How many people have visited all 50 states in the United States? That's hard to say but there is a club called the All Fifty Club and it only has some 4,500 members. So the answer is probably far less than 1% of the population and probably much close to one-tenth (.10) of 1% of the population.
Having been to 47 of the 59 national parks in the United States, the author has a pretty good idea of what scenic wonders and natural areas need to be in order to become national parks. In addition to all the national parks, the author has also visited many more state parks in the United States. To the author, a scenic wonder or natural area needs a real wow factor to be a national park. Not all the national parks the author has been to have had that wow factor but the vast majority have.
Just about everybody in the world knows about Niagara Falls but the state of New York contains a plethora of amazing waterfalls. While none of these waterfalls are as large as Niagara Falls some of them are as tall or even taller than mighty Niagara.
These are the ten wettest places on earth ranked by their average annual rainfall. Each one of the top five wettest places on Earth averages over 400 inches of rain per year. That is better than one inch of rain per day, on average. Most of these places boast about how much it rains there, and some tourists do visit the areas, especially to see the waterfalls in the areas.
On Saturday, September 10, 1983, linesman Dick Wertheim was struck and killed by a tennis ball while he was officiating the junior boys title match between Stefan Edberg and Simon Youl at the U.S. Open.
These are the largest earthquakes ever recorded in New York City. The area around New York City is not located right on a major fault line but still receives earthquakes from time to time. I live about 45 miles northwest of New York City and on February 21, 2010 we heard and felt something like a large glass cabinet falling over. We checked the entire house and saw nothing amiss.