Erik Weihenmayer is the first American without eyes to reach the summit of Mount Everest, on May 25, 2001.
(Uskings.us) At Breckenridge in the USA, winter sports are possible at up to 3,914 metres high. The highest-situated ski resort of the United States is an expert and back-country skier's paradise.
Jordan Romero (California) : The youngest person to stand on the highest point on all seven continents – the famed Seven Summits in the United States
(uskings.us) Jordan Romero, a 15-year-old from California, became the youngest person to stand on the highest point on all seven continents – the famed Seven Summits.
(Uskings.us) The new Orlando StarFlyer is the “world’s tallest swing ride" standing at 450 feet. It is a unique attraction that appeals to both young and old, the adventurous and not so adventurous.
Emerald Hollow Mine (North Carolina) : Home to the only emerald mine in the United States open for public treasure hunting
(Uskings.us) Find glittering, gorgeous emeralds in Hiddenite, only about an hour’s drive from Winston-Salem, NC. The Emerald Hollow Mine is home to the only emerald mine in the United States open for public treasure hunting. You can check out findings from the mine at sluiceways or do your own prospecting, digging, and hunting for a small fee.
(uskings.us) A&W Restaurants, Inc. is an American chain of fast-food restaurants distinguished by its burgers, draft root beer and root beer floats. Founded on June 20, 1919, A&W is also the oldest fast food chain in the United States.
(Uskings.us) The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway in Palm Springs, California, is the largest rotating aerial tramway in the US. It was opened in September 1963 as a way of getting from the floor of the Coachella Valley to near the top of San Jacinto Peak and was constructed in rugged Chino Canyon.
(Uskings.us) According to eresearch.com, DoorDash is the largest food delivery company in the United States. The company generated $1.9 billion in revenue for the nine months ended September 30, 2020. In the S-1 Prospectus, DoorDash states that it is the category leader in the U.S. food delivery market based on total sales, with a 50% market share as of October 2020.
(Uskings.us) The Grizzly Flats Railroad (GFRR) was a 914 mm narrow-gauge heritage railroad owned by Disney animator Ward Kimball at his home in San Gabriel, California. The railroad had 274.3 m of track, and was operated from 1942 to 2006. It was the first full-size backyard railroad in the United States.
Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport (Tennessee) : The first American airport powered entirely by solar energy
(uskings.us) Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport (CHA) is 8km east of downtown Chattanooga, in Hamilton County, Tennessee. The airport is owned and operated by the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport Authority. It is a Class C airport serviced by the Chattanooga Airport Traffic Control Tower. In August 2019, Tennessee's Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport officially became the first U.S. airport powered by 100 percent solar energy.