How beautiful is it to be from somewhere so beautiful? Maybe you’re not from here, but you live here now. Either way, lucky you North Carolina is one of the most naturally beautiful states in the country. Whoot, Whoot!

Booking.com recently released its list of the top 10 states in the country with the most natural beauty. They analyzed each state by looking into the number of volcanoes, mountains, shorelines, national parks, state parks, waterfalls, and inland water. These are some of the key features that make states and areas naturally beautiful. Which I am sure we can all agree North Carolina is one of those places that pretty much has it all. North Carolina made the list due to our thousands of miles of beautiful shoreline. They also highlight key parts of North Carolina including Linville Gorge, Uwharrie National Forest, and Whitewater Falls. But, can you guess which other states made the top ten? Check out the top 10 most naturally beautiful states there is across the country.

Top 10 Most Naturally Beautiful States

  1. Hawaii
  2. Washington
  3. California
  4. New Hampshire
  5. Oregon
  6. Alaska & New Jersey tied
  7. North Carolina
  8. Virginia
  9. Maine