“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” There are a lot and lot of beautiful places to visit in this world. But, let’s narrow down the list of places and see where you can find yourself at peace in the United States of America. Below is the list of mesmerizing natural places to visit when you are in the U.S. Take some time to explore these places and I bet you will not stop boasting about these places when you pack your bag back home.
The beautiful sandstone formation in the Northern border of Arizona keeps your eyes hooked with the landform. You can also experience cave like land structure in the Lower Antelope Canyon. This place should especially be in the bucket list of people who are addicted towards photography and loves to see natural landforms in the surface of the earth.
Dry Tortugas national park lies some 70 miles west of Key West. The only way to get here is private vessel, high-speed ferry or seaplane. The place is especially famous for its crystal clear blue water through which one can see sea life. The visitor also has the privilege to get sight of rare migratory birds. Ponce de Leon, Spanish explorer discovered the island in 1513. There is Fort Jefferson which was once the America’s coastal defense link. The fascinating island do not only provide picture of mesmerizing natural places after visiting the place. But the place also let one know the significant history about the place.
This mesmerizing natural place formed of 12-mile-long glacier in the Mendenhall Valley leaves you awestruck as you might never have seen such place ever before. The ice cave is accessible after kayaking and climbing over the glacier. The surreal cave is not only spellbinding but also prone to melting because of the global warming. Therefore, why not visit the place before it sadly melts down?
If you are looking for something fun and adventurous to do, you should definitely climb the 3,922 stairs high up to imposing mountain ridge in Oahu, Hawaii. The U.S. Navy built the Haiku Stairs in 1942 as a top secret facility for transmitting radio signal. However, it was opened for public in 1987 after they became unsafe for the purpose. Of course the climb could be difficult but the view from 2000ft above sea level won’t be any ordinary.
If you are looking for disappearing into the wilderness, Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness in Colorado is definitely one of the many mesmerizing natural places in the States you should head for. Located near Elk Mountains, White River and Gunnison National Forest, the place has enthralling scenic beauty for you and your bunch of excited friends.
Grand Prismatic Spring is one of the mesmerizing natural places. It is unique as extremely hot water runs 121ft from the crack to the surface of the earth. It is known for its enormous size and bands of colors (orange, yellow and green ring). Grand Prismatic Spring provides the life version of an art. 160ft deep spring has rainbow ringed colored waters that makes it so grand and exhilarating.
If you are looking for a hike in a place which has the comfort of sea and breathtaking view from height, Nā Pali Coast State Park is in the list of mesmerizing natural places. As said, you can see the climb the Nā Pali high cliff above 4000ft (1200m) and watch the spectacular blue water of Pacific Ocean from the vantage point. In addition, you also get the bonus of watching waterfalls and the Kalalau Valley. Moreover, you can hike through lush landscape of Kalalau Trail that ends to a beautiful surprise: Kalalau Beach. Guess who does not love the bunch of beautiful places all in one?
Apart from the natural adventurous places, you can choose to visit the safe beautiful natural place that keeps you captivated. In the list of mesmerizing natural places as safe and captivating destination falls Skagit Valley Tulip Fields. Located in the northwestern corner of Washington and twisted by Skagit River, the place houses tons of beautiful tulips. Whether you want a dramatic photograph in the tulip field, watch spring tulip festival or lose yourself in the exquisiteness of nature, you can choose to visit Skagit Valley Tulip Fields.
Okay, so you are looking for the thrilling and somewhat dangerous place you have never seen before? Then, the suggested place would be Thor’s well also known as “gaping sinkhole” or “gate to hell”. It is located in Cape Perpetua Scenic Area on the central Oregon Coast. The circular bowl shaped hole has a natural and peculiar behavior of swallowing the water continuously. Not only this, during the high tide, it fills from the bottom and bubbles out the top or even bursts out as a big spray of water.
Up next in the list of mesmerizing natural places in the States is Watkins Glen State Park located in New York. The dark and damp place is best to visit in the morning of spring. It has a structure like that of cave and strange stone formation. The park houses rare plants. You can expect a fantasy film like setting in the park rather than the modern New York setting.