Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey
At a combined length of approximately 5.75 miles (9.25 kilometers), the Atlantic City / Ventnor boardwalk is currently the longest boardwalk in the world. Strolling the boardwalk will take you past famous hotels, casinos and streets.
New Orleans, Louisiana
When New Orleans was founded in 1718, it was originally centered around the French Quarter. The city has since expanded, but "The Quarter" remains the cultural hub with Bourbon Street as one of its main attractions.
Crook County, Wyoming
Devil's Tower rises 1267 feet (386 m) above the surrounding land and is part of the United States first official National Monument. It played a large role in the movie "Close Encounters of the Third Kind."
New York, New York
Between 1892 and 1954, over 12 million European immigrants passed through the processing station at Ellis Island. Today, the island is home to a museum dedicated to immigration and the idea of seeking a new and better life in America.
St. Louis, Missouri
Officially named the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, the arch was built to commemorate the Louisiana Purchase and St. Louis' role as the "gateway" to the western frontier of the early United States.
To commemorate the long history of peace and friendship between the United States and Canada, the two nations have combined Glacier National Park and Waterton Lakes National Park and created the Waterton/Glacier International Peace Park.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19106
Originally the home of the Pennsylvania Assembly and Supreme Court during the Colonial Era, the building was called the Pennsylvania State House. The Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were adopted and signed here.
Brevard County, Florida
The John F. Kennedy Space Center (KSC) is the NASA space vehicle launch facility (spaceport). The site is near Cape Canaveral, Florida. It is 34 mi long and around 6 mi wide, covering 219 square miles.
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
The Liberty Bell rang out for important events during the Revolutionary War and America's Federal period, but did not acquire its famous name until the 1830's, when it became a symbol for the abolitionist movement.
Washington, District of Columbia
The Lincoln Memorial replicates the form of a Greek Doric temple and contains a large seated sculpture of Abraham Lincoln and inscriptions of two well-known speeches by Lincoln.
Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77058
The Johnson Space Center is "Mission Control" for all space flights taking off from the United States. The facility handles most of the planning and training of the US astronauts.
near Keystone, South Dakota
One of the most recognized and controversial landmarks in the United States, Mt. Rushmore features the faces of Presidents Washington, Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Lincoln.
Located within Independence National Historical Park, the Center is dedicated to the history and continuing relevance of the Constitution of the United States. The museum contains exhibits, artifacts and a theater.
Washington, District of Columbia
The National World War II Memorial commemorates the sacrifice and celebrates the victory of the WWII generation. The Second World War is the only 20th Century event commemorated on the National Malls central axis.
With an area of 112,512 acres (45,500 ha), the parks protect 45% of the remaining groves of coastal redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) trees, the tallest and one of the most massive tree species on Earth.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is dedicated to some of the best-known and most influential artists, producers, and other people who have influenced the music industry, particularly in the area of rock and roll.
Rocky Mountain National Park encompasses approximately 265,770 acres of land in Colorado's northern Front Range. The park is split by the Continental Divide, which gives the eastern and western portions of the park a different character.
The park was established as Saguaro National Monument on March 1, 1933 and changed to a national park on October 14, 1994. The total area of Saguaro National Park in 2002 was 143 square miles (370 kmē) of which 111 square miles (289 kmē) is wilderness.
Jersey City, New York County, New York
The sculptor was Frederic Auguste Bartholdi. Alexandre Gustave Eiffel, the designer of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, designed the internal framework that supports the copper plates that make up the statue.
Headquarters of the Department of Defense for the United States of America, the Pentagon is one of the world's largest office buildings. It has three times the floor space of the Empire State Building.
Washington, District of Columbia, 20500
Originally referred to as the "Presidential Mansion," or "President's House,", there are several stories as to how the building came to be called "The White House." The name became official during the administration of Theodore Roosevelt.
Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
The memorial, dedicated in 1962, spans the sunken hull of the battleship Arizona without touching it. The Navy stipulated that the memorial be in the form of a bridge floating above the ship and accommodate 200 people.
Washington, District of Columbia, 20515
Home to the United States Congress, the Legislative Branch of the government, the Capitol has a central section featuring the famous rotunda and dome. The North wing houses the Senate, while the South wing is home to the House of Representatives.
Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
Famous as the camp for the Continental Army during the winter of 1777 - 1778, the park contains Washington's Headquarters, several monuments, reconstructed campsites and a visitor center.
Lake Buena Vista, Orange County, Florida
Walt Disney World Resort includes The Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Disney Hollywood Studios, Disney's Animal Kingdom and 32 resorts and hotels that are located on the Walt Disney World property.
Washington, District of Columbia
The monument is among the world's tallest masonry structures, standing 555 feet (169.29 m) in height and made of marble, granite, and sandstone. It was designed by Robert Mills, a prominent American architect of the 1840s.
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, 60606
The Willis Tower is the second-tallest building in the United States. More than one million people visit its observation deck each year, making it one of Chicago's most popular tourist destinations.
Set aside as a national park on March 1, 1872, Yellowstone was the first National Park and is known for its wildlife and geothermal features, especially Old Faithful Geyser, one of the most popular areas in the park.