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Top Tourist Attractions in North America

What to see in North America: best places to visit, sights and tourist spots

Niagara Falls
Niagara falls is a gigantic waterfall straddling the US-Canadian border between the Ontario Province and New York State. While they are neither the steepest nor the largest waterfalls in the world, Niagara Falls may arguably ...>
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Grand Canyon
The Grand Canyon is one of the most popular National Parks in the United States of America. Like all National Parks, the Grand Canyon was not always the well known national treasure that it is today. It was not a protected ...>
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Historic Quebec, now a neighbourhood of larger Quebec City, was the complete main city in the 17th century. Centuries-old fortifications surround the old city. Many attractions and mostly all buildings within these walls ...>
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The Big Sur region is located on the central region of the state of California in the United States. Considered as one of the most sparsely populated coastal regions in this part of California, the Big Sur region is located ...>
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Statue of Liberty
The United States is home to many different icons that represent the country and have become some of the trademarks that many foreign countries use to identify the United States. The Statue of Liberty is one of these icons. ...>
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Untamed Adventure Awaits You Are you looking for a vacation that doesn't involve standing in long lines under the heat of a blazing sun, waiting for your chance to experience what the sign claims is a ride of a lifetime? ...>
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Golden Gate Bridge
Man has made many wonders in the world. It takes determination to change the face of the world and create history through revolutionary steps. The Golden Gate Bridge, a suspension bridge, built from the San Francisco Peninsula ...>
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The Arlington National Cemetery, located in Arlington, Virginia, is the final resting place of thousands of American military personnel, Native Americans, and former slaves. Over one hundred graveside services are performed ...>
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Get ready for Alcatraz. For all its checkered history and infamy, Alcatraz is one of San Francisco's main tourist draws and favorite landmarks. What attracts people to this bleak island with its sheer cliffs, swift currents ...>
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10. CN Tower 5 star rating
The CN Tower is the tallest free-standing infrastructure in all of Canada. Resembling the Space Needle in Seattle, the CN Tower is considered as one of the most recognizable landmarks in the world. Visited by millions of ...>
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Tenochtitlan is located in what is now the Federal District in Mexico, and was built on an island in Lake Texcoco. The capital of Mexico is built on top of the ruins of Tenochtitlan, but many ancient structures from the original ...>
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Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump is a UNESCO World Heritage site that is located at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains near Fort Macleod in Alberta, Canada. It is a "buffalo jump" that was used by the Blackfoot peoples up until ...>
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The Bay of Fundy is one of Canada's greatest natural treasures. It is a 170 mile long swath of coastline that stretches from Nova Scotia to New Brunswick. The main pull of this area is that the Bay experiences the highest ...>
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Magic – this is what Disney is all about. To be in Disney is to be a child again. And this is all the more seen in The Disney Resort Complex in Orlando, Florida. Be transported to worlds that only existed in your wildest ...>
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The Napa Valley is part of Napa County situated north of the San Francisco Bay area. Considered as one of the original counties that comprised the state of California in the United States, Napa County was established in ...>
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Don't you just sometimes wish life didn't move quite so fast? What if you could step into a different world? A world in existence a very long time ago: .70+ Millions years ago to be more specific. This is a place marked with ...>
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Lincoln Park is one of the best residential neighborhoods in Chicago, Illinois. It features vintage townhomes that offer single family and apartment-style living. The streets are tree-lined and many houses even boast a ...>
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The Battleship USS North Carolina, or BB-55, is the primary ship of her battleship class. It was the fourth ship to be named after a state. USS North Carolina, also nicknamed "Showboat," was built by the New York Naval Shipyard ...>
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Located in Exeter, New Hampshire, the American Independence Museum is one of the Historic landmarks in the area. It is one acre that contains the Folsom Tavern that was built around 1775 and the Ladd-Gilman home built around ...>
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Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada offers activities in summer and in winter that will likely please nearly everyone in the family. If you decide to stay in the National Park there are thirteen campgrounds to choose from. ...>
