America is a vast continent and the diversity of landscape and destinations is breath-taking. If you like spending time outdoors and love beautiful places, where should you choose to go? I have come up with a list of some of the best destinations for outdoors fans in USA.
8 top places to visit in USA
1 The Grand Canyon, Arizona
One of the most famous places in the world, the Grand Canyon needs to be seen to be believed. You can take a day trip from Las Vegas or Phoenix, or stay for a few days near the canyon.
There are so many things to do including hiking, cycling, rafting, a helicopter ride and the Grand Canyon Skywalk.
2 Bryce National Park , Utah
There are five national parks in the state of Utah. One to be recommended is Bryce National Park with its ed-orange-pink amphitheatres of rock. See Thor’s Hammer, hoodoos and a Sinking Ship, among other wonders.
3 Sequoia National Park, California
From the world’s largest tree to huge granite rocks, as well as incredible wild landscapes, wildlife and wilderness, amazing wildlife and underground crystal caves there is plenty to see and do at Sequoia.
4 Glacier National Park, Montana
There are aplenty of options for hiking amid an impressive landscape. Why not kayak on crystal-clear lakes or hike the Highline Trail?
One tip, the campsites are very popular, so you should try try book ahead.
5 Joshua Tree National Park, California
The Colorado desert, which lies to the east of the park, meets the Mojave desert in Joshua Tree National Park. It’s the famous Joshua trees that give the park its name.
The trees are unique to the area and were named by Mormon settlers that thought they looked like the prophet Joshua with his arms stretched towards the heavens.
There are plenty of great hiking routes and the views across the park are superb.
6 Yosemite National Park, California
Most people will have heard of Yosemite with its incredible high granite rock walls and famous viewpoints such as Glacier Point. It’s a great destination for hiking, climbing, rafting and camping 9so long as you do not go at the height the summer season.
7 Redwood National Park, California
Standing below the huge Redwood trees is a very memorable experience. The Redwood National and State Parks are a protected UNESCO World Heritage site and an International Biosphere Reserve.
8 Yellowstone National Park,
The park is located mainly in Wyoming with some sections in Montana and Idaho.It was the first National Park in the USA, and rightly so given the extent of wildlife and amazing geothermal activity.
Places to see include Yellowstone Lake, Mammoth Hot Springs and the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone.