The Grand Canyon is known as one of the 7 natural wonders of the world due to its stunning beauty that makes it a must see. People travel from near and far and all over the world to see this gorgeous creation. And whether you decide to see the phenomenon by foot, in the air, on a all terrain vehicle or more, you are sure to be wowed by its precious contours of rust colored rocky landscape. Grand Canyon airplane tours offer the fastest and more complete expedition options.
What are the 7 Natural Wonders of the World?
- Aurora (as known as the Northern Lights)
- The Great Barrier Reef
- The Grand Canyon
- Victoria Falls
- Mount Everest
- Harbor of Rio de Janeiro
And why does the Grand Canyon make this list?
Well, it is known as a “wonder” because people are always seeking answers to some of nature’s most fascinating and awe striking exclusive features. According to sevennaturalwonder.org “a natural wonder needs to be statistically and/or naturally unique. Statistical factors that come into play may include characteristics such as height, width, and volume – but the focus is on unique wonder, beauty and amazement.” This is why there are few and far between attractions that actually make the list.
Noticeably, making the list is a big deal. And it is even more of a reason you should be think about checking all seven of them out. Many people make it a goal of theirs to see all of the 7 natural wonders of the world during their lifetime. You could consider having one family vacation yearly to check out each one on the list. Perhaps, start checking them out when your children are still young, say 8 or 9 years of age so you get to see all of the monuments together before you children move away from home.
Not only are there 7 natural wonders of the world, but also the same group is working to classify the 7 natural wonders of every continent. You can vote for your favorite to help them narrow it down. Nature really has created such beauty that it can be hard for a panel to choose.
If you are thinking of going on vacation or taking your children on an educational adventure then serious consider seeing the Grand Canyon. Flights to the Grand Canyon are available every day of the year and you can see the gorgeous aerial views the Grand Canyon has to offer.