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Swim at the Thousand Steps Pools

Orange County / Thousand Steps Beach

Driving down PCH southbound. Park at 9th street Laguna beach. You'l descend 219 stairs to be exact (feels like a 1,000). Once on the beach head to your left (south) until you come across a cave.

Connor Van Orden
1518 Saves

Exploring the Arches at Little Corona del Mar

Orange County / Little Corona del Mar Beach

Little Corona del Mar Beach is a secluded beach located on Poppy Avenue across Ocean Boulevard in Corona del Mar.

Tiffany Nguyen
1050 Saves

Swim at Hamilton Pool Preserve

Austin / Hamilton Pool Preserve

Hamilton Pool Preserve, about a 45 minute drive from Austin, TX, is one of the most beautiful places to spend a hot, Texas afternoon.

Sarah Williams
991 Saves

Hike to Soak in the Boiling River

Montana / Boiling River Hot Springs

Boiling River Hot Springs is an awesome year-round place to experience the geo-thermal energy of Yellowstone in a more personal way.

Elliott Kramer
981 Saves

Adventure at Arroyo Seco

San Francisco / Arroyo Seco Campground

This off-the-beaten-trail adventure has a little bit of everything for everyone, and is as challenging as you make it.

Cole Anastassiou
897 Saves

Strawberry Park Hot Springs

Colorado / Strawberry Park Hot Springs

No matter the time of year, if you are going to be anywhere near Steamboat Springs, Strawberry Park Hot Springs is a can’t-miss experience.

Amy Kesic
862 Saves

Cliff Jump At Fossil Creek Falls

Arizona / Fossil Creek Waterfall Trailhead

The journey is definitely worth it! Don't let the description discourage you from visiting here.

Dane Nilsson
858 Saves

Relax in the Saratoga Hot Springs

Utah / Saratoga Springs Parking

Awesome all year round, but one of the best places to chill out during winter. The water is just hot enough to feel amazing and escape from the cold. This place is public and not supervised.

Eric Bennett
843 Saves

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