You would have gone to places with mind-blowing architectures or glowing lights, but the real fun is visiting the natural wonders. They have the force that attracts everyone towards them. Their mesmerizing beauty and tempting views will make you stunned, awed, and speechless.
There are many natural wonders in the world, but here in this article, we will discuss the Natural Wonders of the US. America is a very vast country. It has almost every type of nature’s creation located in it from deserts to glaciers everything. Whether you are visiting America or you already live there, we have mentioned places that you should not miss.
These are also places that you can visit through a road trip. Road trips are the best to enjoy every enticing view on the way to the destination. These trips are also universal like you can go on them with friends, family, lovers, everyone.
So wasting a little bit of time, let’s get exploring the following Natural Wonders of the US to visit:-
The Grand Canyon
The Grand Canyon in Arizona is also among the Natural Wonders of the World. The grand canyon covers 277 miles with an average width of 10 miles. It is divided into three rims, and are the south, west, and north. The south side is well-developed and has restaurants and lodging facilities. The west edge of the Grand Canyon has the Glass-Floored Skywalk that you shouldn’t miss. If you want to experience the wilderness, then you should explore the north side it is the less visited place. Carry a camera and keep some Photography Tips in mind while capturing this beauty.
Yosemite National Park
Yosemite National Park is the home to the fifth largest waterfall in the world and the largest waterfall of North America, namely Yosemite Falls. This national park is covered in almost 800,000 acres and is the oldest national park in America. This park is the perfect place to visit no matter whether you want to relax or want to have some adventure; it offers everything. This national park has an array of enticing nature’s creation; some of them are subalpine lakes, sequoia trees, waterfalls, and sky-scraping granite pinnacles. For more information, you can read Things to do in Yosemite National Park.
Yellowstone National Park
This park was the first-ever national park of America and is still as beautiful as it was; no one can take its place. The main focal point of this park that attracts tourists is its geological phenomenons like geysers, mud pots, fumaroles, and hot springs. It has a wide variety of wildlife and terrain that makes it a paradise for a nature lover. Its wildlife includes bears, wolves, and herds of bison and elk. You can experience hiking, camping, boating, fishing, and exploration. This national park has paved pathways that lead you to a number of lakes and waterfalls.
Arches National Park
This national park is famous for its density in arches; there aren’t any park that has arches as much as Arches National Park. It has a Delicate Arch that is 52 feet tall. Apart from its height, the most impressive thing is its structure, and did you know? It is made up of the distinctive red stone that covers the five national parks of Utah. Most of the time, people come here for bicycling or driving along its 18-mile road. You can also go for hiking or ranger-led tours that are available for spring, summer, and fall. Rock climbing is also possible, but it is only on selected routes only.
Everglades National Park
Everglades national park located on the southern tip of Florida spreads across 1.5 million acres of wetland. Offering the best view of Florida. It is home to endangered species like a leather-black turtle, manatee, Florida panther, and black bear. The wildest and unpopulated area. You will find 40 different species of orchid flowers, mangrove forests, sawgrass marshes, pine Flatwoods, and rivers. It can be a perfect example of how old Florida used to be before the development with its wild beauty. The best time to visit this place is from April to November during the wet season.
Niagara Falls, located between the border of the US and Canada, has the best views from the Canadian side and it is undeniable. It is also America’s largest waterfall. Niagara Falls consists of three alluring waterfalls, namely Horseshoe waterfall, American waterfall, and Bridal Veil waterfall.
American Falls can be seen from prospect point park. If you want to get under the falls either you will have to take a Maid of the mist boat tour, or you can also opt for hiking to the caves of winds under the bridal veil falls. To get a breathtaking view of Niagara falls we will recommend you to walk drive across the border and see it from the Canadian side. Do you know? There is a total of 22.5 million visitors annually at Niagara Falls.
Redwood forest located in California is the home to the tallest trees on the earth. It protects almost 45% of the remaining coast redwoods old-growth. Along with the coast redwoods, prairies, oak woodlands, wild rivers, and 40 miles of pacific ocean coastline are also protected by the National Park Services. The best way to explore and admire the beauty of the Redwood forest is through the walk, though the scenic drives are also available for the ones who want to explore grace with comfort.
It is also the home to the world’s tallest tree Hyperion. It’s recorded height is 380.3 ft (115.92m). The surprising fact is no one knows where exactly it is in the Redwood forest. It is kept private to keep it from tourist attractions.
Acadia National Park
The Acadia national park is the first place that sees the sunrise in the entire US from early October to early March. It has the most stunning view and is nature’s awe-inspiring beauty. You can see the marvelous views from the top of the Cadillac Mountain that has the highest point along with the North Atlantic Seaboard. You can also experience hiking on the granite peaks and biking on the craggy coastline of Maine.
These were the eight Natural Wonders of the US that you should not miss on the trip. For more information related to travel visit, Travelila.