United States Attractions

    Alabama Sports Hall of Fame, Southeast USA

  2150 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. - Birmingham, AL           
Over the last thirty-five years, the ASHOF has become the benchmark for other Halls of Fame across the country, with over 5,000 sports artifacts elegantly displayed in the 33,000 square foot building. Out of ESPN’s list of the top 100 athletes of the century, five out of the top fifteen greatest ever are in the ASHOF: Jesse Owens, Hank Aaron, Joe Louis, Willie Mays, and Carl Lewis.
    Wolf Park, Midwest USA
   - Battle Ground, IN             
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A nonprofit education and research facility with focus on the social behavior of captive pack, as well as foxes, coyotes and bison.
    Vanderbilt Mansion, Northeast USA
  4097 Albany Post Road - Hyde Park, NY            
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Located in the Hudson River Valley in Dutchess County, New York. We are on Route 9 in Hyde Park, about 90 miles north of New York City and 70 miles south of Albany.
    Lake Compounce, Northeast USA
  822 Lake Avenue - Bristol, CT             
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    Grand Central Terminal, Northeast USA
  42nd Street and Park Avenue - New York, NY            
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Grand Central Terminal turns 100 in 2013 and the celebration is starting the party early with the 11th annual Holiday Train Show! In a brand new layout by Lionel, model Metro-North and New York Central trains depart from a miniature Grand Central on their way North on a 34' long, two-level "O" gauge layout. Vintage model trains from the Museum's collection are on display joined by stunning New York Central railroad posters harkening back to Grand Central's heyday as the nexus of long distance and commuter train travel. Presented by New York Transit Museum.
Grand Central has become a midtown destination for five exquisite restaurants and cocktail lounges, 20 casual international eateries in the lower level Dining Concourse, gourmet foods from the Grand Central Market and the 50 unique specialty shops throughout the concourses, all in to addition to transportation.
Grand Central has also transformed itself into a venue for ongoing public events. Throughout the year, Vanderbilt Hall, the Terminal's 12,000 square foot former Main Waiting Room, is the site for ongoing free promotions and entertainment ranging from tennis exhibits to the annual Holiday Fair which brings 72 craftsmen, artisans and international importers to the Terminal selling an outstanding array of merchandise for holiday gifts.
    Adirondack Forest Preserve, Northeast USA
   - NY,            
The Adirondack Park is a publicly-protected area located in northeast New York. It is the largest park and the largest state-level protected area in the contiguous United States, and the largest National Historic Landmark. The park covers some 6.1 million acres (9,400 mi²/24,700 km²), a land area about the size of Vermont, or of the Yellowstone, Yosemite, Grand Canyon, Glacier, and Great Smoky Mountains National Parks combined.
Much land is directly controlled by the state's Forest Preserve, but more than half the land within the Adirondack Park is privately owned, including several villages and hamlets. Source
    Quassy Amusement Park, Northeast USA
  Lake Quassapaug, Rt. 64 - Middlebury, CT            
Quassy offers a multitude of exciting and fun-filled attractions for the whole family. From the thrill of The Big Flush Water Coaster to a pleasant and leisurely ride aboard Quassy Queen II, there is literally something for everyone.
Quassy's 24 rides, swimming and boating on beautiful Lake Quassapaug and karaoke for the little ones make Quassy a high priority family destination for safe, affordable family fun.
    Balboa Park, Southwest USA
  1549 El Prado - San Diego, CA           
Balboa Park is made up of more than 1000 acres and offers fifteen museums, various gardens, arts and international culture associations, as well as the San Diego Zoo, making it a place that offers something historical, horticultural, educational and recreational for everyone. Approximately 14 million visitors come to the park each year. Displays of internationally significant art treasures, exotic animal species, unique model railroads, world folk art, sports memorabilia and rare aircraft–to name a few–are on view in the Park's museums.
    Tennessee Aquarium, Southeast USA
  One Broad Street - Chattanooga, TN             
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Visit the Tennessee Aquarium on the Chattanooga Riverfront and see why it was rated one of the top aquariums in the country by TripAdvisor. Take a remarkable journey from a cove forest high in the Appalachian mountains to a coral reef in the blue depths of the Gulf of Mexico. Along the way, see thousands of animals and three living forests . . . exploring life above and below the water's surface.
    Indiana Beach, Midwest USA
  5224 East Indiana Beach Road - Monticello, MI             
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Fun, flips, and gravity defying excitement are just the beginning of what’s in store for guests when they visit Indiana Beach Amusement Resort in 2008. Indiana’s largest and most popular amusement resort and vacation playground announced the first major steel coaster to be constructed in the state: Steel Hawg. The new family coaster will be Indiana Beach’s sixth roller coaster and its first to take riders upside-down.
