Union Station is a great spot for taking photographs - the station is simply that beautiful. Opulent train station built in 1939 & still a major rail hub, with shops, eateries & waiting areas.
The Gamble House
The Gamble House in Pasadena, California, is an outstanding example of American Arts and Crafts style architecture. The house and furnishings were designed by architects Charles and Henry Greene in 1908 for David and Mary Gamble of the Procter & Gamble Company.
The house, designated a National Historic Landmark in 1978, is owned by the City of Pasadena and operated by the University of Southern California.
Universal Studio Hollywood
Universal Studio Hollywood is the world's largest theme park of movie and television studios and filmsubjects, located in the Universal City of near world famous holy Hollywood movies, is one of several famous tourist attractions near around the City of Los Angeles.In the Universal Studios,you can visit the actual film production behind the scenes and special photography, Backlot Tram, will pass along the King Kong,the Earthquake, the Jaws and other film scenes, experience the shock of the gorilla, the horrors of the Earthquake, the great white shark and volcanic eruptions.Tram also will pass along some film shooting area,such as Western Town, New York, London, Berlin in Germany, and the ancient city of Rome.
The Universal Studio has the Entertainment Center and the Studio Center two parts.The Lower Lot is a performance entertainment center, inclusive of the World Water named from the same movie,designed water war performance, splash, very stimulating, the audience in the front rows must be wetted the whole body by splashing!In addition, there are west of the gun war, under the performance of bullets, the stimulation of very realistic.
After visiting you can directly visit pedestrian shopping area City Walk nearby,all shops, restaurants, cinemas modelling with the lively giant signs attracts tourists, let visitors immediately enjoy strong visual stimulation, exciting, City Walk don't accept the tickets.
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels
Walt Disney Concert Hall
One of the architectural wonders of Los Angeles, the 2,265-seat hall is a sculptural monument of gleaming, curved steel designed by Frank Gehry. It's part of a complex that includes a public park, gardens, shops, and two outdoor amphitheaters, one of them atop the concert hall. The acoustically superlative venue is the home of the city's premier orchestra, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, whose music director, Gustavo Dudamel, is an international celebrity in his own right. The orchestra's season runs from late September to early June. The highly praised Los Angeles Master Chorale (www.lamc.org) also performs here. Big-name acts such as Pink Martini and local favorites Ozomatli fill the house during the off-season. Free 60-minute guided tours are offered on most days, and there are self-guided audio tours.
Los Angeles City Hall
This gorgeous 1928 landmark building is a TV star—it was in the opening scenes of Dragnet and served as the Daily Planet building in the original Adventures of Superman. During extensive renovations, the original Lindburg Beacon was put back in action atop the hall's 13th-story tower. The revolving spotlight, inaugurated by President Calvin Coolidge from the White House via a telegraph key, was used from 1928 to 1941 to guide pilots into the Los Angeles airport. Free tours of the beautifully detailed building are available weekdays 9 to noon, and sometimes include a visit to the observation deck. You can also opt for a self-guided tour.
Historic buildings line this redbrick walkway overhung with grape vines. At dozens of clapboard stalls you can browse south-of-the-border goods—leather sandals, woven blankets, and devotional candles, as well as cheap toys and souvenirs—and sample outstanding tacos. With the musicians and cafés providing the soundtrack, the area is constantly lively.
Hollywood Walk of Fame
The Getty Center is in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles and is the primary location of the museum. The collection features Western art from the Middle Ages to the present. Its estimated 1.3 million visitors annually make it one of the most visited museums in the United States.
Watts Towers Arts Center
This monument will catch your eye from afar. A building made of scrap iron and other materials. Great for architecture fans.
Bailong Sky Ladder is located in the Wulingyuan Scenic Area and connects the main attractions such as Jinbianxi, Yuanjiajie, and Tianzishan. It takes about 2 hours to climb the mountain from the vicinity of the Golden Whip Creek Grand Canyon to Yuanjiajie, and only 2 minutes if you take the Bailong Sky Ladder from the "Four Doors Surrounded by Water". There are three elevators in total, each made completely of transparent glass. Riding the elevators, passengers can even enjoy the view of the spiritual gatherings, composed of dozens of peaks on the other side.
