30 Pictures of America That Will Make You Want to Hit the Road

America is big. It’s a thing my international friends constantly remark when they’re visiting, but often it’s taken for granted as I move about my daily life.

These pictures make it impossible to ignore. America isn’t just big, it’s enormous. So grab your keys and let’s take a look at just how crazy our beautiful, huge nation really is.

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She Moves, Joshua Tree (California)

This National Park in California feels like some alien world, with huge boulders your kids just can’t help climb. Park on the rocks and dream of the things they’ve seen.

She Moves | Joshua Tree Not only is Joshua Tree the only great complete album U2 ever made its a pretty amazing National Park. This was captured last summer for a school project. I wish we were exploring a national park today, but sometimes you gotta hustle. #sonyalpha #sonya7 #fypyes #joshuatree #nationalpark #findyourpark #adventure #exploretocreate #roamtheplanet #livefolk #liveauthentic #lifeofadventure #roadtrip #desert #u2 #superhubs #thegreatoutdoors #reiMember #rei1440project #optoutside

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Glacier Point, Yosemite National Park (California)

Ironic bend in the road, with Glacier Point glowing in the distance. I’ve been told it’s a good place to pull over and cruise down with your skateboard.

More film from the road.

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Autumn in Jamestown (Virginia)

Back to the United States’ beginning: the Jamestown Settlement, gently tinged with autumn.

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