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.
Los Angeles, CA
Ethel M Chocolates’ breathtaking Botanical Cactus Garden is Nevada’s largest and one of the world’s largest collections of its kind. Based on the English landscape model of naturalistic design, the Ethel M Botanical Cactus Garden features four acres of drought-tolerant ornamental, cacti, and other succulents. Over 300 species of plants can be found on the grounds. Half are cacti and succulents largely native to the American Southwest, and the rest are desert trees and shrubs from the Southwestern United States, Australia, and South America. All of these plants were chosen both for the beauty of their floral displays and their ability to adapt to the climate of Southern Nevada.
Boothbay Harbor, ME
Cap’n Fish’s Whale Watch is Boothbay Harbor’s ORIGINAL WHALE WATCH and has been Whale watching longer than anyone in the region. A family held corporation for three generations, Cap’n Fish’s Whale Watch is the premier choice for experiencing the whales, sea birds and marine wild life that the Boothbay Region has to offer.
The spectrUM Discovery Area is a hands-on science center which promotes a culture of learning and discovery for all, with the ultimate goal of inspiring young Montanans to pursue higher education and possibly careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Each year, they reach over 200,000 people with fun, hands-on exhibits and activities at their downtown Missoula museum and through their award-winning statewide mobile science program.
Santa’s Village features a variety of rides for visitors of all ages, including the Poogie’s Splash Pad, Ho Ho H20, Rockin’ around the Christmas tree, and the Little Drummer Boy. The place also has a lot of gift shops that carry clothes, gifts, and even books.
An escape room is a fun new entertainment concept designed for small groups of people to work together in order to escape from a locked room. Each room has a unique story-line and teams must use elements of the room to find clues and solve puzzles.
The American Saddlebred Museum, Gallery and Gift Shop is the ultimate “Showplace for Saddlebreds”. The Museum provides an exciting and educational experience. The Museum features special exhibitions that change annually as well as a wide variety of interactive permanent exhibits, a children’s area, award-winning videos as well as an award-winning movie. The Museum boasts the largest collection of Saddlebred artifacts in the world.
Lookout Mountain, GA
Located atop Lookout Mountain, just 6 miles from downtown Chattanooga, Rock City is a true marvel of nature featuring massive ancient rock formations, gardens with over 400 native plant species, and breathtaking “See 7 States” panoramic views. Rock City Gardens is one of the south’s oldest and most popular natural attractions. Just six miles from downtown Chattanooga, Tenn., Rock City is an enchanted, 4,100-foot walking trail highlighting soaring rock formations and lush gardens that include over 400 species of wildflowers and plants.
One of only five National Historic Landmarks within Columbia, the Robert Mills House exemplifies the skill of the first architect born and trained within the United States who designed some of the nation’s most prominent buildings, including the Washington Monument. Today, the structure stands as a testament of its designer’s architectural ability and the preservation efforts of generations of Columbians.