30 Most Famous Landmarks in North America Story

By Nawaal R. Khan

Introduction

30 Most Famous Landmarks in North America Story

One of the most visited continents in the world is North America. From the natural landmarks in Canada and Mexico... Read more

Landmark 1

Statue of Liberty, New York, USA

Pretty much the symbol of America, the Statue of Liberty is one of the most famous landmarks of North America.... Read more

Landmark 2

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA

There are many museums all around the US and North America to visit, each with its own collections and attractions,... Read more

Landmark 3

Mount Rushmore National Memorial, South Dakota, USA

Another landmark that has become synonymous with America is Mt. Rushmore. Completed in 1941, it is located near Keystone in... Read more

Landmark 4

Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, USA

The Grand Canyon is one of the top landmarks in North America and attracts many tourists and locals year-round. It... Read more

Landmark 5

Washington Monument, Washington DC, USA

Washington DC has many different landmarks that are very popular with tourists who visit, such as the Lincoln Memorial. Another... Read more

Landmark 6

Redwood National Park, California, USA

The USA has many national parks that each have their unique characteristics and warrant a visit. Redwood National Park is... Read more

Landmark 7

Golden Gate Bridge, California, USA

Even if you’ve never been to the USA, you have probably heard of the Golden Gate Bridge. It is one... Read more

Landmark 8

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, North Carolina, USA

Perched on the border of North Carolina and Tennessee, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, with all its various flora... Read more

Landmark 9

Independence Hall, Pennsylvania, USA

Whenever you’re in America, and you want to understand the roots of the country, the Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,... Read more

Landmark 10

Hoover Dam, Nevada, USA

Another one of the engineering marvels of the modern world, the Hoover Dam in Nevada, is one of the most... Read more

Landmark 11

Niagara Falls, Ontario/New York, Canada/USA

A list of the most important landmarks in North America would not be complete without mentioning Niagara Falls. This is... Read more

Landmark 12

CN Tower, Ontario, Canada

There are always a few landmarks that are synonymous with a country, and for Canada, one of those landmarks is... Read more

Landmark 13

Rideau Canal, Ontario, Canada

RIght in the center of Ottawa, you will find the historic Rideau Canal. It is one of the historic landmarks... Read more

Landmark 14

Parliament Hill, Ontario, Canada

One of the most important landmarks in Canada and a famous landmark in North America, Parliament Hill in Ottawa is... Read more

Landmark 15

Stanley Park, British Columbia, Canada

One of the most famous landmarks in North America, Stanley Park in Vancouver, Canada, is the city's main park covering... Read more

Landmark 16

The Butchart Gardens, British Columbia, Canada

Located in Brentwood Bay, Victoria, the historic Butchart Gardens are a collection of floral gardens. The gardens showcase hundreds of... Read more

Landmark 17

Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac, Quebec, Canada

Old Quebec City is known as the hub of historic buildings in Canada. It has several different famous buildings in... Read more

Landmark 18

Quartier Petit Champlain, Quebec, Canada

If you love to relive the glory of the past, you will love this quaint little neighborhood in Quebec City.... Read more

Landmark 19

Hotel de Glace, Quebec, Canada

One of the unique landmarks in Canada is the Hotel de Glace. It is located in Quebec and is one... Read more

Landmark 20

Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada

One of the most famous natural landmarks of Canada is Banff National Park. It is an idyllic place full of... Read more

Landmark 21

Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico

Chichen Itza served as the center of pilgrimage for the ancient Mayan civilization for more than a thousand years. It... Read more

Landmark 22

Chapultepec Castle, Mexico City, Mexico

The only castle to serve as an actual home for royalty on the continent, Castillo Chapultepec, is a very famous... Read more

Landmark 23

Templo Mayor Museum, Mexico City, Mexico

Another landmark that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Templo Mayor, is situated on the outskirts of Mexico City. It... Read more

Landmark 24

Metropolitan Cathedral, Mexico City, Mexico

One of the most recognized landmarks in Mexico is the Catedral de Metropolitana de la Asunción. The cathedral is 220... Read more

Landmark 25

Great Pyramid of Cholula, Puebla, Mexico

Who wouldn’t want to visit the largest pyramid in the world? Well, the Great Pyramid of Cholula is the largest... Read more

Landmark 26

Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico

Located in the heart of Chiapas, Palenque is an ancient Mayan city-state and one of the most famous landmarks of... Read more

Landmark 27

Monte Alban Archaeological Zone, Oaxaca, Mexico

Mexico is a country full of archaeological landmarks due to its rich history and traditions, many of which you can... Read more

Landmark 28

Pyramid of the Niches, Veracruz, Mexico

Located in the city of El Tajin, in the state of Veracruz, you will find the Pyramid of the Niches.... Read more

Landmark 29

Teotihuacan Pyramids, Teotihuacan, Mexico

In the ancient city of Teotihuacan lies two grand pyramids, the Pyramid of the Sun and the Pyramid of the... Read more

Landmark 30

Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Tulum is a Mexican city that contains some of the most historical landmarks in North America. When here, you can... Read more

Conclusion

Conclusion

North America is a continent full of natural beauty, historic sites, and ancient archaeological ruins. Whether you love to learn... Read more