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Our Top 10 Natural Wonders in North America

Posted on 26-Nov-2013

North America has a vast array of natural wonders from breath-taking mountain ranges, to lakes, deserts, canyons and beautiful beaches.

With much deliberation here is my top 10 natural wonders of America!

10 - Yellowstone National Park – for its preservation of Old Faithful and the world’s largest collection of geysers

Yellowstone National Park Yellowstone National Park

 

9 - Grand Canyon – for the stunning views from the south rim and the option to soar above in a helicopter

 

The Grand Canyon The Grand Canyon

 

8 - Yosemite National Park – for its deep valleys and Giant Sequoias

 

Yosemite National Park Yosemite National Park

 

7 - Rocky Mountains – for its emerald-coloured Moraine Lake, which is beautiful from any angle

 

The beautiful Rocky Mountains The beautiful Rocky Mountains

 

6 - Niagara Falls – for the moment you get up-close and feel the spray

 

Niagra Falls Niagra Falls

 

5 - Mississippi River – for its diverse culture that meanders through the heart of the South

 

Cruise on the Mississippi River Cruise on the Mississippi River

 

4 - Death Valley – for its Badwater Basin, which covers over 200 square miles and is so flat and sparse that it alters your sense of perspective

 

Death Valley Death Valley

 

3 - Appalachian Mountains – for the endless hiking opportunities and lush green scenery

 

Trekking through the Appalachian Mountains Trekking through the Appalachian Mountains

 

2 - Mount St Helens – for its ability to regenerate following its destruction from the massive volcano eruption in 1980

 

Mount St Helens Mount St Helens

 

1 - Bryce Canyon – for its out-of-this-world ‘hoodoo’ landscape and amazing rock formations

 

Walking through Bryce Canyon Walking through Bryce Canyon

 

If any of these have whet your appetite then why not take a look at the selection of tours that Grand American Adventures offer and go and see these natural wonders for yourself.

 

Topics: National Parks, Discovery, Canada, USA