United States Attractions

    St. Marks Church, Northeast USA

  131 East 10th Street - Bowery - New York, NY             
A diverse church that welcomes active participation. Sunday services are a full body experience. Join the choir or sing from your seat in the congregation. You are invited to join the circle around the table at the time of communion and welcome to participate in the distribution of the elements by offering them to your neighbor after you have received. Sunday services are a unique community-focused experience.
    New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Northeast USA
  36 Park Place - Newark, NJ             
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The New Jersey Performing Arts Center has garnered national attention in its first thirteen seasons, serving as a model for programming, audience diversity, education initiatives, and the catalytic role it has played in returning nightlife and economic activity to NJ's largest urban community. On its Opening Night in 1997, NJPAC became the sixth largest performing arts center in the U.S. (based on annual operating budget).
    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.
    Alley Pond Environmental Center, Northeast USA
  228-06 Northern Boulevard - Douglaston - Queens, NY             
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This non-profit center encourages environmental and educational awareness. A Long Island oasis, it advocates sustainable environmental policies and practices. Entrance and parking are free! The nature trails have many environments to be explored. Some of these include ponds and salt marshes where one can see shore birds and many small animals. Alley Pond Park, in which this New York attraction is located, also features a children’s adventure course; New York City's largest ropes course, a zip-line, a rock-climbing wall, and balance platforms in a beautiful woodland setting. There are many places to BBQ, run, bike and watch birds. The park itself sits on a beautiful 657 acres. Easily accessible from virtually any neighborhood in the city by car, bicycle or public transportation, there is every reason to come and spend a day relaxing, learning and exploring in this sublimely serene setting. A slice of paradise right here in Queens, it is home to the tallest tree in New York City, known as the “Queens Giant”, a tulip poplar approximately 350-450 years old and a stunning 133 feet tall. You can also dip your toes in Oakland Lake, 15,000 year old glacial pond fed by underground springs. It’s easy to lose the cares of the day in the beauty of this vast, colorful and unique Queens natural attraction.
    Castles n' Coasters, Southwest USA
  9445 Metro Parkway East - Phoenix, AZ             
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Whether you're young or old, big or small, you'll find lots of fun, food and excitement at Arizona's Finest Family Fun and Thrill Park.
From the thrilling sky high roller coasters and exciting water rides, to the exotic countries of the world class miniature golf course and enchantment of an old fashioned carrousel, there's magic and new adventures waiting for you and your family at Castles N' Coasters.
Castles and Coasters’ business offices are open Monday through Friday from 8 a-m to 5 p-m.
    Rockefeller Center - Top of the Rock, Northeast USA
  30 Rockefeller Plaza - Manhattan - New York, NY             
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Rockefeller Center is a complex of 19 commercial buildings covering 22 acres in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, New York City. The development was was conceived on the verge of the Great Depression, and Rockefeller financed the center personally, making it the largest private building project in modern history at the time.
The complex was designed by a team of architects and artists, who created a collection of buildings with a strong Art Deco aesthetic. The buildings are adorned with sculptures, mosaics, and murals that reflect the cultural and social influences of the time. The centerpiece of the complex is the 70-story Rockefeller Plaza, which was the world's tallest building when it was completed in 1933.
Today, Rockefeller Center is one of the world's most famous tourist destinations and a vibrant commercial hub. It is home to a variety of shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues, as well as the famous ice rink and Christmas tree that are on display during the holiday season. The complex also includes the NBC Studios, where many popular television shows are filmed, and the Top of the Rock Observation Deck, which offers panoramic views of the city.
Rockefeller Center is a true representation of the people, and it is an architectural and cultural treasure of New York City. It is a symbol of the city's resilience, determination, and innovation, and it continues to be a vital part of the city's economy and cultural fabric.
    Wild Island Family Adventure Park, Southwest USA
  250 Wild Island Ct - Sparks, NV             
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"The Moondog gift shop, located in the center of the park carries souvenir T-shirts(including T-shirts with our mascot), suntan lotion, and a variety of sun and gift items."
    USTA National Tennis Center, Northeast USA
  Flushing Meadows-Corona Park - Queens, NY           
The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center is located in Flushing, in the New York City borough of Queens and has been the home of the US Open Grand Slam tennis tournament played every year in August and September. According to the United States Tennis Association, the center is the largest public tennis facility in the world with 22 courts inside the facility and 11 more in the adjoining park. All 33 courts have used the DecoTurf cushioned acrylic surface since the facility was built in 1978. Source: en.wikipedia.org
    Jacksonville Landing, Southeast USA
  2 Independent Drive - Jacksonville, FL
           
