25 most visited tourist sites in the USA

(according to Forbes)
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Known for its many Broadway theatres, cinemas and super signs.
Times Square, New York City, N.Y
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An internationally renowned major resort city for gambling, shopping, and entertainment.
The Las Vegas Strip, Nevada
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Many of the nation’s iconic public landmarks are found here in the 1,000-plus acre area.
National Mall and Memorial Parks, Washington, D.C.
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Gets 20 million visitors, encompasses four historic places in one location including Quincy Market, North Market and South Market.
Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Boston, MA
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The USA's most visited theme park.
Disney World’s Magic Kingdom, Lake Buena Vista, FL
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Famous animator's original theme park features eight themed lands with classic characters, favorite attractions, live entertainment, and parades.
Disneyland Park, Anaheim, CA
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A U.S. National Recreation Area administered by the National Park Service that surrounds the San Francisco Bay area.
Fisherman’s Wharf/Golden Gate National Recreation Area, San Francisco, CA
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Straddling the U.S.-Canadian border, has been a tourist mecca since the mid-19th century.
Niagara Falls, N.Y.
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America’s most visited national park.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tenn./N.C.
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Opened in 1916, this Chicago landmark on the shore of Lake Michigan has served as a campus and military training facility.
Navy Pier, Chicago, IL
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Thirty miles southeast of Las Vegas lies the U.S.’s largest man-made lake and reservoir, a recreational mecca for boaters, swimmers, fishermen and naturalists attracts 7.6 million.
Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Ariz./Nev.
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Theme park complex that housing two parks, and attracting 6.2 million thrill-seeking tourists per year.
Universal Studios Orlando/Islands of Adventure at Universal Orlando, FL
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Watery theme park-one and of several Orlando sites on the list.
SeaWorld Florida, Orlando, FL
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The "Number One entertainment destination in Texas,” with 5.1 million visitors a year.
San Antonio River Walk, Texas
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This ten-acre block located in the middle of downtown Salt Lake City is Utah’s number one tourist attraction.
Temple Square, Salt Lake City, UT
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River-focused recreation is what draws nearly five million tourists to this Appalachian-ridge park on the border of New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, Penn./N.J.
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Nearly five million star gazers and thrill seekers came last year to tour the sets of “Desperate Housewives,” “King Kong” and other productions.
Universal Studios, Hollywood, CA
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Four and a half million visitors came to peruse some of the world’s greatest art collections, from American and European to Egyptian and the newly refurbished Greek and Roman Galleries.
Metropolitan Museum, New York, N.Y.
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Legendary tourist zone on the south shore of Oahu in Hawaii.
Waikiki Beach, Oahu, Hawaii
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The most famous natural attraction in the USA and possibly in the world. Steep-sided gorge carved by the Colorado River.
Grand Canyon, AZ
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Africa-themed park housing over 2,700 animals alongside the usual array of rides, restaurants and shows, attracts 4.4 million every year.
Busch Gardens Africa, Tampa Bay, FL
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A land of parabolic sand dunes, 19th-century lighthouses, shipwrecks, pilgrims, and piping plovers in the Northeast USA.
Cape Cod National Seashore, MA
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One of the world’s premier marine adventure parks with 200 acres of world-class shows, thrilling rides and unforgettable animal encounters.
SeaWorld San Diego, San Diego, CA
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One of the world’s preeminent science and research institutions, renowned for its collections and exhibitions that illuminate millions of years of the earth’s evolution, from the birth of the planet through the present day.
American Museum of Natural History, NY
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This tourist attraction (immortalized in the Monopoly board game) runs along the beach for four miles, skirting past casinos, hotels and shops.
Atlantic City Boardwalk, New Jersey
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Level 54
May 22, 2014
should take just Washington DC and MET
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Level 49
May 22, 2014
Ok.