How many of these American natural wonders have you seen? These gorgeous spots are worth a visit, but did you know you can see some similar sights within Canada?
How many of these American natural wonders have you seen? Recently on Business Insider there was a video of their top amazing wonders in the United States. These gorgeous spots are worth a visit, but did you know you can see some similar sights within Canada?
Alaskan Northern Lights
The best time to go is in the dead of winter in the middle of the night, when it is the coldest. It also helps that is when it is the darkest up north.
See it in Canada: We have some pretty amazing Northern Lights that can been seen from Canadian soil. For the best views head to Canada’s North, spend a weekend away in the Yukon by booking a tour with Air North.
California’s Giant Sequoia Trees
Also known as the Sierra Redwood, these are some of the largest and their heritage can be traced to the Triassic Period 200 million years ago when dinosaurs first appeared.
See it in Canada: Many of these giant trees can be found on Vancouver Island, BC. While on the Island, take a drive north to visit Cathedral Grove where some of the biggest Douglas Fir trees can be found.
Colorado Pikes Peak
Explore the Rockies and its breathtaking views. Pikes Peak stands 14,115 feet above sea level and is home to many popular mountain towns such as Colorado Springs, Manitou Springs, Cripple Creek, and Cañon City.
See it in Canada: A simple fact about the Canadian Rockies, even if you had an entire lifetime, it would be nearly impossible to see everything there is in Banff National Park, Jasper National Park, Waterton National Park, Glacier National Park and Yoho National Park. These parks, however, are a great place to start exploring and offer some of the best views of the Rocky Mountain range.
New York Niagara Falls
Straddling the border between Canada and the USA, these falls are a site that should surely be on any bucket list.
See it in Canada: Some say the best view of the falls are from the Canadian side, do you agree? Go there to find out.