1. Hike in Yellowstone National Park
We are home to a number of famous national parks that showcase the country’s stunning natural beauty. Yellowstone was America’s first ever national park and opened in 1872. The area is best known for its diverse wildlife and unique hydrothermal wonders including Old Faithful, one of the parks most popular attractions.
Camping in Yellowstone National Park is an amazing experience that will allow you to immerse yourself in the wilderness and enjoy the captivating landscape in the area. You can visit Yellowstone National Park all year round, although it is recommended that visitors avoid the mid-summer months where the area can become extremely hot and crowded.
2. Learn about marine life at Seaworld
Seaworld is often regarded as the world’s most famous marine park. A visit will allow you to get up close to a huge variety of sea animals and the park features a great selection of thrilling rides and shows to keep all ages entertained. Some of Seaworld’s most popular attractions include – Dolphin Days: an interactive and educational look into the world of the ocean’s most playful animal – the bottlenose dolphin, Wild Arctic: gives you the unique opportunity to get close and personal to whales and take a simulated polar expedition, and Shamu Show: learn about an entire family of majestic killer whales. You can easily buy Seaworld tickets for the day online and combine them with other popular attractions in the area.
3. Attend a sporting event
From the NBA to the Superbowl, you can find a popular event in pretty much every sport. Most sporting events feature extravagant mascots, and entertaining mid-game performances, making them unlike any other sporting events in the world. If you love cars, then be sure to check out one of America’s famous NASCAR races.
4. Experience the Northern Lights in Alaska
Seeing the Northern Lights is a magical experience which most people think you have to travel to Iceland for. However, you can in fact witness this stunning natural phenomenon in the areas of Fairbanks and Anchorage in Alaska. Your best chances of seeing the world’s greatest natural light show is from the months of September to April. The lights are most visible on dark, clear nights as even partial cloud can prevent you from seeing the aurora.
5. Witness the magnificent Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls is certainly one of the most popular attractions in North America. This geological wonder is actually made up of three waterfalls – it has an average width of around 3,950 feet and 168,000 cubic metres of water pass over it every minute. At Niagara Falls National Park you can experience this natural wonder, admire the stunning scenery, and hike across the many beautiful trails. There are also a number of exciting water activities on offer including rafting and kayaking.