The 7 Most Beautiful American Landscapes Ranked

Chicago skyline, Chicago, Illinois

Dazzling lights of downtown Chicago, featuring iconic high-rises like Willis Tower and the historic Tribune Tower, create an inviting skyline along Lake Michigan.

Seattle skyline, Seattle, Washington

Seattle's skyline, crowned by the Space Needle, a 605-foot skyscraper built for the 1962 World's Fair, offers captivating views of the cityscape and Mount Rainier in the background.

Florida Keys, Florida

Aerial shot of Florida Keys showcases the intricate jigsaw puzzle appearance of the islets, popular for visitors to Islamorada, Key Largo, and Key West, surrounded by the azure seas of the National Marine Sanctuary.

White Mountains, New Hampshire/Maine

The White Mountains, part of the Appalachian range, captivate year-round, especially in fall when the leaves transform into a vibrant array of red, brown, and golden hues.

Turnip Rock, Port Austin, Michigan

Turnip Rock, a unique rock formation on Lake Huron's shores, shaped like a turnip, is a result of gradual erosion by crashing waves over thousands of years, best observed by kayaking around it.

French Quarter, New Orleans, Louisiana

The French Quarter in New Orleans comes alive at night, with historic buildings illuminated in rainbow colors, showcasing a blend of French, Spanish, American, and Creole influences.

Sequoia National Park, California

Sequoia National Park in the Sierra Nevada mountains boasts the majestic General Sherman, the Earth's largest known tree by volume, standing at 275 feet tall and estimated to be 2,300 to 2,700 years old.