This past summer I went on vacation with my aunt’s family to Colorado, and being from iowa, the land of corn and flat ground, we wanted to do all the mountain things you can do in Colorado. one very memorable mountain we visited was Pikes Peak, one of the tallest mountains in Colorado 14,114 thousand feet above sea level. There are two ways you can get to the top of Pikes Peak, you can drive up the side of the mountain, or you can ride the train up the other side, if you ride the train then you can only be on the top for 20 to 30 minutes, but if you drive you can do whatever you want, so we chose to drive up.
Yosemite Valley has evolved tremendously for the past 500 million years, starting from the ocean floor, rising to hundreds of rolling hills, and ultimately forming the Sierra Nevada mountain range. The composition
Climate at the nation’s first National Park is 35 degrees fahrenheit during the summer night and -40 degrees fahrenheit during the winter night. From November to February, the park is a winter wonderland, with over half of the precipitation as snow with an average of 150 inches in many areas and as much as 400 inches on mountains. In late summer, an average of temperatures is from 60 to 70 degrees fahrenheit. The highest temperature ever recorded was 97 degrees fahrenheit in 1936. The lowest temperature ever recorded accurately was -66 degrees fahrenheit in
There is water on three sides of the city, so the weather significantly affected by cold ocean currents, which leads to the presence of microclimates in the region. The rainy season lasts from November to March, and it snows very rarely. At the end of the summer and from September to October, the city, especially its western regions, suffers from the fog that cannot fall off during the day. This feature of the San Francisco climate the townspeople were able to turn into a tourist attraction.
The colors, they are so fascinating to this work of art that the weather created. The work of art was mad by water on a cotton plantation back in the 1800s. Providence Canyon has an amazing scenery with many different colors on the walls of the canyon. Every time it rained on the cotton field the water would form a huge ditch or trench that kept expanding. In the 1850s the ditches grew up to 5 feet. This park can grab tourist's attention and bring visitors into our state. It has 43 colors of sand that can be a beautiful site to see. It has a camping spot where you can camp and see how beautiful it looks at night. Providence Canyon is located on Georgia, Alabama, line. The canyon has colors from the Alabama clay. The rocks are
With all the significance that this trip holds, I couldn't have been anymore paralyzed with fear. Filled with both excitement and nervousness, I almost thought my three hour trip was nonexistent. I told myself, "this is something new for you and everyone else in your family, so make the best of it". It was all so true, I was finally going to Cedar Point after tons of years. Just feeling my body tremble from amusement of fulfilling one of many childhood dreams, was something to live for.
Being very fortunate to travel, my wife and I decided to traveo to Hawaii. It was our first trip to that paradisaical place. The experience was fabulous from the very beginning. We flew to the island, and before the plane could land, we were amazed at beautiful blue and clarity of the sea. As we reached towards the beach we were able to see the bottom of the ocean.
Purpose: To inform the audience about my trip to South Dakota and why it is my favorite vacation. To inform the audience of the many different places I went and activities that I did while in South Dakota.
Geologists have found that the oldest exposed rocks in the national park to date back to 75 million years. The formations resulted from sediments that were largely swept into the area due to the rise of the Rocky Mountains. This eventually resulted in a rising of land above sea level. The deposits consisted of different strata of dark shale beds, many containing fossils of marine life from the Seaway (Stoffer 2003).
Spread over 747,956 acres in eastern portions of Tuolumne, Mariposa and Madera counties of California, Yosemite National Park is famous world over for its granite cliffs, waterfalls, clear streams, glaciers, lakes, mountains and its biodiversity. It was designated a World Heritage Site in 1984 and it receives approx. 3.8 million visitors every year. Since the park is open year round, it is a haven for all kinds of adventurous or serene activities ranging from hiking, climbing, skiing, driving across scenic routes or just basking in
Yellowstone National Park is one of the most visited parks in America located primarily in Wyoming but also spans to other u.s states such as Montana and Idaho it contains a Supervolcano called the Yellowstone caldera which is the largest volcano in north America. Yellowstone national park first became a park when congress signed a law enabling it to be in 1872 this made Yellowstone the first national park in the whole world. Yellowstone national park is well known for its wildlife that exists at the park it features many animals living in its ecosystem such as lions, reindeers and many more other fascinating creatures. What draws people to Yellowstone is its recreational activities that are offered such as fishing, bungee jumping, hiking,
On a hot mid June day in California our main chacater is getting ready to cycle he 's way to Yosemite, not thinking that is map is good he ask an older man t tell him the best way to get to his distantion. He starts to feel like he did wrong letting the old timers take a look at his map, but still not listening to his gut the cyclis, following their adivce the cyclist road off in the moring with a big smile on his face he comes along his first ghost town "I chuckled, checked my water supply, and moved on.
We were almost to Smith Lake and we ride across this huge bridge over the lake. The pictures from the internet were beautiful but, seeing the lake in person was awesome. We all got even more excited.
I waited a long time just to see Niagara Falls and here it is, right here, in front of me. It looked a little different from what I saw in pictures of it, but it looked way better than the picture that we had on our refrigerator back at home. We are heading towards a boat that we saw earlier today. What I saw was that the boat would go close enough to the falls that you could feel a slight mist and that would be so awesome! We’ll if that’s what the boat would do as far as I could see it.
There Is nothing like it. You and the open road. Going on a car holiday is one of the wonders of visiting another part of the world. There is so much to see and do that you miss if you travel exclusively by air or train. Getting out on the road with your partner, a friend or your family is a holiday that you will never forget. People forget just how adventurous it is to get out on the road somewhere unfamiliar. It connects you to the scenery and the local way of life. Too much of the modern holiday is packaged and sanitised for our own taste. We don’t travel across the world to do the same things as we can get up to at home. Try these fantastic places to visit when on a car holiday and you will be itching for the next opportunity –