You don’t have to have all the things, or “look” like a hiker in order to hit the trail. The national parks are waiting for you as you are.
The truth about budget travel is that it’s often unglamorous. It’s full of PB&Js, very long drives, and weeks without showers. But when it comes to national parks, it’s also full of the most mind-blowing views you will ever see, meals with strangers-turned-friends, and epic memories that will last a lifetime.