National Parks Week Kicks Off April 19
“Go Wild” for National Parks Week, which kicks off Saturday, April 19, with waived admission to more than 400 national parks that weekend. Throughout the rest of the week, the system is hosting events for hikers, historians, families and more. Check online to find events near you.
For those looking to schedule a spring or summer trip around a visit to the parks, Travelzoo Deal Experts have negotiated deals up to 55% off:
- Sierra Nevada Resort & Spa an hour from Yosemite National Park: Visitors can take half off room rates for travel through June or this fall Sept. 15 - Nov. 30 in Mammoth Lakes, Calif. Room rates at the resort, which is ranked No. 2 in the area on TripAdvisor, start at $99 per night. Travelers will receive a $50 resort credit for one-night stays or $100 for two-night stays.
- Yellowstone Valley Lodge: Embark on an adventure and make the Montana property your home base for visits through June 16 or Sept. 15 - Oct. 24 with this deal for 55% off. The lodge is in Paradise Valley, Mont. -- 40 miles from Yellowstone National Park and Bozeman. Two-night stays for two in a Cozy Cabin are $199, or up to six guests can stay in a two-bedroom for $399.
- Lake Quinault Lodge near Olympic National Park: Take half off current rates for stays through May 15; midweek stays start at $99 per night at the rustic, lakeside lodge in Washington state. This deal includes a three-hour coach tour where guests can learn the history of the area, including that of the Quinault Indian Nation.