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Fun Things to do when in the United States

Category : Sport & Fitness
Posted By : AmnaAnees
Posted Date : 28 Aug 2019 07:25 hrs

No matter which state or city of the United States you are visiting, you are going to have the best time of your life. Each and every nook and corner of this most adventurous country has something fun and happening to offer all the time. Talk about delicious food, cool and interesting places to visit, enormous mountains, stunning beaches, tall and fascinating skyscrapers, night clubs, bars, national parks, and what not; you certainly won’t want to miss a thing. Here, I have handpicked some of the fun things to do when in the United States that must be in your bucket list when planning your next trip. Hope you’ll enjoy this amazing ride.
1.    French Quarter in the New Orleans to taste the Rich Heritage
French Quarter, New Orleans is home for live jazz sessions and clubs inside and outside on the street. New Orleans is the birthplace of jazz music. Here, you’ll get to explore the rich cultural heritage and iconic landmarks of the country. The buildings are architected with an eye-catching hint of French details. Moreover, you’ll see beautiful courtyard gardens and balconies as well.
2.    Yellowstone National Park
The most highlighting part of Yellowstone National Park is its Grand Prismatic Spring. This is enriched with stunning mixture of bright colors. Everyone get amazed after seeing this gorgeous natural wonder. This kaleidoscope of stunning colors attracts several tourists and locals all around the year. Other than this beautiful spring, you’ll also be able to enjoy soothing walk in the tranquil environment of this National Park. Apart from so many fun things to do when in the United States, roaming around West Yellowstone will surely become your great memory. 
3.    The Grand Canyon, Arizona
The Grand Canyon in Arizona does not need any introduction. Whoever whenever visit the United States, wishes to visit this iconic landmark of the country. This place is world-renowned for its natural extravagance. Visiting this place leaves the tourists speechless and in awe. These jaw-dropping mountains are like a dream come true for hiking lovers. This site will capture your heart and mind forever.
4.    Zion National Park, Utah
The Zion National Park is another gem in the galaxy of the geographically beautiful map of the United States. The otherworldly beauty of its landscape and the breathtaking view seize your heart then and there. Its geological features include thousands of feet a tall canyon, breathtakingly beautiful hanging gardens, natural springs and much more. There is so much to explore in this natural treasure, and you will fall in love with its grandeur right away.
5.    Appalachian Trail
Talking more about the naturally stunning sites of the United States, the Appalachian Trail always seize the attention of hiking lovers.  Out of all the fun things to do when in the United States enlisted here, the hike lovers will love hiking opportunities here on Appalachian Trail the most. Finishing the 2160 miles the long trail will empower a sense of accomplishment and success within one’s self. And you make numerous beautiful memories to take with you back home.
6.    The World-Renowned Central Park, New York City
When thinking about New York City, one thinks of city of lights that never sleeps with big architectures, clubbing, busy streets, 24/7 serving cafes and all such related things with hustle and bustle of the one of the biggest city of the world. But you cannot miss the undeniable tranquility and peace of Central Park. It is filled with people jogging around, sitting comfortably on benches, birds chirping here and there, and a series of lush green trees and grass all around. Central Park covers over 840 acres of the blissful land which offers so many amazing activities to its visitors. There happen ice skating in the winter season in addition to sculpture making. Moreover, it has beautiful fountains, and of course amazing gardens.
7.    Niagara Falls, New York
There won’t be a single soul in the world who is not obsessed with the breathtaking beauty of the spectacular Niagara Falls. These are filled with 3 million cubic feet of gorgeously attractive water which drops down from the 173-foot height. The Niagara falls are for sure on top of the bucket list of anyone visiting the United States.
8.    “What Happens in Vegas, Stays in Vegas” (Except marriage certificates)
Las Vegas in Nevada offers a roller coaster of fun, entertainment, excitement, money, and what not to all its visitors. This city certainly never sleeps. Once there, you’ll find yourself surrounded by numerous fun stuff to do, and each and every minute of your stay will be filled with screaming fun. There are neon-lit fountains, glitzy hotels, clubs offering non-stop entertainment, magic mike show, and every now and then some big hit celebrity is performing there.
9.    Mount Rushmore, South Dakota
Mount Rushmore pays tribute to the four American presidents who shaped American history towards the peaks of progress. These presidents include Theodore Roosevelt, Washington, Jefferson, and Lincoln. The sculptures were finished more than 70 years ago, but still, exhibit the true essence of art and history. With the expert guidance of Gutzon Borglum, 400 workers carved these beautiful mountains. The whole project took 14 years to complete. And it became a symbol of pride for not only to the residents of South Dakota but also for the whole American nation. It surely is a must-visit place for everyone who wants to see all the major iconic landmarks of United States of America.