    Carnegie Hall, Northeast USA
  154 West 57th Street - New York, NY              
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Carnegie Area has presented its 2012–13 season, and presented among the performers taking the prestigious hall's levels are a number of performers acquainted to visitors of the Nonesuch Publication, such as Kronos Quartet, Rich Goode, Beginning Upshaw, and Alert Will Audio, as well as world and New You are able to elite activities of works by Bob Reich, Jimmy Andres, and Donnacha Dennehy. Moreover, David Adams will cause a Professional Training Class for growing abilities through Carnegie Hall's Weill Songs Institution.
Presenting major international and national festivals to offer audiences opportunities to undertake compelling journeys of discovery, which include not only extraordinary concerts at Carnegie Hall, but also films, lectures, readings, museum exhibits, and more, through partnerships with other cultural institutions. Equally important to each festival are educational programs in the New York City schools, designed to stimulate the imagination of students and nurture their creativity.
    Enchanted Forest, Northwest USA
  8462 Enchanted Way SE - Turner, OR           
Haunted House, Ice mountain Bobsled Roller Coaster, Summer Comedy Theatre, English Village, Big Timber Log Ride, Challenge of Mondor and more.
    Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Southeast USA
  1280 Peachtree Street, N.E. - Atlanta Symphony Hall - Atlanta, GA             
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The orchestra performs more than 200 concerts each year, with its main subscription series augmented by pops series, family concerts, and a full summer schedule including classical, pops, and free parks concerts. Its educational concerts for young people are consistently sold out and, along with outreach initiatives in schools and community centers, serve more than 50,000 youngsters annually.
Music Director since 2001, Maestro Robert Spano has led an innovative period for the ASO that has included commissions for video and animated installations in the concert hall as well as video interviews with living composers and a greater emphasis on contemporary repertoire.
    Elvis Presley Birthplace, Southeast USA
  306 Elvis Presley Drive - Tupelo, MS           
The Birthplace of Elvis Presley in Tupelo, Mississippi is the only location in the world where you can see, feel and touch where the King of Rock & Roll began his musical journey.
Only in Tupelo can you walk into the room where he breathed his first breath, take a stroll to his favorite location as a boy to relax looking over Tupelo, and see first hand how it all shaped this young boy from Mississippi into the international rock & roll music legend he is today.
    Bush Gardens, Southeast USA
   - Tampa Bay, FL            
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Gwazi is Busch Gardens Tampa Bay's mammoth double wooden coaster. It is also the Southeast's largest and fastest double wooden roller coaster boasting more than 1.25 million board feet of lumber and over 2 million bolted connections. Named after a fabled lion with a tiger's head, Gwazi races riders through almost 7,000 feet of track and is two distinct coasters intertwined.
    Andretti Indoor Karting, Southeast USA
  11000 Alpharetta Highway - Roswell, GA           
In November of 2004, racing champions Mario, Michael and John Andretti purchased what had been known as the Andretti Speed Lab in Roswell, Georgia.
The famed family made over $1 million in renovations that extensively improved the entertainment facility, provides an enhanced experience for all visitors, and permeates the Andretti touch and feel.
Andretti Indoor Karting & Games opened to the public in March of 2005.
    Southern Nevada Zoo - Botanical Park, Southwest USA
  1775 N. Rancho Drive - Las Vegas, NV           
"The Southern Nevada Zoological-Botanical Park (a.k.a. Las Vegas Zoo) is managed by the non-profit 501 (C) Nevada Zoological Foundation. Our shady 3-acre park is located just 15 minutes northwest of the Las Vegas Strip. The zoo exhibits over 150 species of plants and animals (for more information click here). As the only zoo in Las Vegas and the only year-round zoo in Nevada, we work hard to fulfill our mission to educate and entertain the public by displaying a variety of plants and animals."
    Cross of our Lord Jesus Christ Ministries, Southcentral USA
  2880 Co Rd. 2 - Groom, TX           
Cross of our Lord Jesus Christ Ministries and the marvelous story of what God is doing through this 19 story cross located on Interstate 40 at Groom, Texas. Construction of the cross frame was done in two shops in Pampa, Texas by more than 100 welders and erected in July of 1995. Truly, all things are possible for those who believe.
    Arnolds Park, Northcentral USA
  37 Lake Street - Arnolds Park, IA            
From classic favorites like The Legend Roller Coaster and Ferris Wheel, to modern attractions like the Log Flume and Water Wars, Historic Arnolds Park offers exciting rides for all ages.
    Gulches of Fun, Northcentral USA
  South HWY 85 - Deadwood, SD           
You want activities for the kids? Check out the all new nascar go-karts and bumper boats with squirters. 18-hole Mini-Golf, Go-Karts, Bumper Boats, Rides for little tots, and the Northern Hills largest arcade are sure to keep them busy.
    Kiddieland, Midwest USA
  8400 W. North Avenue - Melrose Park, IL            
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KIDDIELAND has over 30 rides and attractions. Founded in 1929, it is Chicagoland's oldest amusement park and has the reputation of being one of the finest traditional parks in the country. You can visit our History Page to see a brief outline of how we came to be and our Memories Page to see what some guests have sent us about their visits. It is with great pride that at the end of its seventy-sixth season in 2005, KIDDIELAND continues to provide memorable family fun to children of all ages, in a clean, safe, happy environment.
