The United States has so many beautiful and awesome things to see. Discover some of these natural wonders and maybe even make plans to visit some of them. Make life an adventure and go exploring. According to the National Park Service over 298 million people visit its parks each year, that includes Monuments and Preserves.
1. Multnomah Falls Columbia River Gorge
The tallest waterfall and most popular natural destination in Oregon is Multnomah Falls Columbia River Gorge. It is a staggering 620 feet. It is also the waterfall in the 2017 movie The Shack.
2. Great Sand Dunes National Park
The highest sand dunes in North America are found at Great Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado. They are believed to have been formed over 440,000 years ago. You can even go sand boarding and sand sledding there.
3. Northern Lights in Alaska
The best time of year to see the Northern Lights in Alaska is late September to late March.
4. The Wave
Located in the Coyote Buttes near the Arizona-Utah border you only have a 14.6% chance of actually going there in person. You have to apply and if you are picked you will be one of the few that will actually get to hike this fantastic natural wonder.
5. Grand Prismatic Spring
The largest hot spring in the United States is the Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park and is described by some as a football field on steroids. The stunning rainbow of colors makes this spring the most photographed in Yellowstone.
6. Thurston Lava Tube
Walk through a subterranean cave formed by ancient flowing lava at the Thurston Lava Tube located in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. It is a 500-year-old lava cave formed during a massive eruption of Kilauea volcano.
7. Glacier National Park
Glacier National Park is the most Instagrammed place in the USA and has the most pinned locations on Pinterest in the world. With over 1 million acres of Montana wilderness that feature turquoise lakes, forests, alpine meadows, rugged peaks, valleys & waterfalls.