U.S. & Canada
Best Sunsets
Ocean-view sunset

Discover some of the best spots throughout the U.S. to witness the magical golden hour just before the night sky takes over.

A Saguaro Cactus at sunrise.
Arizona’s Tortolita Mountains

Northwest of Tucson is a small mountain range with truly memorable hiking trails. After a day of trekking, take a moment of solitude to witness a stunningly gorgeous desert sunset that provokes memories of the wild days of the Old West. 

South Beach Architecture
South Beach

Is there anything more exciting than after-dark in South Beach? Celebrate the transition from day to night as the city's neon lights mingle with nature's neon in the sky. 

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Laguna Niguel, California

Nothing enhances a meal like a view of the glowing sunset over the Pacific Ocean. Overlooking Salt Creek Beach, 180blũ offers a quintessential Dana Point experience with panoramic ocean views. Take in the sunset, while enjoying live music every Thursday from 4 – 7 p.m. 

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Naples, Florida

Private boardwalks meandering through a natural preserve of mangroves and palms provide a front row seat to one of nature's best shows — a sunset over the Gulf of Mexico.

A small group of people stand next to the ocean at sunset.
Kapalua, Hawaii

At The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, the transition from day to night is marked by the sound of the conch shell echoing throughout the lobby to summon the energies of the day and allow us to say mahalo for such a wonderful day in Kapalua. The beat of the sacred Hawaiian drum signifies the heartbeat of the day’s light and a short chant puts the day to rest. 

A terrace with adirondack chairs and a firepit
Northern California’s Half Moon Bay

Nature takes center stage in NorCal: Hike or bike the area’s trails, and you’re sure to spot loons and kingbirds. Take to the sea by kayak, stand-up paddle board or surfboard, and you’ll likely meet a resident seal. Quiet evenings revolve around watching sunsets, sipping locally made beer and wine and enjoying fresh-caught seafood at both quaint eateries and fine-dining restaurants.