14- Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Jackson Hole is a popular destination for winter adventure enthusiasts owing to its plethora of cold season recreational pursuits like snow tubing, snowboarding, dog sledding, skiing and snowshoeing. Summer enthusiasts will also be kept on their toes with everything from backcountry hiking to Snake River thrilling rapids to more serene fishing pools. Vehicles can be rented and tours can be organized throughout the park. Go rock climbing, horseback riding and golfing through the natural terrain. During fall season, don’t forget to visit the National Elk Refuge, where visitors can learn about indigenous creatures.
13- Juneau, Alaska
This is the furthest American frontier you can access, which makes Juneau so exciting and action-packed. Among the tumbling glaciers you can spot a plethora of wildlife creatures such as eagles, spots bears, seals and several other indigenous Arctic wildlife. The best place to see them is Tracy Arm Fjord, which is a waterway encircled by imposing and sharp, jagged cliffs. Dogsledding and hiking on Mendenhall Glacier (13 miles of ice) or go rafting on the popular Mendenhall Lake. Enjoy a tour of Alaska’s often neglected rainforests with a trip to Glacier Gardens.