The Biltmore Estate which is located in Asheville, North Carolina is known all over the world. The 175,000 square foot home has intrigued many people through-out its lifetime. It is actually the largest home in America. It was built in just about five years and has been seen in several Hollywood films! In 1956 the house was evacuated by the Vanderbilt family and turned into a house museum. From then on tourists were able to visit the home more often. In fact Biltmore Estate is open year round. But, one of the most popular times to visit is during the holiday season.
Yellowstone is a national park that is primarily located in Wyoming. Native Americans have lived in the Yellowstone region for at least 11,000 years. Yellowstone National Park spans an area of 3,468 square miles. Yellowstone Lake is one of the largest high-altitude lakes in North America and is centered over the Yellowstone Caldera, the largest super-volcano on the continent. The caldera is considered an active volcano. It has erupted with tremendous force several times in the last two million years.
The Grand Canyon is a steep-sided canyon carved by the Colorado River in the state of Arizona. The Canyon is 277 miles long and up to 18 miles wide and has a depth of over a mile. For thousands of years, the area has been continuously inhabited by Native Americans who built settlements within the canyon and its many caves. The Pueblo people considered the Grand Canyon a holy site and made pilgrimages to it. The best way to take in the magnitude of is Canyon is by sky. There are many different options to choose from if viewing by sky is something that interests you. Grand Canyon helicopter tours in 2014 offers packages that fit just about any budget. Choosing to soar above and below the Canyons is a sure fire way to take in all that this attraction has to offer.