Uncle Sam Recommended: Top Attractions to Visit in the USA

The United States of America (USA) is a diverse country, with people belonging to different religions and cultural background residing in this beautiful nation. This vast democratic country celebrates all of these cultures, be it from any ethnic background.

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The USA offers a wide array of picturesque locations. Some are known for their nightlife, some for their awesome beaches, some for their history and architecture, some for their culinary delight and all of them for their excellent hospitality. The Statue of Liberty is the national icon of this country and rightfully so is called, the ‘Land of Liberty’. If you’re planning a vacation to the USA, following is a list featuring the must visit places of this lovely country.

#1: New York


“Big Apple” and “The City That Never Sleeps” are just two of the terms given to one of the largest metropolitan cities in the world, New York. The image of this city is such that New York is the first thing that pops in your mind when someone mentions USA. Rightfully so, this city has some amazing people and a variety of cultures. A large number of New York tour packages are offered by travel agencies, as this is among the most visited sites in the world.

Why to visit?

This city has amazing people, a variety of delicious cuisines, culturally rich and great night life.

Did you know?

Many New York City subway musicians have actually played at famous venues throughout the world.

#2: Grand Canyon


The Grand Canyon attracts tourists from around the globe. This enormous natural wonder is located in Northern Arizona and was formed over millions of years by the Colorado River. It may not be the longest or deepest canyon, but its sheer size and the scenic landscape offers tourists a glimpse of paradise.

Why to visit?

The Grand Canyon has an amazing view and is classified as a ‘Natural Wonder of the World.’

Did you know?

The Grand Canyon has 90 species of mammals, 45 types of reptiles, 350 species of birds and 9 species of amphibians.

#3: San Francisco

San Francisco © runner310 (Flickr)

The city of San Francisco is most renowned for the Golden Gate Bridge and cable cars. The most admired feature of this city is probably its history and architecture. Tourists can take a walk, ride a bike and drive on this modern architectural wonder.

Why to visit?

San Francisco is rich in history and architecture with the most obvious attraction being the Golden Gate Bridge.

Did you know?

The United Nations charter was drafted and ratified in 1945 in San Francisco.

#4: Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada
Las Vegas, Nevada © irene. (Flickr)

Located in Southern Nevada, Las Vegas is the place for people to blow off some steam. This city is renowned world over for its sprawling casinos, musical productions, and comedy acts. Las Vegas hosts acts and performances suited for all ages.

Why to visit?

The city of Las Vegas offers the complete entertainment package.

Did you know?

In Las Vegas you’re not allowed to buy drinks for more than three people.

#5: Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park © Jim Trodel

Yellowstone National Park is renowned for its vast number of geysers and hot springs. Apart from that this park was the first in the world to be set aside for the preservation of hot springs and geysers. Regular attraction here is the famous ‘Old Faithful Geyser’ which erupts after every 91 minutes.

Why to visit?

Yellowstone is famous for its rugged beauty, wildlife and of course the hot springs and the geysers.

Did you know?

Yellowstone National Park has approximately 2000 earthquakes annually.

Well, these were the best from a lot more that this nation has to offer. Many travel agencies offer an array of USA vacation packages to choose from. Whenever you visit this country make sure you visit the above mentioned places.

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