Top 10 Places to Visit in the United States


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While many people plan their trips to Asia, Africa, and Europe, there is much to explore in the United States. This is a vast country, and knowing where to begin when planning a trip can be tricky. From the breath-taking Grand Canyon and vibrant world-class cities to serene islands like Put-in-Bay, Ohio, you will never run out options of the places you can visit in the United States. 

This article helps you discover the top 10 most popular places to visit in the United States.

1) The Grand Canyon 

Located in Arizona, The Grand Canyon is an ecological wonder of the world, spreading over 250 miles. This tourist attraction park is one of the most popular destinations to visit in the United States.

The Colorado River weaves its way beautifully through the Grand Canyon. Its scenic area to hike, and amid the spectacle, the town also offers excellent hospitality, making it a positively rated tour and travel destination. The Grand Canyon is a must-visit by any Americans at least once in their lifetime.

2) Put-in-Bay in South Bass Island 

Well, Put-in-Bay is a township on South Bass Island and a popular tourist destination during the summer. It’s a beautiful island, with lots of memories to be made –especially family fun getaways. You won’t regret choosing this destination for your family getaway. Put-In-Bay offers lots of fun things to do and attractive places to visit.

Before you visit Put-in-Bay, you need to plan effectively. Some of popular attraction sites here include; a 352 feet monument above Lake Erie called Perry’s Victory & International Peace Memorial; the butterfly house that boasts hundreds of huge Costa Rican butterflies, and Perry’s Cave & Family Center, an attractive small cave with an underground lake.

South Bass Island is a popular travel destination, which means you should make the necessary bookings in advance., a popular local traveler’s guide, lists some of the top accommodation options and the interesting activities you may want to add to your itinerary.

3) New York City

The diverse cultural scene makes New York a symbol of power. Also, it’s home to many of America’s icons such as the Statue of Liberty, Times Square, and the Empire State Building.

Also known as the “Big Apple,” New York City is the most populous city and among the top tourist destinations globally. You’ll never find yourself feeling bored here as there is plenty to explore, from the Broadway shows, Metropolitan museum, scenic central park, and many more.

Take a leisure walk on the High Line, which is an old-railroad-track-turned-park featuring artwork, beautiful greenery, and a breathtaking view of the New York skyline.

4) Las Vegas

Las Vegas is called sin city for a reason.

Las Vegas is famous for its casinos that many Americans flock to and try their lack. There is a whole town named bikini town in Las Vegas. It a lustrous town with lots of temptation hence the famous phrase “whatever happens in Las Vegas stays in Las Vegas.”

Apart from world-class casinos, Las Vegas boasts of topnotch restaurants, blockbuster shows, and top of the class shopping mall to fill world-class shopping lovers’ appetite. 

Take a tour of the MGM Grand, and visit the neon Museum, showcasing iconic Las Vegas signs. 

5) Los Angeles

Home to Hollywood, where dreams are made, the lure of stardom and striking it famous makes Los Angeles and its celebrities a star destination. However, it’s not just the celebrity that breathes life to Los Angeles but also the cool Pacific Ocean breeze.

The hospitality in Los Angeles is world-class, and you can always find the best service to suit your needs.

Get a tour of Beverly Hills, where the rich and famous live. The Rodeo drive is a good location for shopping. Ensure you don’t miss taking a hike at Venice beach, which is a beachfront neighborhood.

6) Hawaii


Hawaii has a dozen islands that are quite stunning. However, if we are to compare, the queen of them all will have to be Maui Island.

Catch the sunrise at Haleakala national park – believed to be sacred. Also, this is the same location where the tallest dormant volcano exists. There is a lot of spectacle in Hawaii.  Visit the Molokini Crater, which is the only marine sanctuary in the state of Hawaii.

There is plenty; not to forget the Forest coastal drives, waterfalls, historic sites, and beautiful volcano mountains. Maui Island is a must-visit – hands down.

7) Southern Utah

Several parks in Southern Utah are a crown jewel of the state. The Zion National Park offers soaring cliff walls and a river running through the valley to make it one of the best fits for a good hiking trail.

Bryce Canyon National Park has a vast amphitheater-like base for a forest with colorful rock pinnacles. It also provides a goods hiking trail. Several other parks include Capitol Reef National Park, Canyonlands National Park, and the Arches National Park, near the town of Moab that is home to more than 2,000 sandstone arches.

Utah’s parks offer tourists the most incredible sceneries.

8) New Orleans

Famous for festivals, New Orleans is a must-visit. 

From Mardi Gras, the famous New Orleans’ biggest party, to smooth Jazz Fest, one of the world’s most respected jazz musicians’ gatherings, New Orleans is distinctly different and popular.

There is a lot of French roots in this city, and for an authentic experience, it is advisable to stay at the French quarters. The city is mostly famous for Jazz Music.

9) Colorado’s Rocky Mountains

This beautiful area has several waterfalls and snow-capped peaks with more than 50 of them estimated to reach a height of 14,000 feet. This beautiful destination is popular with mountain biking, hiking, and rafting during the summer. Also, in winter, skiing is the sport of choice.

On the edge of the Rocky Mountains in the southwest corner of Colorado is Mesa Verde National Park. The park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to incredible Native American cliff dwellings.

10) Washington

The national capital is a top tourist destination, especially for group tours.

The history of the United States and interactions with other countries is preserved here.

Go check out national treasures such as the Lincoln Memorial, Mount Vernon, Ford’s Theater, where Abraham Lincoln was shot, the White House, the U.S capital Building, the Washington monument, and George Washington’s plantation, among others.

Several museums, including the Smithsonian museums, the National Museum of the American Indian, and the recently opened Museum of African American History and Culture, are all free.

There is a lot to see in the United States, and a day won’t be enough to explore the culturally diverse cities and islands with excellent restaurants and farmer’s markets.