Things you have to see in the USA
Are you planning to study in the USA? That’s a wonderful opportunity to get international education, work on your language skills and get to know cultures from all around the world. It’s also an opportunity to see many impressive and interesting landmarks, places and natural monuments.
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Check out the list of places, landmarks and natural monuments!
White House in Washington D.C.
This is the official residence and the workplace of the President of the USA. It has been the residence of every president of the United States of America since President John Adams in year 1800. The building was designed by James Hoban and its construction began in 1792. The architectural style is Neoclassical and Palladian.
Niagara Falls in New York
Niagara Falls consists of three waterfalls (Horseshoe Falls, American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls) located on the border between Canada and the United States of America. The total height amounts to 51 meters. The Niagra Falls originates from the Wisconsin glaciation about 10000 years ago.
Times Square in New York
This luminous and exciting symbol of New York is located in Midtown Manhattan, it is a major commercial intersection and a popular neighborhood. This place can be a little bit overwhelming but taking a picture here will make a memory of a life time.
Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco
Takes its name from the Golden Gate strait, which is a channel between the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay, the famous bridge spreads across the channel. The bridge is made out of steel, it is 2.7 km long, 27.4 meters wide and 227.4 meters high.
The Grand Canyon in Arizona
The Grand Canyon has been carved by the Colorado River. Mohave Point probably offers the best view. For thousands of years the area was inhabited by Native Americans.
Fenway Park in Boston Massachusetts
This is the famous baseball park of the Boston Red Sox, who play in the city’s Major League Baseball.
Mount Rushmore National Memorial in Keystone South Dakota
It is a sculpture carved in Mount Rushmore by Gutzon Borglum and his son Lincoln. It shows the faces of four US presidents – George Washington, Theodore Roosevelt, Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln.
Taos Pueblo in New Mexico
Visit this Native American village to experience the history and traditions of the Red Willow people. Taos is a village of multi-story adobe buildings, which have been inhabited by many indigenous Americans.
Las Vegas in Nevada
The USA home of fun, gambling and spending money. If you want to enjoy yourself, party and try your luck at a casino you will not be disappointed.
Millennium Park in Chicago Illinois
This is a public park located near Lake Michigan which features the Jay Pritzker Pavilion (a bandshell), Cloud Gate (popular sculpture also known as The Bean), Crown Fountain (an interactive work of art) and the Lurie Garden.
Hollywood Sign in Los Angeles California
A popular American landmark and cultural icon. The sign is 14 meters tall and stretches for 110 m to the side.
Grand Central Terminal in New York
Also known as the Grand Central Station connects the city center with the suburbs. It has 44 platforms and is as big as 48 acres. It was shown in many movies and you most probably have already seen it. It was opened in 1871 and rebuilt twice in 1913 and between 1994 and 2000. Its architectural style is Beaux-Arts.
Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming
It’s located mainly in Wyoming but stretches also to Idaho and Montana. Its total area amounts to almost 9000 square kilometers. The most famous feature of the Yellowstone Park are its geysers and the hydrothermal system.
Big Sur in California
Big Sur is the region of California where the Santa Monica Mountains rise from the Pacific Ocean. This spot offers a beautiful view.
Central Park in New York
It’s an urban park in Manhattan, apart from being the most visited park in USA it is also a popular film location. Only a few of the popular attractions include the Zoo, the Belvedere Castle, Bethesda Terrace and Fountain and the Wollman Rink.
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