The 10 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in the U.S.

The list goes on, of course, but these American destinations are some of the most incredible to explore.

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You'll fall in love at first sight when you visit charming Charleston or wander around some of America's most scenic natural wonders. These beautiful locales are waiting for you to explore one adventure, meal, picture at a time. And in most cases, they are just short drive or plane ride away. What are you waiting for?!

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Antelope Canyon, Arizona

These breathtaking walls, formed by centuries of erosion, are located near in Navajo territory. Touring both Upper and Lower Antelope Canyon requires little-to-no hiking (you'll do more of it in the Lower Canyon), and it’s the perfect opportunity to take magnificent pictures. There’s a 25% discount during the month of January — it’s never too late to a great start to the new year.

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Thor's Well, Oregon

Also called the this natural salt-water well near in Yachats, Oregon, is actually an optical illusion of sorts. It appears to be a bottomless sinkhole but is only around 20 feet deep. The gives you a magnificent close-up look at the water, but fair warning: Wear proper waterproof attire.

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New Orleans, Louisiana

Nothing beats the energy and soul of . Whether you’re savoring sweet beignets (the holiest of pastries) at , soaking in smooth jazz in the French Quarter or exploring the infamous nooks of , New Orleans is full of charming sites.

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New York, New York

There’s nothing like in the winter time. Take a trip to see the dazzling Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center (which will be lit this year on ), catch kick line or watch at the New York City Ballet for magical memories that will last a lifetime. And bundle up for a chilly walk down the city sidewalks. You'll see an amazing mix of architecture and store windows decked out for the holidays.

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Skagit Valley Tulip Fields, Washington

Just look at these vibrant beauties! Blooms in these picture-perfect fields only last one month — April! — when is held. You’ll have to follow the to get all the updated information, as the fields where festivities take place differ each year due to crop rotation.

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Zion National Park, Utah

As one of the most breathtaking parks the world has to offer and Utah’s oldest, the is defined by its reddish sandstone cliffs, waterfalls and beautiful canyon views. Whether you want to hitch up at the or lodge at a , the you can plan ahead and all that nature has to offer (plus the quality pictures you’ll get) are worth the visit.

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Charleston, South Carolina

Due to ’s mild climate, it’s another you can enjoy all year round. Whether you want to hit the shops, relax on the beach or explore the many and , there’s so much culture and charm here.

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Grand Prismatic Spring, Wyoming

This rainbow-colored hot spring in is deeper than a 10-story building and is the spring in the world! It’s a beautiful sight to see, and you’ll be showing off the pictures you’ve captured for years to come.

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Portland, Maine

With arts, entertainment and lots of dining options, this coastal area is known as “The San Francisco of the East.” You’ll definitely want to visit in August for to enjoy fresh seafood, but you can bring the whole for fun as soon as your calendar allows it. Go ahead! We're not stopping you.

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Nashville, Tennessee

"" is a must-see for anyone who loves a range of dining — from authentic comfort food to gourmet meals — rustic, humble tunes and an unforgettable time at any of the electric, southern venues ( included). Bring your dancing shoes.

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