Big Sur is a 70-mile strip of dramatic and isolated coastline along the Pacific Coast Highway. The scenery is lovely and there are many beaches.
Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre in Colorado is one to tick off your list if you're an outdoor enthusiast.
Montauk Point Light is both a beautifully constructed landmark and the cherry on top of an insanely beautiful part of the East Coast of the United States.
The Wynwood Walls in Miami are a vibrant and colourful celebration of urban art, showcasing outstanding designs in an open space.
The massive Lake Tahoe straddles the border between California and Nevada. It's a great place to cool off in the summer and ski in the winter.
Na Pali Coast State Park is about as far from civilization as you can get on the island of Kauai in Hawaii.
Yosemite National Park has been a must-visit for photographers since Ansel Adams made the place famous with his 1927 shots.
Badlands National Park is in South Dakota. Its dramatic landscapes span layered rock formations, steep canyons and towering spires.
There are several places called Horseshoe Bend in the western United States, but one of the best known and most photographed is Horseshoe Bend.