Top 6 American Flower Spots

Plan your visit when blooms are at their peak.


Anza-Borrego Desert, California Desert: Annuals set against sand dunes and mountains. For info:


Southern Arizona: Broad patches amid towering saguaros. For info:


Hill Country, Texas: Pleasant backroad driving to numerous locales. For info:


Great Smoky Mountains, North Carolina and Tennessee: Hundreds of species on the ground, plus blooming shrubs and trees. For info:

Late July

San Juan Mountains, Colorado: Plentiful sub-alpine meadows set among mountains. For info:

Early August

Mount rainier, Washington: Sub-alpine wildflowers with snowcapped volcano as background. For info: