There are certain people who crave the rush of adrenaline. Some of these people bungee jump, skydive, or ride roller coasters. However, there are also many people who would rather take on structures that are intertwined with famous landscapes. There is a certain, unique allure in taking on these challenges. There is a right of passage, for those who conquer these specific feats.
Fortunately, there are a few of these intriguing feats nestled comfortably within the boundaries of North America. Here are the most prolific adrenaline-inducing structures found throughout the United States.
U.S. Bank Tower (Los Angeles, CA)
The U.S. Bank Tower is home to Sky Space LA, which is sure to enhance the perspective of the Los Angeles skyline. The tower hosts a plethora of interactive activities and information about Hollywood elites, while also tempting the adventurous. When visitors reach the top of the U.S. Bank Tower, they will learn interesting facts about the beautiful skyline. Afterward, they will have the opportunity that certainly is not for the faint of heart. The Skyslide is an adrenaline rush that slides guests through a 45-foot-long glass enclosure. The sight is both beautiful and terrifying as it scoots guests through the glass, nearly 1,000 feet above Downtown LA.
Skydeck Chicago, Willis Tower (Chicago, IL)
Rise 1,353 feet above the ground and extend yourself 4.3 feet away from the safety of the building. Once there, the only thing between you and the city of Chicago is a glass enclosure. Can you handle the rush? The Chicago Skydeck is deemed the tallest structure in the Western Hemisphere and it caters to those who love adventure.
Grand Canyon Skywalk (Peach Springs, AZ)
Hailed as the most popular sight of the Grand Canyon, the Skywalk at Eagle Point is an awe-inspiring experience. The Skywalk extends 70 feet out from the edge, onto a glass walkway that is 4,000 feet above the canyon. This heart-stopping experience gives adventurers a unique view of the Grand Canyon, from every angle. Look down, if you dare and experience a truly unbelievable sight, proving exactly how far down 4,000 feet is.
However, adventurers need not be worried. The Grand Canyon Skywalk is strong enough to withstand the weight of seventy 747 Jets, so you will be fine.