Secluded and Stunning Travel Destinations in the United States
Great escapes to see this summer
From the LifeMinute.TV Team
June 2, 2021
With summer just around the corner, it’s not too late to plan an escape. Explore the great outdoors and avoid crowds at these beautiful U.S. destinations.
Port Orford, Oregon
Port Orford is considered the oldest town along the Oregon coast and the most westerly in the United States. From whale and bird watching to hiking, kiteboarding, and horseback riding, this small fishing town has a lot to offer.
Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah
Spanning across approximately one million acres of protected land in southern Utah, the Monument has stunning plateaus, cliffs, monoliths, slot canyons, prehistoric village sites, as well as abandoned old Western movie sets.
Tucked in the center of the Florida Keys, this tropical village of islands has a lot to offer including beautiful beaches and coral reefs, fine dining, fishing, scuba diving, and up-close sea watching at the Theater of the Sea. Explore the Florida Keys History & Discovery Center too.
The smallest inhabited island that travelers may visit in Hawaii, Lana'i offers luxurious five-star resorts and beautiful beaches with a peaceful, quiet feel. With its breathtaking views, golf enthusiasts will enjoy Manele Golf Course. Other outdoor activities include snorkeling, whale watching, and horseback riding. And make sure to visit Kaunolu Village, the site of the largest surviving ruins of a prehistoric Hawaiian village.
Acadia National Park, Maine
Encompassing more than 47,000 acres of land along the Atlantic coastline of Maine, Acadia National Park protects the highest rocky headlands. The park offers hiking trails through woodlands, along rocky beaches, and to the top of glacier-scoured granite peaks like Cadillac Mountain.