Davis Mountains State Park Close by is the McDonald Observatory (http://mcdonaldobservatory.org/) and the Historical Fort Davis (http://www.fortdavis.com/), not far down the road is Balmorhea State Park a west Texas desert oasis of spring water to swim in, the Guadalupe Mountains just a short drive
Vermont’s Stratton Mountain, a highly pleasurable ski resort
Davis Mountains State Park - Fort Davis, Texas = Historic site, camping, nature study, picnic, hiking, backpacking, equestrian, biking, interpretive programs, Indian Lodge, Historic Site, restaurant, pool, store, ranger programs
Tennessee — Clingman’s Dome If love is raising you higher, head to the highest point in all of Tennessee. At 6,643 feet, Clingman’s Dome is one of the most spectacular viewpoints in the Great Smoky Mountains. On clear days, it’s possible to see up to 100 miles from a full 360° from the structure.
US Tallest Mountain's Surprising Location Explained
Reaching 20,320 feet (6,194 meters) above sea level in south-central Alaska, Mount McKinley is North America's tallest mountain and the third tallest mountain in the world after Mount Everest in Nepal and Aconcagua in Argentina (note this is based on the measurement from base to peak on land, and not based on elevation)
Arabia Mountain's otherworldy landscape is like nothing you've ever seen
Table Mountain’s Cloudy Tablecloth: This gorgeous phenomena of clouds pouring over the top of Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa, is what gave the mountain it's name. I was mesmerized by this stunning, slow motion, waterfall effect and had to capture it with my camera...which I think is impossible to ever truly capture. (Laura Grier/National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest)