Krista Miranda

By Krista Miranda

LifeBuzz Staff

21 Hidden Gems Of Beauty In The United States You Haven't Seen Yet.

#11. The Grand Prismatic Spring is not only the largest hot spring in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, but it's actually the largest hot spring in the ENTIRE United States.

This colorful hot spring is 370 feet across and 160 feet deep, which is quite impressive, but the incredible size of Grand Prismatic Spring isn't what attracts most people to Yellowstone. As you can see, the Grand Prismatic Spring is absolutely gorgeous with its vibrant colors!

#12. Red Mountain Pass

Listed as one of the most dangerous roads in America, the Red Mountain Pass isn’t something for the faint of heart. With its winding roads, steep hills, risky avalanches, and fatal drops, the Red Mountain Pass claims the lives of people every single year. Despite the warnings of danger, adrenaline junkies and travelers make the trip just to take in the breathtaking scenery of Red Mountain Pass.

#13. Winterthur Museum and Country Estate

Approximately 60 years ago, horticulturist Henry Francis du Pont opened up his childhood home to the public as a museum. Winterthur Museum and Country Estate has over 90,000 objects that were made or used in America, a fairytale cottage, and a 60-acre garden. Du Pont's goal was to share the love of his land with anyone who would appreciate it, and it's safe to say that he definitely succeeded in his task!

#14. Apostle Islands

Located off of the coast of the Bayfield Peninsula in northern Wisconsin, the Apostle Islands consist of 22 different islands in Lake Superior. The Apostle Islands not only host 800 different plant species, but they're also the home to the most black bears in the United States.

#15. Skagit Valley Tulip Fields in Mount Vernon, Washington

In 1892, an immigrant from England named George Gibbs bought five dollars worth of flower bulbs. A few years later, he dug them up only to discover that they significantly multiplied. Soon enough, word got around that flower bulbs grew extremely well in the area. In 1950, William Roozen started his own bulb-growing farm in Skagit County, Washington. Eventually, Roozen would have so many flowers that people from all over the world wanted to visit the farm, leading to the creation of the Skagit County Tulip Festival. Today, Roozen’s tulips bring in over one million visitors a year!

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