Rating of the most visited and popular tourist destinations in the U.S.. Compiled by the American website eTurboNews, and based on the number of tourists visiting a particular attraction of the country for a year.
The most visited place in the United States was crossing Times Square (Times Square) in New York, the island of Manhattan. Him in 2008, visited 47 million people. This represents 80% of the total number of those who visited New York. Times Square is the main shopping and entertainment center of the city.
Second place holds for a boulevard of Las Vegas (Las Vegas Strip) in the same city. In 2008, the central boulevard of the city, where the most famous hotels and casinos of the city visited by 37 million people.
25 million people in 2008, visited the museum complex National Mall and Memorial Parks in Washington. The complex includes: the Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson and Washington, as well as the Smithsonian Institute with its 19 museums.
Trade Center Boston, Faneuil Hall Marketplace in 2008, attended by 20 million people. This is not only one of the greatest places in America to go shopping and historical and architectural monument, since it was built in 1742.
Disneyland Disney World’s Magic Kingdom, located in Lake Buena Vista, Florida in 2007, attended by 17.1 million people. This is one of the most popular Disneyland in the world. Disneyland in California in Anaheim visitors per year, slightly less – about 15 million people.
Recreation area “Golden Gate” (Golden Gate National Recreation Area) in San Francisco every year is visited by approximately 15 million people. The main attraction of the zone – the famous bridge Golden Gate.
Niagara Falls is slightly inferior to the popularity of the bridge. During the year it is visited by approximately 12 million people.
National Park in Tennessee (Great Smokey Mountains National Park), the most popular natural national park of America. For a year he is visited by about 9 million tourists.