Most Unbelievable Landscapes in the USA

It’s the land of the brave and the home of the free…and also the setting for some of the most spectacular scenery around. From canyons to forests, swamps to mountains, and dry deserts to lush valleys, here are our picks for some of the most unbelievable landscapes in the United States of America.

Most Unbelievable Landscapes in America

By Hayo Magazine

  • Yosemite National Park, California

    By Ali O'Neill

    This year marks the 150th anniversary of Yosemite being granted preservation rights by the US government. A century and a half later, it remains an area of untouched natural beauty.

  • The Everglades, Florida

    By Ali O'Neill

    Only an hour away from Miami, this tropical wetlands region in southern Florida has one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world (not to mention an abundance of alligators).

  • Waipio Valley, Hawaii

    By Ali O'Neill

    Located on Hawaii's Big Island, this lush valley (whose name translates as "curved water") has it all: luxuriant greenery, beautiful waterfalls, and a black sand beach.

  • Death Valley, California

    By Ali O'Neill

    This desert valley in Eastern California's Mojave Desert boasts a lot of superlatives: it's the hottest, driest, and lowest area in North America.

  • Mount McKinley, Alaska

    By Ali O'Neill

    Also known by its native name, Denali (which aptly translates as "The High One"), the highest mountain peak in North America is at the heart of the beautiful Denali National Park and Preserve.

  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    By Ali O'Neill

    Renowned for its geysers (it has the world's largest collection, including the legendary Old Faithful), Yellowstone was established in 1872 as America's first national park.

  • The Grand Canyon, Arizona

    By Ali O'Neill

    One of the most iconic landscapes in the world, the Grand Canyon is truly a sight to behold, and the numbers reflect this: it gets over 5 million visitors per year.

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