    Tropics Indoor Water Park, Northcentral USA
  4580 N. Victoria St. - Shoreview, MN           
A fun and safe environment for all ages! Preschoolers and tots will enjoy scampering through the zero depth "beach" area, complete with tea cup fountain, splashing coconut trees and shallow water play area. Youth and adults can enjoy the thrill of the metro area's best indoor waterslide. Play water volleyball or slam- -dunk the basketball in the palm tree hoop. Challenge yourself to the tropical water walk or climb aboard one of our giant floating sea creatures. We can fill your day with endless fun as you enjoy a tropical getaway.
    Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, Midwest USA
  4850 West Powell Rd. - Powell, OH             
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Polar Frontier will transport you from central Ohio right into the heart of the Arctic. There you will watch polar bears swim overhead and Alaskan brown bears practice their swimming techniques. Arctic foxes will watch you from their homes as your kids explore a polar-themed play area. The Battelle Ice Bear Outpost offers interactive games and information, detailing the wonders of the icy Arctic world – and what we can do today, right here in central Ohio, to help save it.
    Grauman's Chinese Theatre, Southwest USA
  6931 Hollywood Boulevard - Los Angeles, CA           
The grand opening of Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on May 18, 1927, was the most spectacular theatre opening in motion picture history. Thousands of people lined Hollywood Boulevard and a riot broke out as fans tried to catch a glimpse of the movie stars and other celebrities as they arrived for the opening.
    The World Famous Magic Castle, Southwest USA
  7001 Franklin Avenue - Los Angeles, CA            
The Magic Castle, located in the Hollywood Hills, is the showplace for some of the greatest magicians from around the globe. The castle showcases the magnificent building that houses the Magic Castle. Built in 1908, this storied mansion has watched Hollywood grow and change for over 100 years while never losing its original charm. Originally built as a place for the world's up and coming magicians to hone their skills, here we are approximately 75 years later -- and the Magic Castle is going strong! Have a fabulous dinner, than watch up and coming and established magicians perform. The castle offers magic classes, for beginners (and children) too. The one caveat of the magic castle: you must be invited by a member. And for that reason alone, it is one of the hottest tickets in town.
    Water World, Southwest USA
  1800 W. 89th Ave. - Federal Heights, AR             
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Water World, one of America's largest family waterparks, is located just 15 minutes north of downtown Denver, Colorado, on 64 beautifully landscaped acres. Water World is celebrating it's 26th year of operation.
We feature the biggest variety of attractions (42) in America, from Wally World for the tots, to Voyage to the Center of the Earth for the entire family. Water World has more family tube rides than any other park in America. Thrill rides are in abundance also, like the Red Line speed slide. Plenty of picnic areas are available, from covered pavilions to beautifully landscaped grass areas.
Picnics are welcome at Water World and the parking is free. Please see our Pricing/Guidelines page for what picnic items are allowable to bring in to the park.
Water World offers a wide variety of food and beverage choices, and at a very reasonable cost, along with a gift shop ,with everything you need to enjoy your visit! Our operating season is generally from the last weekend in May through Labor Day, with some school days excepted.
    Rancho Santa Ana Garden, Southwest USA
  500 N. College Ave. - Claremont, CA            
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California's native garden, offering panoramic views, beautiful native plant displays, and special exhibits that can be seen here and here alone. Come to the springtime Big Bugs exhibit or the Butterfly Pavilion! Come and see the Majestic Oak, which is more than 300 years old!e Rancho Santa Ana botanic Garden is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to California native plants. What a perfect place to explore with the entire family! Or, a romantic Valentine's Day, in which a lucky date is surrounded by flowers!
    Zero Gravity, Southcentral USA
  11131 Malibu Drive - Dallas, TX            
A one-of-a-kind Texas theme park founded in 1992 with a single goal: to be the most extreme amusement park in the world. Eighteen years later, that’s exactly what we are! Zero Gravity boasts five high-intensity thrill attractions, including such rarities as the Nothin’ but Net free-fall attraction. Our rides are popular amongst singles, couples and families, as well as corporate and leisure groups.
Zero Gravity is proud to boast a perfect safety record. We have gone to tremendous lengths to ensure the safety of our guests, and we enforce our safety restrictions vigorously
    Mammoth Cave National Park, Midwest USA
  1900 Mammoth Cave Parkway - Park City, KY             
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Rolling hills, deep river valleys, and the worlds longest known cave system. Mammoth Cave National Park is home to thousands of years of human history and a rich diversity of plant and animal life, earning it the title of UNESCO World Heritage Site and International Biosphere Reserve.
    Summit Climbing Gym, Southcentral USA
  1040 Mustang Drive - Grapevine, TX           
Whether you just started climbing or have been at it for years, Summit has a membership for you. With every membership, members are entitled to unlimited climbing (for the duration of their membership).