America's Top 15 Mountain Views Voted by Travelers

10th March, 2024


Traveler's Choice: Iconic granite cliffs, giant sequoia groves, and majestic waterfalls. Hike to Glacier Point or Tunnel View for unforgettable panoramas.

Yosemite National Park, California

Glacier National Park, Montana

Traveler's Choice: ● The "Crown of the Continent" with rugged peaks and glacier-carved valleys. ● Drive the Going-to-the-Sun Road for jaw-dropping scenery.

Mount Rainier National Park, Washington

Traveler's Choice: ● An active volcano blanketed in glaciers is surrounded by an old-growth forest. ● The Paradise area offers sweeping vistas and accessible hiking trails.

Denali National Park, Alaska

Traveler's Choice: ● Home to North America's tallest peak, a haven for wildlife and epic wildness. ● Spot grizzlies, Denali's "Big Five," and the mountain itself on a clear day.

Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado

Traveler's Choice: ● Iconic mountain range with diverse ecosystems and abundant wildlife. ● Drive Trail Ridge Road for breathtaking views above the treeline.

Mount Desert Island (Acadia National Park), Maine

Traveler's Choice: ● Where mountains meet the sea! Coastal beauty and New England charm. ● Hike or drive to the top of Cadillac Mountain, the East Coast's highest point.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, NC/TN

Traveler's Choice: ● The ancient mountain range is known for its biodiversity and hazy atmosphere. ● Scenic drives like the Blue Ridge Parkway offer endless overlooks.

Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona

Traveler's Choice: ● Not just mountains – the canyon reveals immense geological depth. ● Hike the rim trails or venture down to the Colorado River for different perspectives.

Crater Lake National Park, Oregon

Traveler's Choice: ● A volcano-formed lake is renowned for its intense blue water. ● Rim Drive offers stunning 360-degree views of the lake and surrounding peaks.

Olympic National Park, Washington

Traveler's Choice: ● Unique combination of rugged peaks, rainforests, and wild coastline. ● Hurricane Ridge offers stunning mountain views and diverse hiking trails.

Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

Traveler's Choice: ● Classic mountain scenery with dramatic, glaciated peaks and pristine lakes. ● Abundant wildlife – watch for bison, elk, and pronghorn.

Zion National Park, Utah

Traveler's Choice: A canyon paradise for hikers, offering narrow slot canyons and lofty views. Hike to Angels Landing for an iconic (and challenging) panoramic viewpoint.

Yellowstone National Park, WY/MT/ID

Traveler's Choice: ● Geothermal wonderland set amongst mountains and vast wilderness. ● See Old Faithful, colorful hot springs, and the Lamar Valley for wildlife.

Shenandoah National Park, Virginia

Traveler's Choice: ● Accessible mountain beauty, incredibly scenic in autumn colors. ● Skyline Drive winds along the ridge with numerous overlooks.

White Mountains National Forest, New Hampshire

Traveler's Choice: ● Peak fall foliage destination, home to Mount Washington and the Appalachian Trail. ● Drive the scenic Kancamagus Highway for the ultimate fall color experience.