Best Places to Visit Thermal Hot Springs in North America

For thousands of years, people have believed that the mineral-rich waters of natural hot springs possess healing and restorative qualities. Even if that’s not actually the case, they're still a popular tourist destination. Here's where you can find them in North America.

Chena Hot Springs– Fairbanks, Alaska, U.S.

There are activities at this resort all year long, but winter might be the best time to go because you can defy the surrounding snow and bitter cold as you soak in the steamy springs.

Banff Upper Hot Springs– Alberta, Canada

Banff is a mountain town located amid the peaks and glaciers of the Canadian Rockies, one of the most spectacular settings in North America. These springs are part of Banff National Park.

Radium Hot Springs– British Columbia, Canada

Located west of Kootenay National Park in the shadow of the Canadian Rockies, these springs have two pools to offer.

Granite Hot Springs– Wyoming, U.S.

The developed outdoor pools at this hot spring just above Granite Falls in the Bridger National Forest have great views, but that's not the only place to find them. (Read the article for an insider's tip.)

Hot Springs National Park– Arkansas, U.S.

When an entire national park is named for its hot springs, you know it’s a top place to go. Here, there’s an opportunity to see hot springs in their natural state.

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