America is a vast country. That means it’s home to some incredibly diverse natural and cultural attractions. After all, this is the country where you can find both Nashville and Broadway. All of that diversity also means that no trip here needs to prove boring.
Thinking about visiting America for pleasure? Here are five fun places to visit in the US.
1. The Grand Canyon
The US enjoys some incredible natural attractions. One of the most breathtaking of these attractions is the Grand Canyon.
Rock lovers will enjoy the exposed layers of rock that represent billions of years of geological formation. Photography lovers will soak up the extraordinary vistas that make The Grand Canyon one of the most famous spots in the country.
2. New Orleans
Despite the many setbacks faced by the city following Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans remains one of the most interesting cities in the US.
You can see the historic French influence in the French Quarter or take in the local nightlife on Bourbon Street. In the mood for grand architecture? Check out the St. Louis Cathedral.
You can even support the local artist community by picking up a painting or two in Jackson Square.
3. Walt Disney World
Any US vacation almost demands a visit to at least one amusement park. Arguably, the grandest of all amusement parks is Walt Disney World. The simple diversity of the park may account for this, since Disney World hosts multiple individual theme parks, including:
- Epcot Center
- Magic Kingdom
- Hollywood Studios
- Animal Kingdom
You can even book inclusive trips with lodging, park tickets, and dining. If you’re coming from overseas, see if you qualify for ESTA Visa to save time.
4. San Antonio
History buffs will love their time in San Antonio. You’ll find The Alamo there, where American legends James Bowie and Davy Crockett died.
You can also visit a genuine Spanish mission at Mission San Jose. Keep your eyes open for the famous Rose Window while you’re there.
Don’t forget about the River Walk that offers many excellent dining options and guided tours. Plus, it’s a short walk to the La Villita Historic Arts Village.
5. Los Angeles
Los Angeles hosts so many unique experiences that you’ll run out of time before you run out of options. You can visit Universal Studios Hollywood or hike up to see the Hollywood sign.
You can stop in at Grauman’s Chinese Theater, now called TCL Chinese Theater, or see the Griffith Observatory. You can’t call any LA visit complete without seeing the La Brea Tar pits.
Parting Thoughts on Fun Places to Visit in the US
Picking out fun places to visit in the US means deciding what kind of experience you want. The nature lover should focus on national parks, while movie and music lovers should look to urban centers.
Whether you’re looking for natural grandeur or movie magic, though, you can find a place to visit that will meet your expectations.
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