Top Tourist Attractions in North America

Best places to visit in North America: landmarks, sights and tourist spots

     
Niagara Falls
While they are neither the steepest nor the largest waterfalls in the world, Niagara Falls may arguably be the most famous, attracting nearly 20 million visitors each year, with that figure expected to top 28 million visitors by 2009. Niagara is actually ...>
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8.7/10
Grand Canyon
Each year, many Americans and those from other nations as well travel to different locations throughout the United States for vacations. These vacations can be family vacations or vacations for just a man and his wife. The destinations will also vary ...>
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8.6/10
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 193 kilometers, or 120 miles ...>
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8.5/10
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? You can by choosing to visit ...>
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8.4/10
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 and frigid waters? Well, ...>
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8.2/10
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. If you ask anyone that lives ...>
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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 small yard. Parking is difficult ...>
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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 locals and tourists from all ...>
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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 contact with the Europeans. ...>
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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 are of historical nature. This ...>
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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 all the way to Marin County ...>
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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 in the cemetery each week. ...>
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Situated in the city of Buena Vista, California, Knott's Berry Farm is not just known for its jams and jellies. In fact, Knott's Berry Farm has been recognized as the first ever theme park ever established in the United States. From its humble beginnings ...>
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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 city still exist. The ...>
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7.9/10
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 harsh landscapes that have ...>
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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. Each one is operated by Parks ...>
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7.9/10
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 tides in the world. In a single ...>
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7.9/10
La Ronde is an popular amusement park in Montreal that is operated by Six Flags. It is more precisely located on Notre-Dame Island (or Parc Jean-Drapeau) southeast of downtown Montreal. ...>
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7.9/10
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 imaginations and dreams. Fly ...>
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7.8/10
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 for a staggering cost ...>
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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 1721. This museum highlights ...>
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7.7/10
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 junction of the St. Laurence ...>
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7.7/10
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 St. Laurence River from Kingston ...>
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7.6/10
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 the year 1850, about the same ...>
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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 St. Lawrence River, the district ...>
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7.4/10

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