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Most of the top 25 tourist destinations in America
Here is the list of 25 most visited tourist destinations in America according to Forbes.
The list includes the thundering falls of Niagara, it also features the harrowing slides Disneyland € ™ s and Pirates of the Caribbean.
Seven of the 25 attractions are amusement parks Disney World D € ™ s Magic Kingdom in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, remains on top in the theme park world. Tourists enjoy the renowned art collections and sunny beaches in equal measure.
Many foreign visitors are interested in seeing the natural scenic attractions like the Grand Canyon, Yosemite and Yellowstone National Parks.
1. Times Square, New York City, NY
Times Square, the busiest place in New York, is known for its many Broadway theaters, cinemas and great signs.
Times Square has all kinds fun, exciting and informative tours to explore other parts of the city. You can choose to walk, bike, bus, food, limo, TV, historical, ethnic or water tours.
Times Square Alliance estimates an average of more than 2,000 pedestrians crossing a block of 7th Avenue weekday for a period of 15 minutes.
2. The Strip in Las Vegas, Nevada
Las Vegas is the most populous city in the State of Nevada, the seat Clark County, and a renowned seaside resort of international importance for gaming, shopping and entertainment.
Enticing more than 31 million visitors, about 80 percent of the Citi € ™ s total (39,200,000) visitors a year with million gigawatt smile and globetrotting attractions, Las Vegas Strip is more than glitz and money. â € "[Source: National] Scenic Byways Program
3. National Mall and Memorial Parks, Washington, DC
National Mall & Memorial Parks contains some of the oldest protected park lands in the National Park Service.
Many nationality € ™ s iconic public sites are within 1000 acres, over the National Mall and Memorial Parks, including Washington, Lincoln and Jefferson memorials, and Korea and Vietnam Veterans memorials.
4. Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Boston, MA
Faneuil Hall Marketplace, which gets 20 million visitors, including four historic sites in one place â € "Faneuil Hall, Quincy Market, North Market and South Market, all together around a walk picturesque cobbled, where jugglers, magicians and musicians entertain visitors.
There are over 100 places to eat, shop and drink this historic site.
5. Disney World D € ™ s Magic Kingdom, Lake Buena Vista, FL
The most popular Disneyâ € ™ s attractions Florida has experienced an increase of 2.5 percent [17.1 million] the number of visitors compared to 2006, according to the TEA / ERA Theme Park Attendance records.
How Magic Kingdom has managed to retain its charm and its appeal over the years is a lesson in simplicity. He remained faithful to its original vision, a place where families could gather in a clean and safe environment to enjoy the time they spend together.
6. Disneyland in Anaheim, CA
Walt Disneyâ € ™ s original theme park features eight themed lands with classic Disney characters, favorite attractions, shows and parades.
With nearly 15 million visitors last year, the Disney original, had a record season, according to TEA / ERA.
Currently, the park was visited by more than 515 million visitors since it opened, including presidents, royalty and other heads of state.
7. Fishermans Wharf € ™ s / recreation area Golden Gate National, San Francisco, CA
The Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA) is American national Recreation Area managed by the National Park Service that surrounds the bay of San Francisco.
The Golden Gate National Recreation Area, which includes the famous orange bridge along with many other areas throughout the Bay Area attracts 14.3 million visitors each year.
8. Niagara Falls, NY
Falls, which straddle the Canada-US border, have been a tourist mecca since the mid-19th century. With the statistics from the Office of Tourism Niagara Falls and Niagara Falls Brige Commission, visitors are approximately 12 million per year.
9. National Park Great Smoky Mountains, Tennessee / NC
On America € ™ s most visited national park is neither the Grand Canyon or Yosemite. The natural beauty and four distinct seasons enjoyed the GSMNP is unmatched!
With more than 800 miles of protected trails, this natural wonder hosted nearly 10 million hikers, birders and drivers last year.
10. Navy Pier, Chicago, IL
Opened in 1916, this monument of Chicago on the shore of Lake Michigan has served as a campus and military training center.
With 8.6 million visitors, walking to restaurants, exhibitions, entertainment, shopping for cruises dining and tour boats Navy Pier has everything â € "in a place unlike any other!
11. Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Arizona / Nev.
Thirty miles south of Las Vegas is located in the United States € ™ s the greatest man in lake and reservoir, a mecca for recreational boaters, swimmers, fishermen and naturalists drew 7.6 million.
Lake Mead flooded a large part of the desert, which covers many canyons, several small villages and relics of ancient settlements.
Some views over Lake Mead.
12. Universal Studios Orlando / Islands of Adventure Orlando Universal FL
Like its rival, Disney, Universal houses this ERAA € ™ s Christian Aaen calls a â € € œdestination Complex in Orlando, where two theme parks, Universal Studios Orlando and Universala € ™ s Islands of Adventure, competing for 6.2 million tourists thrill seekers.
13. SeaWorld Florida, Orlando, FL
Attendance was up one percent from the previous year for this water theme park, one of several Orlando locations on our list. The TEA / ERA puts SeaWorld € ™ s participation in 2007 to 5.8 million.
