Hot Springer Ken

A hot springs enthusiast born in Japan; based in Texas, U.S. Follow me on Instagram or Twitter for updates!

Hot Springs Campground (Idaho) - Hot Springs in the U.S.

This is a hot spring to warm up your body after rafting. Of course, you can also visit just for soaking.

Faywood Hot Springs - Hot Springs in the U.S.

You may or may not wear a swimsuit in the vast wilderness. This is a hot spring inn with unique atmosphere, with peacocks walking beside the outdoor pools.

Farad Soaking Pool - Hot Springs in the U.S.

This is the closest hot spring to the location of the tragedy of Donner Party. Although it is easy to get to, it is a little-known undeveloped hot spring that is like a mystery spot.

Crystal Hot Springs (Utah) - Hot Springs in the U.S.

Chinese immigrants were employed to build the transcontinental railroad. The hot spring that they loved is still a place of relaxation for locals.

Sacajawea Hot Spring - Hot Springs in the U.S.

Sacajawea, an American Indian woman, is chosen as the model for the portrait on the one dollar coin. This undeveloped hot spring is attributed to her honorable name.

Melanie Hot Springs - Hot Springs in the U.S.

A small, lukewarm puddle of water that barely covers your waist when sitting down. If being asked if there is any meaning in going to such a hot spring, the answer is "No meaning, but go."

Miracle Hot Springs - Hot Springs in the U.S.

It is a three-hour drive from L.A., and conveniently located near the parking lot. Even so, the water temp is hot enough and there are many spots where you can soak, making it a truly miraculous hot spring.

Cove Creek (Kem) Hot Springs - Hot Springs in the U.S.

It is about a 10-minute drive from Stanley, Idaho. Cove Creek is  one of the easiest undeveloped hot springs to access, but it is not too close to the highway.

Rose's Plunge - Hot Springs in the U.S.

This hot spring was located next to a community center that looked like it had been abandoned. In the silence, the signature mineral spring water was pouring out.

Pinkerton Hot Springs - Hot Springs in the U.S.

Preconceptions can be tricky. I have passed by this unusual spring many times, but it took me four years to realize that I could soak there.