19 Glorious Water Views You Can Only Find In The U.S.

About 7 percent of the United States is made up of water, with the states of Michigan and Hawaii winning top honors, according to U.S. Census Bureau. That means there are plenty of water areas to enjoy, and America doesn’t disappoint with its array of beautiful oceans, lakes, rivers, streams, wetlands, and waterfalls. The diversity of climate and terrain further adds to the appeal and provides a delightful assortment of glorious water views like none other. Here are 19 spectacular views you can only find here:

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Undoubtedly, these photos don’t even begin to cover the incredible waterscapes found across the U.S. Have you visited any of these areas, and do you think they are worthy of being part of the “best of” list? What other water views do you think should be added? We’d love to hear your thoughts and especially your photos!

For more beautiful views of the U.S., you’ll want to see these 15 breathtaking photos of the greatest landscapes.