"Diablo Lake: surreal color from rock powder. Fish, camp, kayak, explore Ross Lake. Stunning blue beauty in Washington. #LakeLife"
"Amethyst Lake: Stunning in High Uintas. 12-mile hike through meadows. Clear, chilly, sparkling water. Utah's prettiest lake. #NatureBeauty"
"Ice Lake: Gorgeous, frigid. San Juan Mountains, Colorado. Perched at 14,000 ft. Snowy most of the year. Best to visit in summer. #MountainBeauty"
"Sapphires come from underground. Cosmic Cavern, Berryville, Arkansas. Largest show cave. Crystal-clear lakes, said to be bottomless. Explore on one-hour tour.
"Lake Helen: Glacial beauty in Lassen Volcanic Park. Pristine turquoise waters fed by melting snow. Unique minerals create stunning hue. Top U.S. glacial lake. #NaturalSplendor"
"Glen Canyon's gem: Lake Powell. Celebrated vacation spot. Startling blue waters against red Arizona landscape. Relax and enjoy the view. #LakeParadise"
"Great Lakes: Lake Michigan's greatness. Clear day, tropical pool vibes. Public access in Pleasant Prairie. #LakeBeauty"
"Lake Tahoe: Highest alpine lake at 6,225 ft. Colorful waters, stunning shoreline. Popular yet still splendid. #NaturalBeauty"
"Torch Lake: Antrim and Kalkaska counties. Caribbean-hued waters. A captivating alternative to Great Lakes. #LakeParadise"
"Lava Lake: Oregon's Deschutes National Forest. Volcanic rim, stunning setting. Clear cerulean waters, snow-capped peaks. Must-visit! #LakeBeauty"