Who doesn’t love to go to United States of America? Everyone does. It is a wonderful nation with a vast cultural diversity and excellent modern technologies. From Point Barrow to Ka Lae and Peacock point to Cape Wrangell, USA is a beautiful country. Before exploring USA, get a list of places to visit there. In a vast country like the USA, it may not to possible to explore each and every spot but these spots can definitely make one’s America trip successful.
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Here is a list of the Top 10 Most Popular cities of the USA
10. SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
San Diego is situated on the coast of Pacific Ocean. It is the 8th largest city of USA. This place has a good weather and mild climate and you can explore the city as much as you want. You can surf in the Pacific Ocean and enjoy some of America’s best beaches like Coronado beach. The southern California city also has the Sunset cliffs natural park where one can take a look at the beautiful ocean from a distance. It is very well known for the natural deep-water harbours and extensive beaches.
9. PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA
A city in the Sonoran desert within the Coachella Valley desert having an average of 354 days of sunshine is Palm Springs. It is a resort city and a lovely place. It has the mid century modern architecture. It is also known for the natural hot springs. Do you want to swim or ride a horse or play golf and tennis? How do you wanna spend your time? Go to Palm Springs and unleash yourself.
8. NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA
New Orleans is an elegant French Quarter. It is located on Mississippi river and is a major port and largest city and metropolitan area in Lousiana. It is the home of famous annual Mardi Gras celebration. Adding to the fame is the Bourbon street which never sleeps, Jazz music, Cafe Du Monde and the beignuts, the famous dessert of the city. This city is often called as ‘most unique’ to United States.
7. WASHINGTON, D.C.
Who hasn’t heard of Washington? Everyone has. The city is located along Potomac River on the east coast of the country. It was founded in 1791 and named in the honour of the former president George Washington. This is a free entertainment city which means, it has the most number of monuments and museums that can make you stay there for several days and many weeks too. The capital city hosts all the 3 branches of federal government of United States. It also sports many national monuments. You cannot miss the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, World war 2 memorial and the cherry blossoms around the tidal basin in the spring. So visit Washington in spring.
6. SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
The home to one of the 10 longest bridges of the world, the Golden gate bridge and one of the largest Chinatowns in the world is San Francisco. It is the cultural centre and is the hub of commercial and financial activities. San Francisco is a hilly city and resides on the tip of peninsula surrounded by the Pacific in the North. It covers 121km² area and is the smallest county in the state. It is also the 4th most populous state of California. You can enjoy very beautiful ocean views and go on a ferry ride to Alcatraz Island, the former federal prison.
5. SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Seattle is a west coast port city. It is a city on the Puget Sound in Pacific Northwest. It is surrounded by water, mountains and evergreen forests. It is the 18th largest city in the United States. The west coast city of Seattle is very famous for the iconic Pike Place market, one of the oldest farmers market in USA and also Space Needle which was built in 1962 for world’s fair. If you ride to the top, you can enjoy the beautiful views of nearby mountains. This city also has a notable musical history. The alternative rock subgenre, Grunge was born here. This is one amongst the Top 10 Most Popular Cities in The USA 2017.
4. LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Las Vegas is nothing but a desert city. It is located in Nevada’s Mojave Desert and is the most populous city of Nevada. But it is very famous for its world-class hotels, casinos and mainly for its nightlife. The Strip is its main street. It has a number of luxurious themed hotels, musical fountains with replicas of Eiffel tower, Egyptian Pyramid and Venetian Grand Canal. Get a briefcase full of cash, party hard, get drunk and gamble to win in Las Vegas.
3. CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA
The coastal port city of Charleston is one of the most beautiful and historical city. It was founded in 1670 and located in South Carolina. The streets made of cobblestone, usage of horse drawn carriages are the main attractions. With beautiful architecture, food and friendly people, it is a city to visit. The Waterfront Park and Battery Promenade are some noteworthy places. The civil war began at its waterfront, at Fort Summer. This is open to visitors. Try to go there once.
2. CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
Chicago is one of the largest cities of U.S and is situated on the Lake Michigan in Illinois. With 2.7 million+ residents it is the most populated city in Illinois. It is the house of America’s tallest building, Willis tower which is 1451ft. tall. It offers very good food, world-class museums and iconic architecture. The John Hancock centre and neo-Gothic tribune tower are some places to visit. It is the 3rd largest city of America. The Midwest City is very famous for comedy. The Second City theatre is also very famous. The Art Institute of Chicago is very famous.
1. NEW YORK CITY
New York City, located at southern point of New York state is the most populous city of New York. New York City noted as cultural and financial capital of the world. Entertainment, technology, media, fashion, art and other sectors are growing at a rapid pace in New York City. The headquarters of United Nations is situated here. It has 5 boroughs located where Hudson River meets Atlantic Ocean. Manhattan is a famous borough of New York City. Go and visit Empire state building, Sprawling central park and Broadway theatre. If you are on a budget, it is great to take a free boat from Manhattan to Staten Island for a superb view of Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan skyline.
This was the list of the Top 10 Most Popular cities of the United States of America 2017. Now you learnt about most popular cities of USA. These are some attractive tourist spots in the country and stand as the cultural and commercial capitals of the country.