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    11 National Parks Around the World That You Need to Add to Your Bucket List ASAP

    Yes, we all know about the Grand Canyon and Yosemite, but have you heard of Tatra or Yala?

    Cascading waterfalls pouring into a bright turqiose lake surrounded by lush trees and foliage

    Over the past year, people have been exploring their home countries more and more. Chances are, you know of the national parks near you, but have you considered visiting national parks around the world? From turquoise lakes to sandy beaches, waterfalls to rock formations, here are 11 national parks around the world you need to know about.

    1. Göreme National Park, Turkey

    Goreme fairy chimneys. Tall pillared rock formations with hot air balloons floating overhead.

    Stay in this cave hotel close to the park that has been carved into a cliff.

    White stone hotel built into the side of a cliff.

    2. Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, China

    Tall pillar rock formations jutting out of a canyon with a cloudy fog in the background

    Stay in this cute guesthouse just a couple miles from the park.

    Stay close to the park in this cozy bungalow.

    4. Fiordland National Park, New Zealand

    Tall mountains towering over a lake

    5. Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

    Stay in a guesthouse near the water away from the crowds.

    6. Cát Bà National Park, Vietnam

    Stay in a beautiful hotel with a pool overlooking the bay.

    Large rooftop pool with seating that overlooks the karsts of Halong Bay

    Or you can cruise through Ha Long Bay in style on a small cruise.

    7. Tayrona National Park, Colombia

    tropical beach landscape with white sand beaches and large rocks

    Stay in the jungle with a beautiful pool.

    Pool with waterfall features and hotel restaurant and lounge in the background.

    8. Cinque Terre National Park, Italy

    Stay in a little bed and breakfast with a terrace overlooking the sea.

    Outdoor terrace with breakfast tables overlooking the mountains and sea.

    9. Yala National Park, Sri Lanka

    Stay just a one minute walk from the park entrance in a unique wilderness resort in the jungle.

    Hotel room with bed and bowl of fruit

    10. Banff National Park, Canada

    Campervan parked on a lake with tall trees and mountain behind it

    Stay in Banff with stunning mountain views.

    11. Tatra National Park, Poland

    Stay in the Tatra Mountains at a beautiful ski hotel.

    There are so many more national parks around the world. Whether you're looking for a desert getaway, an oceanside retreat, or a mountain trek, there's something for every traveler. 

    We'd love to know, which national park is your favorite?