Interesting sights of the USA
The growth in the number of Russian tourists in the United States has reached 20% in six months and continues to grow. Lightweight visa regime, an increased number of flights and many amazing attractions attract tourists, we have selected the best.
According to the information group Turprom, the growth in the number of Russian tourists in the United States in six months reached 20% and continues to grow. Lightweight visa regime, an increased number of flights and many amazing attractions attract tourists, we have selected the best.
The USA is not only New York, skyscrapers, the Statue of Liberty, Broadway and the Hollywood Walk of Fame, but also a host of other sights and natural phenomena that make admire and wonder. Impressive national parks and nature reserves, waterfalls, rivers, lakes and surreal mountain landscapes are spread over the vast territory of the country. Every year, millions of tourists go to America with their own eyes to see unique natural phenomena or engineering achievements.
The sculptural group, carved into Mount Rushmore, is the hallmark and national treasure of America. The monument is a bas-relief of four presidents of America – George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt and Thomas Jefferson. They began to build this monument in 1927 with donations from the American businessman Charles Rushmore and finished only in 1941. The presidents were immortalized in stone, as they contributed to the establishment of democracy, independence and the abolition of slavery in the country.
Grand Canyon National Park
Grand Canyon is considered the most popular natural attraction in the United States. Every year about 4 million people come to see this magnificent wonder of nature. Cosmic landscapes, unusual colors of rocks, flowing along the bottom of the canyon of the Colorado River are breathtaking. The best place to explore the Canyon is the horseshoe-shaped glass bridge, the Skywalk, which was built in 2007. The bridge has a transparent floor of glass with a thickness of 10 centimeters, located at an altitude of 1 km from the bottom of the abyss and is a real miracle of engineering technology.
The system of waterfalls on the Niagara River is made up of several waterfalls, the most famous and powerful of which is the Horseshoe. Its height is 53 meters, and its width is 792. Since Niagara Falls attracts millions of tourists every year, a mass of observation platforms, a cable car and the Rainbow Bridge have been built for a better view. Almost under the jets of water pleasure craft ply, which allow you to feel the full power of this natural phenomenon. You can also look at the waterfall from above, rising into the air by helicopter or balloon. In the evening and at night, streams of water illuminate multicolored spotlights, creating a sense of the magic of what is happening.