30 Famous US Landmarks You Must Visit Story

By Lauren Rey

Introduction

30 Famous US Landmarks You Must Visit Story

There are many famous US landmarks that are must-sees, from the Statue of Liberty to...

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Grand Canyon, Arizona

The Grand Canyon, located in the "Grand Canyon State" is a geological wonder formed millions...

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Monument Valley, Arizona

One of the most famous icons of the West, Monument Valley is a series of...

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Statue of Liberty, New York

Forever a symbol of hope and freedom in New York City, the Statue of Liberty...

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Empire State Building, New York

One of the most notable icons of New York City, the Empire State Building, towers...

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Niagara Falls, New York

Perhaps the most famous waterfall in the world, Niagara Falls lies on the border between...

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World Trade Center Complex, New York

The World Trade Center Complex is a memorial to the fallen World Trade Center and...

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Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C.

Erected as a memorial to the 16th president known as "The Savior of the Union,...

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Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, Washington, D.C.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a civil rights leader who fought tirelessly for equality...

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Washington Monument, Washington, D.C.

One of the most famous US monuments, the Washington Monument is a 555-foot marble tower...

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Hoover Dam, Nevada

Constructed in the 1930s to supply water and hydroelectric power to neighboring desert regions, the...

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Golden Gate Bridge, California

Nothing more iconically represents San Francisco than the 746-foot tall, orange-hued Golden Gate Bridge. This...

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Yosemite National Park, California

Known for its towering granite rock walls, vast meadows, and ancient sequoias, Yosemite is one...

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Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Established in 1872 as the world's first National Park, Yellowstone has been delighting visitors with...

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Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia

Arlington National Cemetery is the final resting place for over 400,000 military veterans dating all...

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Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky

One of the most famous National Parks in the Eastern US, Mammoth Cave National Park...

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The French Quarter, Louisiana

Founded in 1718 and home to some of the most famous historical sites in the...

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Whitney Plantation, Louisiana

The Whitney Plantation is one of only a few plantations across the US with a...

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Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center, Pennsylvania

Perhaps the most famous battle site in the US, Gettysburg will forever have its mark...

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Pearl Harbor National Memorial, Hawaii

The Pearl Harbor National Memorial is the site of the 1941 Pearl Harbor attack, which...

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The Gateway Arch, Missouri

With its height at a whopping 630 feet, the iconic St. Louis Gateway Arch is...

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The Everglades, Florida

A slow-moving river aptly nicknamed "The River of Grass," the Florida Everglades are a unique...

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Crystal River, Florida

The pristine waters of Florida's Crystal River are world-renowned. They are connected to multiple springs...

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Zion National Park, Utah

Zion National Park is one of the busiest national parks, with over 5 million visitors...

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Mount Rushmore, South Dakota

One of the most famous US monuments, Mount Rushmore, features intricate carvings of historical presidents...

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Crater Lake, Oregon

Known as "deep water in a sleeping volcano," Crater Lake was formed by a collapsed...

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Carlsbad Caverns, New Mexico

Below the Chihuahuan Desert in New Mexico lies an intricate cave system of over 119...

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The Space Needle, Washington

An icon of Seattle, the Space Needle is 605 feet tall and houses an observation...

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The Portland Head Light, Maine

Built in 1791, the Portland Head Light is the oldest lighthouse in Maine and one...

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Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, Michigan

The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation is a collection of historical memorabilia outlining important...

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Blue Ridge Mountains

The Blue Ridge Mountains span eight states in the eastern US and are part of...

Conclusion

In Summary

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