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A Remote Hot Spring Only Accessible By Kayak And 14 More Geothermal Pools Worth Traveling For

Not much can beat a soak in these natural pools.

I have always been drawn to hot springs. I mean, how cool is it that there are places on Earth where geothermally heated water creates perfectly warm, mineral-rich pools that you can soak in?

And while there are hot springs all over the globe (I'm looking at you, Japan), the US has its fair share of amazing spots.

1. Iron Mountain Hot Springs — Glenwood Springs, Colorado

Hot springs at sunset.

2. Travertine Hot Springs — Bridgeport, California

Small pools surrounded by rock.

3. Chena Hot Springs Resort — Fairbanks, Alaska

Two people swimming in a steamy outdoor pool surrounded by snow

4. Mystic Hot Springs — Monroe, Utah

Bath tubs built into rock.

5. Burgdorf Hot Springs — McCall, Idaho

Hot springs during winter.

6. Buckstaff Bathhouse — Hot Springs, Arkansas

The exterior of a bathhouse

7. Astoria Hot Springs — Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Two women in a hot springs pool.

8. Goldmyer Hot Springs — Middle Fork Valley, Washington

A waterfall in the rocks.

9. The Springs Resort & Spa — Pagosa Springs, Colorado

Woman in a pool on the river

10. Omni Homestead Resort — Hot Springs, Virginia

A hotel built on a big plot of land.

11. Castle Hot Springs — Morristown, Arizona

A woman bathing in a hot spring.

12. Riverbend Hot Springs — Truth or Consequences, New Mexico

Riverbend Hot Springs in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico

13. Terwilliger Hot Springs — Willamette National Forest, Oregon

Hot Springs in oregon.

14. Arizona Hot Springs — Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Nevada

Lake Mead National Recreation Area

15. Wilbur Hot Springs — Williams, California

Wilbur Hot Springs in Williams, California

Have you been to an amazing hot spring in the US? Tell us about it in the comments!