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Places to visit when in USA

A country with fifty states and spanning across a variety of terrains, United States of America has become not only a global superpower but also a major tourist destination. Thousands of tourists from across the world flock to visit the country. Its diverse culture and fascinating history make it an ideal holiday destination. When planning a US holiday, one needs to make a list of places they wish to visit on their trip. Some destinations one should consider adding to their USA tourism holiday are:

Central Park

Central park is an urban park located in middle to upper Manhattan in New York City. It is believed to be the most visited park in United States. Now a national historic landmark since 1962, it is the largest park in the city. Even though the park looks natural, it was entirely landscaped. It has several natural looking pools and ponds which had been created artificially. It has two ice skating rinks, a central park zoo, a wildlife sanctuary and natural woods. No visit to NYC would be complete without enjoying a day at Central Park.


Located in the San Francisco Bay, Alcatraz Island was a former high security prison from 1934 to 1963. The small island has its own military fortification, lighthouse, federal prison and military prison. Now the island is a famous tourist spot. Tourists can visit it by ferry from pier 33 and explore the prison along with a tour guide.

Lincoln memorial

This national American monument was built to honor the 16th president of united states Abraham Lincoln. Located at the west end of the national mall in Washington DC it was deigned by the architect henry bacon. The building was built in the form of a Greek Doric temple and contains a large seated sculpture of Abraham Lincoln. The sculpture also has two of his well known speeches inscribed; The Gettysburg address and his Second inaugural address. The memorial has been a site for many other famous speeches including the iconic Martin Luther King’s ‘I have a dream’ in 1963. It is open to the public 24 hours a day and if in Washington, one must add it to their US holiday’s itinerary.

White house

The white house is the official residence and the principal workplace of the President of United States. The current complex comprises of the executive residence, west wing, east wing, Eisenhower executive office building and the Blair house. There are a number of tours organized which allow you to visit the white house. It is an iconic building which holds a significant place in history. When visiting the country one should try to add the white house to their US holiday itinerary.

About Author Seenu Mathew :

Seenu Mathew is a Web UI Designer with Cox & Kings. Travelling and photography are his passions. He recently returned from a USA tourism trip. In this article, talks about the places to visit when on the <a href="">US holidays</a>.

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