Fairy Mountain National Forest Park
A rare sight in southern China, tall mountains and grasslands are a feature of Fairy Mountain National Forest Park. Fairy Mountain National Forest Park is located in Wulong, Chongqing. In summer, the mountains are cool, making it a preferred place to avoid the summer heat. Adventurous visitors can try horse riding in the park. In winter, the peaks are covered in brilliant snow. A ski resort is a great choice for those who like to ski and play in the snow. Many visitors to Fairy Mountain National Forest Park spend the night in Fairy Mountain and visit Three Natural Bridges and Longshui Canyon on the next day by taking the bus from the tourist center.
Fremont Street Experience
McCarran International Airport (LAS)
Airport serving the Las Vegas area, with more than 1,200 slot machines.
Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)
Airport featuring direct rail service to Baltimore & Washington, DC, plus free WiFi.
United States Capitol
The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden is an art museum beside the National Mall, in Washington, D.C.. The museum was initially endowed during the 1960s with the permanent art collection of Joseph H. Hirshhorn. It was conceived as the United States' museum of contemporary and modern art and currently focuses its collection-building and exhibition-planning mainly on the post–World War II period, with particular emphasis on art made during the last 50 years.
National Gallery of Art
Many consider this to be the most inspiring monument in Washington, but that hasn't always been the case: early detractors thought it inappropriate that a president known for his humility should be honored with what some felt amounts to a grandiose Greek temple. The memorial was intended to be a symbol of national unity, but over time it has come to represent social justice and civil rights.
Daniel Chester French's statue of the seated president gazes out over the Reflecting Pool. The 19-foot-high sculpture is made of 28 pieces of Georgia marble.
The surrounding white Colorado-marble memorial was designed by Henry Bacon and completed in 1922. The 36 Doric columns represent the 36 states in the Union at the time of Lincoln's death; their names appear on the frieze above the columns. Over the frieze are the names of the 48 states in existence when the memorial was dedicated. Alaska and Hawaii are represented with an inscription on the terrace leading up to the memorial. At night the memorial is illuminated, creating a striking play of light and shadow across Lincoln's face.
Two of Lincoln's great speeches—the second inaugural address and the Gettysburg Address—are carved on the north and south walls. Above each is a Jules Guerin mural: the south wall has an angel of truth freeing a slave; the unity of North and South is opposite.
The memorial's powerful symbolism makes it a popular gathering place: in its shadow Americans marched for integrated schools in 1958, rallied for an end to the Vietnam War in 1967, and laid wreaths in a ceremony honoring the Iranian hostages in 1979. It may be best known, though, as the site of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech.
The power of pennies? On the lower level of the memorial is a small museum financed with pennies collected by schoolchildren.
Lincoln's face and hands look especially lifelike because they're based on castings done while he was president. Those who know sign language might recognize that the left hand is shaped like an A and the right like an L. It's unlikely this was intentional, but the sculptor, Daniel Chester French, did have a deaf son.
Marchers flock to the Lincoln every year, drawing attention to various causes.
Lincoln's famous Emancipation Proclamation, which set the stage for ending slavery, is occasionally on display at the National Archives (Constitution Avenue, between 7th and 9th streets).
See where Lincoln was shot (on April 14, 1865) at Ford's Theatre (511 10th Street NW).
Library of Congress
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
National Building Museum
The White House
The White House is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United States, located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C.Because of its exterior wall is white-painted Aquia Creek sandstone, thus its name. It has been the residence of every U.S. president since John Adams in 1800.
The White House is divided into the Main Building and the East Wingand,West Wing. The Main Building has the library, the showroom of gold, silver and porcelain,inside collecting gifts of countries in the world.The East Wingand for tourists to visit, The West Wing houses the President's office (the Oval Office) and offices of his senior staff, with room for about 50 employees,outside is the Rose Garden and the South Lawn of the White House.
Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
The National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institution, also called the NASM, is a museum in Washington, D.C.. It holds the largest collection of historic aircraft and spacecraft in the world. It was established in 1946 as the National Air Museum and opened its main building near L'Enfant Plaza in 1976. In 2014, the museum saw approximately 6.7 million visitors, making it the fifth most visited museum in the world.
