Are you planning to go on a holiday and are not sure where to head to? If yes, it is the time you visit the United States of America. Be it the coastlines or the big cities, there is indeed a lot to see in this vast country and hence we will have a look at most popular places to visit in USA that are worth a visit. So, let’s get started.
Most Popular Places To Visit In USA
1. Los Angeles
One of the popular cities to visit in USA is Los Angeles of course. Southern California has its own unique culture, Los Angeles as its epicenter adds to the uniqueness of this place. The city is and has been associated with pop culture and glamour.
The city offers a lot more than you can expect and a visit to Hollywood is a must if you are a movie buff. Families can visit Disneyland and there are a lot of possibilities for shoppers too.
Some of the other places you can visit here are Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Watts Towers, Griffith Observatory, Getty Center, Broad, Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels and the City Hall.
Chicago is located on the shores of the famous Lake Michigan and is a popular summer destination. The city has the best parks and is also known for the beautiful waterfronts. The arts and the cultural attractions along with some awesome shopping experiences make this a popular destination to visit any time of the year.
Some of the famous areas in the city are the Magnificent Mile, Michigan Avenue and this is where you can shop at some of the luxurious galleries and stores. You can also find a number of famous buildings when you walk past in the street that mesmerizes you with their outstanding architecture.
Some of the other destinations that are a must visit are the Navy Pier, the Millennium Park, the Art Institute of Chicago and of course the Willis Tower SkyDeck.
3. Las Vegas
Known to one and all as the glittering city, filled with lights, Las Vegas certainly has a very unique appeal. The city attracts visitors from all over the globe and offers them with a lot of things to see and to do as well. Be it the newly-weds or families, everyone finds what they need when they visit the city of Las Vegas.
The entertainment options in this city are very much endless and even the areas surrounding the city are popular for their attractions too.
Some of the places you can visit in Las Vegas are Cosmopolitan, Mandalay Bay, Aria, Bellagio, Stratosphere, MGM Grand, Caesars Palace, Wynn & Encore Casinos, Neon Museum – Neon Boneyard, Fountains of Bellagio and Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.
4. San Francisco
San Francisco is a charming city located on the West Coast and is a popular destination for singles as well as couples. The city is charming and quite picturesque and is known for its charming streets, various famous attractions and its beautiful views.
The outdoor dining here is unique and people can not only enjoy the food here, but can also enjoy some time on the cruise on the San Francisco Bay, or take a tour to the Alcatraz or just go for a drive over the Golden Gate Bridge or just wander near the Fisherman’s Wharf.
The best time to visit the city is during the summer time or the fall season. But it is also said that the weather here is always pleasant and hence you can visit this place almost any time of the year.
5. New Orleans
It can be said that there is indeed no other city like New Orleans as the city is the perfect blend of cultures and you can find an influence of French and Spanish here. You will feel you are in the Caribbean than in the United States at times. The city is also famous for its Cajun cuisine and the jazz music and the French Quarter architecture here sets the city apart from the rest.
Some of the must visit places here are Preservation Hall, Galatoire’s, Jackson Square, Yvonne La Fleur, Jacques-Imo’s Cafe, Tan Dinh, Lafayette Cemetery No 1 and City Park. The best time to visit the place is during the months of December and May.
Florida is also known as the “sea side fantasy” and it can be said that the city indeed has its own magic. You can find a number of magical kingdoms here, and mangrove islands take your breath away. Florida is one place that certainly captures the visitor’s imagination and is really a place where dreams come true.
Some of the places you can visit when on a trip to Florida are Walt Disney World, Florida Keys, Everglades National Park, Kennedy Space Center, Universal Studios, Amelia Island and the South Beach.
7. New York City
The city of New York is special and you would find no other city in the world that is even close to this place. For those who are visiting the city for the very first time, even walking down the streets is an awesome experience as they all look like movie sets.
You can find a number of attractions at almost every turn and you cannot miss passing through the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, the Central Park, 5th Avenue, the Times Square and the Broadway.
And of course, you certainly cannot miss seeing the Statue of Liberty. The city offers you with a lot of options and you would find a number of things to do and to see in one day or two. But, the city is indeed worth a second visit.
The capital of the North Carolina Mountains, Ashville is a very major destination for tourists from all over the world. It is also a very small town that is known for its warm people and is also known to be one of the best smallest cities present in the south. The city is located in the curve of the famous Blue Ridge Parkway and that provides the visitors an access to a number of outdoor activities.
Some of the places you can visit here are Biltmore Estate, Pisgah National Forest, Biltmore Village, The North Carolina Arboretum, Downtown, WNC Nature Center, Blue Ridge National Heritage Area, Botanical Gardens At Asheville and Asheville Treetops Adventure Park.
If you love adventure, it is time you visit the city of Hawaii. The sugary beaches, the scenic hills and the coral reefs make your holiday worthwhile and you will for sure have memories that will last a lifetime.
The city has a number of attractions and some of them, which cannot be missed are the Wailua Falls, Waimea Canyon, USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor, Iolani Palace, Secret Falls, Haleakala National Park, Road to Hana and the Molokini Crater.
Washington, DC is the capital city of the United States and is also home to the best sites the country has to offer. Be it the White House or the Capitol Building, the city has it all. If you love to dig into the culture of this city, you must pay a visit to the Smithsonian museums.
You can visit the city during the Spring Season and be a part of the Cherry Blossom Festival. Fall is the best to visit as by then the hot summer temperatures will be cooled off.
Some other places you can visit here are Lincoln Memorial, National Mall, Washington Monument, National Air and Space Museum, National Museum of African American History and Culture and Thomas Jefferson Memorial.
11. Grand Canyon
If you have a bucket list of things to see, then you certainly need to add the Grand Canyon into it. You can spend a day here and travel to this place when you are in Las Vegas. The popular rim is the South rim of the Grand Canyon and the road that leads to the North rim is mostly closed during winters due to snow fall.
You certainly need to visit this place to experience its magic. You can also visit Sedona which is an Arizona desert town which is famous for its pine forests and steep canyon walls.
Some of the places you can visit here are Chapel of the Holy Cross, Sedona / Red Rock Country, Oak Creek Canyon and the Sedona Heritage Museum.
12. Big Sur
It is more than just a destination. The city is known for its peaceful surroundings and one can experience the beauty of nature almost everywhere.
Some of the famous attractions the city has to offer are 17-Mile Drive, Bixby Creek Bridge, McWay Falls, Point lobos, Pfeiffer Big Sur Campground, Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, and Andrew Molera State Park.
Now that you know about the various places you can visit, it is time you make your travel plans.