10 Best Places to Visit in the USA

USA is a great place to visit. Here are the 10 Best Places to Visit in the USA.

 

Travelling at least once to the United States of America is a dream for most people, and especially for travelers. It is a great destination to visit and being as vast a country as it is, there is something that suits everyone.

  1. New York City

New York, or the Big Apple as it is fondly known, is always high on the list of tourists. After all it is iconic. There is so much to see, so much to do. There is the Times Square, Rockefeller Center, the Empire State Building, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Central Park, the Statue of Liberty, and so much more.

  1. Yellowstone, Wyoming

The Yellowstone National Park is a 3,500-sq.-mile wilderness recreation area. Basically it is reserve of sorts that seeks to preserve the area. It is located on a volcanic hot spot, which is what makes its hot springs and iconic geysers famous. The most famous geyser is the Old Faithful. In addition, Yellowstone also has dramatic canyons, alpine rivers, and lush forests, as well as hundreds of animal species, including bears, wolves, bison, elk and antelope.

  1. Grand Canyon, Arizona

The Grand Canyon is a massive chasm in northern Arizona. It is approximately 277 miles in length, up to 18 miles in width and a mile deep, which makes it one of the most famous chasms in the world. It is a natural wonder that has been six million years in the making. It is truly a spectacular site to behold.

  1. Las Vegas, Nevada

The experience of Las Vegas is unique and one that cannot be replicated anywhere else. Las Vegas is the most illuminated city in the world, known for its bright lights and the Sunset Strip. Its main attraction lies in casinos, entertainment shows, buffets and its wedding chapels. In any case, Las Vegas is a must see, at least once in a lifetime.

  1. Disneyland and/or Disney World

Visiting Disneyland or Disney World is an experience in itself, one that will bring your inner child to life. There are no words to describe the feeling of seeing your favorite characters come to life. It truly is the most magical place on Earth. Note: Disneyland is located in California, while Walt Disney World is located in Orlando, Florida. Both are on the opposite sides of the country, so plan accordingly.

  1. Washington DC

Washington DC is the capital of the United States and is a must see place for people interested in history or politics. There are plenty of museums to help you decipher the history of the country or visit the Library of Congress to get the info. There are also many memorials and monuments dedicated to great American leaders, such as the Lincoln Memorial.

  1. Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles translates into the Angels, and considering the fact that the city is the location of Hollywood, it seems aptly named, because these stars do appear to be angelic being at times. In addition to Hollywood and the stars, there are also various theaters to be seen such as the Kodak Theater, TCL Chinese Theatre, etc. You can also shop at The Grove or visit The Getty Center or the Griffith Observatory.

  1. New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans is a culture in its own. New Orleans became a top destination to visit due to its annual Mardi Gras celebration, which has garnered quite a reputation for being the most wild party that one can ever go to. In addition to that, New Orleans has a rich history, one that can be seen in the historic French Quarter. Other places to visit include Bourbon Street, Garden District and Frenchmen Street. Don’t forget to visit the Voodoo Museum or by taking a guided ghost or vampire tour through taverns, alleyways, and cemeteries.

  1. Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston is the place to go if you want to experience the Old America. With its antebellum architecture and surrounding plantation landscapes, it just may seem like you have stepped into the Old South. Charleston is also known for its Southern charm and hospitality. There are many places to visit such as the Battery and the French Quarter, as well as Waterfront Park and Middleton Place.

  1. San Francisco, California

San Francisco is famous for the iconic Golden Gate Bridge. Each neighborhood in this city can take on its own personality: hippie, hipster, or trendy. There are many places to see in addition to the Golden Gate Bridge, such as the Marina district, Noe Valley, Pier 39, the Ferry Building, and so much more.

This list is nowhere close to listing all of the best places to see in the USA. There are so many more places to visit and things to see and do. USA is so large and diverse and one can spend their whole life travelling around the country and still won’t be able to cover it all. There will still be things that will take him by surprise.

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