10.    Fenway Park, the Highlight of Boston
Anyone visiting Boston surely puts going to Fenway Park on top of the bucket list. Especially, if you are someone who is crazy about baseball, then you’ll love the thrill, exhilaration, and excitement this place pours into its visitors.
11.    Go for Cruising in the Refreshing Waters of Alaska
Do you love relaxing rides on luxurious cruises? If yes, then sign up for any cruise ship in Alaska and get ready to embark on a thrilling ride. The luscious islands, gigantic mountains, wondrous white beauty of snow, and the crazy speed of cruise will grab your whole body in the charm and magic of the majestic beauty. Alaska is ranked as one of the most admired destinations for cruising in the whole world.
12.    Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco
Undoubtedly, America is jam-packed with awe-inspiring, gigantic architectural beauties all around the country. And over the course of history, it has built the wondrous buildings, skyscrapers, and malls all around. The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco is one such example of magnificent architectural excellence. This gigantic bridge deserves to on the bucket list of every traveler. It is considered as one of the world’s most stunning and gorgeous bridges, it will truly live up to your expectations. 
13.    The Statue of Liberty, New York City
The Statue of Liberty truly represents the basic ideology of the United States of America. And when you are visiting the US, not getting acquainted with this remarkable historic statue would definitely be a loss. Watching this Lady Liberty and knowing the true meaning behind its stature will let you understand the essence of progression of this nation. And the waters surrounding this statue and all the charismatic sceneries around will leave you captivated in its charm. This is definitely one of top fun things to do when in the United States, and your visit will surely be incomplete without seeing this grand statue.
14.    Don’t Forget to have Donuts when in Oregon
Americans love donuts. Donuts are definitely a must-have on a snack bar in any part of America. But if you want to taste the true traditional and signature flavor of the donuts then remember to visit Blue Star shop in Portland. The unique set of delectable flavors will spellbind you for the rest of your life. Some of the most loved flavors of donuts from this bar include Chocolate Crunch, Apple Cider Fritter, and PB&J.
15.    Badlands National Park, South Dakota
Each and every state of America has a lot of different remarkable sites to see to its visitors. And it is excruciatingly hard to cover all the wonderful sites in a single trip. However, you go to make the most of your time. When in South Dakota, visiting the Badlands National Park is a must. This park is filled with fossils, enormous mountains, and earthly beauty. The ethereal views f this place will captivate your mind and soul with their majestic beauty. For anyone who has a curious mind and body of a crazy adventurer, this Badland National Park will be a feast to visit.
16.    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Charismatic Ohio
Ohio is full of happening stuff 24/7, all 365 days of the year. When in this amazing state, you’ll get to know all the various aspects of having fun in American style. Ohio is jam-packed with beautiful parks, romantic gateways, fashion streets, music venues, museums, and whatnot. Out of all the fun things to do when in the United States, especially in Ohio, you’ll love going to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. This is like a heaven on earth for the music lovers, rather for everyone who loves to bang their heads on some rocking music, and have loads of fun. Just being there and gazing all the fun parts to read and see are magical. You must schedule at least a 3-hour long trip to truly experience the charming vibes coming out of every nook and corner of this beautiful place.
17.    Brooklyn Bridge, New York
New Yorkers take pride in so many architectural wonders, and fun places. And the Brooklyn Bridge is one such amazing place. The ride over this great bridge surprises its visitors. This bridge is not that popular and famous as the Golden Gate Bridge, but the hustle and bustle around this bridge makes all the difference. This bridge was designed back in 1964 and is regarded as a National Historic Landmark. You will love to learn about this bridge from the local guide.
18.    Walk around Hollywood
Hollywood is, undoubtedly, the major highlight of America’s showbiz industry. For anyone who follows celebrities and is diehard fans of any of the American celebrities, then they got to visit this exciting, and one-of-a-kind place while visiting America. Hollywood Walk of Fame captures the attentions of tourists mostly. And waling on that isle is one of the very thrilling experiences of life for showbiz lovers. Other than walking on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, there is Paramount Pictures, Hollywood Bowl, Dolby Theatre and a lot more chic places in the Hollywood to checkout.
19.    The National Mall in Washington, DC
Along with many fun things to do when in the United States, visiting the National Mall in Washington will definitely become one highlight of your visit. The park located between the Lincoln Memorial and the Capitol is called as the National Mall. Alongside these parks are history museums and of course the White House. The museums include, National Air and Space Museum, the National Museum of American history, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, National Museum of Natural History, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, National Museum of the American Indian, National Museum of African American History and Culture, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution Information Center in the Castle, U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing, National Archives Museum, United States Capitol Visitor Center, and galleries. In these history museums, entry is totally free, and these are definitely worth visiting.
20.    Pamper your Inner Child in Walt Disney World
Walt Disney World is named as the happiest place on the planet earth. If you want to make your visit to the United States magical, and unforgettable that includes loads of fun and joy, then you need to visit this amazing place. There are two water parks, four theme parks, several hotels, and most importantly a number of different fun rides. This place is surely every kid’s dream.
