Most Beautiful Places in America

1. Red Rock Country Trailhead

844 W Park Ridge Dr, Sedona, AZ
Trail · 1 tip

USA WEEKEND MagazineUSA WEEKEND Magazine: The area's telegenic canyons, wind-shaped buttes and dramatic sandstone towers embody the rugged character of the West -- and the central place that character holds in our national identity.

Mount Washington is one of Most Beautiful Places in America.

2. Mount Washington

9.4
Pittsburgh, PA
Neighborhood · 32 tips and reviews

USA WEEKEND MagazineUSA WEEKEND Magazine: Enjoy the unforgettable view of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers merging to create the mighty Ohio. At night, lights twinkle on no fewer than 15 bridges. Read more.

USA WEEKEND MagazineUSA WEEKEND Magazine: The Upper Mississippi River runs through Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota. Winding through 19th-century river towns, the sites along the way read like chapters in American history. Read more.

Na Pali Coast is one of Most Beautiful Places in America.

4. Na Pali Coast

8.6
Hwy. 56 (North Shore), Kauai County, HI
Beach · 17 tips and reviews

USA WEEKEND MagazineUSA WEEKEND Magazine: Coral reefs, beaches and mist-shrouded volcanic peaks adorn Hawaii's oldest island. Along the Kalalau Trail, mountains plunge 4,000 ft into the Pacific. Take a short hike inland to Hanakapi'ai Falls. Read more.

Golden Gate Bridge is one of Most Beautiful Places in America.

5. Golden Gate Bridge

9.5
Golden Gate Brg S, San Francisco, CA
Bridge · 684 tips and reviews

USA WEEKEND MagazineUSA WEEKEND Magazine: Engineering marvel, art deco icon, monument to progress: The Golden Gate Bridge is named for the strait it spans. It's a grand symbol of one of the world's most striking cities. Read more.

Grafton, VT is one of Most Beautiful Places in America.

6. Grafton, VT

Vermont
Town · 2 tips and reviews

USA WEEKEND MagazineUSA WEEKEND Magazine: A choice spot for fall leaf peeping, Grafton is one of Vermont's prettiest hamlets and arguably its best preserved. The Windham Foundation has rehabilitated more than 50 historic buildings. Read more.

Jenny Lake is one of Most Beautiful Places in America.

7. Jenny Lake

Grand Teton National Park, Moran, WY
Lake · 6 tips and reviews

USA WEEKEND MagazineUSA WEEKEND Magazine: Named for the Shoshone bride of a 19th-century trapper, the pristine, 2.5-mile-long body of water mirrors the mountains' glory. Read more.

Key Largo is one of Most Beautiful Places in America.

8. Key Largo

Florida
City · 25 tips and reviews

USA WEEKEND MagazineUSA WEEKEND Magazine: The 110-mile strip of the Keys boasts sights existing nowhere else in the U.S. With a peak elevation of 18 ft, the land can seem an afterthought to the Atlantic on one side and the Gulf on the other. Read more.

Interstate 24 is one of Most Beautiful Places in America.

9. Interstate 24

I-24, Pelham, TN
Road · 3 tips and reviews

USA WEEKEND MagazineUSA WEEKEND Magazine: Winding through 14 states from Georgia to Maine, the entire Appalachian Trail ranks high on any list of scenic gems. Clingmans Dome, rises to 6,643 ft, the highest point along the 2,172-mile trail. Read more.

Columbia Square is one of Most Beautiful Places in America.

10. Columbia Square

7.5
Columbia Square, Savannah, GA
Plaza · Historic District-North · 129 tips and reviews

USA WEEKEND MagazineUSA WEEKEND Magazine: Shaded by live oaks, perfumed by magnolias and surrounded by historic buildings, 22 enchanting public squares, including Columbia Square, beckon like secret gardens. Read more.