The National Air and Space Museum is a center for research into the history and science of aviation and spaceflight, as well as planetary science and terrestrial geology and geophysics. Almost all space and aircraft on display are originals or backups to the originals. It operates an annex, the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, at Dulles International Airport, which opened in 2003 and itself encompasses 760,000 square feet. The museum currently conducts restoration of its collection at the Paul E. Garber Preservation, Restoration, and Storage Facility in Suitland, Maryland, while steadily moving such restoration and archival activities into its Udvar-Hazy annex facilities as of 2014.
Eastern State Penitentiary
University of Pennsylvania
This 1740 Ivy League school with many Gothic-style buildings is known for medicine, business & law.
Empire State Building
The famous skyscrapers in New York, Empire State Building was built in 1931, a total of 102 layers, now is the third highestskyscrapers in the United States.It is a great place to have a bird's eye view of New York, night sceneone is especially beautiful.On Valentine's day, Christmas day, Independence day, such as the traditional holiday in the United States, the color of the building at the top will transform.Beginning in 2001, the Empire State Building will light up the night full of Chinese characteristics of red, yellow colour in each year during the Spring Festival.
Known as "The Crossroads of the World" and "The Great White Way," Times Square is one of the world's most visited tourist attractions, drawing an estimated 50 million visitors annually. It is here that Good Morning America is broadcast live to the nation, here that the New Year's Eve ball is dropped.
Many people come to Times Square for the ambiance and the billboards spectacle, but there are also many restaurants and shops - well over 100 - in the area including some crowd-pullers such as the Disney Store. Times Square is also best known for its entertainment, and plenty of visitors come here to attend a Broadway show.
Central Park is an urban park in New York City located between the Upper West and Upper East Sides of Manhattan. It is the fifth-largest park in the city by area, covering 843 acres.
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Frank Lloyd Wright–designed modern-art museum with an architecturally significant spiral rotunda.
New York Times Building
The High Line
Popular park 30 feet above street level on an old rail line, with river & city views.
Washington Square Park
Staten Island Ferry Whitehall Terminal
Manhattan's Chinatown is a neighborhood in Lower Manhattan, New York City, bordering the Lower East Side to its east, Little Italy to its north, Civic Center to its south, and Tribeca to its west.
Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, colloquially "the Met",is located in New York City and is the largest art museum in the United States, and is among the most visited art museums in the world.Its permanent collection contains over two million works, divided among seventeen curatorial departments. The main building, on the eastern edge of Central Park along Manhattan's Museum Mile, is by area one of the world's largest art galleries. A much smaller second location, The Cloisters at Fort Tryon Park in Upper Manhattan, contains an extensive collection of art, architecture, and artifacts from Medieval Europe.
The permanent collection consists of works of art from classical antiquity and ancient Egypt, paintings and sculptures from nearly all the European masters, and an extensive collection of American and modern art. The Met maintains extensive holdings of African, Asian, Oceanian, Byzantine, Indian, and Islamic art.The museum is home to encyclopedic collections of musical instruments, costumes and accessories, as well as antique weapons and armor from around the world.Several notable interiors, ranging from first-century Rome through modern American design, are installed in its galleries.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art was founded in 1870. The founders included businessmen and financiers, as well as leading artists and thinkers of the day, who wanted to open a museum to bring art and art education to the American people.
Boston Public Library
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
The Museum of Fine Arts (or MFA) in Boston, Massachusetts, is the fourth largest museum in the United States. It contains more than 450,000 works of art, making it one of the most comprehensive collections in the Americas. With more than one million visitors a year, it is the 55th most-visited art museum in the world as of 2014.
Founded in 1870, the museum moved to its current location in 1909. The museum is affiliated with Tufts University, and its sister museum, the Nagoya/Boston Museum of Fine Arts, in Nagoya, Japan.
The Museum of Fine Arts holds one of the most comprehensive collections in the world,and possesses materials from a wide variety of art movements and cultures. The museum maintains one of the largest online databases in the world,with information on over 346,000 items from its collection, accompanied with digitized images.
