No need to travel outside of the US to see surreal places, you can find some of these spots just outside your “backyard”. Here are a list of some of the most astonishingly surreal places in the U.S.
FLY GEYSER, NEVADA (Image via Shermans Travel)
The fly geyser is located in the Black Rock Desert in Nevada. This formation was created by accident, now the constant release of mineral rich water here results in the formation of limestone mount on the site.
SKAGIT VALLEY TULIP FIELDS, WASHINGTON
Surround yourself with 300 acres of brightly colored tulips as these magical flowers bloom every year in April. In the Skagit valley tulip festival you can see thousands of different species of tulips in bloom. In addition to colorful blooms, the tulip festival also offers art, cultural and concert shows for its visitors.
BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK, UTAH
Bryce Canyon is an incredible National Park in Southwestern Utah that is renowned for its geological formations, thin spires of rocks formed by million of years of weathering and erosion. It is truly a jaw-dropping view for visitors.
HAIKU STAIRS, HAWAII
This surreal hiking spot, also known as ‘stairway to heaven’ provides a 3955 step climb to the mountain range to see the panoramic view it offers.
MENDENHALL GLACIER CAVES, ALASKA
Mendenhall glacier is located in the Mendenhall valley in Southeastern Alaska and it’s a 12-mile long glacier filled with access to numerous ice caves and where you can ice climb and kayak.
GRAND PRISMATIC SPRING, YELLOW STONE PARK, WYOMING
The grand prismatic spring is a stunningly colorful hot spring located in the Yellowstone National Park that has vibrant coloration, mineral rich and deep-blue colored water.