In the Yosemite Valley, you'll spy more natural wonders in a minute then anywhere else in an entire day.
Everybody has seen the Grand Canyon in pictures, but to see its full majesty in person is a totally different experience.
Acadia is the only national park in Maine, but it's the oldest east of the Mississippi. Acadia has scenes of breath taking beauty.
Unfortunately, this is one National Park that is disappearing as the glaciers here have been retreating due to global warming. Still, the park has massive mountain peaks and clear alpine lakes to enjoy.
Just a short boat ride from Los Angeles, Channel Islands is trip back in time to see California as it once was.