From sea to shining sea, American treasures are waiting to be discovered.
Before you head north, south, east or west to discover the natural wonders
of the United States, take a few minutes to make reservations, print out
directions, get tips and preview photos.
Under the blazing sun is the red rock and rushing waters of the Grand
Canyon. You can see this extraordinary canyon by land, air or river and
the Grand Canyon home page will show you how.
You'll find important information about park hours, entrance fees, shuttle
bus schedules and more. This site also links to organizations that take
care of the canyon, campsites in the area and nearby restaurants and hotels.
Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park is one of the largest
natural land masses in the world and is home to Old Faithful, hot springs,
the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone, fossil forests, buffalo, bison and bears.
The National Park Service site provides basic information you'll need prior
to visiting this 3,400 square mile wonderland.
With its spectacular waterfalls, granite domes and peaks, great sequoias
and high- country valleys, Teddy Roosevelt called Yosemite
the "most beautiful place on earth." Its website is also lovely, packed
with photos and useful information about skiing, hiking, biking, camping,
horseback riding, rock climbing and swimming in Yosemite.
It also offers transportation and lodging information, weather reports and
tips on keeping both you and your food safe from bears.
Mount Rushmore is not
exactly natural, but it is certainly a wonder and a favorite destination
for many travelers. The Mount Rushmore home page offers information on
trail walks, children's activities, tours of the Sculptor's studio, the
evening lighting ceremony and more.
Niagara Falls boasts more than just hundreds of
thousands of gallons of water. This famous honeymoon and family vacation
spot sitting on the U.S. and Canadian border offers fun for all ages,
including the Maid of the Mist boat ride, an aquarium, shops, restaurants,
dinner cruises and more.