08/14/2013 11:14 am ET Updated Oct 13, 2013

Top 10 Window-Seat-Worthy Sights

Just by being in the air, flying often gives us glimpses of stunning scenery, be it a cloud formation, a storm on the horizon or a rising or setting sun (made all the better if you are flying in the right direction at the right time). However, some flights offer an even better view, provided by the landscape below.

While this list could go for a long time, made the tough calls and came up with the top 10 sights we think are the best reasons for making sure to have a window seat.

Top 10 window-seat-worthy sights