If you have the money to travel, what places would you want to visit? The US has a huge number of great destinations scattered on its 50 states. One may not even get to visit all of them during his lifetime.
Still, make sure you get to see the famous places if you have the chance. If you can’t travel the world, at least, get to see what your country has to offer. We have listed ten of the most famous places in the US. Read on to see if your favorite destination is included.
Grand Canyon: The Grand Canyon is one of the greatest natural parks in the US. An estimated six million tourists flock to this destination every year.
The natural rock formations were carved by the Colorado River over millions of years ago. The spectacular view would make every visitor marvel at the sights.
Manhattan: The skyscrapers made this city famous. It has become a popular backdrop for television and movie scenes.
Tourists can also visit the iconic Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building. They can watch a play on Broadway, or stroll through Central Park.
Yellowstone Park: Yellowstone Park is the first national park recognized by the US government in 1872. The recognition gave protection to the varied wildlife inhabiting the park, as well as its natural and rugged beauty filled with geysers, hot springs, and more.
Niagara Falls: Niagara consist of three falls that are located between Ontario, Canada and New York. The biggest of the three falls is Horseshoe Falls, with water depths estimated at 170 feet.
Kilauea: Mount Kilauea is the most active among the five volcanoes in the Hawaiian island. It had continuous eruptions between 1983 to 2018. It has become the center of attraction for many geologists and seismologists, as well as tourists from all over the world.
Las Vegas: Casinos anyone? No other place in the US offers the greatest number of casinos like Las Vegas. The latest casino count has been estimated at 104. Add to this the 150,000 hotel rooms that are available to the millions of tourists visiting the city annually.
The White House in Washington DC: The seat of America’s power, the official residence of the American president – a place everyone would want for an
Instagrammable photo they can boast off. The area is also home to numerous monuments and museums, most of which have free admissions.
Florida Keys: This archipelago located at the southernmost part of Florida is a favorite destination for fishing, boating, snorkeling, and scuba diving. It has 1,700 islands.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Wildflowers abundantly bloom on this park all year round. Its lush forest teeming with wildlife, and mist-covered mountains play a big part in the scenic vistas that can be viewed from Clingmans Dome, the highest peak here which serves as the observation station.
Walt Disney World Orlando: Young people and the young at heart never misses a trip to Walt Disney World when they’re in Florida. This Magic Kingdom attracts visitors with its numerous thrilling rides found on six differently themed parks namely:
- Main Street, and
- Liberty Square.