Top 4 Best Attractions in North America

March 31, 2019

North America is filled with must-see attractions. Hundreds of locations draw millions of tourists to natural landmarks, historic sites and exciting places.

Some are old, some are new. Some are geological wonders. There are a lot of manmade structures. Here are our picks for the top 4 must-see attractions in North America

Chichen Itza

The Mayan ruins Chichen Itza is located on the Yucatan peninsula of Mexico. Chichen Itza means “at the mouth of the well of the Itza people”. Formerly, it was the Mayan’s largest and most densely populated city between 750 AD and 900 AD and most likely a spiritual center. The federal government manages the ruins of the city.

The architectural ruins of Chichen Itza are some of the most visited in the world with more than 2 million tourists a year. Many of its stone buildings have been restored. Moreover, preserved structures include El Castillo, the Great Ball Court, a skull platform, the Sacred Cenote, the Temple of the Warriors, and the Group of A Thousand Columns.

Yellowstone National Park

The expansive park covers nearly 3,500 miles in parts of Idaho, Wyoming and Montana. Best known for its protected wildlife and geothermal features, Yellowstone National Park attracts millions of visitors every year.

Yellowstone is famous for its geysers. There are at least 1,280 geysers here. “Old Faithful” erupts regularly and is probably the most well-known geyser in the world. Additionally, wildlife includes bears, wolves, elk and bison.

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Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon is one of North America’s most amazing natural formation. It is a part of the Colorado River basin and has been formed over the last 70 million years. It is located in Arizona and stretches 277 miles with a width up to 18 miles and a depth of more than a mile. Grand Canyon is one of the best attractions in North America.

The river valley in the Colorado Plateau is a site to behold. Moreover, it is home to Native Americans and draws in 5 million tourists each year. It is a great place to sightsee, camp, hike, skydive and raft. Helicopter tours are regular. Moreover, the biological diversity of the Grand Canyon is vast and many species of animals inhabit the Canyon.

Capilano Suspension Bridge

The Capilano Suspension Bridge stretches 460 feet and rises 230 feet above the Capilano River in North Vancouver, British Columbia. The Canadian walking bridge draws over 800,000 tourists a year. Guests of the Capilano Suspension Bridge can enjoy the beautiful parkland high above the canyon floor.

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By Mykhailo Andriichuk

Mykhailo Andriichuk writes for Chillwall about exciting events, food, art and breathtaking places all over the world.

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