Sometimes you just want to get out and explore. We try to strike a good balance of places that you will really enjoy. Finding ideas for family friendly outings, or interesting places to go in America with your friends, both are at your fingertips here with America Top 10. We aim to give you plenty of ideas without you having to do all the research. That way you can easily decide if you want to explore America sites or check out the sites in another state.
You have also heard how it is becoming a lot more popular to have staycations (where you stay home instead of going to far off places) and discover new and interesting places in the near vicinity. We try to make that easier for you. Check out the sites in America that have become local favorites easily with our site.
We hope that we have provided you plenty of choices in America whether this is a new area for you or your own back yard. Something a little different from the typical amusement park. If you really loved somewhere but don’t see them on our list let us know, we are always looking to improve our lists and we can only do that with your help.
Los Angeles, CA
The Getty Center, is a campus of the Getty Museum and other programs of the Getty Trust. The $1.3 billion Center opened to the public on December 16, 1997 and is well known for its architecture, gardens, and views overlooking Los Angeles. The Center sits atop a hill connected to a visitors’ parking garage at the bottom of the hill by a three-car, cable-pulledhovertrain funicular. The Center branch of the Museum features pre-20th-century European paintings, drawings, illuminated manuscripts, sculpture, and decorative arts; and 19th- and 20th-century American, Asian, and European photographs. In addition, the Museum’s collection at the Center includes outdoor sculpture displayed on terraces and in gardens and the large Central Garden designed by Robert Irwin. Among the artworks on display is the Vincent Van Gogh painting Irises.
Kemah Boardwalk has some well-known waterfront restaurants, amusements, retail stores, festivals, and seaside shows. The venue is located just 20 miles from downtown Houston. Kemah Boardwalk claims to be the ultimate family getaway.
The crown jewel of Glendale’s park system, Sahuaro Ranch Park offers users both a recreational and historic experience. This park is unique with its historic ranch buildings and its recreational park areas. Visitors can picnic, play on the playgrounds, smell the roses, view peacocks, explore the old ranch grounds or play a ball game.
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory is all about celebrating the extraordinary role of Louisville Slugger in baseball’s past, present and future. They are ready to delight their guests and create joyful, lifetime memories.
NH Audubon’s McLane Center (formerly known as the Silk Farm Center) is the organization’s longest established center. In addition to being a program center, the building is home to NH Audubon’s central operations. The McLane Center offers year-round environmental education for all ages including school and youth group programs, summer and vacation camps, family programs, preschool and home school programs, and adult education opportunities.
Rapid City, SD
This facility preserves the life and legacy of Wilbur D. May. In addition to his life as an adventurer and world traveler, rancher, artist, pilot, businessman, and Soldier, Wilbur was a committed philanthropist in the Reno community, in particular toward education and well-being for children. The May Center’s museum, arboretum, and botanical gardens are places where Wilbur’s passion lives on, with fun and learning for visitors of all ages.
The Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden is a museum of living plants that attracts photographers, gardeners, botanists, scientists, and nature lovers from around the world. The Garden’s collection of tropical plants is international in scope. Over 2,000 species, representing more than 125 families and 750 genera, are found in this one-of-a-kind garden.