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Are you one of those travel freaks who cannot stay at a place for a long time? If yes, you got to add America to your bucket list soon. The continent has more to offer than just the urban lifestyle. And still, you do not know much about some most surreal places in America? Then surely, you need to read this list as soon as possible. Have a look.
- Antelope Canyon, Arizona
What’s the first name that comes to mind when you hear “The Canyon”? Grand Canyon? Well, I must say, you should remember another canyon as well. The Antelope Canyon of Arizona. With different shades of red, violet and yellow, this canyon of Arizona will surely leave you speechless. It is one of the sandstone slot canyons, situated near Page, Navajo Nation, Arizona. It is 120 feet deep and 1000 feet wide. This canyon has four portions – Upper Antelope Canyon, Lower Antelope Canyon, Flash Flood danger and Access road. Always be accompanied by a guide. Otherwise, you will be lost in the maze.
- Grand Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone National Park
There are several ‘must visit’ places in Yellowstone National Park, but the most beautiful one is the Grand Prismatic Spring. This is the largest hot spring in the America. It has a blue center and every color of rainbow circling the edge. It is 160 feet deep and 300 feet wide. The colors of this spring come from the thermophilic pigmented bacteria.
- Northern Lights, Alaska
How can someone miss the beautiful and the famous aurora borealis of Alaska? Made up of solar particles, forced into the magnetic field, the scenic beauty of blue and green waves of Northern Lights cannot be compared to anything else. The best time to experience the northern light is from September to April, from 11 pm to 4 am. To get here, you can travel from Anchorage or Fairbanks.
- Skagit Valley, Washington
Flowers always have their way to charm everyone. And if you too are among those people, the Skagit Tulip Valley of Washington will amaze you with its beauty. Located in Washington, the Tulip Valley will show you how waves of color can cover a wide area. From April 1st to 30th, you can visit this valley and attend the Tulip festival here.
- Zion National Park, Utah
Do you want to explore you adventurous side too? If so, Zion National Park in Utah will serve you the best. Situated near Springdale, this 146,000-acre park can be a surreal place for nature enthusiasts. The Zion Canyon which is 15 miles long and 1 mile deep will show you some amazing structural features of Mother Nature. And the walk in the “narrow” is one of the best memories of Zion.
- Watkins Glen State Park, New York
Everyone takes New York as the city of luxurious urban lifestyle, but this city has many hidden things behind the veil. The Watkins Glen State Park is one of such places. With ‘Lords of the Ring’ feels, this surreal place is situated in the south of Finger Lake region. The rainbow bridge, colourful stone and surprising falls have made this place a fairy tale. Serene and calm, this place will make you forget everything with its beauty.
- Haiku Stairs, Hawaii
Another adventure place on the bucket list, is the Haiku Stairs in Hawaii. Also known as the ‘Stairway to Heaven’, this place is perfect to feel the eternity of nature and to click some great pictures. It is located on the island of O’ahu. It has total 3922 steps covering the whole Oahu’s Ko’olau Mountain range.
- Bryce Canyon, Utah
The collection of natural alike amphitheatres, the Brace Canyon situated in Utah, is famous for its geological structure and hoodoos. It is only 50 miles away from the Zion National Park. The Bryce Canyon was formed due to the contrast of frost weather and stream erosion. The scenic site of red, yellow and orange rocks is beyond every wild imagination.
- Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, California
By default, Nevada resides on everyone’s bucket list for the natural beauty it holds. And among many, the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks is one of the best. The sheer silence among the crowds of 1000 years old Sequoia trees will make you feel like you have come to some 4th-dimensional world. The General Sherman, one of the tallest species of trees in Nevada will surely amaze you with its beauty.
- Niagara Falls, New York
How can someone forget the famous Niagara Falls? Though it is a much-known place, no one can ever put it aside on their bucket list. Located alongside the border of Canada, Ontario, the Niagara Falls is the fiercest falls in the world, and it serves its tourist well with the scenic beauty. It looks like a Horseshoe Falls, and it is connected to the rainbow bridge. A perfect place to realize the diversity of the Mother Nature.