Do you have a bucket list of places that you want to visit sometime in your life? You don’t have to go far to find beautiful and relaxing places to visit. Below is a list of the top 18 vacation spots in the United States. Hopefully, this list will encourage you to start your own vacation bucket list if you don’t already have one.
1. Disney World, Orlando, Florida
This is hands down still the best vacation spot to take your children. However, you don’t have to have children to visit Disney World. Grab your best friend or your significant other and go enjoy the magic of this timeless theme park.
2. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
Yellowstone was the first national park in the world. You simply have to stop and see the hot springs and geysers if you’re traveling anywhere in Wyoming. That’s not to mention all of the beautiful wildlife.
3. Grand Canyon, Flagstaff, Arizona
Thousands of people trek to Arizona to see the Grand Canyon each year. You can bring your camera to take picture of the breathtaking scene, or you can head down into the canyon itself if you are feeling more adventurous. This national landmark is a priority for everyone’s travel bucket list.
4. Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C. earns the right to be at the top of everyone’s bucket list, because it’s the nation’s capital. All history buffs must visit this city at one point in their lives. A vacation to Washington, D.C. can be educational and fun.
5. New York City
If you love pizza, hotdogs, and Broadway, NYC is the city for you. You won’t want to miss seeing some of New York Cities famous sights, including the Statue of Liberty and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Finally, make sure to take a ride at Grand Central Station. Just don’t forget your camera!
6. Mount McKinley, Alaska
Mount McKinley is the tallest mountain in the United States. If you are a mountain climber or a hiker, Mount McKinley may be just the adventure you have been dreaming about. Less adventurous visitors will enjoy the stunning natural landscape of Alaska.
7. San Francisco, California
Many of you will recognize the famous San Francisco bridge from this picture. This Californian city has many other visitor attractions. Some of the most popular include tours of the San Franciscan Bay, The Coit Tower, and Union Square. If you spend a day out on the town, make sure you take a ride on San Francisco’s cable cards!
8. New Orleans, Louisiana
New Orleans is the perfect combination of traditional, modern, and southern flares. A New Orleans Mardi Gras celebration is a must if you don’t mind celebrating with thousands of strangers. The city’s off season is also quite popular. You can enjoy Cajun cuisine, the French Quarter, and the Audubon Zoo.
9. Galveston, Texas
Galveston, Texas is a perfect spot for a weekend family vacation. You don’t have to travel all the way to Florida if you want to visit the beach. Galveston is also famous for the Moody Mansion and The Grand Opera House. Just make sure you bring a jacket on the off seasons.
10. Nashville, Tennessee
Nashville is the country center of the United States. You will find the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Grand Old Opry. Enjoy delicious southern food while listening to live music at numerous music halls.
11. Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles has been a favorite for vacations for a long time. Your family will enjoy touring Universal Studious and hiking in Griffith Park. Los Angeles is also the home of the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame. You will be seeing stars during the day and the night!
12. Salt Lake City, Utah
This city gained its name from the Great Salt Lake. During your trip, you can visit Hogle Zoo, the Canyonlands National Park, and the numerous other national parks located in the area. Don’t forget your camera, because this vacation will be quite picturesque.
13. Las Vegas, Nevada
Las Vegas has all of your casino needs. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a beginner at the slot machines or a shark at the card tables. Las Vegas has attractions for the whole family, from flashy stage shows to the Bay Shark Reef. So don’t be afraid to make this the choice for your next family vacation.
14. Chicago, Illinois
Chicago is known as the windy city, so make sure to bring your jacket. Other than that, tourists have nothing to complain about. You will have fun visiting Millennium Park, Buckingham Fountain, and Second City Theater.
15. San Antonio, Texas
Here is another great vacation destination for history buffs. San Antonio is home of the famous Alamo battle site. Also, you will have the chance to take pictures along the River Walk and Natural Bridge Caverns. Don’t forget to pay a visit to Six Flags of Fiesta Texas!
16. Orlando, Florida
Orlando is where you want to go if you want to enjoy an adventurous family vacation. We mentioned Orlando Florida when we listed Disney World, but this city has many more attractions for everyone age group. Must see sights include Epcot, SeaWorld, Harry P. Leu Gardens, Epcot, and Kennedy Space Centre. You need of week of sightseeing in Orlando to do it justice.
17. Charleston, South Carolina
Historic Charleston is full of sites that will please family members of all ages. You can enjoy a carriage ride as you explore downtown, or take a day trip out to the Waterfront Park. You will find all of your tourist needs at the City Market, which is four-blocks long.
18. Eureka Springs, Arkansas
Eureka Springs is nestled in the beautiful Arkansas mountains. The combination of natural landscapes and interesting attractions make them a favorite tourist location for people all over the nation. They have a popular collection of attractions that are appropriate for all ages, including the Passion Play, Mystic Caverns, and Turpentine Creek Wildlife.