"More than nature's wonder" Natural Bridge by matcrazy1

Natural Bridge Travel Guide: 32 reviews and 167 photos

One Of The 7 Natural Wonders Of The World

This nature's wonder of western Virginia is marketed as one of the seven natural wonders of the world, but this refers to a mention on an old list of seven natural wonders of the modern world. Anyway it's worth a visit and there are many more attractions in Natural Bridge especially for children. Welcome to my tips.

The Natural Bridge was a sacred site of the Native American Monacan Indians. During the 18th and 19th century guests from all over the world came to see it and took day trips on horseback or horse drawn carriages to explore the countryside. Well, they didn't know nature's wonders of the West (say Utah), or maybe couldn't get there so easily.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Nature, mysterious legends, history, Indian culture to explore
  • Cons:Nothing compare to nature's wonders of the West
  • In a nutshell:A miracle in stone higher than Niagara Falls
  • Last visit to Natural Bridge: Oct 2004
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • BruceDunning's Profile Photo
    Nov 26, 2009 at 3:46 PM

    This looks to be a real green area and foliage wonderful. Your pictures & comments are great. It contrasts my last trip to Natural Bridges & MOab area of Utah where it was desert and dry, but wonderful rock. colors. I invite you to take A look.

  • KiKitC's Profile Photo
    Dec 29, 2008 at 3:11 AM

    Wow! Great tips. Thank you for the history lesson! Always wanted to visit here, now it seems a must. Hope your birthday was exciting and fun-filled.

  • iandsmith's Profile Photo
    May 31, 2007 at 11:32 PM

    I'm with Diana!

  • Diana75's Profile Photo
    Feb 13, 2007 at 1:13 PM

    Stunning pictures of this natural wonder, Matt. Never heard about the Natural Bridge before, but now is on my wish list.

  • kyoub's Profile Photo
    Feb 9, 2007 at 6:07 AM

    This seems to be a very pretty area. I had not heard of this natural wonder. Good advice, slippery when wet.

  • LoriPori's Profile Photo
    Feb 5, 2007 at 2:29 AM

    Very enjoyable page on Natural Bridge Matt. Looks like a wonderful area to visit especially the Monacan Indian Village. Also great pics of the Virginia countryside. Loved the nature T'logs.

  • MalenaN's Profile Photo
    Jan 29, 2007 at 8:43 AM

    The Natural Bridge looks impressive and walking along the Cedar Creek Nature Trail sounds pleasent!

  • Stephen-KarenConn's Profile Photo
    Nov 20, 2006 at 3:16 PM

    I'm proud of you for taking the steps instead of the shuttle. That's a sign of an adventureous traveler. This pages brought back many good memories of my visit to Natural Bridge some years ago.

  • scottishvisitor's Profile Photo
    Nov 16, 2006 at 8:50 AM

    A place for me perhaps - full of natures blessings & Autumn colours - interesting reading = thanks Matt

  • irishgalmtl's Profile Photo
    Oct 20, 2006 at 6:14 AM

    Hi there Matt, Absolutely breath taken pic. And your info is great. Donna ;o)


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