Travel and, who doesn't? Simply, even those who claim to be indifferent and claim to be “money thrown away”, end up surrendering to the charms provided by the pleasure of discovering new worlds. Those who are fans of exotic places, can not miss 20 fantastic places in the USA. At each point, a pleasant surprise provided by the unexpected.
So let's indulge our curiosity by starting yet another travel itinerary:
1- Mendenhall Glacier Caves, Alaska
Glacier with unusual shape, with 12 km of extension located in Mendenhall Valley of Juneau. You need to follow the West Glacier trail to see these “clouds” more closely.
2 - Oneonta Gorge, Oregon
In fact, the walls are covered with moss from the Oneonta Gorge and are located in the Columbia River Gorge, forming a set of aquatic and forest plants. The feeling is that we are inside the pages of a book in which we are the main characters.
3 - Skagit Valley Tulip Field, Washington
The tulip fields are splendid and are capable of enchanting even the most indifferent of mortals. Hundreds of thousands of visitors will visit the site in the spring of April. The tour is done through a car tour.
4 - Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness, Colorado
Located in the Elk Mountains of Colorado, this desert area reserves more than 100 km of trails. The nearest city is Aspen, which is well known for being the setting for film and documentary productions.
5 - Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida
The island is surrounded by crystal clear water, has abundant marine life and is located in the Gulf of Mexico, being accessed only by boat or seaplane. The place is nothing due to the Caribbean beaches, with its magnificent blue sea.
6 - Watkins Glen State Park, New York
The Niagara Falls are fantastic and have fascinated the eyes of tourists for many years. For those who want to go to a different and little-known place, there is the tip south of Seneca Lake, in the Finger Lakes region. In this area is the Rainbow Bridge and other breathtaking waterfalls.
7 - Grand Prismatic Spring, Wyoming
It is a natural pool with a rainbow-like color and is the largest source of hot water in the USA and the third largest in the world. It is in Yellowstone National Park, which also has other great attractions to see like the Morning Glory Pool, Old Faithful, and the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone.
8 - Haiku - Oahu Stairs, Hawaii
For fitness lovers, this trail will take them on a steep hike that seems to take travelers to the skies. Despite public access being “forbidden”, many people continue to climb, even with the “do not cross” warning signs.
9 - Carlsbad Caves, New Mexico
The caves are formed from limestone and sulfuric acid, the Carlsbad rocks are formed by more than 119 caves. You can enter the National Park in the conventional way, or descend the elevator 750 feet below the ground.
10 - Devils Tower, Wyoming
In Wyoming, there is a kind of “tower” that rises five thousand meters above sea level. Native American folklore tells a story that some girls went out to play and were discovered by many bears and they started to chase them. The girls tried to escape by climbing a rock and praying for the Great Spirit to save them, and their prayers were answered when the rock rose from the ground towards the sky and away from danger. According to legend, the girls reached the sky, were transformed into constellations of stars.
11 - Hamilton Pool, Texas
In summer, this natural pool just outside Austin is filled with tourists and locals. The pool was created when the dome of an underground river collapsed due to massive erosion thousands of years ago.
12 - Horseshoe Bend, Arizona
The name, as you can see, comes from its horseshoe shape. The rock is in Arizona overlooking the Colorado River, which surrounds it. Access is via a trail and a 1 km walk through the desert.
13 - Northern Lights, Alaska
We can list many reasons to visit Alaska. And, one of them, is the breathtaking view, considered one of the wonders of the world, with the northern lights in Fairbanks and Anchorage between approximately September and April 20th.
14 - Bryce Canyon, Utah
Sensational geological sculptures, formed via erosion flow and cold climate. The rocks are about 50 km from Zion National Park, with a view that justifies the long walk.
15 - Tahoe Lagoon, California / Nevada
Located between California and Nevada, this freshwater lake is the largest alpine lake in North America. The landscape resembles a painting painted by a brilliant artist.
16 - Niagara Falls, New York
Niagara Falls, famous worldwide, are located along the United States / Canada border. The place, is a real cinema scene attracting hundreds of tourists from all over the world, and it is not only for the beauty, but also a hydroelectric, which is an important source of energy.
17 - Sequoia National Park, California
It is known for its giant redwoods, including the General Sherman tree, one of the largest in the world. It stands 276 meters high and is said to be about 2,500 years old.
18 - Thor's Well, Oregon
Saltwater source driven by the power of the ocean tide. During the high tide period, it is the best time to see it, but it is considered dangerous, requiring visitors to be very careful.
19 - Badlands National Park, South Dakota
The rocky mountains of a very peculiar color, attract around 1 million visitors every year to the Badlands National Park. Native Americans used the area as a hunting ground around 11,000 years ago.
20 - Palouse Falls, Washington
This scenario of almost indescribable beauty, located in the state of Washington, almost disappeared in 1984, when the Franklin County Public Utility District proposed the construction of a dam with the purpose of generating hydroelectric power. The taxpayers, however, opted for the preservation of the falls, that is to say, they overcame the beauty generated by nature and which overlapped the will of man.
To the many lovers of beauty and adventure, who know the delight of meeting the unexpected and surrender to the endless passion that is to feel the unique energy of traveling, not only for traveling, but to feel a unique love within you, I recommend knowing these places, as one of the things we must do before leaving this world, as far as it depends on me, I will also do it.