We’ve reached the hottest month of the summer and with the warm weather, it’s the perfect opportunity to travel. With many countries closing borders during the pandemic, why not enjoy the beautiful national treasures within the United States? These are the top five destinations to visit and photograph across the U.S.
Lake Tahoe, California
Lake Tahoe is known for its world-class ski resorts, but during the summer, the crystal clear waters and beaches, attract many visitors. The lake is surrounded by mountains, which make for breathtaking photographs.
From urban and street life to the waterfalls and temperate rainforest ecosystem, Portland has it all. The mountains, beaches, and parks, which make great backdrops during the summer.
Jackson Hole, Wyoming
In addition to the Tetons, some of the most iconic mountains in the world, Jackson Hole is known for its wildlife. You’ll see bison, bears, moose, elk, and deer.
Moab is surrounded by canyons, mesas, and buttes, which makes it perfect for adventure lovers looking to go off-roading, mountain biking, or hiking. It’s also home to Arches and Canyonlands National Park, which is perfect for setting up an overnight campsite.
The San Juan Range of the Rocky Mountains, Telluride doesn’t get crowded like the other ski resort towns to the north. The surrounding San Juans have some of the most colorful alpine lakes in the country and adventure lovers will enjoy the 14,000 foot mountains.