1. Garden of the Gods Park, Colorado Springs, Colorado
2. Redwood National and State Parks, Northern California
The Northern Spotted Owl and Tidewater Goby are just a couple of the threatened animal species that find refuge in the redwood forests. In the 1800s, more than 2 million acres of coastal Northern California was covered with old-growth redwoods. Today, approximately 4 percent remain.
3. Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina and Virginia
Take a drive along this more than 450-mile national parkway and you'll see Roanoke Mountain, Glassmine Falls and Looking Glass Rock. The Blue Ridge Parkway was built over the course of 52 years, and connects Shenandoah National Park to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
4. Glacier National Park, Montana
More than 1 million acres of Northern Montana make up Glacier National Park, where you can find gorgeous Lake McDonald. Cutthroat, rainbow and bull trout thrive in the glacial lake spanning more than a mile wide. It sits at an elevation of 3,153 feet.
5. Split Rock Lighthouse, Minnesota
Built on the edge of a 130-foot-tall sheer cliff along Minnesota's North Shore is Split Rock Lighthouse. It has been called one of the most picturesque lighthouses in America.
6. Painted Hills, Oregon
7. Devil's Tower, Wyoming
8. Niagara Falls, New York
Horseshoe Falls, Bridal Veil Falls and American Falls make up the famous Niagara Falls. Michigan school teacher Annie Edson Taylor, 63, was the first person to go over the falls in a barrel in 1901. She survived - unharmed.
9. Zion Narrows, Utah
You can find these sandstone narrows in Utah's Zion National Park. If you're up for a slightly challenging hike, you can actually walk through the nearly four-mile-long stretch, ranked No. 5 in National Geographic's list of America's Best 100 Adventures.
10. Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Michigan
11. Antelope Canyon, Arizona