United States Attractions

    Full Blast, Midwest USA

  35 Hamblin Avenue - Battle Creek, MI           
You know you could use a little exercise, a little more often. You've probably even thought of joining a fitness club before. For whatever reason, none of the other fitness clubs "felt right." Now you have a place of your own. At Full Blast Fitness Center, you'll meet lots of everyday people working out because it makes them feel better.
    Kayak Staten Island, Northeast USA
  South Beach, Franklin D Roosevelt Boardwalk - Parking Lot #1 - Staten Island, NY            
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Kayak Staten Island is an all-volunteer organization providing free kayaking for the public at the shoreline on South Beach in Staten Island.
Depending on attendance, there may be a wait for a boat to become available. Try-outs are limited to 15 minutes; it is first-come-first-served but paddlers are allowed to get back in line for another spin.
    Wave Hill, Northeast USA
  675 West 252 Street - Bronx, NY             
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In 1960, the Perkins-Freeman family deeded Wave Hill to the City of New York; Wave Hill, Inc., was formed in 1965 as a non-profit corporation. Today, as one of 33 City-owned cultural institutions, Wave Hill provides an oasis of serenity and offers programs in Horticulture, Environmental Education, Woodland Management and the Visual and Performing Arts. Through the arts and sciences, Wave Hill seeks to foster connections between people and nature.
    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.
    Tomahawk Lake Water Park, Northeast USA
  155 Tomahawk Trail - Sparta, NJ           
Celebrating their 53rd spectacular year entertaining parents and children alike, Tomahawk Lake is conveniently located just one hour from the George Washington Bridge in Sparta. NJ. The parks grounds are situated on 200 breathtaking acres that come complete with everything a family could ask including an 18-hole miniature golf course, rustic outdoor beer garden featuring live music on the weekends, Souvenir shops, Softball field, horse-Shoe and volleyball areas, an old fashioned picnic area with more than 800 tables and New Jersey's largest white sand beach featuring an incredible 20-acre lake! Parents and older children will be swept away by Tomahawk Lake's wide variety of incredible water slides and rides to choose from such as their 400 foot body slides and speed slide, swan boats, duck boats, paddle boats and bumper boats, the one-person water coaster, Trolley slide and their awsome Rocky Mountain slide that spans over 500 feet! Visitors can take a wild ride oil Tomahawk Lake's amazing 500 foot tube ride that takes the rider on a fast and furious ride in total darkness!
    Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, Southeast USA
  88 River Road - Gatlinburg, TN            
Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Ripley's Aquarium and Gatlinburg Mass Transit Center together represent a $70 million cooperative project between the city and the entertainment company. The 115,000 square foot, 1.3 million gallon Ripley's Aquarium is home to 10-foot sharks, 8,000 exotic fish, and the world's longest aquarium tunnel.
    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.
    Lyon Air Museum, Southwest USA
  19300 Ike Jones Road - Santa Ana, CA            
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Established by Major General William Lyon, the Lyon Air Museum, located just west of Orange County's John Wayne Airport, captures the remarkable, groundbreaking history of World War Two aviation. The museum features an operational fleet of historically significant, authentic aircraft. These are airplanes that are one of a kind -- you simply will not find them anywhere else. At the Lyon Air Museum, stories of aviation's past touch the lives of it's visitors: and this is the perfect family day, for grandmas and grandpas, moms and dads, teens, and children alike!
    Shields Skatepark and Shop, Northeast USA
  17 Minneakoning Road - Flemington, NJ           
A NEW, totally custom indoor skating facility located in a roomy warehouse at 17 Minneakoning Road in Flemington, NJ , near the Flemington Circle. Shields Skatepark has over 18,600 square feet of quarterpipes, ledges, rails, gaps, custom ramps, wedges, boxes, banks, spines, roll-ins, a vert wall and featuring a 46-foot-long, eight-foot-high halfpipe.
Attracting skaters and riders from all over the NY, NJ, and Philadelphia area. Come play with the best pros and amateurs in the NorthEast! There's also sponsored contests for riders, skaters, skooters and bikers at all levels. And live band shows. Always something happening just around the corner at Shields!
