Looking for a good reason to explore your own backyard? America’s gleaming urban setting may not attract adventurous travelers, but its natural treasures can for sure have a lasting impact on anyone. From the world-famous Grand Canyon to the countless national parks dotting the terrain, the charming natural wonders in the United States are indeed enough to put it on the spotlight
Exploring the National Parks, like Yosemite and Yellowstone, will be extremely breathtaking and may change your whole view of the country. Not to mention, there are plenty of places in the US that are worth seeing, such as the crystal clear waters of Lake Tahoe, California’s beaches, the Great Smoky Mountains and the islands of Hawaii.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world’s third or fourth largest country by total area[d] and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe’s 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the largest city by population in New York City. Forty-eight states and the capital’s federal district are contiguous in North America between Canada and Mexico. The State of Alaska is in the northwest corner of North America, bordered by Canada to the east and across the Bering Strait from Russia to the west. The State of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-Pacific Ocean. The U.S. territories are scattered about the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, stretching across nine official time zones. The extremely diverse geography, climate, and wildlife of the United States make it one of the world’s 17 megadiverse countries.