Best Places To Visit In The USA- When you think about all the places worth visiting in the United States it is hard to pinpoint the top ten. The land is loaded with attractions, interesting places and unique cities, all of which have their own charm.
However, we have done our best to compile a list that outlines that top ten places worth visiting in the U.S.
1) New York City, New York
It is probably already high on your list of places to see in the country but we have to mention the wonderful city of New York, otherwise known as “the Big Apple”.
New York is one of those cities where you can return again and again and still find something new every time. If you are limited to spending a short amount of time in the city then the attractions that are worth crossing off the list include: Times Square, the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, Central Park and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
If you have a little extra time then be sure to check out one of the city’s libraries, which are an attraction in their own right. Other areas worth visiting include the Upper West Side and the West Village. Those who are eager to try the tastes of New York should visit Grand Central Station’s market place to sample some of the city’s cuisine.
2) San Francisco
San Francisco is a favorite city to visit for many U.S residents. It is a charming city that is full of diverse attitude. Each neighborhood has its own quirks that make it worth visiting, whether it the Mission’s hipster scene or the Upper Haight’s unique take on hippy elegance.
San Francisco’s Marina area has plenty of good restaurants and cafes with a beautiful view of the Golden Gate Bridge to match. Noe Valley is the place to go to visit picturesque boutiques and stores. Other areas that are worth visiting in San Francisco include Ocean Beach, Dolores Park, Pier 39 and the Ferry Building.
Chicago, famously known as the Windy City, is a unique blend of food, entertainment, sports and art. One of the most popular sites to visit is Millennium Park’s sculpture known as the Cloud Gate, where many of those who visit enjoy taking pictures of reflections on the silver of the sculpture.
Buckingham Fountain is found in Grant Park and is a great place to hang out during a hot day. Chicago has plenty of theater companies and museums to enjoy, which makes it a great destination for those that are into getting a dose of culture. Comedy is popular in Chicago as well and you can experience the enjoyment firsthand at the Second City Theater.
4) Las Vegas
Las Vegas is often featured on tourists personal list for traveling in the U.S due to its exposure in Hollywood films and notorious casinos. Aside from the well-known casinos, Las Vegas is also a great place to enjoy world-class shows, dining and shopping experiences.
While there is plenty to enjoy at all times of day, those who visit Las Vegas are often most impressed with the Strip as it comes to life at night. Aside from the regularly discussed attractions, other activities to enjoy in Vegas include the Neon Museum, the Mandalay Bay Shark Reef and Red Rock Canyon.
Orlando often comes up at the number one destination for families, which is no surprise considering it is home to the Magic Kingdom. Orlando has something for everyone and regardless of the activities that you typically enjoy, you are sure to have a fun filled adventure during your visit. The Disney theme parks are a must visit for those traveling to Orlando.
SeaWorld is a fun place for those that are interested in animals of the Sea, where it is possible to see dolphins, whales and others. Universal Studios is another action packed adventure available in Orlando. It has many famous attractions such as the Universal Studios Roller Coaster. For a more laid-back day, visitors can go to the Harry P.Leu Gardens or experience one of many luxurious day spas.
6) Washington D.C
As the capital city of the United States, it is no surprise that Washington D.C is full of history and culture. Attractions in the city include monuments and museums, with the majority of them being free to attend. It is one of the U.S’ most visited places, particularly for families and schools. The Reflecting Pool at National Mall is worth visiting during your stay as well.
7) Los Angeles
Los Angeles is well known for housing the world-famous Hollywood. Tourists from all over the world visit the city in order to experience some of the movie industries glitz and glam and in hopes of running into celebrities. The most popular attractions in Los Angeles include movie studios, the TCL Chinese Theatre and the Walk of Fame. Partygoers enjoy visiting one of the cities many nightclubs, where it is possible to party in the same venue as a Tinseltown celebrity. Art fans will appreciate a visit to the Getty Center whilst stars of another variety can be seen at the Griffith Observatory.
Easily one of the U.S’ top destinations, the beautiful islands of Hawaii are home to some of the best beaches in the world and continue to draw surfers and island-lovers alike. It is one of the premiere destinations in the country to really relax and unwind. When we think of Hawaii, many of us think of blue waves and cute cocktails. While this is true, there are also plenty of natural activities to enjoy, such as biking, surfing and snorkeling. Perhaps the most popular beach is Honolulu’s Waikiki Beach, where the surf is great and the sand is soft. Other places to visit include Diamond Head, Ali’iolani Hale and Iolani Palace.
9) New Orleans
New Orleans is bustling with culture and entertainment. It is home to a number of festivals and interesting activities such as Jazz Fest and Mardi Gras. Bourbon Street is the main attraction and base for visitors in New Orleans, where the world-famous Mardi Gras takes place.
The French Quarter is a beautiful place to visit for a slice of history whilst Frenchmen Street and the Garden District are worth checking out as well.
10)The Grand Canyon
Last but not least, no list of places to visit in the United States would be complete without this entry. The Grand Canyon is a structure known throughout the world for its amazing geographical nature. The deep canyon, which was formed by the Colorado River thousands of years ago, stretches over 200 miles in Arizona, making it one of the most famous destinations in the U.S’ Southwest region.