The number of people who go to America to travel and vacation has increased significantly. With the arrival of the summer vacation, you or your friends’ Instagram galleries often appear in New York, Miami, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Chicago, etc. we are used to seeing ”cool” photos from many big cities. We have no doubt that holding the Statue of Liberty between two fingers and taking pictures while watching the sunset in Santa Monica will make you more popular.
However, in this article, we have identified 15 lesser-known locations that will add charisma to your charisma and even earn at least 100 extra likes for every photo taken by those who go here. We are sure that you will like it after visiting these little-known mysterious beautiful places.
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1. Monument Valley, Arizona
Monument Valley is a valley near Mexican Hat, located on the southern border of Arizona in Utah, USA. It is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of large sandstone witness hills, the largest of which reaches 300 m above the valley floor. Monument Valley is a natural wonder and has been the subject of many movies. The first thing that comes to our minds is the running scene in the very famous movie “Forrest Gump” and the opening scenes of Red Kit, the hero of our childhood. We recommend you to see this region, which is also very close to places such as Lake Powell and Antelope Canyon.
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Devil’s Den is formed by a karst window where the roof over the underground river collapses and exposes the water to the open surface near Williston, Florida. You should definitely visit this natural wonder called the Devil’s Pit. Although Miami Beach, Ocean Drive, Key West, and Universal Studios come to mind when Florida is mentioned, we recommend wild nature and spring lakes at the beginning of the experiences that should definitely be gained in Florida. For example, you can visit “Blue Spring Lake – Florida”.
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3. Grand Tetons National Park, Wyoming
When Wyoming is mentioned, of course, Yellowstone National Park, the world’s first national park, comes to mind. The Teton Mountains, which cut a flat landscape like an impenetrable wall and stretch out to the eye, offer a wonderful sight to the city dwellers every day.
The Tetons in Jackson Hole also have Glacier Lakes, which are formed as a result of snowmelt and look like glass. The Tetons, which host wildlife both in summer and winter, are also a very important place for National Geographic. Jackson Hole, an elk migration site, also attracts many wild animals that want to hunt in the winter. The charisma of Tetons will combine with your charisma, allowing you to have legendary photos.
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4. Redwood, California
The biggest injustice done to California Nature is that big cities, fashion, luxury life, technology, and resorts come to mind when California is mentioned. The bear symbol on the flag actually points to this. California has many places to put in its nature. But we chose the Redwood forest among them. Because these photogenic roads, which are identified with nature, create a magnificent image to be photographed.
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5. Crater Lake, Oregon
Crater Lake is a caldera lake located in the northwestern United States of Oregon. The main feature of Crater Lake National Park, the lake is also famous for its clear and deep blue waters. The lake has a crater depth of 650 meters in places. The formation of the caldera and the lake were formed 150 years ago by the collapse of the Mount Mazama volcano.
You should watch this view, which combines many colors of Crater Lake, its height, and the natural beauties around it. Just at this viewing point, imagine being photographed at sunset as you dive deep into the landscape with your back turned. Even this thought makes people excited and happy. Adding Crater Lake to your route would be a great idea.
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6. Arches National Park, Utah
Utah is unique geography with huge rocks. All rolled like wheels. It’s a vast desert and all the hills are like that. Sounds crazy, right? This natural event, which we are not used to seeing, attracted our attention. Especially camping at night and falling in love with the brightness of millions of stars that will appear in the sky seems like the most interesting activity here. Our humble advice to those who want to visit this national park is to start their tour from the city of Moab. You can buy a dinosaur fossil as a gift for your home or a friend while you are on these lands that are home to dinosaurs.
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7. Savannah, Georgia
The beautiful city of Savannah, which takes its place on our list with its cobblestones, old oak trees that cover all sides of the city, its historical structure, and Halloween organizations. The Wormsloe Plantation road in Savannah also seemed like a perfect marriage proposal to us. This road, where you can have a good time with your partner and take romantic photos, stands out as an ideal place for “couple goals”.
