What’s next on your travel bucket list? Whether you’re RV’ing and touring all 50 States or visiting one location per year – we have the Top Tourist Attractions for the entire U.S.A. right here! Check out this must-visit list of the best places to pay a visit in each state.
Top Tourist Attractions in All 50 States
Little River Canyon National Preserve is a place to hike, camp, and relax from the busy life of a city.
Denali National Park & Preserve to see all the Alaskan wildlife and Mount Mckinley. A picture-perfect location.
I wouldn’t say I like stating the obvious but you can’t miss the Grand Canyon. Check out this awesome helicopter tour of the Grand Canyon for an idea of what you’re in for!
Hot Springs National Park provides hiking trails and a hot spring in the mountains for your enjoyment.
Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco is a great place to start. California has so many amazing places but this was a favorite. Explore the food and history in this amazing district. Here’s our 3-day San Francisco travel guide.
Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park is a fun family park to visit. If you are adventurous don’t miss the giant canyon swing.
Mystic Seaport is a great place to explore maritime history and adventure. Explore the interactive displays or cruise down the river.
Air Mobility Command Museum has more than 30 aircrafts on site to explore and relive history.
Devil’s Den is an underwater spring that is available for scuba diving and snorkeling.
Go to Savannah and take an Old Time Trolley Tour to see the historical city. End with an old fashion Southern dinner. Another spot worth the drive is Dunwoody Georgia. Here’s our weekend travel guide in Dunwoody.
Waterfalls at Ko’olau Mountain Range from the mountain range that was formed from an erupting volcano. It’s definitely worth the visit!
Shoshone Falls is just a beautiful waterfall that you can’t miss. A little known fact is that it is higher than Niagara Falls.
Dana-Thomas House is in Springfield and is a preserved prairie house built in 1902. It is a historical hot spot in Illinois. If you’re headed into the city of Chicago, check out this FREE things to do in Chicago guide.
Conner Prairie is definitely the place to visit in Indiana. It is an interactive history park that offers treehouses to climb and music.
Lost Island Waterpark for a little bit of family fun. Multiple waterslides, a pool, an arcade, and good family food.
Old Cowtown Museum will capture those rustic cowboy days from the past located on 23 acres.
Kentucky Derby Museum and Churchill Downs is a great place to visit while in Louisville. Even if you are not a racing fan the history and fun associated with this area are worth visiting.
Enjoy a boat ride to Lake Pontchartrain. This is the second largest body of salt water in the US.
Coos Canyon in Byron, spend a warm day enjoying the falls and if you feel brave jumping into the canyon.
Brookside Gardens is an amazing stop along the way for breathtaking and award-winning gardens. Not far from Maryland is Washington DC. Here’s my complete Washington DC guide including so many free things to do while there!
Nantucket provides beaches, great food, museums, and a quiet place to relax and enjoy a vacation day.
Pictured Rock National Lakeshore to view beautiful colored sandstone rocks along the cliffs.
Sivertson Art Gallery where over 60 local artists display their own private collections along Lake Superior.
Visit the Elvis Presley Birthplace and Museum for a little something off the beaten path and see the two-room house and museum.
Heartland Harvest Garden has 2,000 different types of vegetables and fruits. It is fun to walk around the 12 acres and visit the cafe for taste testing.
Glacier National Park is a fantastic park for the view, hiking trails, and family adventures.
High Plain Homestead for a fossil dig with the family and plenty of tours available.
The Strip at night is a long stretch in Las Vegas that is so colorful at night to walk and take pictures and enjoy fine dining. Here are my top 25 FREE things to do in Las Vegas.
Mount Washington Auto Road is a great family drive to feel like you could touch the sky.
Cape May is a quaint little beach town to spend quiet but memorable days and nights.
Carlsbad Caverns to explore the underground limestone caves.
The Finger Lakes tours and hikes present mother nature at her best by boat.
National Whitewater Center for man-made whitewater rafting, kayaking, rock climbing, and zip lining to get the whole family involved.
Pitchfork Steak Fondue provides an authentic outdoor wild west cowboy cookout for the family.
Hocking Hills Rock House has caves to explore and so much more for a day of fun. Check out this post for ideas on how to spend your day at Hocking Hills.
Bricktown has shopping, fine dining, or a water taxi ride in the canal.
Oregon Coast Aquarium offers feeding times and animal presentations to suit any age.
Hershey Park is a great family amusement park that offers a waterpark to cool down in and rides and entertainment for all ages. Check out this guide to all the must-visit locations in historic Philadephia!
Waterfire should definitely be checked out as an experience that can only be described after you see it for yourself.
Sullivan’s Island offers beautiful beaches, landscapes, and a sense of peace you won’t find anywhere else. Check out this quick video recap of our visit to Charleston!
The Badlands offer such a majestic array of colors that you will never have enough pictures. is an underground water falls off the beaten path but so worth making sure you visit.
Ruby Falls is an underground waterfall that is off the beaten path but make sure you take the time to visit. Also, check out this 3-day guide to Gatlinburg, TN.
Rothko Chapel is a non-denominational chapel with the inside displaying a modern work of art
Bingham Canyon is the largest open-pit copper mine in the US and is amazing to tour.
Smugglers Notch is in the heart of ski country and offers a narrow passage into the mountains with a gorgeous view.
Maymont Grounds and Gardens is a beautiful walk through amazing grounds and gardens. It’s absolutely worth the visit (and free too!). Another must-visit while in Virginia is Luray Caverns which is one of the world’s natural wonders!
Cedar Creek Treehouse is a fun attraction to visit with the narrow bridge and loft in the treehouse.
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park for historical exhibits and programs with lots of hiking available.
Minocqua Lake offers swimming, great views, learn to ski, and the perfect place for wakeboarding.
Yellowstone National Park is a must-see with amazing hiking, views, and picnic spots.
Which of these top tourist attractions do you plan to visit next?