ATTRACTIONS Among the natural attractions of the United States, the Great Canyon of the Colorado River in the Midwest of the country and numerous national parks stand out. One of the most famous is Yellowstone with a valley of geysers and a large number of rare animals.
Cordillera houses numerous national parks and conservation areas open to tourists. Acquaintance with them makes it possible to present all the diversity of nature of the U.S. Mountain West. Sequoia National Park, Lassen Volcanic National Park, Crater Lake National Park, Death Valley, Joshua Tree, White Sands, Petrifide Forest National Park (Stone Forest), Badlands National Park (“bad lands”), Great Smoky Mountains and Shenandoah National Parks, Everglades National Park.
Also known are beaches and places of entertainment in Florida and California, Great Lakes, Niagara Falls. The largest lakes in the country are the Great Lakes (total area – 245.2 thousand square meters), which are the world’s largest accumulation of fresh water: Upper, Michigan, Huron, Erie, Ontario. More than half of the Great Lakes area belongs to the United States, the rest to Canada. Continue reading