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Learn more about the top attractions in the United States. Here are the top things to see and do in the U.S.
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Acadia National Park in One Day
Located in Bar Harbor, Maine, Acadia National Park is one of the top places to visit in New England. Learn what sights to see in a one-day tour of Acadia.

Best Kid-Friendly Museums in the USA
Get the most out of traveling with kids by taking your children to a museum they will love. Learn more about the best kid-friendly museums and attractions in the United States.

Boston's Irish Heritage Trail
Irish-American heritage and Boston are practically synonymous. Learn more about the history and attractions along the Irish Heritage Trail in Boston.

Civil War Sites
Sites where the American Civil War took place are popular tourist attractions. Here are some of the most famous Civil War Sites with information on how to visit them.

Famous American Flags and Where to Find Them
The flag of the United States is one of the world's most iconic flags. Learn where to go to see the most famous incarnations of the red, white, and blue.

Honoring the Fallen - War Memorials in the United States
War memorials are places to remember the men and women who served in the United States Armed Forces. Here are the USA's national war memorials and where to find them.

Lands of Lincoln - U.S. Destinations Touched by Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln was one of the United States' greatest presidents. The life of this legendary figure can be traced to several U.S. destinations, including Kentucky, Illinois, and Washington, DC.

Monuments and Memorials in Washington DC
Some of the USA's most visited landmarks are in Washington, DC. This article provides information on the many monuments and memorials you can visit in the Nation's Capital.

Must-See Museum Exhibits for 2012
There are many special exhibits going on at U.S. museums in 2012. Here are the must-see museum exhibits in the USA for 2012.

National African American History and Culture Museum
The National African American History and Culture Museum will be the newest Smithsonian Museum on the National Mall in Washington, DC. Learn more about the museum groundbreaking, featured objects, photos, and more.

Tallest, Biggest, Widest
In this article, we explore American superlatives, from the tallest buildings to the smallest states. Learn more about where to go to see sights that on both ends of the spectrum.

The USA's Spookiest Sites
The U.S. has no shortage of spooky sites. From historical attractions to sites made scary by Hollywood, check out these spooky sites around the USA.

Times Square: What's All the Hype About?
Times Square is one of the most visited attractions in New York City and one of America's best known squares. Here are reasons why you should and shouldn't see it.

Titanic Museums and Exhibits
The infamous "Titanic" cruise ship sunk on April 15, 1912, on route to New York City. Here are the museums, memorials, and exhibits in the United States that are dedicated to the passengers and the storied ship.

Top 10 Art Museums in the USA
The United States has some of the best museums in the world. Learn about must-see museums in the USA and the art that they house.

Top Attractions in the USA
Monuments, memorials, statues, bridges, and landscapes - there are many memorable landmarks in the United States. Following are the most popular tourist attractions in the USA and information on how to visit them.

Top Literary Attractions in the U.S.
From Mark Twain to Ernest Hemingway, American authors are known the world over. Here are some of the places in the United States where you can learn more about these lions of literature.

Top Natural Attractions in the USA
From Niagara Falls to the Grand Canyon, the United States has natural attractions in abundance. Here are the top natural sights to visit in the USA.

Visit the St. Louis Gateway Arch
The "Gateway to the West" is one of the most recognizable landmarks in the Midwest. Learn more about this symbol of St. Louis.

Visiting Baseball Stadiums in the United States
Ballpark hopping from city to city is a great way to learn more about the USA and the National Pastime of baseball.

Visiting the 9/11 Memorials
On September 11, 2001, everything changed. Here are three memorials - at the sites where the events of 9/11 took place - where you can honor the victims of 9/11.

Visiting the Alamo
Remember the Alamo? This is one of the must-see attractions in Texas.

Visiting the Grand Canyon
A spectacular, natural attraction, the Grand Canyon is a must-see attraction if visiting the Southwest United States. Learn how to get there and get around.

War of 1812
The War of 1812 was one of the most important conflicts in United States history. Following are historic sites and museums where you can learn more about the War of 1812 and its legacy.

What You Need to Know to Visit the Empire State Building
Learn about New York City's most iconic building, from entrance fees to helicopter sightseeing tours.

Cahokia Mounds

Washington Monument: By the Numbers
Learn more about the Washington Monument, the world's tallest obelisk and a symbol of Washington, DC.

Where to Ride a Ferris Wheel
Can't wait for a state fair to ride a Ferris Wheel? These cities have added Ferris Wheels to their rosters of attractions.

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