If you’re looking for an adventure, I know just the places for you to visit. All of these locations entail beautiful hiking and lookout points as well as incredible scenic views that pictures won’t do justice. Even though I have only been to a few of these, there is no doubt that I will try my best to reach every single one of these locations when I can.
Ah, Yosemite is one of the biggest perks of Northern California that is visited by more than 4 million people per year. Whether you’re taking a family vacation or a solo soul-searching trip, this is definitely a location to consider. There are options to rock climb or simply admire the three different groves of ancient, giant sequoias.
It’s important to be a little more prepared when visiting during the colder months as Yosemite has many small glaciers, including one of the largest glacier’s, Lyell Glacier.
2.Great Smokey Mountains:
If you’re in the North Carolina or Tennessee area these mountains are close to the Appalachian Mountains then you’re in for a real treat. With beautiful peaks and flowing rivers, Smokies is the perfect vacation location for some old fashioned nature. Clingmans Dome is the highest in this national park as well as the highest mountain in Tennessee overall.
Also known as Smoky Mountains or Smokies, known for being the most visited national parks in the United States with over 9 million. The name stems from the abundant amount of natural fog covering the surrounding areas.
3. Grand Canyon:
From personal experience, there is nothing like this view on a warm sunny day. In Arizona, it tends to get a little hot and dry, but on a good day, there is a light breeze that will enhance the overall experience of peering down this canyon and admiring the backdrop view.
There are different life zone and communities with the Grand Canyon that inhabit various species of wildlife. Also, this is a great family trip because there are different activities available including skydiving, rafting, hiking and helicopter tours revealing factual information about the history and trademarks that this canyon obtains.
4. King’s Canyon:
If you’re a fan of southern Sierra Nevada area and Fresno County, then you will admire the giant sequoias and glacial valley that it consists of. The majority of the mountains and rocks are made from various granite as well as naturally produced glaciers.
Many seasonal and residential animals can are seen year round ranging from wild birds to mammals, although less common in this area.
5. Grand Teton:
One of the highest peak in Wyoming and the highest point in the Teton range. Known for various climbing routes and five different skiing sections. It’s highly advised to have previous climbing experience as these routes, but many climbers do reach the peak on a regular basis.
Total there are 38 routes with 58 variations that each endure a scenic route that entails a memorable experience and scenery.
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