Here's a general layout of which parks we'll be visiting in each month of the trip.  If you'd like to come visit any parks with us, send us a message on the 'Contact Us' page and we can talk about specific dates!


June - Cuyahoga Valley
July - Isle Royale, Voyageurs, Theodore Roosevelt, Glacier, Wrangell - St. Elias
August - Lake Clark, Katmai, Kenjai Fjords, Gates of the Arctic, Denali
September - Kobuk Valley, Glacier Bay, North Cascades, Mount Rainier
October - Olympic, Crater Lake, Lassen Volcanic, Yellowstone, Grand Teton
November - Yosemite, Grand Canyon
December - Petrified Forest, Saguaro



January - Hawai'i Volcanoes, Haleakala, American Samoa
February - Channel Islands, Joshua Tree, Pinnacles, Redwood, Kings Canyon, Sequoia, Death Valley
March - Great Basin, Carlsbad Caverns, Guadalupe Mountains, Big Bend
April -  Zion, Bryce Canyon, Capitol Reef, Canyonlands, Arches
May -  Great Sand Dunes, Mesa Verde, Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Rocky Mountains
June - Badlands, Wind Cave, Hot Springs, Biscayne
July - Everglades, Dry Tortugas, Virgin Islands, Congaree, Great Smokies
August - Mammoth Cave, Shenandoah, Acadia


The Planned Route

Below is what we originally planned on before leaving for the trip.  The main idea was to optimize seasonal conditions (e.g. not do Gates of the Arctic in January) and minimize backtracking.