Dozens of these wonders dot our region, but these 12 are the greatest, most awe-inducing—and absolutely worth building an entire summer vacation around

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Dozens of these wonders dot our region, but these 12 are the greatest, most awe-inducing—and absolutely worth building an entire summer vacation around

Peter Fish  – April 13, 2010 | Updated May 22, 2019