By Keilah Keiser
Do you have visions of yourself sitting in a natural hot spring, lying back in the warmth and comfort of the water? You don’t need to wait until you plan a trip around the world to make this a reality. There are numerous hot springs around the country within easy reach. But just what is a hot spring…and why are they now more popular than ever?
To keep it simple, a hot spring happens when heated water from the ground rises up to form a pool of water. Water from precipitation