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Fort Henry is a 19th century fortress that was meant to protect and defend the city of Kingston, Ontario, as well as to dissuade the usage of the Rideau Canal by enemy forces. The fortress is strategically located at the ...>
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The Rideau Canal is an engineering masterpiece that permits boats to navigate on the Rideau River against the downward elevation towards Ottawa. It was originally built in order to offer an alternate route and access to the ...>
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24. La Ronde 5 star rating
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The district of Old Montreal (Vieux Montréal in French), in Montreal, Quebec, was once a walled district in what is today considered as one of the most cosmopolitan cities in North America. Located along the banks of the ...>
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The Death Valley is perhaps the most popular desert region in the United States. Situated in the southwestern part of the country in between the borders of the states of California and Nevada, the Death Valley is the lowest, ...>
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Universal Studios Hollywood is the largest movie studio and theme park in the world. It is located in Universal City, on the outskirts of Los Angeles, in California. If you want to discover how the movies are made, then a ...>
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28. Legoland 5 star rating
Situated in Carlsbad just 30 minutes away from the bustling city of San Diego is Legoland California, a uniquely themed park that has become a longtime favorite of families all over the world. Unlike most amusement parks, ...>
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The Red Rock Canyon State Park is situated along the southernmost edge of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, which connects with the El Paso mountain range. Once home of the Kawaiisu Indians, the picturesque desert cliffs ...>
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Recognized as the highest lake in the United States and the largest alpine lake in the North American continent, Lake Tahoe is one of the most popular destinations in California visited by both locals and tourists all year ...>
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The Fabyan Dutch Windmill is one of the best examples of authentic Dutch windmills in the entire United States. Located along Fox River Trail in Geneva, Illinois, this working windmill was built between the years 1850 and ...>
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The White House is the official residence and workplace of the United States of America's Presidents, except for George Washington, who lived in Philadelphia, at the President's House. It is near the US Capitol House and ...>
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The Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum, located in Oklahoma City in the state of Oklahoma, is a 30,000 foot interactive memorial and museum that was established to commemorate the hundreds of people that died and ...>
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There is such a great variety of activities in the Canadian Rocky Mountain area, with another interesting facility being the Fort McMurray Heritage Park, which is approximately 234 miles north of Edmonton. This historical ...>
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Disneyland, located in the city of Anaheim, California, is the oldest Disneyland theme park ever built. Opened to the public back in July 1955, Disneyland was the product of the vision of Walt Disney who wanted to establish ...>
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There are so many wonderful museums in Alberta, but one of the favorites of everyone who visits is the Royal Alberta Museum in Edmonton, formerly the Provincial Museum of Alberta. This museum contains exhibits of native ...>
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The Thomas Jefferson Memorial is dedicated to the third president of the United States and an American Founding Father, Thomas Jefferson. The memorial was built after Congress passed a resolution in 1934. It stands on the ...>
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Soaring at 1,450 feet, Willis Tower (formally Sears Tower) is one of the world's tallest buildings. When you include the twin antenna towers, the building's height is at 1,730 feet. In fact, it owned the title of world's ...>
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The E.W. Marland Mansion and Estate is located in Ponca City, Oklahoma. Ponca City is approximately 90 miles south of Wichita, Kansas, and 100 miles northwest of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The mansion and grounds are open for guided ...>
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51. Bricktown 5 star rating
Oklahoma City Bricktown is located right in the heart of the Oklahoma City and is considered as the premiere Entertainment District in the state of Oklahoma. Once a warehouse neighborhood inhabited by blue collar employees ...>
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Stampede Park is a grouping of a number of seemingly disparaging businesses. Included in the park are a hockey arena, a convention facility, an agricultural building, and some other buildings. There is the more recent Stampede ...>
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Ever want to visit a Ukrainian village, but the thought of distance to the Ukraine, not to mention the cost, prohibits undertaking that journey? The solution is the Ukrainian Cultural Center east of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. ...>
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The History of Transportation Museum is part of the Western Development Museums found throughout Saskatchewan, Canada. It is located on Diefenbacker Drive in Moose Jaw. It is open from nine to five year round, however from ...>