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The Landing hosts more than 350 events each year including Florida/Georgia Weekend Celebrations, the annual Christmas Tree Lighting, New Year’s Eve and Gator Bowl Celebrations, St. Patrick's Day and July 4th. Weekly events include live weekend entertainment in the center courtyard offering a variety of music including classic rock, oldies, contemporary, jazz, and top 40. The Landing also hosts a myriad of events for the community such as charity walks and runs and the Earth Day Ecology Fair. There is always something going on at The Jacksonville Landing, and a complete list of all Landing events can be found in the events section.
    9/11 Memorial, Northeast USA
  1 Albany Street - New York, NY             
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The National September 11 Memorial is a tribute of remembrance and honor to the nearly 3,000 people killed in the terror attacks of September 11, 2001 at the World Trade Center site, near Shanksville, Pa., and at the Pentagon, as well as the six people killed in the World Trade Center bombing in February 1993.
The Memorial’s twin reflecting pools are each nearly an acre in size and feature the largest manmade waterfalls in the North America. The pools sit within the footprints where the Twin Towers once stood. Architect Michael Arad and landscape architect Peter Walker created the Memorial design selected from a global design competition that included more than 5,200 entries from 63 nations.
The names of every person who died in the 2001 and 1993 attacks are inscribed into bronze panels edging the Memorial pools, a powerful reminder of the largest loss of life resulting from a foreign attack on American soil and the greatest single loss of rescue personnel in American history.
    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.
    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
    Brookfield Zoo, Midwest USA
  3300 Golf Road - Brookfield, IL             
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Brookfield Zoo is located on 216 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds, and is only twelve miles west of downtown Chicago--close to everything, but a world away!
It's easy to find your way around Brookfield Zoo. You'll receive a map when you enter the zoo, but you can plan your day in advance by exploring our interactive map.
If you get tired during your visit, or just want to make sure you see everything the zoo has to offer, hop on the Motor Safari for a guided tour.
Strollers, wagons, and electronic convenience vehicles (ECVs) can be rented at both the North and South Gates, and special resources are available for people with disabilities.
The animals are waiting, so come visit today!
    Disney's Animal Kingdom, Southeast USA
   - Lake Buena Vista, FL             
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Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park, one of 4 Theme Parks at Walt Disney World Resort, is full of attractions, adventures and entertainment that reflect Walt Disney's dedication to nature and conservation, and in doing so, the Park leads the way in animal care, education and research.
Home to more than 1,700 animals from 250 species and sprawling across 500 acres of lush landscape, Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park is the largest animal-themed park in the world! Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park is divided into 7 areas: Oasis * Discovery Island® area * Camp Minnie-Mickey * Africa * Rafiki's Planet Watch® area * Asia * Dinoland, U.S.A.® area
    Hemming Plaza, Southeast USA
  135 Monroe St. West - Jacksonville, FL
          
Located across from City Hall in the heart of downtown Jacksonville. First established as a public square by the City’s founder Isaiah D. Hart around 1857, it is Jacksonville’s oldest park. Known first as City Park and then St. James Park, it was renamed Hemming Park in 1899 to honor Civil War veteran Charles C. Hemming, who donated the park’s Confederate monument (the City’s oldest and tallest) the previous year. At various times the park contained bandstands, fountains, comfort stations, and Tourist and Convention Bureau buildings, along with many beautiful trees. In 1978, the City converted the park into a brick-paved plaza, and completed additional work in 1986 that transformed the area into a single-level, pedestrian-oriented mall. Due to its centralized location, the plaza has long been a part of the downtown experiences for both tourists and local citizens.
    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.
    Old Alabama Town, Southeast USA
  301 Columbus Street - Montgomery, AL            
History lives at Old Alabama Town, where six blocks of authentically restored 19th and early 20th century structures beckon you to step back in time to the days of one-room schoolhouses & grist mills...
There are no facades or newly constructed buildings here! Our 19th century village features completely authentic 19th and early 20th century homes and buildings that have been saved from demolition, carefully restored, and reopened to the public as a history museum. At Old Alabama Town, you will learn how early Americans of all backgrounds lived and worked in Central Alabama.
    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.
    Exposure Rock Climbing, Southcentral USA
  2389b Midway Road - Carrollton, TX           
Exposure Rock Climbing has the only USA Climbing nationally certified route setters in the state of Texas.
Why is it important to climb at a gym with Nationally Certified Route Setters? Because it's a gym that puts its climbers first, NOT the birthday parties or the church groups, but the climbers. Exposure is currently the only gym in the metroplex with a USA Climbing Nationally Certified Route Setter and has two of them (Kyle Clinkscales and Stan Borodyansky).
Exposure is located on Midway Road just north of Keller Springs Road near the Addison Airport.
    Nashville Shores, Southeast USA
  4001 Bell Road - Hermitage, TN            
Beautiful white sandy beaches along 14,000-acre J. Percy Priest Lake make for great fun or a kicked-back place to relax in the sun. Plus our activity-packed Big Splash pool area promises buckets of fun for young and old. The Wacky Pond Kiddie Pool will keep little ones entertained for hours. Our seven water slides offer thrills for every kid—especially the kid at heart—with nearly 700 feet of twisting, turning fun. Choose a pontoon boat or personal water craft and set a course for refreshing pleasure. Rent by the hour, half-day or day... or inquire about renting a slip for your boat at the Nashville Shores Yacht Club and Marina.
    The Kansas City Zoo, Southcentral USA
  6800 Zoo Drive - Kansas City, MO            
Ride high above the African Plains on the African Sky Safari. Your toes will dangle just above cheetahs, lions, giraffes and rhinos landing near one of the best chimpanzee exhibits in the world. The journey crosses approximately 1,500 feet at 35 feet above ground and lasts about 7 minutes. Please note operation of the African Sky Safari is weather dependent.
    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.
    Riverview Park, Midwest USA
  Highway 12 - P.O. Box 300 - Wisconsin Dells, WI
          
