But just because summer is coming to an end, doesn’t mean travel has to...
Ahead, we’re rounding up 13 of the most beautiful places to visit in the US that will make you instantly ready to go back, no matter the season.
Revel in the world’s largest gypsum dune field. Go on a scenic Dunes Drive, or grab a sled and slide down the white, powdery dunes.
Take in the arts and culture of the “Sunshine City,” which includes the chance to step inside a painting and have a chat with Salvador Dalí at the Dalí Museum.
From scenic hikes to fossil beds and spired rock formations, the Badlands offers one-of-a-kind views where you can truly get away from it all.
Wander the trails at a botanical garden to slowly take in the local desert landscape. Or, forge your own path with an off-road tour to pick up the pace.
Lose yourself in nature by hiking and boating at a national park just outside Jackson, then continue your journey on horseback.
If you’re looking for some true R&R, consider a round of golf at one of the seven award-winning courses and a visit to one of Forbes’ Top 10 Most Beautiful US Beaches.
Typically connected to ocean blues and forest greens, discover Seattle’s full palette of colors. Chihuly Garden and Glass is a kaleidoscope of light and color, while Seattle Central Library Red Floor is an overload of red.
Look beyond Music Row toward Nashville’s equally-iconic brunch and a trendy, eclectic neighborhood with just as much to offer.
William Clark (of Lewis and Clark) called it “the grandest and most pleasing” site he’s ever seen, and National Geographic listed it as “one of the world’s 100 most beautiful places.”
Check in at this innovative “micro-resort” run by a Fort Worth chef, then sip on a tasting flight at a nearby distillery.
We’re rounding out the list somewhere extra special, as told by our Brand Architect. Explore Vicken’s favorite place, his mountain house, and get his recommendations for a weekend in the mountains.
main image: Museum of Pop Culture in Seattle, WA