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8. San Antonio River Walk, Texas
San Antonio, located in the state of Texas, is of course not a hidden beauty, but it has fallen behind cities such as New York, Chicago, Boston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Miami, Orlondo. We wanted to touch on San Antonio a little bit.
If you’re visiting San Antonio, you should take some time to explore the San Antonio River Walk, also known as Paseo del Río. This is a series of 15-mile walking trails that run along the San Antonio River, with shopping, dining, and other attractions along the route. The River Walk is home to attractions, shops, and restaurants and is today a major San Antonio attraction in itself.
The River Walk runs from the San Antonio mission area to downtown and the major museums in the city. A must-see for visitors to the city. You will be very happy to have your photos in this river, which creates a feast for the eyes, especially with its Christmas decorations.
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9. Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado
Mesa Verde National Park is a national park located in the US state of Colorado. This city, whose history goes back much further than we thought, was built by the Pueblo people, one of the first tribes of America. This park, which was built by carving into the valley on a high hillside, has been added to the UNESCO World Heritage City list. You can make your followers wonder by taking photos in this city, which seems to be the largest archaeological excavation site in America.
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10. Honolulu, Hawaii
Honolulu, the center of the Hawaiian Islands, is also the largest center of the islands. Honolulu is the place that brings the most tourism income among the islands. This is the first place that comes to mind when Hawaii is mentioned. Hawaii hosts millions of tourists every year. Due to the distance between the ocean-covered continents, the temperature does not vary much throughout the year.
Hawaii, which is the most preferred place for couples who want to experience romance, is a holiday paradise with its natural beauty, volcanoes, deep blue sea, and warm sands, and even checking in on this island will excite your Instagram followers.
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11. Antelope Canyon, Arizona
Antelope Canyon is the most visited and photographed canyon in the southwestern United States. Antelope Canyon is a natural wonder created by the erosion of wind and water over the years, located in the small town of Page in the state of Arizona, USA. The name of Antelope Canyon in Navajo is “Tse’ Bighanilini” and it means “the place where water flows through the stones”.
Antelope Canyon will revolutionize your gallery with the magnificent agility of the rocks and the color feasts it gives. We recommend that you take photos, especially when the sun is at its highest, as the color of the rocks becomes very striking.
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12. Lake Tahoe – Nevada, California
Lake Tahoe is a large freshwater lake located in the Sierra Nevada mountains of the United States, on the border of Nevada and California, and west of Carson City. Lake Tahoe is the largest alpine lake in North America. Lake Tahoe is so beautiful that you can feel yourself in a Walt Disney cartoon series. It is a very normal situation for a gazelle to appear and drink water next to you while swimming, so it is useful to keep your camera ready all the time. You should definitely visit this lake, which is also featured in The Godfather 2 movie.
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13. Channel Island National Park, California
Channel Islands National Park is a national park administered by the US National Park Service, covering 1,009.94 square kilometers of land, comprising 5 of 8 islands off the southern coast of California, United States. These islands, which you can easily pass through Los Angeles, are a very good option for a holiday. We recommend you to travel to these islands, which fascinate you with their natural beauty, warm waters, and scenery, and create a beautiful album.
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14. Badlands National Park, South Dakota
Badlands National Park is a national park administered by the US National Park Service, covering an area of 982.4 km², located in the southwest of the United States state of South Dakota, near the city of Rapid City. Badlands National Park, especially at the scenic spots, will attract a lot of attention to the photos you will take with this view behind you. We recommend you to visit here at sunset or sunrise. Because the colorful rocks will attract your attention more.
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15. Lake Powell, Utah
Powell, a very large lake, is located in the states of Utah and Arizona. For Powell, it would not be a lie to say that Antelope Canyon is full of water. We can say that this lake, which is frequented by Extreme Sports lovers, is also under occupation due to competitions and festivals organized by many big companies such as GoPro, Redbull, Monster. You can take photos of your paddleboarding among the red folded rocks and share them on your social media accounts.
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