in Yellowstone or searching for the perfect camping spot in Olympic National Park, Enterprise will help get you there.

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Rent a Car and Hit the Road


In these uncertain times, many of us are rethinking the way we travel and the added safety precautions that must be considered along the way. A rental car from a neighborhood Enterprise location can alleviate many of these concerns so you can get to your destination safely.

Depending on where your road trip takes you, it might be cheaper and more convenient to rent a car for your road trip instead of using your personal vehicle. We have jeeps, SUVs, trucks and more. With so many styles and options available, you’re sure to find the perfect rental car for your travels. Not sure which car to choose for your road trip? We can help! We've compiled a list of the best road trip cars for families, adventure-seekers and more.

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Popular National Park Destinations

Big Bend National Park

Located in southwest Texas, this park features steep limestone cliffs, hot springs and stunning pictographs.

Find inspiration for your road trip to Big Bend National Park.

Bryce Canyon National Park

Located in southern Utah, Bryce Canyon is known for its spire-shaped rock formations. 

Find inspiration for your road trip to Bryce Canyon National Park.


Carlsbad Caverns National Park

You can find more than 100 caves at this national park located in the Chihuahuan Desert of New Mexico.

Grand Canyon National Park

Located in Arizona,  it's home to breathtaking views of the Grand Canyon. 

Find inspiration to hike the Grand Canyon.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

This park straddles the border between North Carolina and Tennessee.  

Find inspiration for your road trip to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Indiana Dunes National Park

It's the perfect spot for a family vacation or romantic weekend getaway. 

Joshua Tree National Park

Located in southern California, it's named for the twisted Joshua trees in the area.

Find inspiration for your Joshua Tree Road Trip.


Lassen Volcanic National Park

Lassen Volcanic National Park is one of the few places in the world where you can see four types of volcanoes. 

Olympic National Park

Located on Washington's Olympic Peninsula in the Pacific Northwest. 

Find inspiration for your road trip to Olympic National Park.

Petrified Forest National Park

Located in Arizona, you'll find colorful petrified wood - the same wood that helped give the park its name.

Yellowstone National Park

Located mostly in Wyoming, Yellowstone is home to the famous Old Faithful geyser.

Check out our Top 5 Sights to See in Yellowstone.

Find popular road trips to Yellowstone.

Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park is located in the Sierra Nevada Mountains in California and is known for its giant, ancient sequoia trees.

Check out Yosemite through the seasons.

Find more inspiration for your Yosemite road trip.

National and State Parks Near Major Cities


There are a lot of national and state parks to choose from, so we narrowed it down to the top ones that would make a perfect family adventure or a quick weekend getaway.

Parks Near Las Vegas

Find adventure at one of these popular national or state parks near Las Vegas.

Parks Near San Francisco

Explore these national and state parks near San Francisco.

Parks Near San Diego

Don't miss the sights at these national and state parks near San Diego.

Parks Near Seattle

You'll love the views of Washington from these national or state parks. 

Parks Near Denver

Check out these amazing national and state parks near Denver.