This spellbinding view of clouds swirling through the Great Smoky Mountains greeted us at Clingmans Dome.

The Beartooth Highway is said to be "the most beautiful drive in America."

A rainy day yields a lush vista while hiking the Grinnell Glacier Trail in the Many Glacier section of Glacier National Park.

The Marin Headlands rewards hikers with amazing views of the Pacific Ocean and the hilly countryside.

The majestic design and environs of the Golden Gate Bridge make it a photographer's delight. For bonus points, imagine Starfleet Command at the Presidio end of the bridge.

This macabre skeleton at the Legion of Honor in San Francisco drew my attention almost immediately.