Due to an abundance of wildlife around Jackson Hole, Wyoming, it was common to see use of animal related tourist attractions and icons in the town.
The four elk antler arches guarding the corners of Jackson Hole’s George Washington Memorial Park, more commonly called the Town Square, have become well known icons to the town’s many visitors. A local whitewater rafting and kayaking operator uses bears to attract customers.
The New River Gorge Bridge is a steel arch bridge 3,030 feet long over the New River Gorge near Fayetteville, West Virginia. It is currently the longest single-span steel arch bridge in the United States and the third highest bridge in the country.
Stone Arch Bridge was built between 1881 and 1883 to carry the Minneapolis Union Railroad over the Mississippi River just below St. Anthony Falls in Minneapolis. Originally the bridge had 23 limestone arches with spans ranging from 40 to 98 feet.
Located just outside of Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island is one of the most photographed and visually stunning bridges in all of Maine. The Somesville Bridge is certain to capture your attention—the arched wooden footbridge, with its brilliant white coat, spans the waters of Somes Creek.
The Stone Arch Bridge is a former railroad bridge crossing the Mississippi River at Saint Anthony Falls in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. It is the only arched bridge made of stone on the entire Mississippi River.
Durdle Door is a natural limestone arch on the Jurassic Coast near Lulworth in Dorset. Eroded by time and nature, Durdle Door is one of Dorset’s most photographed and iconic landmarks. The name Durdle is derived from an old English word ‘thirl’, which means to pierce, bore or drill.