THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACES IN AMERICA

You've heard about the spacious skies and amber waves of grain, but what about the painted deserts, prismatic hot springs, giant redwood forests, and stunning bridges and national monuments? You could spend a lifetime exploring the sites of America, all as beautiful as they are diverse. Here are our 14 of favorites. Part 2 of 4.

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Brooklyn Bridge, New York City.

Kenai Fjords, Alaska.

Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, California

Ah-Shi-Sle-Pah Wilderness Study Area, New Mexico

Big Sur, California

Bryce Canyon, Utah.

The Palouse, Washington and Idaho

Yosemite National Park, California

Mendenhall Glacier, Alaska

Zabriskie Point, Death Valley, California