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.
San Francisco, CA
They are proud to welcome more than 13 million visitors each year to Golden Gate Park, one of San Francisco’s greatest treasures. From a vast, windswept expanse of sand dunes, park engineer William Hammond Hall and master gardener John McLaren carved out an oasis, a verdant, horticulturally diverse, and picturesque public space where city dwellers can relax and reconnect with the natural world. The rest, as they say, is history. Within Golden Gate Park’s 1,017 acres you’ll discover gardens, playgrounds, lakes, picnic groves, trails, and monuments, plus an array of cultural venues, events, and activities.
The Tubman Museum is the largest museum in the nation dedicated to educating people about the Art, History and Culture of African Americans.
San Diego, CA
Las Vegas, NV
The Mob Museum presents a detailed view of the Mob’s impact across America, in Las Vegas, and in other parts of the world as well. True stories of Mob history are also brought to life in this place. The museum is well-known for recently being named “Best Museum” in Nevada Magazine’s Best of 2012 Readers’ Survey.
The Bangor City Forest also known as the Rolland F. Perry City Forest is a large recreation area in Bangor, Maine. The park consists of approximately 650 acres (2.6 km2) and features close to 10 miles (16 km) of hiking, cycling, and cross-country skiing trails. The trail system is well maintained and most trails are packed gravel. Although primarily a recreational area, it is technically a “working forest.”
Fall River, MA
At Battleship Cove, the past is at your fingertips. You’ll thrill to the state-of-the-art special effects in the new Pearl Harbor Experience. The kids will love scampering around the world’s largest collection of US naval ships and imagining dangerous missions aboard the mighty USS Massachusetts; the destroyer USS Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr., PT Boats in the South Pacific. And the whole family will love spending quality time together on an unforgettable journey of discovery.
Hit the trail at Lory State Park and enjoy mountain biking, hiking, picnicking and horseback riding amid some fabulous foothills scenery just minutes from Fort Collins and adjacent to Horsetooth Reservoir. The variety of trails is great for short or long hikes, mountain bike rides, horseback rides and trail runs. Backcountry camping is also available for visitors looking for a quiet getaway close to suburban Fort Collins.
Salt Lake City, UT
Red Butte Garden, is an official arboretum of the state of Utah. The Garden has welcomed guests since 1985 and is the largest botanical garden in the Intermountain West with over 21 acres of developed gardens and five miles of hiking trails winding through an extensive Natural Area. The Garden; which is community-funded; is renowned for its numerous plant collections, display gardens, 450,000 springtime blooming bulbs; including a vast collection of daffodils; world-class outdoor summer concert series, and award-winning horticulture-based educational programs.