America is a treasure box of the most exotic places in the world. The natural beauty of the destinations will leave you spellbound. It is a struggle to decide which place is better than the other because every destination has its own uniqueness. To make your struggle a level down, here is a list of 10 exotic destinations in America which you cannot afford to miss in the vacations.
1. Big Sur, California
The breath-taking beauty of nature’s gifted Big Sur will leave you spell bounded. Located in between the Santa Lucia Range and the Pacific Ocean. The beauty of this place has inspired writers, poets and artists and Big Sur is commonly known as the American Riviera in the United States. The edges of the mountain facing the deep blue water which defines perfectly the exotic view of the place.
2. Solvang, California
Experience the Danish culture staying inside the boundaries of United States. The Solvang town will give you a clear picture of a Danish village. The restaurants and shops are willingly designed in the Danish architectural style. You can view the crafts imported from Europe and explore the taste of the Santa Ynez wine country in the “little Denmark” as Solvang is referred commonly.
3. Napa Valley, California
As you will step in this beautiful replica of Italy’s Tuscany region you can see the long spread vineyards and intricate peaks of the rolling hills. The attention seeker spot in Napa Valley is the Castello di Amorosa Vinery, a 13th-century Tuscan castle which functions as a winery in the recent times. The castle is open for the visitors and you may get lucky to taste the delicious wine of Napa Valley.
4. Biltmore Estate, Asheville, North Carolina
The expense of travelling to Europe to see the castle will be saved when you’re in Ashville, North Carolina. The large mansion has a well-maintained garden, a personalised winery which made this the largest privately owned home in the nation. To explore this large mansion you need at least a day. The beautiful mansion is spread across an area of 8,000-acre estate which has 250 rooms, a bowling alley, 65 fireplaces and a library. The visit to this place will also enlighten you with the process of wine making along with a glass to drink too.
5. Aleutian Islands, Alaska
Get away from the hustle bustle of the daily life and in the embrace of nature. It’s not a metaphor, but the Aleutian Islands are the perfect escape land where the wildlife is the only living thing. The fancy beaches and the dazzling sunshine doesn’t jewel the place but nature’s beauty will leave you awestruck. This dissected island is the home to many unknown species. Aleutian island is the best place to spend few days if you love to explore the creatures from the nook and corners of the island.
6. Culebra, Puerto Rico
Escape to this tropical island in the scorching and lay beside the calm water of the beach. A 20-mile drive from the main island of Puerto Rico, this place will definitely give you relaxing time. The beautiful coastal spot lacks crowd due to unavailability of restaurants, hotels and night clubs. Still, if you want to see the rare leatherback turtle or the giant Culebra anole, this place will give you the best time amidst the species. The place will serve you with its local food and showcase their boutiques independently owned by the locals of the island.
7. Great Sand Dunes National Park, New Mexico
The mountain hiking will be a passé if you visit this exotic Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado, New Mexico. The 700ft tall mountains are layered with the reminiscent of the Gobi Desert and the Sahara. The sand dunes are unique and tallest in the country. You can try the sand sledging or spend the night stargazing in the clear sky.
8. Saint Augustine, Florida
The Saint Augustine will take you to a voyage of exploring the history written years back. This city is just 30 minutes from Jacksonville, the metro city of Florida. Still, it will feel like you have stepped in a historic city where the historical architecture and the old glorious ambience will give you a feeling of Spain. The historic buildings like Castillo de San Marcos and historic city gate still stand to welcome its visitors. The old touch of this place makes it exotic and worth a visit.
9. Leavenworth, Washington
This Bavarian village will give you a glimpse of the German village sitting in the United States. The village is on the edge of the Cascade Mountains and attracts many visitors in the month of December. The Christmas season turns this little place in Washington a “virtual snow globe”. To attract tourist in 1960, this place was replicated into a German Village. The German traditions are celebrated with enthusiasm along with Christmas festivities.
10. Chinatown, San Francisco
Experience the feeling of roaming in China, in the streets of San Francisco. You can see the transient change as soon as you step in the Chinatown crossing the intersection of the Bush Street and Grand Avenue. The Chinese immigrants in the year 1850 formed a large community of Chinese outside the boundaries of Asia. As you walk down the streets, you can take in the authentic smell of the Chinese food. Apart from this, you will see fish markets and retailers selling the Chinese items in the United States.