Part of the central coast in California, Big Sur provides you with access to a rugged and beautiful landscape. You can enjoy taking in the stunning backdrop, which includes the Santa Lucia mountains as you make your way around this area.
Hugely popular amongst climbers, Mount Hood is now considered a volcano that is dormant although it still has active fumaroles. Its last eruption was in 1907 but today it is a popular spot for hikers and those looking to immerse themselves in striking surroundings.
When you visit Bryce Canyon, you will find yourself in a unique setting. Here you will find the largest range of hoodoos in the world coupled with natural beauty and lush greenery. This is an awe-inspiring place where many people come to enjoy hiking, nature, or simply to immerse themselves in striking surroundings.
An area that is the driest, lowest and hottest in the whole of North America, Death Valley not only boasts rich history but is also striking in terms of appearance. This is a place where you will find stark contrasts when it comes to your surroundings from sands and mountains to wildflowers and even wildlife.
If you want to experience a truly majestic sight, you will be thrilled with the thundering sound and cascading beauty of Niagara Falls in New York. You can stand and watch the incredible falls while looking across at the Canadian Niagara Falls, making this an even more exciting experience.
While it is good to sometimes just sit back and enjoy the great outdoors in a slow and calm environment, you have to get out there and take life by the horns to truly appreciate it. There are a lot of places in our backyard to go experience the turbulent...