7 Most Breathtaking Views in the U.S
Posted on Wednesday, September 13 2017 11:15:00 AM in Notes by Veronica Charry
Havasu Falls, AR
Hidden in the Grand Canyon, Havasu Falls is a major destination for hikers who want to visit the blue green waterfalls.There are many picnic tables on the opposite side of the creek. A campground is located nearby. It is about a 10 mi. hike in and out and a permit is required.
Historic Savannah, GA
The Historic District of Savannah is the heart of one of the most beautiful cities in the world, with cobblestone streets, manicured gardens, and oak-shaded parks drizzling with silvery Spanish Moss. The perfect destination for all ages, with art, culture, festivals, concerts, live theater, outdoor cafes, and gourmet restaurants. Famous for Forrest Gump's bench and other movies like Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Glory, and The Longest Yard were filmed here too.
Big Sur, CA
Big Sur is a rugged stretch of California’s central coast between Carmel and San Simeon. Gray whales migrate past twice a year, and elephant seals bask on the sandy shores. Luxury hotels, restaurants and art galleries cluster in a six-mile strip, giving way to redwood-filled state parks on either side. The section of Highway 1 running through Big Sur is widely considered as one of the most scenic driving routes in the United States, if not the world.
360 Chicago, IL
360 CHICAGO observation deck, located 1000 feet above the famed Magnificent Mile in the iconic John Hancock Building on the 94th floor. An enclosed moving platform that literally tilts you out over the city offers breathtaking views of Lake Michigan, four neighboring states, and Chicago's dazzling downtown. 360 CHICAGO is the perfect place to enjoy an unforgettable experience.
Multnomah Falls, OR
Multnomah Falls plummets 620 feet in two major steps. The upper fall plunging 542 feet the lower fall 69 feet distinguishing Multnomah Falls as the highest waterfall in the state of Oregon and second highest in the nation. At the base the Historic Multnomah Falls Lodge awaits to offer a place of relaxation, dining, gift shops, and hiking or visitor information.
Lake Tahoe, NV
Lake Tahoe is a large freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, straddling the border of California and Nevada. In the summer, hiking, windsurfing, golfing, fishing and swimming (usually in wet suits due to the lake's brisk year-round temperature) are all the rage. With the bluest of blue water and the greenest of green surrounding forest, Lake Tahoe is simply mesmerizing.
Hamilton Pool, TX
Hamilton Pool Preserve is a natural pool that was created when the dome of an underground river collapsed due to massive erosion thousands of years ago. The natural pool and creek are not chemically treated, so water quality is monitored regularly and swimming is occasionally restricted, reservations are needed. Hamilton Pool is part of the Balcones Canyonlands Preserve and is a protected environment. It offers limited, day-use only, with recreational opportunities such as picnicking, hiking, swimming and nature study.