Welcome to Riverview Park & Waterworld located in Wisconsin Dells, WI. Situated on more than 35 acres, Riverview Park & Waterworld offers action-packed entertainment, including the largest U-Drive'Em and Amusement Park, combined with Grand Prix racing, go carts and Mini-Indy cars, Riverview Park & Waterworld features 5 Rapids Inner Tube Ride, waterslides, a wave pool and numerous other pools exclusively for children's activities! On top of the mini racetracks and water rides, the park features amusements rides including a Tilt-A-Whirl, Moby Dick, Catchin Air, Ferris Wheel and a Galaxi Rollercoaster. http://www.riverviewpark.com/
    Cave of the Winds, Southwest USA
  P.O. Box 826 - Manitou Springs, CO           
Bring Your Curiosity, Your Camera… And Prepare to Be Awed!
Cave of the Winds literally makes your jaw drop in wonder and astonishment. It is geology and adventure rolled into one—a true, unique Geo|Venture! Located in scenic hills above historic Manitou Springs, the caves are one of America’s most important show caves. Visitors have shared in the stunning beauty of Cave of the Winds for over a century.
    Bonanzaville, Northcentral USA
  1351 Main Avenue West - West Fargo, ND           
Bonanzaville USA is named after the Bonanza Farms that dotted this region in the late nineteenth century as a result of Northern Pacific Railroad's marketing efforts. The NPRR lobbied for large-scale, showcase farms of 1,000 acres or more to advertise the economic potential of the land on either side of the Northern Pacific's route, in particular the land along the Minnesota, Dakota Territory border known as the Red River Valley. They believed these enormous farms would attract people to the Midwest and in return ensure financial support for the railroad. They were right.
The Cass County Historical Society was started in 1954 by the Daughters of the Dakota Pioneers in a basement room at North Dakota State University in Fargo, North Dakota. Later the museum was moved to Minard Hall at NDSU and began to grow with the help of its volunteers.
    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.
    Fair Park Coliseum, Southcentral USA
  1300 Robert B Cullum Boulevar - Dallas, TX           
Site of the 1936 Texas Centennial Exposition, Fair Park boasts the world’s largest collection of Art Deco exhibit buildings, art and sculpture. Fair Park is the only intact and unaltered pre-1950s world fair site remaining in the United States – with an extraordinary collection of 1930s art and rchitecture. Today, the 277-acre park and its cultural, educational and sports facilities play host to more than seven million annual visitors.
    Hollywood Walk of Fame, Southwest USA
  7018 Hollywood Blvd - Hollywood, CA             
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The Hollywood Walk of Fame is simply one of a kind. Here streets glitter with the sparkle of fame. And there are, of course, the famed stars. Names of actors, actresses, musicians, and iconic figures that are world renown. John Wayne, Johnny Carson, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Walt Disney... People from around the world visit simply to see their favorite "star" in person, and people can be seen for miles (the walk is actually in an entire neighborhood that lasts for a couple miles) posing for pictures with their stars. This in fact, is one of the most iconic of American images. And while walking the Walk of Fame, take pictures of the famed Hollywood sign up above. Visit Ripley’s Museum, or just walk around and enjoy the one of a kind Hollywood ambiance. You will be sure to remember your experience, and likely -- you will return!
    Potter Park Zoo Society, Midwest USA
  1301 S. Pennsylvania Ave. - Lansing, MI           
A non-profit private sector organization, is dedicated to the support of the Potter Park Zoo through preserving, protecting, and exhibiting selected members of the animal kingdom so that future generations of mankind may thrive in harmony with nature, and through providing a quality environment where visitors from all over may delight in the essence of a living earth. Education, recreation, and conservation together with zoo accreditation provide the strategic direction for the mission.
    Bahama Beach Waterpark, Southcentral USA
  1895 Campfire Circle - Dallas, TX            
From Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day, Bahama Beach offers the best family waterpark value in the metroplex. Conveniently located only ten minutes south of downtown Dallas, you can get away from it all without ever leaving town. We have everything from 45 foot tall slides for the big kids and adults who are young at heart, to an interactive water playground with a 1000 gallon dumping bucket for the little ones. And for those who want to kick back and relax, grab a tube, wade into one of two zero depth entry beaches, and take a float down the lazy river. Plenty of shade, reservable private cabanas, and a concession stand to satisfy all of your summertime cravings tops it all off. So bring the whole family and make a day of it at Bahama Beach Waterpark!