When you travel by motorcycle, you can see a lot of your surrounding landscape without even leaving your vehicle. However, for those who want to take their exploration to the next level, Escape Eagles is proud to offer tours that can include several different National Parks. But which park or parks should you plan to see on your Harley motorcycle rental in Las Vegas? The options vary greatly, and all offer something unique, so it’s up to you to decide which features are most important to you.
When it comes to enjoying nature, most people tend to fall into one of two camps: there are those who enjoy beautiful red rock and desert, and those who enjoy lush, green forests with flowing rivers and waterfalls. Here’s a look at the different National Park landscapes you can enjoy on your Harley motorcycle rental in Las Vegas.
- Canyons: For those who love peering down deep, rocky canyons, Las Vegas has several top-notch options nearby. Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon National Park, both located in neighboring Utah, have stunning canyons and red rock to explore. However, if you want the gold standard of canyon experiences, you will want to check out the Grand Canyon, one of the most popular National Parks in the country.
- Desert: If you have fallen in love with the Las Vegas climate and surroundings, then you might want to check out more desert scenery. Death Valley, located in Southern California, is a below-sea-level basin known for severe drought and relentless heat. Despite its name, there’s also quite a bit of desert plant life to explore in Death Valley. Joshua Tree, also in Southern California, is named for the type of tree that grows in abundance there, though it too boasts a desert climate.
- Towering trees: Located in California’s Sierra Nevada region, Sequoia National Park is known for being home to five of the world’s 10 largest trees. These trees are, of course, all Sequoias, and have been growing in the region for thousands of years. If you want to see what Northern California’s forests looked like before European settlers came in, Sequoia National Park is the closest thing to it that you will find.
- Mountains, forest and waterfalls: If you want the full package (apart from desert, that is), you’ll want to check out either Yosemite or Yellowstone, two of the most popular National Parks. California’s Yosemite is known for towering redwood trees and thrilling mountain climbing, and Wyoming’s Yosemite is known for its highly diverse ecosystems and geysers. When you choose to travel to one of these parks, you’ll likely find yourself occupied for days just trying to take in everything there is to see.
- Navaho history: Finally, Monument Valley in Colorado is not technically a National Park at all. It is actually a Navajo Park, which is the Navajo nation’s equivalent to a National Park. This park offers a lot of Native American history, along with stunning views of sandstone buttes.
Contact Escape Eagles today to arrange for Harley motorcycle rental in Las Vegas, and get ready to explore National Parks both near and far!