1. The U.S. is big
The U.S. is the third largest country in the world by land mass — nearly as big as the entire continent of Europe.
2. World class athletes
American athletes have won more Olympic medals than athletes from any other country.
3. Climate diversity
The U.S. is the only country that falls within five different climate zones.
4. Magnet for international tourism
The U.S. attracts more tourists than every country in the world after Spain and France.
5. Fresh water supply
Lake Superior is the largest body of freshwater in the world by surface area.