    Gillian's Wonderland Pier, Northeast USA
  6 Street & Boardwalk - Ocean City, NJ           
If you are looking for fun and excitement in "America's Greatest Family Resort" you will find it here at Gillian's Wonderland Pier. Gillian's Wonderland Pier is located at Sixth Street and the Boardwalk, in beautiful Ocean City, New Jersey. When arriving in Ocean City, head for the Giant Wheel, and let your fun and excitement begin.
Wonderland Pier is a "pay as you go" type amusement park. Each ride or attraction requires an appropriate amount of tickets for admission onto the ride or attraction of your choice. Wonderland Pier has 35 different rides and attractions to choose from, ranging from small rides for the little kids, to rides for the kid in everyone! No matter what you ride, you're sure to have fun here at Gillian's Wonderland Pier.
    Waikiki Aquarium, Southwest USA
  2777 Kalakaua Ave. - Honolulu, HI            
The Waikîkî Aquarium is one of the premier marine science institutions in the City & County of Honolulu and the State of Hawai'i. Founded on March 19, 1904, this marine aquarium is the third oldest public aquarium in the United States. Since 1919, the Waikîkî Aquarium has been an institution of the University of Hawai'i System. Situated beside a living coral reef on the Waikîkî shoreline, the Waikîkî Aquarium is home to more than 3,055 organisms of 464 species of marine plants and animals. Each year, over 350,000 people visit. The Waikîkî Aquarium was designated a Coastal Ecosystem Learning Center of the Coastal America Partnership federal program. Source
    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.
    Pacific Park, Southwest USA
   - Santa Monica, CA           
Located on the world famous Santa Monica Pier, Pacific Park® is the family place to play! It's the West Coast's only amusement park located on a pier. Millions of visitors each year enjoy all the rides, games and fun you'd expect from one of Southern California's Leading attractions. Pacific Park® has it all... a dozen rides, midway games, ocean front specialty food outlets and seaside shopping.
    SeaWorld, Southeast USA
  6000 Discovery Cove Way - Orlando, FL            
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SeaWorld Orlando is the world's premiere marine adventure park with 200 acres of world-class shows, thrilling rides and unforgettable animal encounters. More than 80 million visitors have explored the mysteries of the sea with up-close animal interactions and exhilarating thrills. New state-of-the-art rides such as "Kraken" and "Journey To Atlantis" twist, turn, and drench guests with unprecedented thrills, while amazing animal encounters include killer whales, dolphins, sea lions, stingrays and more.
    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.
    Hawaii's Polynesian Cultural Center, Southwest USA
  55-370 Kamehameha Highway - Oahu, HI             
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Laie has been a special place for a very long time. With the world-famous Polynesian Cultural Center, Brigham Young University Hawaii as an international focal point of education and the LDS Hawaii Temple as a spiritual apex, our community encompasses a unique confluence of Latter-day Saint heritage and potential. Whether here for an afternoon, a few years, or a lifetime, modern Latter-day Saint prophets, leaders of nations, thousands of students and millions of visitors have recognized that a special spirit permeates this small community and radiates far beyond our wave-swept beaches.
    Los Angeles Zoo, Southwest USA
  5333 Zoo Drive - Los Angeles, CA             
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What can be more relaxing than a family day at the zoo? The Los Angeles Zoo is home to various animals --including exotic animals, and is very affordable. It is located in the plush hills of Griffith Park, which in and of itself, provides picturesque walks that overlook the enire city. The zoo also includes a gorgeous btanical garden that flaunts some of the worlds most magnificent flora. See pink flamingoes and exotic birds, amphibians, reptiles, tigers, and elephants of Asia! Undoubtedly, a visit to the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens will be a daytime adventure that the entire family enjoys, and will never forget.
    Valleyfair, Northcentral USA
   - Shakopee, MN            
Want to cool off after playing hard all day? Valleyfair's Whitewater Country Waterpark is a great way to chill out and have fun! Included in Valleyfair's general admission, the waterpark's 3.5 acres offers hours of wet fun in the sun. The waterpark is open from May 28-August 21, weather permitting. Waterpark hours are different from general park hours.
    Magic Water, Midwest USA
  7820 Cherry Vale North Blvd. - Cherry Valley, IL            
Magic Waters Waterpark,
just off I-90 in Rockford Illinois!
Illinois' premiere waterpark ...come on out for a SPLASHtacular day!
