It’s no wonder why millions of people flock the United States every year and it’s not just about chasing the American dream. Being an American, you don’t really believe there is much to see in this country when it comes to natural landmarks and the overall beauty of nature. It’s no secret that Europe and its historical sites or maybe the tropical beaches of Asia and South America are more appetizing. However, you must understand that despite of the many places to visit in the other parts of the world, the U.S. itself has more than enough to offer; and as a matter of fact, you probably have not visited many of these underrated natural gems.
1 – The Mammoth Cave System
Go visit the Mammoth Cave National Park in Kentucky and you’ll certainly be amazed with the literal Mammoth Cave System, the largest of its kind on Earth. What we mean by “largest” here is that the entire system is huge! The passage systems are more than 390 kilometers long, with the labyrinth nature allowing explorers to discover more routes on a daily basis. For the moment, there are several available tours in the cave system, or at least for the known or discovered parts.
2 – Appalachian Trail
While the Appalachian Trail is definitely a popular landmark in the U.S. and that millions walk the trail every year, the fact remains that only a handful can show-off the feat of having to attempt an entire walk in a single trek. Therefore, if you want your Appalachian Trail experience to be the best, then consider the area which covers the Southern Terminus Point in Springer Mountain in Georgia up to Mount Katahdin in Maine, where you will be truly amazed by the natural beauty and views as well as the conveniently located campsites. After the hike, you even can spend time exploring Georgia as a whole, where you can enjoy the natural beauty of the area, highlighted by springs, gorges, and canyons. The fact is there are now many who have opted to invest in properties in rural areas and away from the large city, say for instance buying houses and apartments in LaGrange, where natural attractions are available at the edges of the state.
3 – Crater Lake
And since we’re talking about natural beauty in the U.S. that not many people have visited, then Crater Lake must be included in that list. It’s a huge lake with crystal clear waters that was formed within a collapsed and dormant volcano. Oregon, the home of Crater Lake, is actually popular for its clear bodies of water meant for recreation and fun. And the most interesting part of this lake is the fact that no rivers, streams, or other bodies of water surrounds it.