Grasmere, Lake District, Cumbria, England
The Lake District has inspired just about any poet or artist who has ever visited it, including views, trails, pubs, and just about everything else a soul could desire: a land so peaceful that one can wander about all day in natural-color clothing in valleys and over fells and not be shot.
To understand Iceland (or Icelanders), I have three observations:
Even so, Iceland is home to a remarkable number of traditions, including literary ones--including having one of the most popular lines in literature.
Petrified Forest National Park: In Arizona, trees before time.
Road West: A somewhat less than serious cartoon tour of the U.S. by state.
Utah Field House (with dinosaur garden)
Zion National Park: sheer splendor in Utah.
Bryce Canyon National Park: hoohoo city in Utah.
Capitol Reef National Park: unworldly beauty in Utah.