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America's Tourist Attractions

By​ Mary Barrick          


A​ ​is for​ ​Andy Warhol Museum

Image taken from ​https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Andy_Warhol_Museum  

Containing the ​17 ​galleries, the Museum features ​900 ​paintings, close to ​2,000​ works on paper, over ​1,000 ​published unique  prints, ​77 ​sculptures, and ​4,000 ​photographs.  

 


B​ ​is for Boyd Big Tree preserve  

Image taken from ​http://www.attractionsinpa.com/place/boyd-big-tree-preserve/    

                      

Boyd Big Tree Preserve conservation Area is one of the newest pennsylvania state parks. On blue mountain in Middle Paxton and lower  Paxton townships, large trees of numerous species are scattered  throughout the area, which provides habitat for deep forest birds. 


C ​is for​ ​City Center

Image taken from ​http://www.planetware.com/tourist-attractions-/philadelphia-us-pa-phila.htm  

The Philadelphia City center is home to some interesting  areas and sites, both old and new. The main attractions are  the landmark City Hall with its outstanding Gothic tower.                 


D​ ​is for Dutch Wonderland Family amusement park        

mage taken from ​http://www.allstaractivities.com/general/amusement%20parks/dutchwonderland.htm      

Dutch Wonderland family amusement park was founded in 1963 ​by the Clark family of lancaster, PA they started with  just ​18 ​acres and ​4​ rides and it quickly became a welcome  destination for family fun.  

   


E ​is for Eastern State Penitentiary  

Image taken from ​https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eastern_State_Penitentiary  

                       

It is located at ​2027​ Fairmount Avenue between Corinthian Avenue and North ​22​nd Street in the Fairmount section of  the city, and was operational from ​1829​ until ​1971​.   


F ​is for Fort ​ Mifflin ​

Image taken from ​http://www.planetware.com/tourist-attractions-/philadelphia-us-pa-phila.htm  

Near the junction of the Schuylkill and Delaware Rivers is Fort  Mifflin, the sight of a Revolutionary War battle. It was built by  the British in ​1772.​ During the War of Independence it fell  into the hands of the American patriots and defended  Philadelphia against British attacks.   


G ​is for Golden Gate Bridge    

Image taken from ​https://www.ge.com/reports/engineers-build-golden-gate-bridge-today/  

It’s been 80 years since the Golden Gate Bridge opened to   San Francisco traffic. While technology has advanced, the  beloved landmark’s upkeep costs remain high   


H ​is for Hershey Park

Image taken from https://www.google.com/destination/map/topsights?q=tourist+attractions+in+pa&safe=strict&hl=en-US&site=search&output=searc h&dest_mid=/m/05tbn&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwj20_ujpoLZAhXOhOAKHYk6CtAQ69EBCCsoBDAA#trifp=skpm%3D/m/0246rh      

Hersheypark is a family theme park situated in Hershey, Derry Township, Pennsylvania, United States, about ​15​ miles  east of Harrisburg, and ​95​ miles west of Philadelphia.                           


I ​is for Independence Hall  

Image taken from ​http://www.planetware.com/tourist-attractions-/philadelphia-us-pa-phila.htm      

Independence Hall is located on Chestnut Street, between ​5th and ​6th​ Streets. Entrance is through a security screening area on Chestnut Street, just west of ​5th​ Street. After  passing through security, visitors line up behind Independence  Hall for their timed tour. The GPS address for Independence  Hall is​ 520 ​Chestnut Street 


J ​is for Jolly Roger Amusement Park

Image taken from ​http://sbybiz.com/2016/05/14/mac-inc-fun-day-at-jolly-roger-amusement-park/    

Tickets are $​25 ​and are on sale in advance only. The event is held rain or shine.  Tickets include Splash Mountain Water Park from ​10​ a.m.​ to 6  p.m.; amusement rides from ​2-6​ p.m. (limit two rides on the  roller coaster and excluding Speed World and Zip Line);  miniature golf from ​10​ a.m. to​ 6 ​p.m.; and water basketball  and volleyball for adults. Children under age ​2​ will be admitted  free to the water park.   


K ​is for Kiplin Hall

Image taken from ​http://video.mpt.tv/video/2334335452/  

Birthplace of Maryland looks at the ​400​ year old estate of  Lord Baltimore in Northern England, its history involving the  founding of Maryland, and how some college kids helped with  its preservation.   

 


L ​is for Liberty Bell

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https://www.google.com/destination/map/topsights?q=tourist+attractions+in+pa&safe=strict&rlz=1CADEAF_enUS748US758&site=s earch&output=search&dest_mid=/m/05tbn&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiVmebw_P_YAhWCneAKHa5iDuoQ6tEBCCwoBTAA#dest_mid=/ m/05tbn&trifp=skpm%3D/m/012h3h%26t%3De    

The Liberty Bell is an iconic symbol of American independence, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 


M ​is for Montacute TV Radio, toy museum

Image taken from ​https://anadventurethroughtimeandspace.com/tag/montacute-tv-radio-toy-museum/    

which is said to be like a TARDIS opening up to reveal a giant time capsule of memorabilia collected from the world of  TV and Radio programmes. 


