White Sands National Monument in New Mexico is one of the newest national parks and is home to eerie white dunes that may reach heights of 60 feet.
This is the biggest gypsum desert in the world, and the dunes are not comprised of sand but of gypsum.
The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch in California are a great location for a picture session if you're looking for a more vibrant setting.
Giant tecolote ranunculus blossoms of every color cover 50 acres.
Sure, no sweat. If you want to visit Leavenworth, Washington and pretend you're in Germany, you need to go there.
The town dresses like a Bavarian hamlet and hosts an Oktoberfest party every autumn.
You'll have to put in some effort if you want to see this spectacular sandstone rock formation in Arizona, close to the border with Utah.
If you want to trek the six miles out and back, you'll need a permit, and you'll need a lot of luck to get one.