Enjoy Views of the Prettiest Skylines Across the Country, No Matter Where You Are
Every year when the weather starts to heat up, it’s inevitable for people to start dreaming about their next vacation. In a time when traveling is pretty much off the table, finding an alternative way to exercise your wanderlust is the next best thing to. Whether that means virtually traveling somewhere fun with a Zoom background or making a bucket list for a trip down the line, taking your mind to another place can (almost) compare to being there.
If you’re wishing you could be in your favorite town but you’re far from it, these cityscape pictures are sure to help you cope. Complete with California’s stretching coastline to New York’s iconic views, transport yourself to the city of your dreams, no matter how far away you might be. Read on to see our favorite places in the US, and enjoy a little vacation wherever you are.
New York City
With a shot from the lower half of Manhattan, the One World Trade Center can be seen standing out against the rest of the city’s impressive buildings.
The emerald green water from the Pacific Ocean surrounding the island of Oahu lights up the coast of the tropical city.
The John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge leads visitors right into the heart of Cincinnati.
Purple and yellow hues light up the sky and reflect in the Cumberland River, drawing attention to the busy city of Nashville.
The southernmost tip of California is defined by palm trees, harbors, and a handful of luxe buildings.
The Space Needle stands tall against the city of Seattle with a gorgeous mountain backdrop behind it.
With the Reunion Tower and surrounding buildings lit up for the night, Dallas almost looks like an amusement park against the deep blue sky.
Golden and glowing, Pittsburgh’s Roberto Clemente and Rachel Carson bridges can be seen guiding visitors over the Allegheny River into the charming city.
Gateway Arch is hard to miss from any viewpoint in St. Louis. The city’s lights warmly reflect off of it.
With bright-green trees and a sunset-filled sky, this shot of Atlanta from Piedmont Park almost looks like a painting.
A bright, sunny day in Indianapolis makes it hard to miss the lush trees and sparkling water along the Canal Walk.
Los Angeles is a bustling, diverse home to coastal escapes like Venice Beach, amusement parks like Universal Studios, and the iconic hub of the entertainment industry: Hollywood.
Complete with the Johnson Space Center, Hermann Park, and busy interstates, Houston is one of the many growing cities in Texas.
Lush green spaces like Romare Bearden Park make this Southern city feel like one with nature.
The Golden Gate Bridge makes for an iconic entrance into the beloved “City by the Bay.”
With the Rocky Mountains not far away, Denver is the ideal place for those who want the best of both worlds.
Boats line the waterfront of Baltimore, giving it a relaxed and enjoyable vibe from every spot in the city.
Oklahoma City, OK
The Devon Tower stands tall against the Oklahoma sky, drawing attention to its growing downtown.
Green grass and a cloud-filled sky make this shot of Scioto Mile Park in Columbus picture perfect.
The Tampa Bay is home to this growing city, as well as to beautiful views of the Sunshine State.
The Menomonee River takes center stage in this beautiful photo of Milwaukee with the cityscape in the background.
Sprawling parks like Liam E. McGee Memorial, Riverside, and Colt Park are open to those who want to seek refuge from this busy Connecticut town.
The Columbia River lies on the outer banks of Portland, giving the city a sense of waterfront charm.