Whether you’re at the Grand Canyon in the West or New York City in the East, there are certain parts of the country that are worth going to for the simple pleasure of being eye candy for us. The West offers vibrant views of nature – the ocean, mountains and bright rocks from the earth. Where as on the East, we are treated to views of the “concrete jungle.”

Wherever you may be, take moment to indulge in the views above the earth and appreciate the area that surrounds you. Check out these 5 great views in America.

1. Big Sur

Located along the Pacific Coast Highway in California, Big Sur is known for it’s beautiful views of high cliffs and deep blue oceans.

Big Sur

2. Crater Lake, Oregon

Crater Lake’s picturesque views are among one of the best in the United States.

Crater Lake

3. Grand Canyon

A national treasure, to say the least, the Grand Canyon’s view is overwhelmingly beautiful.

Grand Canyon

4. Red Rock Canyon

Red Rock Canyon is a colorful, 13-mile drive among vibrant red rocks that are picture worthy.

Red Rock Canyon

5. Top of the Rock

Top of the Rock is not so much a “nature” scene, but easily one of the best places to get a view of the Big Apple.

Top of the Rock