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5 Out of This World Sites to See, Right Here in The United States

Posted on February 13, 2017

Craving an adventure? Check out one of these natural beauties located right in the United States, no need to travel too far when we have some of the most amazing sites to see located nearby!

1. Thor’s Well, Oregon:

Thors well

Thor’s Well sits along Cape Perpetua, a saltwater fountain purely by the power of the ocean tide. The best time to see this beauty is an hour before and an hour after high tide, while this site will be sure to take your breath away, it is one for the more adventurous as it can also be highly dangerous.

2. Whitaker Point, Arkansas:

whitaker point

In the heart of the Midwest, Whitaker Point is a hikers dream and the infamous spot for many scenic photographs. In Buffalo River Country getting to Whitaker Point offers amazing views throughout your trek, and is the perfect 2-3 beginner’s hike that will lead you to some not so beginner looking sites of the rolling hills of Arkansas.

3. Palouse Falls, Washington:

palouse falls

Palouse Falls is located in Palouse Falls State Park, offering a dramatic view of one of the state’s most beautiful waterfalls. This waterfall is more than just a beautiful site, as many site seers go to appreciate that the waterfall is still there as it was proposed to be used to build a dam to allow power generation, but taxpayers fought to preserve the beautiful falls, that has since been turned into a state park.

4. Hamilton Pool, Texas:

hamilton pool

Located just outside of Austin, this natural pool will make you feel like you are visiting a tropical destination. This natural beauty was created when the dome of an underground river collapsed due to massive erosion.

5. Grand Prismatic Spring, Wyoming:

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This natural pool of rainbow colors is the largest hot spring in the U.S and is so unique for is striking coloration and dispersion of white light by an optical prism. This one of a kind hot spring will leave you in awe of its natural beauty and the beauty that surrounds it located in Yellowstone National Park.