Arizona’s Grand Canyon is in fact grand, but it’s not the only impressive crevasse in Earth’s surface. These seven canyons are also jaw-dropping and worthy of praise. Several are among the world’s deepest and longest, and what the rest lack in record-setting measurements they make up for in unprecedented beauty. From Hawaii’s Waimea Canyon with its vast palate of colors to Peru’s impressively deep Colca Canyon, these seven geological wonders are a bucket list must.
Paste Travel’s Bucket List columnist Lauren Kilberg is a Chicago-based freelance writer. Her travels have found her camping near the Pakistani border of India and conquering volcanoes in the Philippines.