Americans spend billions each year on taking international vacations all over the world. From tropical islands to ancient kingdoms. Instead of taking a look in their own backyard, people travel far and wide.
Little do some know, there is so much beauty right in the comfort of our own country! North America has an incredibly vast variety of geographical qualities. From rainforests to crystal clear water with white sandy beaches.
Here are some of the top rated destinations in the United States that you don’t even have to leave the country to see!
The Rocky Mountains also known as “The Rockies” are some of the highest peaks in all of north America With spectacular views, vast stretches of wildlife and serene trees, and lakes that sparkle with reflections of the clouds.
It’s no wonder that this is one of the top tourist destinations in the United States. Many people travel to this peaceful place as a retreat for inner reflection. Because of the incredible natural beauty and inspiration for self-transcendence, this is also a common place for people to seek addiction recovery.
This national park stretches between 3 states, although its official address is in the state of Wyoming in the North of the United States. This amazing place has over 300 active geysers, three major rivers, and all sorts of wild animals roaming freely, from Moose to Grizzly Bears.
Yellowstone is enchanting yet dangerous, exciting for the traveler seeking adventure. With just one wrong step someone could fall into a boiling pool of water or slip down a crumbling cliff.
Located in California, this a vast desert with extremely high temperatures and very little rainfall. Despite its name, however, it is home to many species. It stretches thousands of miles long and is one of the hottest places on earth.
There is significant history there as well which lovers of history will enjoy to learn about. For example, the Native American tribe, Timbisha, have called this place home for the last millennium.
There are trees, and then there are redwood trees. Ranging from eight feet to as many as twenty feet in diameter, seeing these trees in person can take your breath away. Redwood trees are known as the largest living thing on earth! And it won’t even try to eat you! Now that’s something worth traveling to see.
The Redwood forest is located in Northern California and visitors can take hikes or ride their bikes through the beautiful trails, stay in cabins, or go horseback riding.
Visitors can see wildlife such as deer, bears, and bald eagles. A truly amazing place with very reasonable pricing to visit.