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15 U.S. Locations for Incredible Landscape Photography

That golden hour is waiting for you.

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Are you the type of person who forgets to pack snacks for a long hike, but always brings their camera? Do you get impatient waiting in security lines at the airport, but will calmly stand for hours until the golden hour to snag the perfect shot?

That's us, too. Have camera, will travel, we say, and we're lucky to live in a country where there are plenty of places for an adventurous photog to explore. It's hard to choose favorites, but we've picked 15 of the best spots for landscape photography, from sea to shining sea.

When you've exhausted your shutter finger and crave a comfortable place to spend the night, pull into one of KOA's 500-plus campgrounds

 Adventure by Lucas Gashi

KOA campgrounds in New York

 Adventure by Cameron Cech

KOA campgrounds in South Dakota

 Adventure by Mason Boring

KOA campgrounds in Tennessee and North Carolina 

 Adventure by The Outbound Collective

KOA campgrounds in Washington

 Adventure by Stephen Bellrichard

KOA campgrounds in California

Adventure by Sara Sheehy

KOA campgrounds in Idaho

Adventure by Jason Hatfield

KOA campgrounds in Utah

Adventure by George Bruce Wilson

KOA campgrounds in Oregon

Adventure by IdleTheoryBus

KOA campgrounds in Wyoming

Adventure by Joshua Contois

KOA campgrounds in California

Adventure by Lara Paul

KOA campgrounds in Maine

Adventure by Michael Wigle

KOA campgrounds in Michigan

Adventure by Courtney Clemmons

KOA campgrounds in Florida

Adventure by Thomas Burton

KOA campgrounds in Utah

Adventure by Chris Mongeau

KOA campgrounds in New Mexico

Explore all KOA campgrounds in the United States!

Cover photo by Jason Hatfield

We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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