Sometimes you just want to get out and explore. We try to strike a good balance of places that you will really enjoy. Finding ideas for family friendly outings, or interesting places to go in America with your friends, both are at your fingertips here with America Top 10. We aim to give you plenty of ideas without you having to do all the research. That way you can easily decide if you want to explore America sites or check out the sites in another state.
You have also heard how it is becoming a lot more popular to have staycations (where you stay home instead of going to far off places) and discover new and interesting places in the near vicinity. We try to make that easier for you. Check out the sites in America that have become local favorites easily with our site.
We hope that we have provided you plenty of choices in America whether this is a new area for you or your own back yard. Something a little different from the typical amusement park. If you really loved somewhere but don’t see them on our list let us know, we are always looking to improve our lists and we can only do that with your help.
The Museum began as a legacy of the great Centennial Exhibition of 1876, held in Fairmount Park. At the conclusion of the celebrations, Memorial Hall–which had been constructed as the Exhibition’s art gallery– remained open as a Museum of Art and Industry “for the improvement and enjoyment of the people of the Commonwealth”. The Museum transitioned into the new millennium with ease, and continued to navigate the changes that the first decade would bring with grace and strength.
EarlyWorks Children’s Museum was designed for children, go ahead, touch, climb, pull, explore. Hear stories from the Talking Tree, play a tune on the giant-sized instruments at the Alabama bandstand and try your hand at building in the Kidstruction Zone. Explore a 46-foot Keelboat, trade your wares at the General Store and try on 1800’s clothing in the federal house. Pre-schoolers will enjoy exploring Biscuit’s Backyard, a touch-and-learn area designed especially for them, which includes a garden, grocery store, water table and even karaoke.
USS Niagara, commonly called the US Brig Niagara or the Flagship Niagara, is a wooden-hulled snow-brig that served as the relief flagship for Oliver Hazard Perry in the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812.
Silver Spring, MD
The Fillmore Silver Spring brings a dynamic, first-class music, entertainment, and community use venue to downtown Silver Spring, Maryland, in partnership with Montgomery County. For more than 40 years, the legendary Fillmore name has stood as the link between some of the most influential artists in music and their fans. With a capacity of 2,000, the newest Fillmore will offer an array of diverse live music programming. Located in the heart of Downtown Silver Spring, the Fillmore will join the American Film Institute and Discovery Communications as cornerstones of the neighborhood’s exciting, up-and-coming arts and entertainment district.
St. Paul, MN
One of the last free zoos in the United States, Como is home to a wide array of animals and plants and welcomes visitors 365 days a year. Located right next to Como Town Amusement Park, Cafesjan’s historic carousel, and Como Park, the zoo and conservatory are great fun for visitors of all ages. Some of Como’s main attractions include a world-class polar bear exhibit, Polar Bear Odyssey, which opened to the public in 2010.
Little Rock, AR
Wildwood Park is home to the unique botanical gardens and Lucy Lockett Cabe Festival Theatre. The aim of Wildwood Park is to challenge the intellect, engage the imagination, and celebrate the human spirit through encounter with nature.
The Buffalo Zoo currently features a variety of animal exhibits, naturalistic wildlife habitats, beautiful gardens, and several unique areas. The Buffalo Zoo also hosts summer teen programs, birthday parties, scout badge programs, and seasonal nature camps.
Fort Knox, KY
The Patton Museum Foundation is a museum in Fort Knox, Kentucky, dedicated to the memory of General George S. Patton, Jr., and his role as a leader from World War I to the present day. The museum is administered by the U.S. Army Cadet Command, Fort Knox and the US Army Training and Doctrine Command. The museum is open to the public and admission is free.The General George Patton Museum of Leadership seeks to inspire visitors to develop their own sense of goo d leadership, both professional and personal, strengthen the bonds of the Army, Fort Knox, and surrounding communities, foster interest in military history, and deepen the understanding of past choices and future possibilities.
Come to White Clay Creek to escape the encroaching development of New Castle County. The park’s lush greenery and sparkling streams offer a refreshing change of pace and countless opportunities for outdoor fun and relaxation.