10 Tourist places to visit in the United States

The United States is one of the most visited countries in the world. There are many places that are part of the collective imagination, thanks to world famous photographs, films and songs.

In addition, it is a country that hosts a large number of foreigners, so you can find people from different cultures speaking inlots of different languages.

Tourist places to visit in the United States
Tourist places to visit in the United States

What are the tourist places in the United States that you cannot miss?

Next, we will show you some of the best tourist places in the United States, where you can take photos that will allow you to say proudly in the future: “I was there”.

Statue of Liberty, New York

New York is one of the most visited cities on the planet due to the amount of things to do and the essential places to visit.

You will find in its streetspeople of all nationalitiesdaily, visiting its most famous streets and monuments.

One of the most important tourist places in the United States is the Statue of Liberty, a huge sculpture that welcomes all foreigners and visitors on the coast of Manhattan.

You can start your walk from the center of New York, walk to the statue, then walk the streets of Manhattan and visit the famous Wall Street Bull (Wall Street Bull or Charging Bull).

In the upper part of the city, don't forget to visit Times Square and take a tour (perhaps a picnic) in the largest park in the city, Central Park.

Use the subway for your tours and visit other iconic places, such as the Brooklyn Bridge (Brooklyn Bridge) or the Museum of Natural History (American Museum of Natural History).

Hollywood Sign, Los Angeles

This world-renowned Hollywood sign, with 45-foot-tall letters, is located on Mount Lee in the Hollywood Hills.

It can be seen from afar or up close, as you prefer.

Also, if you are in Los Angeles, you cannot miss visiting the famous stars of the Walk of Fame (Walk of Fame) on Hollywood Boulevard, the Venice Beach Boardwalk or the famous Santa Monica Pier (Santa Monica Pier), where you'll find the iconic sign that marks the end of Route 66 (US Route 66).

Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco

The Golden Gate Suspension Bridge is listed as one of the wonders of the modern world. It is a gigantic red bridge that connects the San Francisco Bay with the Pacific Ocean.

Also, near this place, you can visit the famous Victorian-style houses Damas Pintadas (Painted Ladies); the sea lions at Pier 39 in the Fisherman's Wharf neighborhood; Lombard Street, a street with a famous twisted stretch, and, by booking in advance, Alcatraz Island (Alcatraz Island or The Rock).

Gateway Arch, St. Louis

The Door to the West or Gateway Arch is the largest on the planet, located in St. Louis, Missouri.

It is an amazing monument, symbolizing the expansion towards the American West, made of stainless steel and almost 200 meters high.

In this city you can also visit the renowned City Museum, which is a mix between the extravagance of a children's playground and modern architecture.

Also, not far from there, is the Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum, the house-museum of the author's childhood, an icon of the city.

Niagara Falls, New York

Niagara Falls is one of the natural tourist places in the United States. There you will find the largest waterfalls in North America, on the border with Canada.

There are three beautiful waterfalls that also function as a source of hydroelectric power for the country. 

Nearby, you can ride the Niagara Scenic Trolley, visit the Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino, hike along the Eerie Canal, and explore the city's train station.

Mount Rushmore, South Dakota

Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a 20 meter high granite mound with the carved faces of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln, four of the most important American presidents. 

Nearby, you'll find the Crazy Horse Memorial, which pays tribute to the Native American warrior leader. It is considered the eighth wonder of the world, still under construction.

Space Needle, Seattle

If you visit Seattle, Washington, don't forget to stop by the Space Needle, an observation tower of the city, 158 meters high.

This monument was built for the famous Universal Exposition of the year 1962, and symbolizes the innovation and vision of the city.

To continue the tour, you can visit Mount Rainier, a volcanic mountain over 4,300 meters high.

Route 66, Oklahoma

Route 66 is one of the most recognized tourist places in the United States, due to the attractions that are located around the highway.

Walking through it, you will find the totem poles of Totem Pole Park, the famous Blue Whale, a blue whale that floats on a pond next to the road, and the giant bottle of Pops 66 Soda Ranch, a restaurant that offers more than 700 types of soft drinks and 70 varieties of root beer.

Tourist places to visit in the United States
Tourist places to visit in the United States

National Esplanade (National Mall), Washington

It is a large expanse of grass, in which you will find different American monuments.

There, you can visit the White House, the Washington Monument with its obelisk, and the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool. Likewise, that of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the monuments to the veterans of World War II, the Vietnam War and the Korean War.

Plus, you get free admission to the National Gallery of Art, the National Air and Space Museum, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and nearly a dozen other museums.

Cloud Gate, Chicago

Also known as “El frijol” (The Bean), it is an amorphous reflective sculpture, located in Millennium Park.

Then again, you can't visit Chicago without eating a slice of their famous pizza! And you can't miss Wrigley Field, one of the oldest and most famous baseball fields in the United States.

Take advantage of this list and enjoy the best tourist places in the United States.