Wonders of America

America the New World is composed by North America, Central America, South America and other islands and regions associated. This continent has today around 900 million people and occupies 8.3% of the Earth’s total surface. The first vestiges of human presence in America are in North America in 10000 BC and it believes that the first inhabitants came from the Artic region of Bering.

The most important cultures of the continent were the Incas (Perú), Mayas and Aztecas (Mexico), which built some of the main wonders of the continent. The European invasion of America began after the first trip of Christopher Columbus in 1492. During 300 years the American Natives and black slaves were subjugated and killed in one of the biggest genocides of the human history. Between XVIII and XIX centuries, most American countries got their independence, amongst them, the most powerful country of the world, United States.

Nowadays America is a continent full of marvels, blends and contrasts; where is able to find ancient monuments created by the first cultures of the continent, some of the most modern structures and technologies of the world; as well as amazing mountains and deserts, great rivers and exuberant tropical jungles.

America, perhaps the most beautiful continent of the world, discover it here!

Wonder Locations in America

Wonders of South America / North America in interactive map.


Wonders of America Photos

Top Wonders in America

Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon is a steep-sided gorge carved over millennia through the rocks of the Colorado Plateau. Take time to enjoy its beauty and size, to sit and to watch the changing play of light and shadows over its vast spaces.


Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu

One of the new seven wonders, the most beautiful Inca city and the main archeological site of America.


Disneyworld

Disneyworld

The wonderful world of Walt Disney is one of the most visited and largest recreational resorts in the world, with its four theme parks, two water parks and other attractions make that it unique and inimitable.


Empire State Building

Empire State Building

The Empire State Building in New York City is one of the most famous skyscrapers in the world known over for its history, architecture, and as a symbol of American industry.


Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the U.S. and for its majestic beauty and humbling power, it has fascinated generations.


Statue of Liberty

Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty or Lady Liberty is a symbol of freedom, democracy, and international friendship, also is one of the most recognizable landmarks of the New York City.


Carnaval

Carnaval

Carnival is an annual festival in Brazil; it is a four days of pure dance and entertainment that attracts thousands of people from all corners of the world.