21.    Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site
One of the greatest freedom fighters, Martin Luther King Jr. was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. For the lovers of history, this place will feel like heaven.  Here in Atlanta, Georgia, you’ll get to learn a lot about the life of Martin Luther King Jr. Moreover, you’ll be able to walk in his footsteps.
22.    Balboa Park, San Diego
This is one of the largest parks of the world with covering over 1200 acres of land. This enormous place offers a number of attractions to its visitors including tennis courts, museums, golf courses, miniature railroad, performing arts sessions, and much more. Moreover, there is a grand San Diego Zoo. Being there feels like walking in a mini-city. And you’ll need several hours to fully explore the mesmerizing beauty of this park to the fullest.
23.    Redwood National Park, California
Apart from seeing skyscrapers in America, you’ll love to explore the largest trees in the Redwood National Park in California. When you will be there, it will be easy for you to feel the tranquility, and peace that this place let you absorb in with its lush beauty and greenery. The gigantic trees help you connect with the silent yet expressive beauty of nature, and you feel disconnected with hustle of urban life.
24.    Yosemite National Park
Yosemite National Park in California is like a jewel. It is like a mini forest which is maintained and organized as a treasure. You will definitely need days to fully explore the beauty and wonders of this incredible national park. To be very honest, you can spend a whole year here, and still you’ll be unable to fully explore every nook and corner of this place. This national park offers a number of activities to its visitors. If you are an adventurous soul then you can visit giant groves. You can go on a hike on the trails. There are beautiful mountains, lakes, and gorgeous waterfalls. All around the year, the management organizes a number of fun activities in relation to the ongoing season. So, it is highly recommended to check their website before making a visit, so that you’ll be able to enjoy the ongoing activities of that time.
25.    The hottest place on earth, Death Valley
Death Valley in California is definitely one of the hottest places you’ll ever visit, and surely a bit scary for many as well. You’ll only see barren landscape all around you and will definitely find yourself in need of a glass of water. Nonetheless, it is one kind of site to see and walk around.
26.    Wonderfully Architected Millennium Park, Chicago
When in Chicago, you just can’t miss appreciating the wondrous beauty of amazing architectural building all around you. And one of the most mesmerizing structures is the Millennium Park of Chicago. Once seeing this, you’ll fall in love with its grandeur and beauty instantaneously. This jaw-droppingly stunning architecture captivates you forever. And you won’t be able to stop yourself from taking pictures.
27.    Chill and Relax at Lake Tahoe
You will find so many fun things to do when in the United States in the summer season. Americans love the sunny season and plan numerous interesting things in these days. One such place to visit is Lake Tahoe in California. This is an amazingly beautiful and great place to chill out and relax. Especially at the time of sunset and sunrise, you will see the mesmerizing natural beauty all around. In the winter season, this place gets a bit colder, and simultaneously fewer people come and visit. If you love to have long walks on the trails and hike, then this will probably be the best time for you to come.
28.    Enjoy Beautiful Beaches in the Blissful Cape Cod
Cape Cod is an incredibly gorgeous place for beach lovers. Sandy beaches are the highlight of this stunning place. You can just sit back, chill out and relax, go for a walk on the cool sand, or just play around with bucket and spades; you’ll love each and every fun activity there. Sailing here is very much entertaining. For everyone who wants a romantic or cozy gateway with the special one, visiting Cape Cod will be a great decision for you.
29.    Enjoy Scrumptious Mexican Food in San Diego
San Diego, California is renowned for its significantly special Mexican food. The borders of this place meet with Mexican borders, which makes the taste of its food utmost Mexican. You will find the best burritos, tacos, fajitas, and all other famous Mexican dishes at their best here in San Diego.
30.    Have its Signature Pizza Slice in New York
New York’s pizza is famous worldwide. You can say that the credit for internationalization of pizzas to the New Yorkers. Even the Americans from other states find the taste of New York’s pizza different than their own place. And if you are a food lover by heart (and stomach), then this will definitely be one of the most delicious things you’ll taste in America. A slice of New York’s pizza will rock your taste buds and will urge you to eat more and more.
31.    Empire State Building
Empire state building is one of the greatest highlights of the USA. And tourists from all around the globe love to climb up its heights. This building holds a unique value and is an iconic landmark in America. This is 1454 ft tall skyscraper with more than 80 floors. You certainly don’t wish to miss the beauty of New York from this height.
There you have it. It is definitely hard to cover all the places, but you I wish you get to see the most of it. Hope you have enjoyed exploring fun things to do when in the United States. And surely, now your bucket list is full of amazingly entertaining things to go visit on your next trip to the USA. If there is something missing, then feel free to comment and let others know. Have a great trip aboard!




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