If you want to dedicate your vacation to Travel USA, you will find here a few suggestions. No matter where you come from, the United States has a lot to offer to the tourists.
Those Americans from one coast enjoy traveling to the other side and vice versa. Canadians and Mexicans, the US neighbors come to the USA just for the fun of it.
And world tourists from every corner enjoy visiting America, the example of civilization, modernity and freedom.
Carlsbad Caverns in the State of New Mexico
United States National Parks
When you think of tourism in the United States, the national Parks come to mind. For years America has developed its treasures given by nature into impressive national Parks. Among them are:
Carlsbad Caverns, located in the State of New Mexico has 117 caves. The longest is 120 miles long, about 160 km. There is a place called the Big Room 4,000 feet long, about 1,200 meters. Many species roam inside the caves, among them about half a million Mexican bats. Above ground are the Rattlesnake Springs and the Chihuahua Desert.
Acadia is located in Mount Desert Island in the State of Maine; it preserves the tallest mountains on the Atlantic Ocean coast, the granite peaks, woodlands and lakes.
Arches Park in Utah features more than 2,000 natural sandstone arches. Millions of years of erosion in such a climate have created these structures. The most known is the Delicate Arch.
Glacier Bay in the northern state of Alaska, USA
Glacier Bay in the State of Alaska has numerous tidewater glaciers, mountains, and fjords. This place was discovered in 1794 and was covered by ice in its entirety. Since then waters have receded and you may find there grizzly bears, mountain goats, whales, seals, and eagles.
Dry Tortugas is located on the west side of the Florida Keys at Fort Jefferson, the largest masonry structure in the Western Hemisphere. With most of the park being water, it is the home of coral reefs and shipwrecks and is only accessible by plane or boat.
The Great Smokey Mountains in North Carolina and Tennessee are part of the Appalachian Mountains. It is a like a museum of natural life with 500 vertebrate species and 5,000 plants and tree species. The main attractions here are hiking, horseback riding and visiting the historic structures.
Hawaii Volcanoes Park on the Big Island of Hawaii
Hawaii Volcanoes Park is located on the Big island of Hawaii, the Kilauea and Mauna Loa volcanoes are among the most actives of the world.
Redwood Park in California is home of the tallest trees on Earth, the remaining Coastal Redwoods. There are three rivers in this seismically active area. This is a great example of preservation of the ecosystems with its animals and plant species.
Yellowstone is located in the States of Wyoming, Montana and Idaho. It features vast geothermal areas such as hot springs and geysers, the best known being Old Faithful and Grand Prismatic Spring. The Yellowstone River has numerous waterfalls, and four mountain ranges run through the park.
Yosemite, located in California, has towering cliffs, waterfalls, and sequoias .Half Dome and El Capitan rise from the central glacier that formed Yosemite Valley; three Giant Sequoia groves and vast wilderness are home to diverse wildlife.
Miami Beach Florida is one of the Best Beaches in the USA
The best beaches of the United States are mainly on Florida and the East Coast, the Gulf of Mexico and the West Coast. And, of course, Hawaii.
Here I mention a few.
Monuments to our Presidents in Mount Rushmore in South Dakota
A country with so many years of history sure has monuments to honor its heroes and the important events that helped create the country.
Mount Rushmore in South Dakota is a sculpture carved on the granite face of the mountain honoring the former Us Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodor Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln.
USS Arizona Memorial, located in Pearl Harbor in Honolulu Hawaii, is the final resting place of the more than 1,100 sailors killed on the USS Arizona of the Attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
The Liberty Bell stands on display in the Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is an iconic symbol of American Independence.
Washington Monument in Washington DC
The Washington Monument was built in honor of George Washington, who led the country to Independence and was the First President of the United States. It is the number one attraction in Washington DC.
The Jefferson Memorial in Washington DC is dedicated to one of America’s founding fathers and third President of the United States.
The Lincoln Memorial, located on the National Mall of Washington DC was built to honor Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States.
The Marine Corps Memorial War Memorial, also called the Iwo Jima Memorial, located outside Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington Virginia, is a military memorial statue dedicated to all personnel of the United States Marine Corps who have died in the defense of their country since 1775.
Gateway Arch in St Louis Missouri, USA
The Gateway Arch or Gateway to the West, in St Louis Missouri was built as a monument to the West of the Mississippi expansion of the United States.
The San Jacinto Monument, located on the Houston Ship Channel in Harris County, Texas near the city of La Porte, commemorates the Battle of San Jacinto, the decisive battle of the Texas Revolution
Soldiers and Sailors Monument in Indianapolis, Indiana is a tall neoclassical monument in the center of town.
Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco California
There are many Landmarks in America. People that haven’t been in America know them by heart. We recognize as landmarks the following:
New York City in the United States
Top US Travel Destinations
The main destinations for Travel USA are the following in no particular order. They are all spectacular places to visit and enjoy with your family, your spouse of your friends.
I hope I gave you an idea of the possibilities available for Travel USA. America welcomes you with open arms.
Map of the USA with State Capitals
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