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Places to visit in the USA

US residents like to travel, as well as residents of other countries. US residents most often travel inside the territory of North America (USA and northern and southern neighbors) than the overseas. The USA is also one of the most popular tourist destinations among foreign travelers. Many tourists come to America from other countries. What interesting places to visit are there in the USA?

The United States of America is one of the largest countries in the world. There are no such ancient sights, as, for example, in Egypt, Greece or Italy. But, nevertheless, there are many interesting places to visit in the USA, which can be named as the best, the most popular, the most visited in the world.

New York

Statue of Liberty New York

New York is the most visited city of the USA. This largest city of America is located on the Atlantic coast. Among the most famous attractions and places of the city may be named: the Statue of Liberty, Central Park, Times Square, Empire State Building, Broadway, Bronx Zoo, New York Botanical Garden, Metropolitan Museum, Metropolitan Opera, Solomon Guggenheim Museum, American museum of natural history.

See the location on the U.S. map.

Times Square

Times Square is the most famous square in New York and one of the most visited places in the world. Times Square is located in central Manhattan, at the intersection of Broadway and Seventh Avenue, just south of Central Park. Many figurative names have been invented for this square: "Crossroads of the World", "Center of the Universe", "Heart of the World". A large number of people gather in the square on New Year's Eve.

The nearest metro station: Times Square – 42nd Street / Port Authority Bus Terminal.

See the location on the U.S. map.

Central Park

Central Park in New York is one of the most famous parks in the world and the most visited park in the US. The park is located on Manhattan Island between 59th and 110th Street and Fifth and Eighth Avenue. The length of the park is about 2.5 miles, width is about 0.5 miles. Many famous tourist places of the city are located near the park. There are several metro stations next to the Central Park.


The warm climate of Florida attracts a huge number of tourists every year. Most tourists come to Florida in winter. In winter, southern Florida is one of the warmest places in North America. Hurricanes are possible here in summer and autumn. Florida is a popular holiday destination, both among residents of the northern regions of the United States, and among wealthy foreigners. The state of Florida is located in the southeast of the US, on the Florida peninsula.


The city of Miami is located on the Atlantic coast, in the southeast of Florida. This is one of the most popular resort cities in America. Wealthy people from many countries like to spend their free time here. Tourists are attracted to the city with excellent beaches, nightclubs, shops, restaurants. Many interesting events are held annually in the city, which also attract tourists.
Miami Beach is the most famous area of ​​the city. It is known for its beaches and area with the buildings of the 1930s.

The Miami International Airport is the second largest airport in the US by number of serviced foreigners. The airport is located about 8 miles north-west of the city center.

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The city of Orlando is often called as the world capital of theme parks. There are several entertainment centers in the city and next to it. The most famous of them is Walt Disney World Resort. The park is located about 16 miles southwest of Orlando. It is claimed that it is the largest and most visited entertainment center in the world. Universal Resort entertainment center is also located here. It consists of two theme parks (Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure), a water park (Volcano Bay) and a night entertainment complex Universal City Walk Orlando. There are also other attractions for tourists in the city.

Orlando International Airport is located about ten kilometers southeast of the city center.

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The state of California is located on the west coast of the United States, on the shores of the Pacific Ocean. California has many interesting places for tourists. There are interesting natural attractions, great beaches and world-famous cities.

Los Angeles

The city of Los Angeles is one of the most famous cities in the United States. The city is located in the south of California, on the Pacific coast. Los Angeles is known as one of the world's largest centers of the entertainment industry: cinema, music, television, computer games. Tourists are attracted to the city also by Hollywood, Disneyland amusement parks (in the neighboring city of Anaheim) and the famous ocean beaches Santa Monica and Malibu.

There are several airports near the city. Los Angeles International Airport is located about 20 miles from the city center.

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San Diego

The city of San Diego is located in the state of California, in the southwest of the USA, on the Pacific coast. There are many interesting places for tourists in the city and next to it: Belmont Entertainment Park, San Diego zoo, SeaWorld in San Diego. Every year in November, there is a week of beer held in San Diego. Tourists also like the warm climate and big beaches. The city is also known as one of the centers of sport fishing.

The city of San Diego is located near the border with Mexico. The distance to the border is about 15,53 miles. Many tourists try not to miss the opportunity to visit Mexico, while being in San Diego. There are several border crossing points near the city. The San Ysidro Port of Entry is one of them. It is planned to build The Otay Mesa East Port of Entry. You can get to the city of Tijuana (in Mexico) both on foot and by car.

See the location on the U.S. map.

San Diego International Airport is located five kilometers northwest of downtown of San Diego.

Tijuana International Airport is the nearest airport in Mexico.
The airport is known for the fact that the terminal is connected both with the territory of Mexico and with the territory of the USA. You can walk along the Cross Border Xpress Bridge in the United States.

The location of some of the most popular cities and places in the US you will find on our World Map.

Miami, Florida

Natural attractions

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited national park in the United States (2019). It islocated in the southeastern United States, with parts in Tennessee and North Carolina. The Appalachian Trail passes through the center of the park.
The main park entrances are located along U.S. Highway 441. The park attracts tourists with its natural attractions: mountains, waterfalls, biodiversity, and spruce-fir forests.
Visitor centers location:

  • Sugarlands Visitor Center: Inside the park, 2 miles south of Gatlinburg on US-441.
  • Oconaluftee Visitor Center: Inside the park, 2 miles north of Cherokee, NC, on US-441.
  • Clingmans Dome Visitor Contact Station: Clingmans Dome trailhead, 7 miles off US-441 on the Clingmans Dome Road.
  • Cades Cove Visitor Center: Inside the park, near the mid-point of the 11-mile, one-way Cades Cove Loop Road.

You can see the location of Great Smoky Mountains National Park on the US map.

The Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon is one of the most famous natural landmarks in the world. More than 4 million people visit the canyon annually. The Grand Canyon is located in Arizona, USA, on the territory of the Grand Canyon National Park.
The length of the canyon is 277 miles (446 kilometers), width from 3 to 18,02 miles, depth up to 1 miles. The Grand Canyon is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The canyon divides the park into two parts: The South Rim and North Rim. Most tourists visit the southern part of the Grand Canyon. This is the most visited place in the Grand Canyon National Park.

The nearest town to the National Park South entrance is Tusayan, Arizona. There is an airport near the city.

The location of Grand Canyon National Park can be seen on the map.

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park is the first national park in the world. The park was founded on March 1, 1872. It is an object of UNESCO World Heritage list. The reserve is located in the states of Wyoming, Montana and Idaho. The national park is famous for its geysers and picturesque landscapes. Yellowstone National Park has five entrances.
The closest regional airports to the national park are Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (Montana), Jackson Hole Airport, Yellowstone Airport (in West Yellowstone, Montana), Yellowstone Regional Airport (Cody, Wyoming).

The location of Yellowstone National Park can be seen on the map.

You will find useful information for planning holidays in America also on other pages of this site.


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