These are the quietest spots in America – Quartz

February 19, 2015 1:07 PM

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If you want some peace and quiet, get away from people and water and trek to the valleys in between western US mountains.

The US National Park Service released new maps of the loudest and quietest parts of the country, and the winner for the quietest overall area is the Basin and Range region, which includes a number of mountain ranges stretching from Southeastern Oregon into Utah, Idaho, and Nevada, says Kurt Fristrup...

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