Have you been skydiving? For many, it is a once in a lifetime experience that they just keep putting off. There are safe and certified skydiving schools and facilities all over the United States. But, if you are thinking about trying it for the first time, you might want to pick somewhere special. Many people just look for a certified skydive facility in their own city, while others wait until they are in their dream location. Skydiving can make any vacation a little more memorable. This article looks at some of the safest, most beautiful, and most memorable skydiving facilities in the US.
Perris is a small town about 45 minutes outside of both Los Angeles and San Diego. It is a skydiving epicenter for both amateurs and professionals. Thanks to the clear skies, unbeatable Southern California weather, and plethora of a small aviation fields, Perris is a perfect place for every skill level. Best of all, the weather allows for year round dives. Perris is also home to many schools where professionals and pilots get their training and certification.
It is hard to think of a more beautiful place to skydive then Oahu. Even just the flight up is going to be worth it, as you can usually see the entire island, from the North Shore to Honolulu, before you jump. A lot of tourists and locals alike skydive in Hawaii. There are many skydiving companies, but they will often have full schedules, so you need to plan ahead.
Grand Canyon, AZ
Skydiving is probably not the first thing you think of when it comes to visiting the Grand Canyon. But, what better place is there to witness this geological phenomenon than from over 20,000 feet? With favorable year round weather (summer can be a little hot), the Grand Canyon could be a perfect experience for thrill-seekers.
No matter where you take your first dive, make sure you pay for the photography and/or video packages that they offer. The prices might seem steep, but it is a once in a lifetime experience that you definitely want to document. You should also read some reviews of any company you are thinking about diving with. Not only do you want to make sure they are certified professionals, but you will also be able to learn some helpful info about when is the best time of the year (and day) to dive.Share