You don't have to travel internationally in order to see some truly breathtaking sights. There are plenty of destinations right here in the United States that offer amazing natural wonders and a ton of fun activities.
Crater Lake National Park, Oregon
One amazing sight that you have to see in your lifetime is Crater Lake National Park. As the name suggests, this park is home to the great Crater Lake, which the deepest lake in America and is surrounded by 2,000 feet high cliffs. At the park, you can cycle around Rim Drive or take a boat tour. Hiking Project notes that there are 22 hiking trails surrounding this park, and it’s possible to hike right down to the lake’s edge. In winter, you can also get in some skiing.
Gulf Shores, Alabama
The smooth, blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico are perhaps one of the most breathtaking sights in the country. Gulf Shores, Alabama offers endless opportunities for you and your family to experience some real relaxation. According to Emerald Coast by Owner, this area boasts 32 miles of white sandy beaches, making it a lowkey beach vacation for people who don't want to go to the same old spots. You can rent a beach-side cabin or cottage for your stay, and along with all the beach chilling, you can get in some bird watching of visit the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo.
Sequoia National Park, California
Located in California, Sequoia National Park is home to one of the most majestic, magical trees in the entire world: the might Sequoia. These trees have been standing for thousands of years and reach great heights. At the park, you can drive through the Tree Tunnels, which features the Tunnel Log, a Giant Sequoia that fell over in the 1930s and not being able to be moved, had a passageway carved into it. Along with the Sequoia groves, the park also has miles of hiking trails and even has an underground cave where you can see cool rock formations and underworld-type streams.
Key West, Florida
When you’re in search of a forever summer, there is no better place to visit than Key West, Florida. Not only can you stroll the streets of downtown Key West, visiting historic houses and sipping cold drinks, but there is also a ton of other outdoors activities. The Dry Tortugas National Park offers stunning clear, blue waters that can you snorkel and swim in. You can also visit Fort Jefferson, which was built all the way back in the 1800s. The park also has several beaches that can you lounge on as you soak up that beautiful Florida sunshine.
When planning your next vacation, make sure to consider one of these breathtaking destinations to satisfy your wanderlust.
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