This country boasts innumerable tourist destinations, so it is always hard to narrow down the list and come up with the top U.S. destinations to visit. The popular U.S. destinations that are mentioned here are drawn keeping in mind both the budget-minded traveller and the Richie Rich.
1. New York City, NY
You can’t conquer this city in one visit. This list of popular attractions to visit here includes Statue of Liberty, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Empire State Building and Central Park.
2. San Francisco, California
Each of San Francisco’s neighbourhoods has their own unique personality. Major attractions here include Golden Gate Bridge, Cable Car Museum and Alcatraz.
3. Chicago, Illinois
This windy city is all about modern art, cutting edge comedy, passionate sports-fans and fine dining. Notable sites include Millennium Park, Second City Theatre, Cloud Gate and Lake Michigan.
4. Las Vegas, Nevada
This city needs no introduction. Popular attractions here are the Bellagio Fountains, Caesars Palace and Wynn Las Vegas.
5. Orlando, Florida
From magical spa treatments to the Magical Kingdom, this city promises adventure in every step you take. Must- see list include SeaWorld, Universal Studios, Walt Disney World and Discovery Cove.
6. Washington DC, Dist. of Columbia
This great city is the hub for American history and politics. Notable sites include Capitol Hill, Lincoln Memorial and Reflecting Pool and Newseum.
7. Boston, Massachusetts
This is the location of the US’s most impassioned sports fans and important historical sites. Popular attractions include Fenway Park and Boston Public Garden.
8. Los Angeles, California
This city is all about brushing yourself with Tinseltown glamour. Major attractions include Nethercutt Museum, Universal Studios Hollywood and The Getty Center.
9. Honolulu, Hawaii
Honolulu and beautiful scenery goes hand- in- hand. You need to visit sights like Pearl Harbour and Iolani Palace to complete your Honolulu visit.
10. New Orleans, Louisiana
Major attractions include French Quarter, Royal Street and The National WWII Museum.
11. Seattle, Washington
Once here, you have to visit Kerry Park, Museum of Flight, Space Needle, Pike’s Place Market and Central Public Library.
12. Miami, Florida
The nightlife of this place is scorching due to the spicy salsa culture and strong Latin influence. Also, you should not be missing Aventura Mall, Airboat in Everglades and Vizcaya Museum and Gardens.
13. Sedona, Arizona
This is a vacationer’s paradise where you will find red rock formations, canyons, resorts and spas. Major sights include the likes of Bell Rock, Oak Creek, Devil’s Bridge Trail and Cathedral Rock.
14. Savannah, Georgia
List of notable attractions includes Forsyth Park, Bonaventure Cemetery and Savannah Historic District.
15. Charleston, South Carolina
Popular sights to visit include Charleston Waterfront Park, Magnolia Plantation and Gardens and Middleton Place.
16. Napa, California
For wine lovers, this is the dream destination. Your trip to this city will remain incomplete if you don’t drop at Napa Valley Balloons, Inc. and the Uptown Theatre.
17. San Antonio, Texas
The must-visit list here includes the likes of Alamo and Natural Bridge Caverns.
18. Lahaina, Hawaii
Here, people enjoy visits to Banyan Tree Park, Old Lahaina Luau and Ka’anapali Beach.
19. Portland, Oregon
This city is famous for its manicured parks, fine micro breweries, distilleries and eclectic nightlife. Must-visit places here include Oregon Museum of Science and Industry and International Rose Test Garden.
20. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
This historic city is the location of Independence Hall and Liberty Bell. Other attractions include Morris Arboretum and Philadelphia Museum of Art.
21. Myrtle Beach, S. Carolina
Myrtle Beach can be a retirement community, spring break destination, family vacation spot and golfing destination, all at once. Popular attractions include Myrtle Beach SkyWheel and the Carolina Opry.
22. Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Making Kailua unique is its soft black sands, volcanoes and waterfalls. Popular locations include Hulihe’e Palace, Magic Sands and Manini’owali Beach.
23. Palm Springs, California
This is the place to enjoy sunshine 354 days a year. Notable sights that demand a visit include Coachella Valley Preserve and San Jacinto Mountain.
24. Naples, Florida
This beach destination on Gulf of Mexico is popular, charming, sophisticated and boasts some of the world’s most astonishing resorts and hotels. Major tourist spots include Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Silverspot Cinema and Naples Botanical garden.
25. Houston, Texas
Everything is big here- from Houston’s prominence in shipping, oil, finance and aerospace to the towering skyscrapers. Popular tourist destinations include Water Hall, Hermann Park and Houston Museum District.