Finding the perfect location for a family holiday can be a stressful time, particularly when popular American destinations can become overcrowded at certain times of the year. Before traveling on any kind of holiday, it is important to ensure that you have the paperwork that you need such as a valid passport, an EHIC if you are traveling to Europe and a US Visa application if you are traveling to the US. This will need to be organized in well in advance to ensure you are able to travel freely when traveling to and from your chosen location.
1Doe Bay, Washington
Doe Bay resort and retreat is the perfect location for you to relax and unwind whether you are traveling alone or with friends and family. With rustic, deluxe and group cabins, you can have the perfect relaxing holiday. With a view of the waterfront, plenty of water sports and even camp spots for you to pitch a tent and begin your holiday, this picturesque location is one that is well worth a visit that you have probably never heard of.
2Mendenhall Glacier Cave, Alaska
This 12-mile-long glacier located in the southeast of Alaska is the perfect location for you to visit if you love interesting locations. Inside these stunning blue caves, you can kayak and explore what they have to offer. Time is of the essence when looking to visit this place as it has receded two miles since 1958 due to the changes in climate and the much warmer oceans. Before you go it is important to note that you will be on a guided tour throughout your time here to ensure the safety of those that visit every year.
3Whitaker Point, Arkansas
Whitaker point in Arkansas is perfect for not only for couples but also photographers and those that love to hike. This stunning location has seen a number of proposals, marriages and has made for some amazing photos throughout its time. This location is one that is well worth a visit and is one of the lesser known hiking trails in the world. With a sheer drop to the forest below and stunning views located all around this perfectly placed rock, you can have the perfect trip with unique scenery in no time at all.
If you are lucky enough to hike to this location, the path can be difficult to tackle when faced with inclement weather. Not only will you lose the views, but you will also not be able to venture out onto the rock as it will be unsafe. Visiting in the summer months gives you the best of both worlds as you get amazing views and get to experience the rock in all its glory. However, we advise you to take the trip in the early morning as crowds can build during the late morning and into the afternoon. We also advise that you bring bottled water and a snack as you may find yourself taking much longer due to the breath-taking views.
4Watkins Glen State Park, New York
Finding a serene location in the heart of a big city is challenging, but it is not impossible. At Watkins Glen state park, you get waterfalls, amazing scenery and quiet time to enjoy whether you are traveling alone or with your significant other. With stunning waterfalls and quaint little bridges, you can explore your very own wonderland all just a stone’s throw away from one of the busiest cities in the world. With a number of hotels also located nearby, you can connect with nature and see natural beauty at its finest.
5The Horseshoe Bend, Arizona
The last of the American destinations that you have probably never heard of is Horseshoe Bend in Arizona. This picturesque location is one of the more unusual on this list and is definitely one to visit during the summer months. This rock formation that has been caused by the river carving through the rock is a natural phenomenon that needs to be seen to be believed.
Unknown American Destinations and More
With these less well-known American destinations, as well as a number of others all over the world, you can have the perfect holiday whether you are alone exploring or traveling with your friends and family. The only question now is where will you visit first?
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