Sights and Attractions in the United States of America

Attractions in United States

An extensive country with vast numbers of cities, there are hundreds of popular attractions in America. World-renowned tourist attractions in the United States draw thousands of tourists annually. From monuments to entertainment parks, USA's attractions offer something for everyone.

Disneyland Park
Located at Disneyland Resort in California, this theme park is known worldwide. Disneyland Park is like a dream, where fun is the order of the day. The Walt Disney Company has gone to great effort to create a magical fantasy world for all to enjoy. New adventures and rides are constantly being added. Disneyland Park is made up of themed lands, leading off from Central Plaza, where Sleeping Beauty Castle stands. Main Street USA land takes visitors back in time to the beginning of the 1900s. Adventureland transports patrons to an exotic world where they can hop aboard rides such as “Tarzan's Treehouse”, “Jungle Cruise”, “Temple of the Forbidden Eye” and “Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room”. Fantasyland brings fairy tales to life. Frontier land is another step back in time to when the first pioneers were exploring the American frontier. Various shows, rides and other forms of entertainment abound here. Tommorowland shoots visitors forward in time again with popular rides like “Star Tours” and “Space Mountain”. Critter Country features “The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh”, and “Splash Mountain”. New Orleans Square is styled after Bourbon Street and is home to “Haunted Mansion”, “Club 33” and “Pirates of the Caribbean”. Mickey's Toontown is much like the movie “Who Framed Roger Rabbit”, giving visitors an opportunity to see where the Disney characters live.

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
Situated in Cleveland, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is another renowned attraction in USA. Here you will discover an impressive collection of memorabilia as well as multimedia exhibits that guide visitors through the history of rock music. The museum is open from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm.

Statue of Liberty and Empire State Building
The Statue of Liberty is considered by many as a symbol of the United States of America. This National Memorial statue was a gift from the French back in the 1800s. It marks the opening of the Hudson River mouth in New York. Created by Frederic Auguste Bartholdi, statue represents liberty and friendship between USA and France. Also situated in New York is the Empire State Building. At a height of 102 stories, it has been named amongst the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. Built back in 1931 this impressive structure is owned by the World Federation of Great Towers.

Central Park
Central Park in Manhattan is a natural escape from the city in the city. Designed by Calvert Vaux and by Frederick Olmsted, Central park is well landscaped with grassy ares, lakes, walking tracks, playgrounds, a wildlife sanctuary and two ice rinks. Many bird watchers flock here to see the arrival of several species of migrating birds. During the summer visitors can enjoy open-air theater productions. Several sculptures are scattered around the park, these include “Angel of the Waters” by Emma Stebbins, “Balto”, “Cleopatra's Needle”, “Alice” and “Duke of Ellington”.

Other great attractions to visit in USA include Alcatraz Island, Golden Gate Bridge, Florida Keys, Chinatown, Grand Canyon National Park, Yosemite National Park, San Diego Zoo and Universal Studios. With so many tourist attractions in the United States visitors will be kept very busy.

 



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