With so many destinations and sights to see in the United States, it might be difficult to decide on what is a definite must see on your trip to the states. Below are six of the most popular tourist destinations; although they are not anywhere near each other, they are most certainly worth the travel time.
Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse National Parks
Although Mt. Rushmore and Crazy Horse do not belong to the same National Park; they are within 30 minutes of each other almost making it a crime not to visit them both. Mt. Rushmore in its entire iconic splendor will be dwarfed by the mammoth scale of the Crazy Horse Memorial when it is finally completed. These two memorials represent some of the most formidable figures that helped develop the U.S. into the world leader it is today; and the massive engineering endeavor to sculpt these memorials is sure to leave you speechless.
In the mood for some gambling, dining, and quality shows; then Vegas is the place for you. Whether you are into sitting by the pool and soaking up some rays with a nice cocktail, or riding a rollercoaster atop a skyscraper, this town will have everything you need to stay entertained. Before you decide to party in Vegas and escape in the world of online casino, you might want to brush up on your gambling skills via one of the online gambling sites; you can practice your gambling skills here while you learn the games and techniques that work best for you insuring you have a fabulous time.
Having the distinguished title of “Oldest U.S. State Park”, Niagara Falls was originally established as the Niagara Reservation in 1885. These spectacular waterfalls sit between Ontario, Canada and the United States, and have been known as a honeymoon destination for decades. With more than 3,160 gallons of water per second pouring over these falls you are bound to get wet, so make sure and bring your slicker.
Statue of Liberty National Park
This astounding copper statue was a gift from France to America that has been watching over Liberty and Ellis islands since October of 1886. While viewing the regal lady, make sure to take time to tour the Ellis Island portion of this National Park. It will provide you with the true sense of what America was built on.
Grand Canyon National Park
As one of the “Seven Natural Wonders of the world”, the Grand Canyon spans more than 1,900 square miles and offers everything from camping to thrilling burrow rides down extremely narrow pathways to the river below. If you are looking for more comfortable sleeping accommodations one of the many nearby hotels will give you a great nights slumber before your full day of adventure.
Located a mile and a half off shore in the San Francisco Bay, this twenty-two acre island was once the most inescapable prison in the country. This former penitentiary housed 312 of the worst of the worst, such as Al Capone, in its day and was closed on March 21, 1963. It is now a museum and offers tours to remind us of our past.
These are some of the most iconic symbols of American history, culture, and scenic areas of the United States. Visiting these areas is sure to provide something for everyone as well as provide you with a full spectrum of the country’s mesmerizing landscapes.