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Top 10 Record Setting Attractions of America Ever

America is one of the super power countries in this world. It has been naturally blessed with lots of attractions. At 3.8 million sq. miles, America is the home to appealing deserts, mountains, forests, waterfalls, glaciers, and caves etc. Here I have compiled the list of top 10 record setting attractions of America ever.

Record Setting Attractions of America

10. Rainbow Bridge (tallest natural bridge of USA)

The Rainbow Bridge has been known as an exceptional and remarkable tourist attraction. It is situated in southern Utah, and is considered to be the world’s highest natural bridge. The bridge is said to be over 200 million years old. It is 290 feet tall, and is 22 feet wide.

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Record Setting Attractions of America

9. Mount McKinley (highest mountain of North America)

The Mount McKinley is the highest mountain peak in North America. It is present at the height of 20,237 feet above sea level. This record setting attraction of America is highest than any mountain from the sea level, having 18,000 feet base to peak rise. It is present in Alaska.

Record Setting Attractions of America

8. Missouri River (longest river of America)

At more than 2,341 miles, the Missouri River is said to be the longest river of USA. It begins in the Rocky Mountains of Montana, and joins the Mississippi River (about 2,300 miles) near St. Louis, Missouri.

Record Setting Attractions of America

7. Hells Canyon (deepest canyon of North America)

The Grand Canyon in Arizona is regarded to be extremely impressive. It boasts about 277 river miles in length. It is the deepest canyon of North America, plunging 8,043 feet from the tip of He Devil Peak to the Snake River.

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Record Setting Attractions of America

6. Northwest Angle (northernmost point of continental America)

The Northwest Angle Inlet in Minnesota, near the Ontario border, is a part of northern Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota. It is famous with the name of ‘Angle Township’ among the tourists and locals. It is at 49.22 north latitude, and is the northernmost point of continental America.

Record Setting Attractions of America

5. Yuma, Arizona (sunniest place in the world)

Yuma, Arizona, has always been a point of attraction due to its extreme weathers. According to the National Climatic Data Center, It is the driest city in the world. It holds the Guinness World Record for being sunniest city. The average temperature is 4015 hours of sunshine per year, and 11.0 hours of sunshine per day.

Record Setting Attractions of America

4. General Sherman (largest living tree in the world)

The General Sherman is said to be the largest living tree in the world. It is one of the major tourist attractions of America. By volume, it is not only tall but also thick enough.

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Record Setting Attractions of America

3. Crater Lake (deepest lake of America)

The Crater Lake is the deepest lake of America. It is situated in south-central Oregon, in the western United States. It is one of the most amazing tourist attractions, having an approximate depth of 2,148-feet.

Record Setting Attractions of America

2. Mauna Kea (tallest mountain in the world)

The Mauna Kea is a dormant volcano on the island of Hawaii. It has been one of the highest points of USA, standing 13,803 ft above sea level. However, much of Mauna Kea is below sea level.

Record Setting Attractions of America

1. Death Valley (lowest spot of America)

The Death Valley is a desert valley located in Eastern California. Situated within the Mojave Desert, it is the lowest (282 feet below sea level) and driest area in North America. It is not a safe place to visit. It has extremely hot temperature.

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Record Setting Attractions of America

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