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (ISGM) or Fenway Court, as the museum was known during Isabella Stewart Gardner's lifetime, is a museum in the Fenway-Kenmore neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, located within walking distance of the Museum of Fine Arts (although the Museum of Fine Arts's Huntington Avenue location was constructed after Fenway Court) and near the Back Bay Fens. The museum houses an art collection of world importance, including significant examples of European, Asian, and American art, from paintings and sculpture to tapestries and decorative arts. In 1990, thirteen of the museum's works were stolen; the high-profile crime remains unsolved and the location of the artworks is still unknown.
Today, the museum hosts exhibitions of historic and contemporary art, as well as concerts, lectures, family and community programs, and changing courtyard displays. In accordance with the will of Isabella Stewart Gardner, admittance is discounted to those wearing Boston Red Sox memorabilia, and is free to anyone named Isabella.
The New England Holocaust Memorial
Holocaust memorial with 6 illuminated glass towers symbolically etched with 6 million numbers.
The Paul Revere House
The Paul Revere House was the colonial home of American patriot Paul Revere during the time of the American Revolution.
Harvard University is a private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts (US) established in 1636. It's considered among the world's most prestigious universities.
The University is organized into eleven separate academic units—ten faculties and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study—with campuses throughout the Boston metropolitan area: its 209-acre (85 ha) main campus is centered on Harvard Yard in Cambridge, approximately 3 miles (5 km) northwest of Boston; the business school and athletics facilities, including Harvard Stadium, are located across the Charles River in the Allston neighborhood of Boston and the medical, dental, and public health schools are in the Longwood Medical Area.Harvard's $37.6 billion financial endowment is the largest of any academic institution.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The Freedom Trail is a 2.5-mile-long (4.0km) path through downtown Boston, Massachusetts that passes by 16 locations significant to the history of the United States. Marked largely with brick, it winds between Boston Common to the USS Constitution in Charlestown. Stops along the trail include simple explanatory ground markers, graveyards, notable churches and buildings, and a historic naval frigate. While most of the sites are free or suggest donations, the Old South Meeting House, the Old State House, and the Paul Revere House charge admission.
Tourist attractions have Boston Common,Park Street Church, Granary Burying Ground, King's Chapel, Benjamin Franklin 's statute and Site of the First Public School, Old Corner Bookstore, the Old South and Meeting House, the Old State House, Boston Massacre Site, Faneuil Hall, the Paul Revere House,Old North Church,Copp’s Hill Burying Ground,U.S.S. Constitution and Museum,Bunker Hill Monument.
Boston Logan International Airport (BOS)
Hub serving the Northeast & offering direct rail service to the city of Boston.
Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD)
Huge (over 7,000 acres) airport serving the Midwest & offering direct rail service to Chicago.
The University of Chicago
The University of Chicago, is a famous university covers an area of 10 square kilometers.Established in 1890 due to the contributions of Rockefeller ,advanced architectural style buildings and the broad campus are particularly conspicuous, it has more than 70 buildings.Have sprung up since established, a total of more than 89 Nobel Prize winners, especially in medicine and physics research attainments extremely deep, belong to the world level.
Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago
The Museum of Science and Industry (MSI) is located in Chicago.It is the largest science museum in the western hemisphere. Among its diverse and expansive exhibits, the museum features a full-size replica coal mine, German submarine U-505 captured during World War II, a 3,500-square-foot model railroad, the first diesel-powered streamlined stainless-steel passenger train (Pioneer Zephyr), and the Apollo 8 spacecraft that carried the first humans to orbit the Moon.
The museum has over 2,000 exhibits, displayed in 75 major halls.
Beginning of Route 66
The Art Institute of Chicago
The Art Institute of Chicago, founded in 1879 and located in Chicago's Grant Park, is one of the oldest and largest art museums in the United States. Recognized for its curatorial efforts and popularity among visitors, the museum hosts approximately 1.5 million guests annually.Its collection—stewarded by 11 curatorial departments—is encyclopedic, and includes iconic works such as Georges Seurat's A Sunday on La Grande Jatte — 1884, Pablo Picasso's The Old Guitarist, Edward Hopper's Nighthawks, and Grant Wood's American Gothic. Its permanent collection of nearly 300,000 works of art is augmented by more than 30 special exhibitions mounted yearly that illuminate aspects of the collection and present cutting-edge curatorial and scientific research.
As a research institution, the Art Institute also has a conservation and conservation science department, five conservation laboratories, and one of the largest art history and architecture libraries in the country—the Ryerson and Burnham Libraries.
