Top 5 Aquariums in the US

Top 5 Aquariums in the US

A visit to the aquarium is always a fun way to spend some quality time with your family and friends. And with their huge tanks and underwater tunnels, today's aquariums are not only instructive, but also highly entertaining. Some of the world's biggest, most modern aquariums can be found in the United States. Here you can admire thousands of species of fish and marine animals, gathered around from all the corners of the world. Also, some of these aquariums have their own research centers,... [ read more ]

Visitor's Guide to Alcatraz Island

Visitor’s Guide to Alcatraz Island

The Island of Alcatraz in the middle of San Francisco Bay is a place of legend. One of the most infamous places in San Francisco, Alcatraz is also one of the most visited. Throughout the centuries that have passed since the United States were colonized, Alcatraz went through many changes. Once the most feared maximum security prison in the United States, the island is today a popular attraction, visited by thousands of tourists every day. Actually, Alcatraz is such a popular attraction, t... [ read more ]

Top 5 Attractions in San Francisco

Top 5 Attractions in San Francisco

You finally get a chance to visit San Francisco but you have only one day to do it? Or you happen pass by and have a few hours to kill? No matter what the case, the naked truth is that a few hours are not enough to get to know this magnificent US city in all its glorious complexity. But let's not waste time! A few hours all enough to get to visit some important landmarks, snap some good photos and, maybe even get some of San Francisco's unique vibe (or should I say hype?). Check out this ... [ read more ]

Top 5 Biggest Monuments in the US

Top 5 Biggest Monuments in the US

There are many 'big' things in the US: big cities, big buildings, big canyons, big mountains...and the list can continue. Some of these are the creation on nature alone, but there are also those who reflect man's perpetual attempts to defy the laws of physics and go beyond his limits. Some of the most famous monuments in the US are also remarkable for their size. You can find them everywhere in the US, in the middle of mountains or in the center of a busy city. Check out my top 5 biggest mon... [ read more ]

The best 21 century landmarks in the US

The best 21 century landmarks in the US

If you take a look at the most visited attractions in the US, you will notice that some of these landmarks are just a few years old. But considering that news travel almost as fast as lightning in the tourism industry, it is no wonder that some museum opened just a year ago is already visited by thousands of people daily. Also, we have to be aware that the United States are a big country and here people do tend to travel a lot. So many of them probably enjoy having something new to visit ... [ read more ]

Visitor's Guide to Empire State Building

Visitor’s Guide to Empire State Building

Empire State Building: the name of this New York skyscraper sounds aristocratic and monumental, and matches perfectly with what has become a landmark for the Big Apple and one of the world's most famous buildings. The Empire State Building is today a popular attraction in New York, but also a remarkable piece of architecture that continues to amaze architects. In my visitor's guide to Empire State Building I have included some essential information about when and how you can visit this attra... [ read more ]

Top Tallest Buildings in the US

Top Tallest Buildings in the US

The country where the modern glass and steel skyscraper was practically invented, the United States is an ideal destination for those fascinated with urban architecture. Many major cities in the US will have at least a huge building or tower to define their skyline. New York and Chicago are especially famous for their skyscrapers, but other cities like Seattle have been happy enough with just one big tower to defy gravity. Since any classification like ‘top tallest buildings in the US’ w... [ read more ]

Visitor's Guide to the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Visitor’s Guide to the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

If you ever find yourself in Washington DC with a few hours top spare, then my suggestion would be to make the best use of that precious time and pay a visit to the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History – you are not going to be disappointed! One of USA’s most visited natural history museums, the Smithsonian is well known for its huge number of artefacts but also for the always exciting and innovative ways in which its displays are presented. This short visitor's guide to the Sm... [ read more ]

Must-see Attractions in Los Angeles

Must-see Attractions in Los Angeles

Planning a trip to LA anytime soon? The good news is that, no matter when your trip is scheduled for, the exuberant City of Angels will expect you with its thousands of attractions, shops, concerts and events. Practically, you can make everything out of a LA trip, from a beach vacation to a museum spree. There are, however, a number of must-see attractions in Los Angeles which represent the very essence of this famous Californian city. You just cannot consider your trip to LA complete without v... [ read more ]