The United States has natural attractions in abundance.
You can find gorgeous natural attractions in all 50 states and U.S. territories.
Some natural wonders in the USA are really worth traveling for and should be on your bucket list.
These are some of the most lauded natural attractions in the United States.
The cascades of Niagara Falls occur where the waters of Lake Erie drain into Lake Ontario.
Located in northern New York along the United States’ border with Canada, the Niagara Falls attraction is shared between the two countries.
On the U.S. side, you’ll find Niagara Falls State Park, the oldest state park in the United States.
It was established by Frederick Law Olmstead, who was also responsible for the design of New York City’s Central Park.
The National Park Service also maintains the Niagara Falls National Heritage Area.
Which is dedicated to :
- preserving the history
- culture of the Niagara Falls area
Three main falls make up Niagara Falls:
- Horseshoe Falls
- American Falls
- Bridal Veil Falls
The best way to get a glimpse of the falls is :
- to take a Maid of the Mist boat tour or visit the Cave of the Winds
- which takes you close to Bridal Veil Falls
- the smallest and therefore most easily accessible part of the Falls
- Bring waterproof gear and prepare to get sprayed!
A favorite spot for honeymooners and daredevils over the years, Niagara Falls has become a massive tourist attraction.
More than 20 million visitors on both the U.S. and Canadian side come to Niagara Falls each year.