Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Traveling is a great opportunity for experiencing new things. There are endless possibilities to what you can discover.

“I love to travel...my favorite part is going somewhere new and not knowing what to expect,” said Anna Wallace Lee.

If you are interested in traveling around the U.S., here are the top ten places you should visit!



10.Glacier National Park, Montana
Home to over one million acres of terrain, Glacier National Park features primitive forests, rugged mountains, remarkable lakes, wild meadows, and more. From hiking to sightseeing, the park offers a variety of things to do. You can even stay overnight in a tipi and see what it was like to be an American Indian!

9. Atlanta, Georgia
Whether you like to hike through the woods or take a stroll through the city, Atlanta offers a variety of activities for everyone.

“My favorite things about Atlanta are stone mountain, World of Coca Cola, Fox Theatre, and the beautiful scenery,” said Tuesday Fetta.

8. Chattanooga, Tennessee
Whether you want to go to a concert, visit a historic museum, or simply enjoy the great outdoors, Chattanooga has it all.

“They have great ice cream, wonderful food, and a welcoming atmosphere,” said Tuesday.

Try going on a relaxing river cruise--or take a tour through Ruby Falls. If you’re looking for even more adventure, explore Tennessee's haunted side while going on a ghost tour!



7. Niagara Falls
Go on an excursion to one of North America’s most powerful waterfalls. Here between New York and Canada you can experience 600,000 gallons of water falling per second right before your eyes!


6. Oahu, Hawaii
On Oahu, an island of Hawaii, you can ride the waves, learn about local culture, and relax on the sandy shore. You can also go on a hang gliding adventure over the mountains and dine at local restaurants for authentic Hawaiian cuisine.



5. Denali National Park, Alaska
“The most memorable place I’ve been to is Alaska,” said Anna Wallace.

Here you can climb atop the tallest mountain in the U.S. In the summer, take in the spectacular views of the wildlife. In the winter, go for a fun ski trip down the highest slopes in North America. You may even get to catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights!



4. Grand Canyon
Imagine see a wide horizon of 1,902 square miles of barren land and rock. These formations can only be seen in the Grand Canyon. You can even go on the Grand Canyon Skywalk that was built over a 70 foot drop!


3. Yellowstone National Park
The mountainous terrain of Yellowstone National Park is home to many types of bears, wolves, bison, and elk. The park also features more than 300 geysers, including the most famous, Old Faithful.


2. Key West, Florida
Key West, an island city at the southernmost part of Florida, is known for its beautiful coral reefs, which are great for diving and snorkeling. Other activities offered in key west include visiting the shipwreck museum and parasailing over the crystal clear waters.

“I rode some dolphins [in Key West] and it was pretty lit,” said Cassie Herberger.



1. Boulder, Colorado
One of the main attractions of Colorado Springs is Garden of the Gods, which includes unique rocks and easy hiking. From the “garden,” Pikes Peak, the tallest mountain in Colorado, can be seen with it’s almost always snow-covered peak.

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