20 Amazing Places You Can Visit Without Leaving North America

You can feel like you’ve travelled the world even though you haven’t been left the U.S. or Canada


Many people dream of a vacation to a faraway place where huge crowds are never a concern. The Internet often makes it look like there is no unexplored place left on the planet. But the truth is that you most likely don’t have to go far at all to explore some of Earth’s natural wonders.[slideshow:100399]

Another reason to stay close to home is your budget. Going on a road trip or booking a ticket to a destination that is not 14 hours away with a plane will save you a lot of money, especially if you want to take the whole family. It will also save you time hassling at airports, rushing for connecting flights and dealing with TSA.

So don’t let time pass you by. Get out there and travel. Visit one-of-a-kind attractions, incredible landscapes, vibrant cities and iconic landmarks in North America.

You can see gorgeous architecture besides in France, have lots of sun skiing besides in the Swiss Alps, and swim and snorkel in marvelous beach destinations besides in the Caribbean.

Explore old-growth forests or wildflower meadows, and climb mountains for great views of spectacular lakes. Visit national parks with breathtaking views and make the most of their best places for RV camping.

See some enigmatic hydrothermal systems and geysers that erupt every 90 minutes, on average, like clockwork. Certain places have mixtures of color and erosional formations unlike anywhere else in the world.

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