Millennium Park is a portion of the 319-acre Grant Park, known as the "front lawn" of downtown Chicago,and has four major artistic highlights: the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Cloud Gate, the Crown Fountain, and the Lurie Garden.
Millennium Park is successful as a public art venue in part due to the grand scale of each piece and the open spaces for display.Millennium Park is considered one of the largest green roofs in the world, having been constructed on top of a railroad yard and large parking garages.
Baha'i House of Worship
One of seven Baha'i temples in the world & features a 135-ft. white-stone dome completed in 1953.
Lincoln Park Zoo
No matter the season, Navy Pier is a fun place to spend a few hours, especially with kids in tow. Constructed in 1916 as a commercial-shipping pier and part of Daniel Burnham's Master Plan of Chicago, it stretches half a mile into Lake Michigan. Redesigned and reopened in 1995, it's a major tourist draw. Outside, there's a landscaped area with gardens, a fountain, a carousel, a 15-story Ferris wheel, and a beer garden. Inside you'll find the Crystal Gardens, a six-story glass atrium that serves as an indoor event venue and botanical park; the Smith Museum of Stained Glass Windows; the Chicago Children's Museum; an IMAX theater; the Chicago Shakespeare Theatre; and a bevy of souvenir shops, restaurants, and bars.
Buckingham Fountain is a Chicago landmark in the center of Grant Park. Dedicated in 1927, it is one of the largest fountains in the world.
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Chapel and Thanksgiving Square
Interesting oasis in the middle of busy city dominated by an ecumenic spiral-shaped chapel. Guided tours available.
Dallas Museum of Art
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
The museum examines the life, times, death, and legacy of President John F. Kennedy, and is located at the very spot from which Lee Harvey Oswald, according to four government investigations, shot and killed the President on November 22, 1963.
The museum's exhibition area uses historic films, photographs, artifacts and interpretive displays to document the events of the assassination, the reports by government investigations that followed, and the historical legacy of the national tragedy.
A museum webcam features a live view from the sniper spot.
DFW International Airport
Sprawling complex (17,000+ sq. acres) serving North Texas, with direct rail service to Dallas.
Portland International Airport (PDX)
It is the largest airport in Oregon and one of the best in the US in terms of shopping, dining and public transport connection with the city.
Powell's City of Books
This landmark, multi-level source for new & used books also houses a cafe & selection of gifts.
An intriguing architectural sight from the 80's. Serves as the municipal building of Portland.
International Rose Test Garden
City-maintained rose test gardens founded in 1917, featuring 10,000+ plants in manicured displays.
Portland Japanese Garden
Many styles of gardens showcased in serene 5.5-acre space with waterfall, teahouse & mountain view.
Pike Place Market
What a unique and wonderfully disgusting sight to see in Seattle, Washington!
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Gas Works Park
University of Washington
This 1861 research school in Downtown Seattle is known for medicine, engineering & business.
Seattle Public Library-Central Library
Dramatic, view-filled facility lending books, films & music & housing numerous public computers.
Bill Speidel's Underground Tour
The Seattle Underground is a network of underground passageways and basements in downtown Seattle that was ground level at the city's origin in the mid-19th century. After the streets were elevated these spaces fell into disuse, but have become a tourist attraction in recent decades.
In 1965, local citizen Bill Speidel realized there might be interest (and profit) in the subterranean ruins. He established "Bill Speidel's Underground Tour" and took customers on a tour of what was left underneath Pioneer Square.
Seattle Art Museum
The 5th Avenue Theatre
Restored 1926 vaudeville theater with an ornate, Chinese-inspired interior now hosting musicals.
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Palace of Fine Arts Theatre
The Palace of Fine Arts in the Marina District of San Francisco, California, is a monumental structure originally constructed for the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition in order to exhibit works of art presented there. One of only a few surviving structures from the Exposition, it is still situated on its original site. It was rebuilt in 1965, and renovation of the lagoon, walkways, and a seismic retrofit were completed in early 2009.
In addition to hosting art exhibitions, it remains a popular attraction for tourists and locals and is a favorite location for weddings and wedding party photographs for couples throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and such an icon that a miniature replica of it was built in Disney's California Adventure in Anaheim.