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.
At Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, experience the Pacific Northwest’s only combined zoo and aquarium. Experience unforgettable up-close encounters with polar bears, walruses, sharks, tigers and more. See an award-winning live animal show and close encounters with animals and keepers.
Bucky Boyle Park features a playground, spray park, baseball and football fields, basketball courts, restrooms and a pavilion available for rentals.
Des Moines, IA
The internationally renowned World Food Prize Foundation invites you to explore the World Food Prize Hall of Laureates. A public museum, educational facility and place of inspiration for all Iowans. It is a magnificent setting where visitors can explore the awe-inspiring stories of some of Iowa’s greatest heroes, as well as the achievements of world-renowned scientists and leaders who are helping to feed the world.
Explore SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium, a premier family-friendly attraction with a focus on interactive fun! The Aquarium at the Mall of America provides close encounters with sharks, stingrays, sea turtles, and many other underwater creatures. Come nose to nose with thousands of sea creatures, including: sharks, sea turtles, stingrays and many others.
Grand Rapids , MI
Tybee Island, GA
The stately Federal-style home, built by master carpenter Isaiah Davenport for his household, provides a glimpse into 1820s domestic life in the urban port city of Savannah. In 1955, the saving of the Davenport House from demolition was the first effort of Historic Savannah Foundation, which has gone on to national prominence as a preservation leader as well as ushering in the preservation renaissance of the coastal city.
The John Gilmore Riley Center/Museum for African American History & Culture, Inc. is a historical and cultural gem that sits at the bottom of a hill in downtown Tallahassee, at the corner of Meridian and Jefferson Streets. Established in 1996, the museum’s programs provide an environment and means to encourage and empower participants to develop an awareness of and gain an appreciation for the educational and social contributions of African Americans to Florida’s history.
Little Rock, AR
Arkansas State Parks is known to have contributed to the history of the state wherein it is located. One of the highlights of this place is the opportunity to stay overnight in Civilian Conservation Corps-era cabins that are a tribute to the achievements of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Tree Army.
The W. J. Beal Botanical Garden is an outdoor laboratory for the study and appreciation of plants. It is one of the principal centers of plant interest within the arboretum-like campus of Michigan State University. More than 2000 different taxa can be found within W. J. Beal Botanical Garden. This garden, established in 1873 by Professor William James Beal, is the oldest continuously operated university botanical garden of its kind in the United States.