Welcome, fellow thrill-seekers! If you’ve ever dreamt of flying like a superhero, touching a cloud, or feeling the wind rush past you as you zoom through the skies, you’re not alone.
Humans have dreamed of flying through the skies for centuries, so much so that we actually do … all of the time! What we’ve discovered is that skydiving is not just jumping out of an airplane and falling through the skies; it’s a symphony of empowerment, freedom, and appreciation for all of our planet’s beauty. It captivates the hearts of thrill-seekers everywhere!
At the epicenter of this high-flying frenzy is none other than Long Island Skydiving Center, offering a top-notch skydiving experience accompanied by unique New York (say that five times fast) views of the Atlantic Coastline, Fire Island National Seashore, and picturesque Twin Forks. However, Long Island Skydiving Center isn’t the only scenic dropzone in the USA. If you’re looking for the best, most scenic places to skydive across the country, we’ve got you covered!
Top Scenic Locations to Skydive
The skydiving experience as a whole is a combination of adrenaline-pumping adventure and sight-seeing inspiration. Regardless of the skydiving location, the intimate view of Mother Earth from thousands of feet in the sky is boundless and beautiful. However, there are a few skydiving destinations that really take the cake as far as breathtaking views go. Here are our top scenic locations in the USA that offer extraordinary skydiving experiences:
1. Skydive Key West
Nestled in the heart of the Florida Keys, Skydive Key West offers a plunge into paradise! Imagine freefalling with the backdrop of sparkling turquoise waters and vibrant greenery while being enveloped in sweet sunshine and warm island breeze. You won’t believe your own eyes with how breathtakingly beautiful the scenery is!
2. Skydive New England
Fall in love with the fall foliage as you fall through the skies of Skydive New England. The changing of leaves is truly a sight to see, especially from 14,000 or 18,000 feet! You’ll enjoy an unobstructed view of the vibrant tapestry of colors beneath you, turning your skydiving escapade into a visual feast that only Skydive New England can offer!
3. Skydive Snohomish
The Pacific Northwest’s beauty is showcased in the best way at Skydive Snohomish. Seattle boasts some of America’s finest skies with its majestic, snow-capped mountains and serene landscapes, all of which you can witness up close and personal here! With its rich history, family legacy, and breathtaking views of the Snohomish River Valley, SkySno is consistently rated as one of the best places to skydive in the WORLD!
Ultimate Skydiving Destinations
The best places to skydive in the USA offer awe-inspiring views, fantastic facilities, top-notch customer service and exceptional experiences that are unique to their skydiving operation. Here are our top three ultimate skydiving destinations in the USA that just has it all figured out:
4. Skydive Perris
California’s expansive landscapes aren’t the only thing that attract skydivers to Skydive Perris. The professionalism and top-notch customer service here ensure that your journey is not just a simple leap, but a dream come true. With an on-site pool, restaurant, and indoor skydiving facility, Skydive Perris is revered as a skydiving resort. This dropzone is even well-known amongst celebrities and is where countless skydiving scenes are filmed for TV and major motion pictures such as Iron Man and The Bucket List!
5. Skydive Paraclete XP
With state-of-the-art facilities, an impressive fleet of aircraft, a sister indoor skydiving tunnel, world-class skydivers, and some of the world’s best skydiving instructors, Skydive Paraclete XP truly stands out amongst the crowd. Jumping here instantly elevates your experience whether you are a first timer, rookie skydiver, or a seasoned pro. Surrounding yourself amongst some of the best skydivers in the world is sure to leave an impact and have you feeling inspired!
6. Start Skydiving
Nestled just outside of Cincinnati, Ohio, Start Skydiving has exceptional facilities, a steadfast commitment to safety, and exemplary customer service. At Start Skydiving, it’s not just a skydive; it is an immersive experience into the heart of skydiving excellence. This family-owned and operated dropzone has a way of sharing beautiful life lessons through skydiving. Plus they have an indoor ropes course and a phenomenal demo team. A one-of-a-kind skydiving center!
How to Choose Your Skydiving Destination
- Safety Considerations
Your safety is top priority, so be mindful to choose a dropzone that values safety above all else. Cheaper isn’t always better. Do some research on the dropzone, make sure they have certified instructors and top-notch equipment. Better yet, find out if they are a United States Parachute Association (USPA) member dropzone, like us! This ensures that they follow and uphold strict safety guidelines.
- Local Skydiving Spots
Itching to skydive and want to keep it local? There are more than 350 skydiving centers in the United States alone, so there is bound to be a reputable skydiving spot in your area. Type in “places to go skydiving near me” or “best place to skydive” to uncover nearby options that promise both convenience and an amazing adventure.
The sky’s the limit! Are you ready to spread your wings and dive into a world of adventure? Long Island Skydiving Center and these spectacular destinations await. Get a head start on your journey and book a skydive today! Blue skies.