The Devils Punch Bowl in Otter Rock, Oregon is the Jekyll and Hyde of landscapes. As this magnificent hole near the coast is alluring and welcoming in low tide, while scary albeit mystifyingly beautiful at high tide.
Yaquina Bay State Park, a small yet well kept recreational area in Newport Oregon, with a trail leading to a gorgeous sandy beach with views of the Yaquina Bay Bridge. Overlooking the park, the historical Yaquina Bay Lighthouse has watched the coast for the past 150 years.
The Newport, Oregon coast boasts unbelievable views of the solitary Yaquina Head Lighthouse and the dramatic coast around it. It also serves as a wildlife hub for animal lovers as birds, seals and whales all choose this outstanding location to migrate to and who would blame them.
A small rock formation in the Pacific Ocean, The Fishing Rock in Depoe Bay is hidden behind a small forest, protected by the Oregon coastal cliffs. The trail leading to The Rock and the nearby secluded bay is a stunning one, taking you under a green tunnel of pine trees and bushes. Even though it is a well known spot among hikers its location is still attractive for birds and Gray whales to make it their temporary home.
With views of Lake Michigan, home to diverse nature, wild life and unique ever-changing sand-dunes, Indiana Dunes National Park is a must visit when in Michigan, Indiana. Offering a wide range of activities including, hiking, kayaking, skiing, horse riding, swimming this visually compelling park will definitely leave a good impression all year round.
If long days at the beach followed by a gentle walk through one of Mother Nature’s highlights sounds like a dream day then Sandy Point Reservation is the perfect day trip. Off the beaten track, this stunning area of Massachusetts will blow away the cobwebs and leave you feeling refreshed.
Located in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, Crescent Beach State Park is welcoming and instantaneously captivates you with the salty ocean air, wooded trails, and perfect crescent-shaped sandy beach. Bonus: it’s right next door to two other excellent State Parks.
Situated in Cape Elizabeth, Portland Headlight is surrounded by stunning rock formations upon which you can look out over Portland Harbor and Casco Bay as the waves crash in. The perfect spot for nature lovers to take a ride on a boat to capture the beauty of Maine.
Ferry Beach State Park is a fantastic location for family outings offering an astounding sandy beach, stunning nature trails, and beautiful picnic areas - a quiet place to relax if you want to dodge the crowds and stay away from the hustles of the neighboring beaches.
Nestled alongside the main drag in York Harbor, York Cliff Walk is a mile-long walk starting at the York Harbor Beach and ending on Millbury Lane. The York Cliff Walk gives us that much-needed sight and the salty smell of the North Atlantic ocean greeting the dominating granite cliffs of Maine.