If your family has a great American road trip planned this summer, have we got some stops for you. The United States has a wealth of the weird and the wonderful, from museums to natural formations. Add some of these hot spots to your vacation itinerary and don’t forget the camera.
Fans of the supernatural shouldn’t miss this one (page 12) and art-lovers just have to swing by this Southern favorite (page 15).
1. Craters of the Moon National Monument
- Swing by on your way to: Sawtooth Wilderness Area.
You’ll feel like you landed on the real moon at this Idaho national monument. The rugged landscape, about the size of Rhode Island, makes for some pretty surreal vacation pictures. Thousands of years-old lava has also created underground “lava tubes” that just beg for exploration. But make sure you bring a water bottle — this site has zero.
Next: This museum will make you want to clean out your hairbrush after your vacation.