Remote Getaways In The USA

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An escape into the remote wilderness is always full of adventure, fun, and tranquility- and we have selected some of our favorite getaway destinations in the country for just that. From islands in Alaska to rainforests on the west coast, and a few small-town retreat spots in New England, this list is for the Seekers who are looking to "get away from it all." Let's take a step off the usual travel map of cities, and tourist spots for a moment and explore some of the untouched beauty and charm of the United States.

Albuquerque, Newport, Wolfeboro, Big Sur, Hoh Rainforest - Olympic National Park, Adak Island, Yellowstone National Park

  • Albuquerque, United States

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      Albuquerque is known for its breathtaking landscape just minutes from the bustling downtown, made up of sandy deserts decorated in sprouting green cacti, outdoor hills, and towering mountains. Hit the ski slopes in the winter, or hike the majestic landscape during the spring and summer, year-round Albuquerque is brimming with adventure.

  • Newport, United States

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      This idyllic New England port town is famed for its rich history, gorgeous landscape, and quaint atmosphere. A perfect destination for a weekend getaway spent sailing or relaxing with a prime view. Newport is a safe distance away from crowded cities, but not entirely off the map that you can’t do a little shopping spree with plenty of local boutiques and eateries to uncover during your visit.

  • Wolfeboro, United States

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      Wolfeboro is America’s oldest resort community, having been around for over two centuries. Located off of New Hampshire’s largest lake, Wolfeboro embraces a laid-back atmosphere with scenic landscapes, local shopping, and historical architecture. An artsy spot with gorgeous scenery, Wolfeboro is a quintessential retreat destination.

  • Big Sur in Big Sur, United States

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      The iconic Big Sur in California is a rustic stretch of coast between Carmel and San Simeon. Surrounded by both idyllic mountains and the Pacific Ocean, this foggy getaway is a top destination for outdoorsy fun- without the crowds. Witness sea cliffs, hike massive parks and explore rugged beaches.

  • Hoh Rainforest - Olympic National Park in Washington, United States

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      Located within the Olympic Peninsula of Washington state, the Hoh Rainforest encompasses a stretch of low elevation forests alongside the Hoh River. Formed thousands of years ago by glaciers, this uniquely temperate rainforest is home to a captivating ecosystem with gorgeous emerald hues decorating mossy wilderness, steep trees, and incredible plant life.

  • Adak Island, United States

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      Rolling hills, soft green grass, dynamic cliffsides, cascading waterfalls, volcanic landscape, and remote shorelines- this remote island truly has it all. Adak Island in Alaska is a hidden paradise of gorgeous natural wildlife and breathtaking scenery. Explore leftover roadways from the military days throughout the stunning landscape, a destination where remnants of the past collide with the neverending life and beauty of mother nature.

  • Yellowstone National Park, United States

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      What better way to escape the daily stress than by embracing the true majestic power of nature? Yellowstone National Park is known as an international retreat for adventure, tranquility, and escape- an excellent spot that is one of the most remote areas in the United States. With dramatic canyons, rivers, overflowing forests, and bubbling geysers, Yellowstone is easily one of the most dynamic national parks to explore in the country, found sprawling throughout Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho.