10 Most Amazing Places In United States

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Wherever you go there is always a new natural beauty just waiting to be discovered. Due to its size, the US is considered to be the country with the greatest biological diversity and natural beauty of the world, so here is a list of some of the most beautiful places on USA territory!

1. Lanikai Beach

This beach is a perfect example of how nature is full of beautiful places. It is located on the island of Lanikai, Hawaii and meaning of its name is heavenly sea.

Although it occupies a total of 1,600 square meters, it is one of the most documented beaches in the world. It is often used to record videos and editorials, and there is a great chance to run into one of the world famous models when you are resting. It is unique and beautiful in its own way. However, it is best known for spectacular scenery, crystal clear water and diverse wildlife. So if you decide to visit Hawaii sometimes, make sure you visit this amazing place, you won’t regret it.

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2. Denali National Park

It is truly wonderful and unique place situated in the heart of Alaska and it is considered to be its top attraction. This park covers an area of six million hectares, and it is located on McKinley, the highest peak in North America.

This is a real wild paradise on earth, and bears, moose, wolves and many other animals call it their home. Annually this park is visited by 400,000 tourists. What is interesting about this place is that you don’t have to sleep in a tent to see wild animals from up-close, they are everywhere roaming freely. Charles Sheldon was the one who fight for this place to be turned into national park and succeeded in 1917. It is nature at its best, and it is definitely worth seeing.

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3. Palouse Falls

If you wish to visit the place that is ideal for adventure and adrenaline, then these waterfalls are the right place for you. They are located on the Palouse, and the park is designed as a large area for camping, which is spread over 105 acres.

This park is like a pearl in the desert. The water falls into deep canyon after sixty meter high drop. It just can’t leave you indifferent,especially because of the incredibly loud sound that is created while water falls, which will briefly freeze the blood in your veins. It has been called Aputapat for years but then the name was changed to pay respect to Palouse Indian culture. If you live in United States, you should definitely visit it.

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4. Kilauea

Kilauea is a low volcano on the Hawaiian Islands, whose activities attracts seismologists from around the world. It is one of the youngest, but what is more interesting, a most active volcano.

It is gladly visited by tourists, and it gets up to 2.6 million individual visitors per year. The reason for such a high attendance rate is the fact that it is easily accessible and constantly under the supervision of experts. So there is no fear that the volcano might surprise you just as you are near the crater. It will not surprise you, but you should know that it is almost constantly erupting, since 1983. It is something you can’t see everywhere, and it is experience that will stick with you for the rest of your life.

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5. Niagara Falls

These are three great waterfalls that make up the natural border between the United States and Canada. This is one of the most visited attractions in the world with over five million visitors a year. This place has long been recognized for its beauty, but it is also an important source for generating electricity.

It is name for three waterfalls – American Falls, Horseshoe Falls and Bridal Veil Falls. The water comes from Great Lakes and there are some estimation that river is 12,000 years old. Another interesting thing about waterfalls is that they were main Honeymoon destination. Also many people die trying to go down the falls in wooden barrels. It is another natural wonder that you can visit easily, of course if you live in US or Canada.

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6. Painted Hills

This beautiful place is located in the state of Oregon, and it owes its name to the beautiful colored rocks formed through millions of years that show different colors with every layer.

The best time of day to walk through this park is late in the afternoon, when the sun creates vivid colors, and because of changes in the level of moisture in the air, you can see how the color changes from minute to minute. Season wise it is best to visit in spring, especially may 21, and if the weather treats you, you got jackpot. This spot is also known as one of the 7 wonders of Oregon, and for a good reason. Its stunning beauty is something anyone should see in their lifetime.

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7. Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park is definitely the most famous national park in the world.It has been recognized for its wildlife, geysers and numerous thermal springs.

The most famous symbol of this park is the Old Faithfull, the largest active geyser in the world. Park covers an area of 5582 square kilometers, and it’s perfect for camping and various outdoor activities. Keep in mind that you will need a few days just to discover small part of this wander. The best way to travel is by personal car so you can stop where ever you want and stay there as long as you want. It is a place that you will come back to more than once. It is popular tourist destination, especially for people that love outdoors.

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8. Grand Canyon

It is a canyon that was carved through the years by the Colorado River. Grand Canyon has been named one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

The length is 466 kilometers, in some places up to a width of 29 kilometers, and the average depth of the canyon is 1,800 meters. It is not the greatest and deepest canyon in the world, but its massive beauty and beautiful scenes – rarely leaves anyone indifferent. The biggest part of it is National park. It is great for hiking, dirt rides, aerial tours, rafting, and however you choose to discover it you won’t regret it. It simply stuns with its sheer size and amazing beauty and if you get a chance you should definitely see it.

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9. Devil’s Bridge, Arizona, USA

Devil’s bridge is located in a national park Sedona and it is a miracle of nature. The bridge is wider than it looks in the photographs, but the abyss that lies beneath is about fifteen meters deep, hence the name Devil’s Bridge.

If you stare into the abyss, you can see the things that visitors lost on purpose or by accident, and when you look into the distance you will be delighted with the perfection of nature that surrounds the bridge. To get to it you have to hike on trail that is a little steep but totally worth it. And to be exact it is not really a bridge, there is no water under it, but arch made by nature. It is something unique you should definitely see for yourself.

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10. Death Valley, California, USA

Behind this name lies a terrifying, hottest, driest and lowest place in North America. It takes more than 3.3 million acres of space.

It is one of the hottest places in the whole world, and during the gold rush there were many people who tried to pass it by foot but never made it. Other places in Death Valley are also ominous – the dead man’s passage, Canyon dry bones and the Funeral Mountains. Despite the harsh climate that prevails, Death Valley is rich in flora and fauna. Flowers long up to twelve kilometers is something you do not see every day, and if you get a chance, be sure to take a walk through floral carpet. So if you’re in the neighborhood, make sure to visit it.