14. River Walk San Antonio, Texas
The Riverwalk is one of the most visited places in all of Texas and the Greater San Antonio area has a world of fun and exciting things to do and see.
The San Antonio River Walk (also known as the Paseo del Rio) is a network of trails around the San Antonio River, linking several major attractions of downtown in a history of San Antonio, Texas. Lined with bars, shops and restaurants.
The River Walk is proclaimed â A € œNumber entertainment destination in Texas, â € with 5.1 million visitors per year.
15. Temple Square in Salt Lake City, UT
Temple Square is the most popular attraction in the state of five million annual visitors. This block of ten acres located in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City is Utah € ™ s number one tourist attraction.
The Mormon Church € ™ s headquarters here, but Temple Square is more than just a destination for the Latter-day Saints.
16. Delaware Water Recreation Area Gap national, Penn. / NJ
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is a beautiful part of the Appalachian Mountains with all kinds of outdoor recreation available.
This park preserves 40 miles through the Delaware River and almost 70,000 hectares of land along the rivera € ™ s New Jersey and Pennsylvania shores.
River-based recreation is what attracts nearly five million tourists in the park Appalachian Ridge on the border of New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
17. Universal Studios Hollywood CA
His comprehensive marketing official is â € œThe Entertainment Capital of Los Angeles, â € if during the summer, it is often advertised as â € œThe Coolest Place in LA.â €
Nearly five million star gawkers and thrill came the year last visit to the sets of â € œDesperate Housewives, â € â € € œKing Konga and other Universal productions.
18. Metropolitan Museum, New York, NY
Founded in 1870 (and moved to its current headquarters in Central Park in 1880), the meta € ™ s vast stores of art are more than two million works in the construction of its two million square feet.
It has a permanent collection containing more than two million works of art, divided into nineteen curatorial departments. The museum is also home to encyclopedic collections musical instruments, costumes and accessories, and old weapons and armor around the world.
Four visitors and a half million came to read some of the world ™ D € s largest collections of art, American and European to Egyptian and Greek, recently renovated and Roman galleries.
19. Waikiki Beach, Oahu, Hawaii
Waikiki Beach is a legendary tourist zone on the south shore of Oahu in Hawaii. This Hawaii iconic tourist destination on the edge of the Honolulu area that actions are the name, offers a splendid view of the volcanic cone, Diamond Head.
With flocks of tourists, it also makes Forbes Traveler € ™ s list of most-hyped beaches. Up to 4.5 million swimmers try to relax on its sands each year.
20. Grand Canyon, AZ
The canyon is the most famous natural attraction in the United States and perhaps in the world. The Grand Canyon is a gorge carved by the Colorado River in the U.S. state of Arizona.
It is widely understood in National Park Grand Canyon one of the first national parks in the United States. The tourists arrived at a much faster since the canyon reaches status national park in 1919.
A glass walkway in the shape of a horseshoe, opened in 2007, allows the nearly 4.5 million visitors the chance to experience the vertigo.
21. Busch Gardens Africa, Tampa Bay, FL
Busch Gardens is the ultimate family adventure Park offers a range of exciting discoveries about meetings alien to the African continent.
This Africa on the theme park, which houses over 2,700 animals alongside the usual array of rides, restaurants and entertainment, attracting 4.4 million annually.
22. Cape Cod National Seashore, MA
Cape Cod National Seashore consists of a number of beautiful beaches. It is a land of parabolic dunes, lighthouses 19th century shipwrecks, pilgrims, and piping plovers.
Visits walking trail and the beach, swimming, historical tours of the building, fishing, and cycling are key activities that can be enjoyed here. The biking and hiking and beaches attracted over 4 million visitors last year.
23. SeaWorld San Diego, San Diego, CA
SeaWorld San Diego is one of the world € ™ s Prime D marine adventure parks with 200 acres of world-class entertainment, exciting rides and games with animals unforgettable.
More than 4 million visitors to explore the mysteries of the sea every year, with the interactions of animals up close and exhilarating thrills.
24. American Museum of Natural History, NY
American Museum of Natural History, which attracts 4 million visitors, was one of the world ™ D € s ultimate science and research institutions, renowned for its collections and exhibitions that highlight millions of years of Eartha € ™ s evolution, the birth of the world through our days.
The AMNHâ € ™ s 45 permanent exhibition halls contain a vast record of world history, from dinosaur fossils in the human genome.
The 18-acre campus is located in Theodore Roosevelt Park on Manhattan € ™ s Upper West Side, and its popular program of the night gives eight to 12 years thrill of a œfalling € asleep in the darkened halls of one of the world ™ s most famous D € € museums.â
25. Boardwalk in Atlantic City, New Jersey
The Boardwalk (immortalized in the board game Monopoly) along the beach four miles, skirting casinos Historically, hotels and shops, and connects with the Garden Pier, home to the Atlantic City Historical Museum and Art Center in Atlantic City.
Although boardwalks can be found throughout the world, they are particularly common along the East Coast of the United States in America North, where they have many functions of a city street and are often themselves tourist attractions. He obtained four million visitors each year.