    Arbuckle Wilderness, Southcentral USA
  Arbuckle Wilderness Rt. I - Davis, OK            
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A fantasy land filled with fun for all ages! Birthday parties are a blast and include all kinds of fun things to do! Picnics and hayrides are almost an everyday occurrence at the park. Family gatherings, business outings, and senior citizen trips have never been so much fun! An old-fashioned hayride hosted by a park ranger, and a cookout with hotdogs, hamburgers, or steak is available for groups of 25 or more with advance reservations.
    Discovery Cove, Southeast USA
  6000 Discovery Cove Way - Orlando, FL            
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Enjoy an all-inclusive tropical vacation designed to fit into one unforgettable day. All it takes is a reservation to get to a place where friendly dolphins and birds welcome you to their home in an exclusive, secluded tropical getaway.
Let the discovery begin right now. Journey into the fascinating world of Discovery Cove.
    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.
    Kodak Theatre, Southwest USA
  6801 Hollywood Boulevard - Hollywood, CA           
Kodak Theatre is the crown jewel of the Hollywood & Highland Center retail, dining and entertainment complex located in the heart of historic Hollywood. The 3,332 seat theatre opened in November 2001 and soon thereafter became known to more than one billion people across the globe as the first permanent home of the Academy Awards®.
Built at a cost of $94 million, Kodak Theatre was designed by the internationally-renowned Rockwell Group to be as glamorous as its onstage artists and celebrity guests, yet capable of serving the enormous technical needs of a live worldwide television broadcast on Oscar® night. The naming of Kodak Theatre, in a 20-year marketing partnership with Eastman Kodak Co., was one of the most significant non-sports corporate sponsorships in history. Kodak’s prominence and long-standing connection to the film industry in Hollywood made the relationship a natural. In fact, for the 78th consecutive year, ever since the inception of the Academy Awards, Best Picture was produced on Kodak film.
    Austin Rock Gym, Southcentral USA
  4401 Freidrich Lane, Suite 300 - Austin, TX           
ARG is Austin's ONLY dedicated rock climbing company and offers the most comprehensive climbing lessons and services available.
    Kennedy Space Center, Southeast USA
  Cape Canaveral - Orlando, FL             
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Where else in the world do history and the future, nature and technology, young and old meet for an unforgettable and inspirational journey through space and time? The Kennedy Space Center has hosted millions of guests from around the world for more than 30 years -- telling the story of how the United States built a space program that launched men to the Moon, orbited satellites that have improved our lives, and sent probes into distant space to solve the mysteries of the cosmos.
    Butterfly World, Southeast USA
  3600 W. Sample Road - Coconut Creek, FL           
Since its doors first opened in the Spring of 1988, Butterfly World has introduced hundreds of thousands of visitors to the wonders of Lepidoptera and the natural world around us all. Butterfly World is the largest butterfly facility in the world today.
    Dyno-Rock Climbing Center, Southcentral USA
  608 E. Front Street - Arlington, TX           
DynoRock has over 16,000 square feet of indoor climbing space. The walls are 25 feet high and are designed to hold many climbers at once. There’s even over 2,000 square feet dedicated to bouldering. Feel free to bring friends, there’s plenty of room.
DynoRock will go out of its way to make sure your visit is not what you expected. You’ll always find helpful, well-trained DynoRock Staff to greet you and answer all your questions. You’ll always find the equipment and ropes are in top shape, and lots of extras, from pre-printed birthday party invitations to simple suggestions on how to conquer that hard route.
    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.
    Pioneer Village, Northcentral USA
  138 East Highway 6 - P.O. Box 68 - Minden, NE           
If you are a history buff, or have any interest in Americana or industry, you'll surely benefit from a trip to Pioneer Village, south to Minden, Nebraska. Here within 20 acres, are over 50,000 pieces of Americana in 26 buildings. Many of the buildings were plucked from their country settings and restored here. Modern display halls hold selected treasures. Most of the antiques are arranged according to when they were used.
    Dakota Zoo, Northcentral USA
  Box 711 - Bismarck, ND           
The Dakota Zoo opened its gates on June 3, 1961 on 15 acres of developed land, with 75 mammals and 23 birds, and 40,000 visitors passed through the gates that first year. Today, thanks to the continued support of members, visitors, donors and volunteers, the Dakota Zoo has grown to a 90 acre facility housing 600 animals, birds, reptiles and fish representing 125 species and visited by more than 130,000 people each year.