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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada is the home of the annual Folklorama festival; featuring two weeks of multicultural events. This festival celebrates the ethnic heritage of the region with wonderful food, folkdances, arts, crafts, ...>
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For people who love museum, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts is one of the most memorable museums in America, and it's one of the largest, containing over 450,000 pieces of artwork, it's worth spending a good bit of time visiting. ...>
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Nahanni National Park is located in the Northwest Territories region of Canada near Fort Simpson. You can visit the park's headquarters there and many people take a small plane to one of the headwaters found within the ...>
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Adler Planetarium is located in Chicago, Illinois, just off Lake Shore Drive next to the Shedd Aquarium and the Field Museum of Natural History. It is open year-round, but its hours change during the summer. Make sure you ...>
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The Roosevelt Memorial is situated along the Cherry Tree Walk near the National Mall in Washington D.C. It is a tribute to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. The memorial is wide and expansive, with close to 8 acres. ...>
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Fall into the enchantment of the French Quarter Neighborhood in New Orleans, Louisiana. It has long since weaved its magic throughout the years, making it one of the most unforgettable places you will visit. Vieux Carre ...>
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When you speak of opulence and 5-Star elegance, then the Bellagio must be on the top of your Las Vegas list. From the outside, this hotel draws you in with a splendid "water show". The Fountains of the Bellagio (and ...>
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The Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, is more of a wonderland – you will find yourself virtually transported to Venice, Italy, and it's great canals. The favorite landmarks of the place dot its exterior. There are ...>
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This hotel embodies everything that is Las Vegas – the energy, flamboyance, excess and downright silliness. Its sheer size and grandeur, plus its faux-marble statues and other elements that celebrate ancient Rome are part ...>
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Hoover Dam is located at the Black Canyon by the Colorado River and right on the border of Nevada and Arizona. It is located at about 30 miles southeast of Las Vegas . The construction of the Hoover Dam started in the year ...>
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The Kings Canyon National Park is located on the southern end of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, which cuts through the city of Fresno, California. Founded in 1940, Kings Canyon National Park covers an area of 462, 901 ...>
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One of the most popular destinations for locals and tourists in the city of San Diego, California is Sea World in San Diego. While there are a number of Sea World parks that are now scattered across the United States, Sea ...>
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The Joshua Tree National Park is one of the many natural parks that you can visit in the state of California. Located on the southeastern tip of the state, the Joshua Tree National Park is situated near some of the busiest ...>
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Located along the coast of Santa Cruz, California, the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is the oldest surviving amusement park in the entire state of California. The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk was founded back in 1907, and has ...>
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Located in the San Francisco Bay Area, Six Flags Marine World is situated in Vallejo, California, about 30 miles northeast of the city of San Francisco. Currently known today as Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, this amusement ...>
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Montaña de Oro is recognized as one of the largest and most popular state parks in the state of California. Located just six miles southwest of Morro Bay, Montaña de Oro is visited by about one million people each year. ...>
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Recognized as a national park in the United States since 1916, the Lassen Volcanic National Park is situated about eight miles northeast of the city of Mineral, California. The park has long been recognized as a popular ...>
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Located in the northern region of California, the Redwood National Park was established as a means to protect the majestic redwoods from massive deforestation activities brought about by the western expansion during the 1800s. ...>
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Located just 22 miles off the southwest coast of the city of Los Angeles in California, Santa Catalina Island, more popularly known as Catalina Island, is one of the eight Channel Islands situated off the Southern Californian ...>
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Located just a mile outside SeaWorld San Diego is Belmont Park, one of the most popular destinations for locals and tourists in the city especially during the summer months. Belmont Park is situated right at the heart of ...>
