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National parks: Tour five parks in 360 degrees
Marvel at Yosemite, take a mule ride down into the Grand Canyon, and more, all in 360 degree videos.
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Published 7:30 a.m. ET June 19, 2018
Grand Canyon National Park is one of America’s largest and most frequented parks. Known for its vast size and biological diversity, the park is often considered as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. USA TODAY NETWORK
Visiting one of America’s spectacular national parks isn’t always easy, especially during the summer when crowds are at their peak. Making the drive can mean long hours in the car, and flying isn’t always more convenient. But why suffer when you have a view of the parks right at your fingertips?
Instead of making the trip, take a virtual look at five of the most spectacular national parks in full 360 degree video. Start with a precarious mule ride down into the depths of the Grand Canyon, at the top of this page.
Next, lose yourself in Yosemite’s majesty in the video just below, followed by the thousands of trees in view at Great Smoky Mountains National Park. And finally, watch the sunset over the Grand Teton National Park, then finish things off with a sift through the sand of Death Valley.
Yosemite National Park is located in northeastern California. It is one of the country’s first national parks and is known for its biological diversity and vast, untouched wilderness. USA TODAY NETWORK
Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a United States National Park that borders Tennessee and North Carolina. It is the most visited national park in the United States and is home to 100 native tree species. USA TODAY NETWORK