N ​is for Niagara falls  

Image taken from ​https://www.niagarafallslive.com/facts_about_niagara_falls.htm    

             

Actual amount varies, there are two hydroelectric plants which draw water into their reservoirs prior to the Falls. Their intake  greatly affects the volume of water flowing over the falls.  The amount of water being siphoned away depends on two  variables 

       


O ​is for Oxford Thai Festival              

 

       

Image taken from ​http://www.tasteofthai.co.uk/page/thaievent2017.html    

There are several well established annual Thai Festivals in the UK and each year they prove to be more popular than the  last. It is estimated that there are well over thirty thousand  Thais living in the UK which helps to ensure that the festival  season is well supported. 


P ​is for Pennsylvania Academy Arts Museum

Image taken from ​http://www.planetware.com/tourist-attractions-/philadelphia-us-pa-phila.htm    

Philadelphia is one of America's most important historical cities. At  Independence Hall on July​ 4, 1776 ​the Declaration of Independence was adopted and in September 1787 the Constitution was drafted.                      


Q ​is for Quaywest water park

Image taken from ​https://www.dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/splashdown-quaywest-waterpark    

The UK’s biggest water park is home to eight thrilling tyre, mat and body rides.The Screamer will live up to its name or you can join up with  friends for the Raging Rapids. 

   


R ​is for Raby Castle    

Image taken from ​https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raby_Castle  

  It was built by ​John Neville, ​3​rd Baron Neville de Raby​, between  approximately ​1367​ and ​1390.​ ​Cecily Neville​, the mother of the Kings  Edward IV​ ​and​ ​Richard III​,​ was born here.  

   


S ​is for Society Hill Historic District

Image taken from ​https://philadelphiaencyclopedia.org/archive/society-hill/    

                   

Society Hill is one of philedelphiaś oldest neighbourhoods, with more buildings surviving from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries than any  other in the country.         


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U ​is for Union Station

Image taken from ​http://www.travelandleisure.com/slideshows/americas-most-visited-tourist-attractions#no-3-union-station-washington-dc    

Designed during the age of railroads and opened in ​1907​, this grand train station was built to be a monumental gateway symbolized by its  many arches to americaś capitol.            


V ​is for Viking Ruins    

Image taken from ​http://www.planetware.com/tourist-attractions-/greenland-dk-g-gr.htm  

    Visiting the remnants of Eric the Red's thousand-year-old Norse  colonies is a must do if exploring southern Greenland. At their peak, it's  estimated that something around ​5,000​ Norsemen lived throughout  Greenland.      


W ​is for White house  

Image taken from ​https://www.whitehouse.gov/about-the-white-house/  

                   

    You can get a tour and do events at the white house. Anyone visiting  the DC can experience the history and art of the White House in  person by submitting a tour request through one's Member of congress.             


X ​is for X treme Parasail    

Image taken from ​https://en.yumping.com/parasailing/watersports-centre-parasailing--e19641762      

If you have always dreamt of flying since you were a child, then parasailing is an activity you have to try. You won't be flying completely  free, because you will be attached to a boat, but you can still  experience the sensation of riding in the air at full speed.         


Y ​is for Yellowstone national park  

                     

Image taken from ​http://www.planetware.com/tourist-attractions-/wyoming-yellowstone-national-park-us-wy-yellow.htm    

World-famous Yellowstone, established in 1872, is the oldest national park in the ​United States​ and one of the most popular parks in the country. Sprawling across a basalt plateau in the north-west corner of ​Wyoming​, this magnificent wilderness area spills into neighboring Idaho​ and ​Montana​ and forms the heart of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, one of the largest and best-preserved temperate-zone ecosystems on the planet

 


Z ​is for Zimmer Stewart Gallery

Image taken from ​https://www.bestofengland.com/zimmer-stewart-gallery-arundel/    

Zimmer Stewart Gallery in Arundel showcases emerging and established contemporary artists. Work includes  contemporary paintings, sculptures, ceramics, textiles and  original prints and the gallery holds ​6-8​ exhibitions each year. 

 


This book is all about tourist attractions from A-Z. There are a lot of tourist attractions in the world. A lot of tourist attractions you can  actually touch and feel what it feels like. Another thing about the tourist  attractions is you can look and read some of the things that are in  some of the places.  

America's Tourist Attractions  

This book is all about tourist attractions from A-Z. There are a lot of tourist attractions in the world. A lot of tourist attractions you c...

America's Tourist Attractions  

This book is all about tourist attractions from A-Z. There are a lot of tourist attractions in the world. A lot of tourist attractions you c...

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