Discover A Tropical Paradise When You Visit These 17 Natural Oases In America

There’s a reason tropical vacations are so popular. Brilliant sunshine, white sand beaches, aquamarine waters as far as the eye can see; the tropics are a little piece of paradise here on earth. A vacation to a tropical paradise isn’t just beautiful; it’s good for the mind, body, and soul. However, these glorious getaways are often inaccessible, due to location, cost, and logistics. But here’s the thing: there are some truly wondrous natural oases right here, in America. These are places that will have you checking your passport to make sure you are, in fact, still in the U.S. From desert retreats to inland islands, and everything in between, you’ll discover a tropical paradise when you visit these 17 natural oases in America.

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The United States is a place of such immense wonder and beauty, and while many of these hidden oases require a bit of effort and planning to access, they are all wholly, wonderfully worth it. Go out and discover your own little slice of paradise, right here in our incredible country.

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