Ask anyone who’s taken a trip to America, and they’ll tell you what a diverse and interesting place it is. No matter where you are, you’re sure to bump into fantastic curiosities and friendly, interesting people. Although you can get sun and sand out there, you may want to go for something more exhilarating. If so, you’re in luck! Here are some of the most exciting things to do in America.
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First off, aerobatic flying. No, that isn’t a typo! This may not be the most family-friendly activity, but it’s certainly something you shouldn’t miss. You probably have no experience with aerial vehicles. However, if you’re in Las Vegas or the surrounding area, you can still have a go at flying a plane! Sign up for this activity, and a trained pilot will take you up in an aerobatic plane. The aerial views of Nevada are breath taking enough as it is. The real thrills will be yet to come though! Certain companies will have a pilot take you through a few exhilarating manoeuvres, and then let you have a go! You wouldn’t have thought it, but loops, barrel rolls and the like are well within your abilities!
This next one’s something the kids will go crazy for. If you’re in the States to experience the cosmopolitanism of New York, then you’ll also be pretty close to the longest zip line in North America. I’d give this a miss if any of you’re afraid of heights though! 600 feet above Catskills valley, you’ll be whizzing across it at incredible speeds. The firms that run New York zip-lining offer a wide range of options. If their most daring packages are too much for you, then there’s still ways you can have a great adventure. Many places will offer you a long mountain tour, including rappelling spots and rope bridges. Catskills valley is a beautiful place, regardless of the rush you’re looking for!
If Vegas and New York are a little too noisy for you, then don’t worry! There are still ways to get your adrenaline fix while taking in the natural beauty America has to offer. White water rafting is not only extremely exciting, but allows you to get up close with nature. People are doing this up and down the country, and odds are you can find a company offering it somewhere in your area. Colorado Rafting has a fantastic reputation. After a little training and safety instructions, you’ll be let lose into the roaring, white spray of a river. You and your family are sure to have a great time tumbling down cascades and over rocks. Even if you find this activity isn’t for you, you’ll enjoy the unique look at nature you get.
If you wanted a little more excitement in your travels, then there you have it! Any of these activities are sure to make your American holiday more memorable. These aren’t the only way to get your blood pumping out there. The choices go much further than this, so look around!