The United States of America is a very diverse country. The people, the places, the weather and culture can change quite dramatically, as you go from state to state or even from city to city. If you are visiting the United States, you will probably have a problem in choosing among the best places to visit in the USA. Well, in this case, it is going to be one of those problems that is a good problem to have.
There are so many interesting places in the USA that it would be very difficult to just name a few and also be impartial at the same time. However, for the sake of brevity, we have tried to choose a few best places to visit in the USA, as seen from our perspective, to give you more of an insight in what you can expect.
New York City
Ney York City is undoubtedly the hottest destination in the United States. Otherwise lovingly knows as The Big Apple, NYC is home to the famous statue of Liberty, Wall Street, the Empire State Building and Central Park, just to name a few big attractions.
It is also America’s most populated city and it is worth going just to see how chaotic, yet extremely functional the city is, at any time
There are two great Wyoming national parks. One of course is the world famous Yellowstone National Park and the other is the Grand Teton Park. We have given you information on both these parks that you could possibly explore when you take your trip to Wyoming.
Yellowstone National Park
Among all national parks in the entire world, Yellowstone National Park is probably the most interesting, beautiful and bountiful park that you can ever visit. The park is so rich in natural wonders that the U.S. Government recognized it as a national park way back in 1872, making it the world’s first recognized national park! Though Wyoming is the official state that claims ownership of this national park, the park stretches into parts of Idaho and Montana as well. However, close to 96% of the park is located in Wyoming.
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Wyoming National Parks – Yellowstone Park & Grand Teton Park
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Here are some wonderful romantic things to do in New York City.
Propose at the top of the Empire State Building
The Empire State Building is one of the tallest structures in New York City’s spectacular skyline. Why not take a wedding ring all the way to the top and pop the all-important question to the woman you love, with New York’s glittering lights all around you? On a clear day or night, you can see almost 80 miles of city from atop the building. A late night visit would be the best time to do it. If you are going to pop the big question, we would advise you to pay for the extra VIP tickets that will give you some privacy, on an observatory that is located in a floor that is higher than what most tourists will end up seeing.
Washington State is not very well known for its national parks. However, the fact of the matter is that the state parks in Washington might actually be the state’s most well-kept secret. Below, we have quickly given you a sneak peek into the most beautiful Washington State national parks.
Olympic National Park
This park, with a land area of almost a million acres, is so huge that it is broken up into four different areas of interest. The four areas are the Pacific Coastline, the Alpine Area and two forests, one a rain forest and one a dry forest. You can just understand how huge the park must be when you find out that it has a rain forest as well as a dry, old growth forest.
The U.S.A is a beautiful country with many diverse locations. You have super bustling cities like New York while you also have quaint tourist destinations like the Yellowstone National Park, which can hit you with a big punch of nature’s serenity. We have tried to give you a mix of everything with our little list of fun vacation spots in the U.S.A. Whenever possible, we have also given you links to other pages that we have on these fun vacation spots in the U.S, so you can learn more about those vacation spots.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
We mentioned this beautiful national park in our introduction and it is worth a mention again. The landscape at this park is so vivid and diverse that you will be able to see a geyser, a magnificent mountain range and some spectacular lakes, all in the same day. There is a plethora of wildlife, birdlife and fauna that you can witness and enjoy as well.
You came in here looking for cheap things to do in NYC, right? Well, we did one better. How about the best list of free things to do in NYC? Nothing beats free although you have to accept that the free tourist attractions are usually quite crowded. Hence, if the link we gave you didn’t quench your satisfaction to find interesting things to do in NYC without spending a lot of money, check out these other affordable things you can do while in the Big Apple.
Consider purchasing the New York City Pass
The Everglades National Park is the third largest national park in the mainland USA. Located in Florida, it spreads out over an amazing area of more than 1.5 Million acres.
Here are some interesting facts about the Everglades National Park. Later on in the article, we will also give you a list of things to do in Everglades National Park.
Everglades National Park – Fun Facts
- The park is so huge that it officially falls under the jurisdiction of three different counties, in the form of Dade, Collier and Monroe County in Florida
- The Park is made up of more than 10,000 small islands
- About 500,000 acres of this park is covered by sugar cane crop
- The Everglades, like the rest of America, were once home to many small Native American colonies. These days, Native Americans still continue to live in small reservations on the National Park
Chicago, a.k.a. The Windy City, is a beautiful city to visit and tour. The city is multifaceted and has everything that a tourist could desire. If you happen to be young and want a city that offers you a brilliant nightlife, Chicago has that. If you are with a family and want a city that will give you museums, historic statues and monuments to visit, Chicago has plenty of that to offer as well. Moreover, there is fine dining, tourist attractions and tours that you can explore as well. We have tried to give you as much information on tourism in Chicago and we hope you will find all the links to other pages on our sites very useful, when you plan your Chicago trip.
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Chicago is a world class tourist destination with everything in it. There are historic museums, one of the world’s largest art galleries, monuments and statues, Millennium Park, Cloud Gate, the Navy Pier and countless other attractions that will keep a tourist really busy for even up to a month at a time.
While there, if you can afford it, try to pamper yourself at one of these world class Chicago hotels downtown, where you will be offered every type of luxury that you desire. We have briefly reviewed some of the most popular, highest rated hotels in downtown Chicago.
Omni Chicago Hotel – ~$195 a night
Located in Grant Park, Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago is a world famous tourist attraction. Everyone in Chicago almost immediately identifies this great art institute when they see the grand entrance, with the statues of two lions.
We will try to give you a sneak peek into the Art Institute of Chicago. Before we give you a preview, we would like to say that the creation of the art institute goes back to the year 1866, when a small group of just 35 skilled artists created what was then called the Chicago Academy of Design. That little organization evolved into the current day art extravaganza that you will see upon your visit.
Fun facts about the Art Institute of Chicago
- The collections in this fantastic museum represent art from over 5,000 different years
Going to Chicago are you? Well, you don’t really have to worry about what to do in Chicago as the real question that you have to probably answer is what not can I do in Chicago? There are so many things you could do that you will probably never get to them all.
We love Chicago so much that our site has a number of other articles that talk about what to do in Chicago. Here are links and descriptions to them all. You might want to check out the Chicago house of blues, a great place where you can enjoy some soul gospels, fantastic and affordable food and just a grand spirit. The Chicago house of Blues is world famous for its music and buffets.
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What to do in Chicago? Countless Options Here
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