US Hot Spring Destinations
By Kelsey Hildin | Published on November 5, 2015
US Hot Spring Destinations
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Imagine the calm, relaxing, zen-like feeling experienced while sitting in a hot tub. This marvel of modern technology is actually just a replica of the real thing: natural hot springs are not the exotic, out-of-reach destinations many believe they are. Mother Nature was pretty fair in her placement of these immensely enjoyable pools of naturally heated water, as there are hot springs sprinkled across the entire globe. Below is a short list of some United States hot spring destinations..

West Coast
Calistoga Hot Springs, Calistoga, California

US Hot Spring DestinationsPhoto courtesy | Donna Sutton

Central
Hot Springs National Park, Hot Springs, Arkansas: located among the Ouachita Mountain Valley.

US Hot Spring DestinationsPhoto courtesy | Ken Lund

Strawberry Park Hot Springs, Steamboat Springs, Colorado: The state’s most popular hot spring.

US Hot Spring DestinationsPhoto courtesy | B. Henak

Hawaii
Ahalanui Hot Pond, Puna, Big Island, Hawaii: This is a popular local spot, but can get very crowded.

US Hot Spring DestinationsPhoto courtesy | Steve Wilber

Alaska
Chena Hot Springs Resort, Fairbanks, Alaska: This resort is over 100 years old and is open year round.

US Hot Spring DestinationsPhoto courtesy | Frank Kovalcheck

So grab your bathing suit and a pair of sneakers! This unlikely combo will allow you to make the most out of the great outdoors and enjoy these natural hot springs.

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Cover photo courtesy | Anne Elliott

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Kelsey Hildin

By: Kelsey Hildin | Published on November 5, 2015

   
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