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Originally known simply as the City Park when it opened its doors at the turn of the century, Balboa Park became known as such as a result of a naming contest held in 1910. The winner, Mrs. Harriet Philips, named the park ...>
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Located in Balboa Park on the northern downtown district of San Diego, California, the San Diego Zoo is one of the oldest existing zoos in the entire state of California. Opened to the public back in October 1916, the San ...>
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Although Napa Valley is considered to be the most popular wine country in the state of California, it is not the only one. In fact, the state of California is home to numerous wine countries that offer different varieties ...>
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In most of the popular cities in the United States, you are sure to find one iconic symbol that the moment you see it, it immediately brings to mind that particular city. San Francisco's cable car system sparks such imagery. The ...>
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82. Route 66 5 star rating
No country is complete without its own set of historic landmarks. Oftentimes, these landmarks have been established for a purpose that is far from being a landmark. But, over the years, the popularity and its contribution ...>
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Hotel del Coronado is considered the crowning glory of the island of Coronado, one of the most popular destinations in Southern California. Built in 1888, the Hotel del Coronado has been considered as one of the most beautiful ...>
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Located on the corners of Michigan and Monroe Avenues in downtown Chicago, Illinois, the Art Institute of Chicago was founded back in 1879 to serve as a museum and an arts school. The museum is home to thousands of different ...>
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The city of Chicago, Illinois, is one that is lined with skyscrapers. One of the most famous of these skyscrapers is the John Hancock Center. Dubbed simply as "Big John" by the locals, the John Hancock Center was completed ...>
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Originally established as the city's Public Library, the Chicago Cultural Center was built in 1897. Its designed was inspired by the neo-classical style of the World's Columbian Exposition which was held four years earlier. ...>
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Wrigley Field is the second oldest baseball stadium in the United States. Home of the Chicago Cubs baseball team, Wrigley Field was established back in 1914 under the name of Weeghman Park, after Charles H. Weeghman who ...>
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Millennium Park stands between Michigan Ave. and the waterfront in the heart of Chicago. For many, this park is also Chicago's heart. It represents over twenty-five years of lobbying by the philanthropic community and its ...>
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At the heart of the Millennium Park in downtown Chicago, you will find Cloud Gate which is now becoming one of the most popular attractions in the city today. Created by a British artist named Anish Kapoor, the Cloud Gate ...>
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Brookfield Zoo is located in Brookfield, Illinois, just 15 miles southeast of Chicago off of Interstate 55. It is open daily throughout the year, though the hours change on a seasonal basis, so be sure to check their website ...>
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92. Tulsa Zoo 5 star rating
The Tulsa Zoo is located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, near the Tulsa International Airport. It is open year-round from 9am to 5pm. Admission is $8 for adults and $4 for children. Discounts are available for school and tour groups. ...>
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White Water Bay is a water park near Oklahoma City, just off I-40. It located near many lodging, eating, and shopping options. Best Western Saddleback Inn even offers a Stay and Play package that features tickets to White ...>
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The Oklahoma Aquarium is located in Jenks, a suburb approximately 14 miles south of Tulsa in east-central Oklahoma. Visitors are welcome to stay at the Holiday Inn and Suites that has recently opened adjacent to the aquarium. ...>
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The Confederation Bridge on the Northumberland Strait is the world's longest bridge over ice covered water (in winter) connecting Prince Edward Island (PEI) and New Brunswick in Eastern Canada. Spanning a distance of 12.9 ...>
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The Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio is located just ten miles west of the >Chicago Loop in Oak Park, Illinois. It is easily accessible from downtown Chicago by both car and public transportation. Seven different tours ...>
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If you want small town charm, look no further than Shea's Gas Station Museum in Springfield, Illinois. The museum is one of the prime attractions on the first leg of historic Route 66, though the station is actually about ...>
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The Illinois Railway Museum is in Union, Illinois, a town sixty mile northwest of Chicago and thirty miles east of Rockford. It is the largest rail museum in the United States. The Illinois Railway Museum was founded and ...>
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Legoland Discovery Center is located in Schaumberg, Illinois about 30 miles northwest of Chicago just off I-90/94W. This is just one of Legoland's locations, however. Other Discovery Centers can be found in Germany and ...>
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