Hanging out in a national park can be a perfect refresher from a busy lifestyle. On the North Island of New Zealand is the Whanganui National Park, covering approximately 742 square kilometers of land. Popular sites within the region are the Bridge to Nowhere, Kawana Flour Mill, and the Waitotara Forest. The park is home to the Whanganui River, the largest flowing river in New Zealand. The river flows on for 290 kilometers and is a great day or longer adventure by canoe, kayak, or paddle board. There are sites set up along the river for where travelers are in need of a break or cozy place to sleep at the end of the day. With many secluded sites, Whanganui National Park makes the perfect quiet weekend vacation.