10 Most Weird Places in the USA

10 Most Weird Places in the USA
9 January, 2020 0 Comments

"10 Most Weird Places in the USA

Traveling, the best thing that most people like to do, doesn’t matter they go indeed work or else for fun. Today, let's travel to weird places to get some fun, adventure, and know the world more closely.

An idea of strange places means something mysterious or peculiar. There are many odd places around the globe, but let's today talk about the USA. There are many weird places in the USA, but we are going to make a list of the top 10 strange places.  

1. Sandstone Waves, Arizona 

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The 40-acre desert of Maine formed by water erosion and slow wind, 190 million years ago in the Jurassic age, when desert dunes compacted and solidified into striped sandstone in the Coyote Buttes near Arizona.

For the protection of rock, only 20 visitors are allowed to access the wave each day by a lottery system. The best season to visit tourist attraction Arizona rock is in spring for hiking and photography. 

2. Ruby Falls, Tennessee 

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The 145 feet famous underground waterfall, the ruby fall, is in the heart of the lookout mountain of Chattanooga was discovered in the 1920s by a chemist and cave enthusiast Leo Lambert.

The cave path is full of beautiful stalactites and stalagmites that makes the journey amazing. An elevator takes visitors 26 stories below the surface, and lights in the cave add extra beauty that makes you say “WOW.” 

3. Salton Sea, California 

Source: USA Today

The shallow, saline, endorheic, and rift lake located on top of the San Andreas Fault was formed 110 years ago during the 1950s by engineering mistake as a tried to evolve a method for irrigation.

It has been termed as the “crown jewel of avian biodiversity” as 400 species of birds has been documented by Dr. Milt Friend of the Salton Sea Science Office. 

4. Thor's well, Yachats  

Source: YouTube

The 20 feet natural hole on the Oregon coast, seemingly bottomless sinkhole swallows the unbroken stream of seawater around it as the natural wonder is Thor’s well.

It was formed after years of waves crashing down on the same spot, causing erosion, which eventually prompted the rock to collapse and create a sinkhole. Some call it a "gaping sinkhole," the "drainpipe of the Pacific," and even a "gate to hell." 

5. Painted Hill, Oregon 

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Have u ever seen god’s painting? Let me show you the one. The beautiful Painted Hill looks like a wonder. It is located in Wheeler country and named after the colorful and fascinating layers of its hills corresponding to various geological eras. The mountain is formed by a floodplain deposit when the area was warm and humid. 

6. Eternal Flame Falls, Western New York  

Source: World Atlas

Here is the magic of nature, the waterfall with fire inside it, sounds interesting? It is Eternal Flame Falls located in the shale creek preserve in Western New York is a waterfall with eternal fire behind the cascading water stream. The source of flame is Rhine street shale located at a depth of 1300 ft below the surface. Natural gas is the reason behind the fire. 

7. Mendenhall Ice Caves, Alaska 

Source: The Alaska Life

The icy blue world of a glacier, one of the most magical things of the world, Mendenhall Ice Caves, located in Juneau, Mendenhall valley, is formed by water. It is a glacier behind the town, and people usually visit there for trekking, hiking, and to feel the beauty of the ice cave. 

8. Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness Area, New Mexico 

Source: Wikiwand

A rolling landscape of badlands feels like the surface of some faraway planet, Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness area is located in San Juan country in New Mexico. An army of hoodoos oversees this 41,000-acre of the desolate area of steeply eroded badlands is luckily open for hiking, camping, and horseback riding. 

9. Devils Postpile National Monument, California 

Source: Visit California

Ever attracted by nature? If not, let's have a look on Devils Postpile National Monument. It is one of the world's most excellent examples of columnar basalt. A 60 ft cluster of hexagonal formations that resembles an enormous honeycomb from overhead.

It located near Mammoth Mountain in eastern California. Another wonder from Postpile is Rainbow Falls. It was created within the last 100,000 years by the cooling and cracking of hot lava and is the most outstanding natural attractions. 

10. Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona 

Source: USA Today

Here comes the most massive storehouse of Petrified trees and world-famous weird landscapes. Petrified Forest National Park desert area is one of them. It has plant and animal fossils and archaeological sites in eastern Arizona, the U.S.

It was established as a national monument in 1906 and a national park in 1962. The area includes places like the Black forest, Onyx bridges, Devils playground, Lacey point, Puerco Pueblo, and Newspaper Rocks.

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