Last Updated on October 28, 2020
At this time of the year, the majority of you have already picked a travel destination, booked the flight ticket and even accommodation. You are totally ready for your new experience and extremely excited about it!
However, while you have already started the countdown, others are still confused and don’t really know whether they are able to fly to other parts of the world and afford all the travel expenses!
So, if you are among the last category, should you not worry nor be sad, maybe you are the luckiest!
Here are 10 magical, awe-aspiring, and breathtaking attractions right in your backyard! Oh yes, you read it right! These otherworldly attractions do actually exist in your own country and look as if they are straight out of a storybook.
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Antelope Canyon; Page, Arizona
The Antelope Canyon is really a must visit. The latter attraction is actually located east of Page in Arizona state and it is better visited from mid-May through September.
It is characterized by its rusted color and considered to be the perfect destination for the serious photographers who want to take the most beautiful pictures and bring out the best in their own creativity!
For an unforgettable journey, you’d better join the Upper canyon tour and enjoy the unbeatable view! The tour is affordable and definitely worth your money. Normally, it is not more than $ 80! What else?
Well, you can also stay at the chic and elegant retreat in Utah, Amangiri and make your vacation more unique and special!
Palouse Falls; LaCrosse, Washington
If you wonder where this otherworldy attraction exists, then, think no far than southeast Washington! The Palouse Falls are actually part of the Palouse Falls state park, which is a 105-acre camping park widely famous for its unique and stunning geology and rich history.
In fact, no one can deny the fact that the park offers quite a dramatic view in one of the state’s most beautiful waterfall.
A trip to the Palouse falls is definitely an artist, painter, and photographer dream as well as all those people who are seeking a lifetime experience where they can closely examine the beauty of this natural wonder.
To make your trip more meaningful, you can enjoy a tour and enjoy the stunning views by kayaking through the falls. The tours are cheap and definitely worth your $10.
Thor’s Well; Yachats, Oregon
No need to tell you how breathtaking this attraction is! Just have a look at this picture as it speaks more than a thousand words. The view is incredibly gorgeous and awe-aspiring, so you can perfectly imagine how it feels being there in person and sitting on the edge of the Oregon coast!
To add more excitement to your summer trip, you’d better stay in an amazing Airbnb and enjoy waking up the mornings on panoramic and stunning views of the coast.
Bryce Canyon; Bryce, Utah
Whether you choose to visit this otherworldy attraction with your friends, family, or even solo, you cannot be mistaken as this heaven on earth is definitely a stunning destination that will change you forever after and might even turn you into a storyteller.
This particular place is characterized by its spire-shaped rock formations that are actually called hoodoos and is considered as a lifetime experience that everyone must take at least once in their lives!
If you pick this destination, then, make sure to book your stay at the Shooting Star RV Resort where you can actually be given the chance to choose from eight Hollywood-themed Airstreams.
Northern Lights; Fairbanks, Alaska
This magical destination in the United States has much to offer. It is, in fact, one of the top places in the world and in the US where you can have the chance to experience the thrill of viewing a glimpse of the Northern Lights.
Don’t think much as planning a trip to the Northern lights in Fairbanks, Alaska is one of the most incredible and memorable adventures you can ever decide to take! While you are there, don’t forget to visit the Pioneer Park!
Carlsbad Caverns; Carlsbad, New Mexico
The Carlsbad Caverns National Park is an enchanted and a magical attraction with more than 100 colorful and stunning caves hidden deep beneath the surface of the Chihuahuan Desert.
So, if you ever find yourself there, you really have to skip the hotel and stay in the Carlsbad campground. You will definitely enjoy it more and you will also enjoy the fantastic view of the dark clear sky and the glittering stars.
Of course, no need to remind you to join a tour and enjoy the coolness of the caves and the beautiful scenes. It’s true that this attraction is not listed among the world natural wonders, but it will make yours when you go there!
There are so many things to see and discover and also many things to do. In brief, you won’t be disappointed!
Grand Prismatic Spring In Teton County, Wyoming
This striking multicolored hot spring is located right in the Yellowstone National Park and it is considered to be one of the largest in the United States and the third largest in the entire world! That’s not everything as this attraction is also seen as the best of Yellowstone National Park where you can actually plan an epic and quite unique summer vacation.
To add more excitement and adventure to your trip, don’t hesitate to book an accommodation with the Yosemite Bug as it offers a wide range of bunkhouse dormitories, hand-crafted homesteader, and even barn studio apartment.
Rainbow Bridge and Falls; Watkins Glen State Park, New York
If you wonder why the Watkins Glen State Park is very popular in the Finger lakes region then you might need to arrange a trip soon and discover for yourself! This place is really a heaven on earth and if it happens and you visit it, you will definitely feel like it’s straight out of a storybook. It will surely leave you spellbound and literally speechless.
There are many things to see and do while in this park, including sight-seeing, photographing, fishing, and even taking a dip in the Olympic-size pool. For a better experience, forget not about the Rainbow Bridge and waterfalls! Also, don’t miss your stay at the Inns of Aurora, which is located right on the water. Isn’t it amazing!
Mendenhall Glaciers Caves; Juneau, Alaska
There is no better way to experience the beauty of this magical spot on earth but through booking your place on a private tour where you can see much and learn much about the whole area.
Normally the tour is a bit- expensive and can reach $200 per one single person. However, if you can afford it, it will be great as it is definitely worth every single penny!
You will be provided with an unparalleled view of the Glaciers caves along with a fantastic and scenic paddle across the serene and breathtaking glacial meltwater. Finally, you will be taken for a lovely and unforgettable walk to the glacier cave.
Looking for a luxurious touch, head to the Pearson’s Pond Luxury Inn and Adventure Spa and enjoy the rest of the day relaxing and restoring your energy after your interesting private tour!
Porcupine; Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska
As you can deduce from the photograph, the best thing to do to enjoy your trip in the Kenai Fjords National Park is by taking a boat tour. The prices of the tour vary depending on your age. Let’s say that adults have to pay about $146 while children are only required to pay $ 73.
The good thing about joining a tour is that you will have more chance to properly discover the place and even learn interesting things about it. That’s in addition to sailing through the bay, mountains, and also the tidewater glaciers existing in the park.
Your trip can be much more interesting if you book a room at The Kenai Fjords Glacier Lodge and enjoyed the stunning and the unbeatable view!