The Most Beautiful States in the U.S., Ranked

Hawaii: Offers stunning tropical landscapes, including volcanoes, lush rainforests, waterfalls, and pristine beaches like those on Maui and Oahu.

California: Known for its diverse geography, from the rugged coastline of Big Sur to the Sierra Nevada mountains, Yosemite National Park, and the Mojave Desert.

Colorado: Offers breathtaking Rocky Mountain scenery, including iconic peaks like Pikes Peak and outdoor recreational opportunities year-round.

Alaska: Known for its vast wilderness, glaciers, fjords, and diverse wildlife such as bears and whales, making it a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts.

Montana: Offers expansive plains, rugged mountains (such as the Rockies), and pristine lakes like Glacier National Park's famous Lake McDonald.

Utah: Known for its stunning desert landscapes, including Arches and Zion National Parks, red rock formations, and the otherworldly landscapes of Monument Valley.

Wyoming: Offers dramatic landscapes like Yellowstone National Park's geysers and Grand Teton's jagged peaks, as well as wide-open spaces and abundant wildlife.

Oregon: Known for its Pacific coastline, lush forests (including the Columbia River Gorge), and volcanic landscapes such as Crater Lake National Park.

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