So, the United States has been in your travel destination bucket list for some time, and now you’re finally going there in less than a month. Good for you! But, which place in the country should you go see first.
Here’s a dozen out of the so many places where you can feast your eyes endlessly. Mind you, they’re pretty much a far cry from the pictures you first saw of these places, so get ready to be captivated when you get there yourself.
Golden Gate Bridge
The Golden Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge across the Golden Gate Strait which connects San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean. Travel guides consider it as possibly the most beautiful, and certainly the most photographed bridge in the world.
Vast, magnificent and inarguably beautiful, the Grand Canyon is Arizona’s most easily distinguishable landmark and a natural wonder that you simply have to see to believe. Carved by the Colorado River, Grand Canyon extends 277 miles long.
Located in the windward coast of Oahu, Hawaii, Lanikai means “heavenly sea” and indeed, the sight makes you think of heavenly bliss. This small half-mile beach has been consistently rankes among the best beaches in the world.
Japanese Gardens at Manito
The Japanese Garden at Manito Park is more than just another garden. This garden symbolizes a friendship between Spokane, Washington and Nishinomiya, Japan. The garden is surrounded by wood fence which adds a mystique and cozy feel.
Located in the Grand Canyon, Arizona, Havasu Falls is known throughout the world and has appeared in numerous magazines and television shows, and is often included in calendars that feature incredible waterfalls or beautiful scenery.
Perched on the Capitol Hill at the eastern end of Washington, D.C. is the seat of the United States Congress, the legislative branch of the Us Federal government. It is a wonderful place to visit and to watch policy in action. There is also so much to learn through its architectural structures. With its free tours and exhibits, the Capitol Building is definitely worth a visit.
Lake Tahoe is where California and Nevada meet. No matter where you turn, the beauty of this freshwater lake surrounds you.
St. John, US Virgin Islands
St John is one of the Virgin Islands in the Caribbean Sea. With 60% of its land area comprised of a national park, St. John is as far away as you can get from civilization, but still be just a short distance from upscale jewelry stores and boutiques.
Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park is a nearly 3,500 sq mile wilderness recreation area atop a volcanic hotspot. Yellowstone features dramatic canyons, alpine rivers, lush forests, hot springs and gushing geysers, including its most famous, Old Faithful.
New York City
Home to the Empire State Building, Times Square, Statue of Liberty, New York City is a fast-paced, globally influential center of art, culture, fashion and finance.
Big Sur is a sparsely populated region in California where the Sta Lucia mountains rise abruptly from the Pacific Ocean. Big Sur got its name from the original spanish language “el sur grande,” meaning the “Big South. The terrain offers stunning views, making Big Sur a popular tourist destination.
Jackson Hole is the valley floor between the Teton Mountain Range and the Snake River. Located along the border of Wyoming and Idaho. The name “hole” was used by early mountain men, who primarily entered the valley from the north and had to descend along relatively steep slopes, giving the sensation of entering a hole.
Lake Superior is the largest of the Great Lakes of North America and is shared by Canada’s Ontario and United States’ Minnesota. The lake could contain all of the other Great Lakes.
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