A ranger-led hike at Glacier National Park along the Saint Mary Lake, with mountains looming in the distance.

The monuments in DC look impressive during the day, but they become sublime when lit up after darkness falls.

Rubicon Trail along Lake Tahoe affords majestic views.

I found this arresting symmetry featuring the Transamerica Pyramid while hiking along the Embarcadero in San Francisco.

Tourists can swarm through the corpse of the once-thriving town of Rhyolite, Nevada, gawking at desiccated and dilapidated husks of buildings and automobiles.