Top 10 Destinations in United States
The United States of America (USA) is a constitutional federal republic consisted of 50 states. Forty-eight of the fifty states and the federal district are adjacent and located in North America between Canada and Mexico.
The U.S. territories are scattered in the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. USA has nine time zones and the geography, climate and wildlife of the country are extremely diverse.
From sightseeing to expedition, touring and peregrination, here are the top experiences in USA:
As most of us know, New York City is surrounded by tall buildings and offices, but at the center of these surrounding structures is where you can find the most popular park in Upper West Side - Central Park. One of the world’s most renowned green spaces, Central Park is 843 acres of Rolling Meadows, outcroppings, walkways, European-style gardens, a lake and a reservoir. It also features an outdoor theater, a memorial to John Lennon, the Loeb Boathouse and one very famous statue of Alice in Wonderland.
Metropolitan Museum of Art
You can find a lot of museums in the US but one of their top choice museum in Upper East Side is the Metropolitan Museum of Art. This spread out encyclopedic museum that was founded in 1870, and it houses one of the largest art collections in the world. Its everlasting collection has more than one to two million individual objects - from Egyptian temples to American paintings.
Lincoln Center is the number one cultural center in Upper West Side and Central Park. This dim Modernist temple contains some of Manhattan’s most important performance companies like the New York Philharmonic, the New York City Ballet and the Metropolitan Opera House, whose lobby's interior walls are dressed with radiating saturated murals by painter Marc Chagall.
Grand Central Terminal
Grand Central Terminal is another popular place to see and one of the historical buildings in Midtown. It was built in 1913 and is more commonly called as Grand Central Station - it is one of New York’s beauties. Enhanced with Tennessee-marble floors and Italian-marble ticket counters, its glorious main driveway is capped by a vaulted ceiling representing the constellations designed by French painter Paul César Helleu.
Ellis Island is a number one landmark in the Financial District and Lower Manhattan. Ellis Island is America's most prestigious and historically important gateway. Between 1892 and 1924, over 12 million immigrants go through this processing station. Today, its Immigration Museum delivers a depressing tribute to the immigrant experience, featuring narratives from historians, the immigrants themselves and other sources. The tour brings to life the museum’s impressively large collection of personal objects, official documents, photographs and film footage.
Piʻilanihale Heiau & Kahanu Garden
Piʻilanihale Heiau & Kahanu Garden is another historical site found in The Road to Hana. The most significant stop on the entire Road to Hana, this site combines a 294-acre ethno botanical garden with the superb Piʻilanihale Heiau, the largest temple in all of Polynesia. It contains details about the extraordinary relationship between the ancient Hawaiians and their environment. This maybe is the best opportunity in all of Hawaii to really understand what traditional Hawaiian culture was like prior to contact with the West.
Brooklyn Bridge is one of the most popular bridges in Financial District and Lower Manhattan. It connects Brooklyn and Manhattan, and is the world’s first steel suspension bridge. When it opened in 1883, the 1596 ft distance between its two support towers was the longest in history. Although its construction was filled with disaster, the bridge became a magnificent example of urban design, inspiring poets, writers and painters. Its pedestrian walkway delivers bolstering views of lower Manhattan, the East River and the rapidly evolving Brooklyn waterfront.
Chrysler Building is a historical building located in Midtown that was designed by William Van Alen in 1930. It’s a combination of Modern and Gothic aesthetics, decorated with steel eagles and topped by a spire of Bride of Frankenstein. The building was constructed to serve as the headquarters for Walter P Chrysler and his automobile empire named after him. Although it was unable to compete on the production line with bigger rivals Ford and General Motors, Chrysler trumped them on the skyline and with one of Gotham's most beautiful lobbies.
Wadsworth Atheneum is a museum located in Hartford. It is the nation's oldest public art museum with a $33-million worth of renovation, reestablish 32 galleries and 15 public spaces in 2015. The Wadsworth contains nearly 50,000 pieces of art in a castle-like Gothic Revival building. It all holds a 19th-century impressionist works, an 18th-century New England furniture, amazing sculptures by Connecticut artist Alexander Calder, and the outstanding array of surrealist, postwar and contemporary works.
Statue of Liberty
Probably the largest gift in the world, the statue of liberty was a gift from the people of France to the United States and was designed by the popular French sculptor named Frederic Auguste Bartholdi and Gustave Eiffel, who is also part in building the popular Eiffel Tower.