10 most popular tourist spots in United States: Grand Canyon, Golden Gate Bridge and more
The United States of America has an end number of tourist spots and all of them have something very distinct related to them. Every place has a different charm and holds different importance to the country.
Here is the list of top 10 spots to visit in the United States of America (USA).
1. Grand Canyon
This beautiful natural attraction is carved out by the world-famous, Colorado River. The South Rim is the most visited section of Grand Canyon National Park, with a large visitors center, regular bus service along the Rim in the high season, and a walkway that runs along the canyon with numerous viewing points and platforms.
2. Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls is situated along the US-Canada border. These world-famous falls are a set of three falls, Horseshoe Falls, American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls. There exists a ride called ‘Maid in the Mist’ where passengers are taken on a huge boat and a close vision of the falls is given to them.
3. Statue of Liberty
This statue is a symbol of freedom. It stands 152 ft tall in New York Harbor. Tourists or visitors can have a great view of the Statue of Liberty from various points in the city. They can take a ferry ride to the statue and can actually go inside it if they get tickets in advance.
4. White House
It is the residence of the President of the United States. It is located in Washington D.C. It was built by James Hoban in 1792 and, after being burned down by British forces in 1814, it was rebuilt in 1818. Reservations of tours have to be made at least three weeks in advance.
5. Yellowstone National Park
It is home to a huge volcano and it has lead to a spectacular natural phenomenon around it. There are few more attractions around it like geysers, hot springs and the waterfall around the Yellowstone River.
6. Walt Disney World Resort
It is a huge amusement park located in Orlando and is a perfect place for family time. It not only attracts children but also adults of all age groups. It includes everything including an amusement park, water park, theatres, shops, dining and golf court.
7. Times Square
Times Square is basically famous for its flashing billboards. It lies at the heart of Manhattan. It looks pretty during the day but it looks more spectacular during the night.
8. Golden Gate Bridge
The Golden Gate Bridge joins San Francisco and Marin County. It is red in color and when it contrasts with the blue water, it gives an aesthetic feel to the city.
It is a beautiful stretch of beach along with palm trees which gives one a feeling of them being in the tropics. It is the most famous beach in the Pacific. Tourists enjoy this place a lot as they can shop, surf, dine and relax in Waikiki.
10. Las Vegas Strip
It is just like an amusement park for adults. Numerous resorts, a recreation of the New York skyline, the canals of Venice and the Eiffel Tower make this place happening.