United States hardly needs an introduction. If you are planning a vacation there, do not forget to visit these places.
1. Mount Rushmore- The work to complete the task of hewing the heads of Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt from the granite rocks of Mount Rushmore was started by Gutzom Borglum in 1927. When Borglum died in 1941, the task was taken over by his son Lincoln but the construction had to be stopped due to the Second World War. 50 years later, President George Bush declared on 3rd July 1992, the task to be completed.
2. Olympic National Park (in Washington) – This place is ideal for hiking and fishing experiences. The park enjoys a massive coverage of greenery; there are trees as old as 200 years to be found. Visit its website before planning to visit there as they give out information regarding tours, days when it will remain closed etc.
3. The Grand Canyon– Situated in Arizona, it is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The interior of the Canyon is adorned with a vast maze of multicolored mesas, cliffs and promontories punctuated by a labyrinth of smaller canyons and gorges. The Canyon is 1500 meters deep, 20km wide and150km long.
4. Disneyland– Opened in the year 1955; it surely has maintained the aptness of its tagline- “mother of all theme parks”- to this day. America’s biggest and largest theme park is maintained the Walt Disney Parks And Resorts division of The Walt Disney Company.
5. Niagara Falls– It is the most powerful waterfall in America, offering a breath taking view which cannot be described in words. It is separated by Goat Island into the Horseshoe Falls, on the Canadian side of the border and American Falls on the American side. Best time to see the falls is at night. No doubt it is one of the natural wonders of the world.