When you visit a country, you usually want to see the most beautiful cities to leave with the feeling that you have seen the best. However, in U.S That is complicated, since we are talking about the fourth largest country in the world, second only to Russia, Canada and China in terms of square kilometers.
Be that as it may, in this article I will talk about the 10 cities that most often attract tourists, either for its skyscrapers, its monuments or its natural beauty.
They say it is the American city that most resembles European, something that can probably be explained by the simple fact that the deepest of its roots are Irish. We can highlight its parks, its restaurants, how easy it is to go shopping or the privileged place that art and culture occupy, which is not surprising considering that there are some of the best universities, such as the prestigious Harvard.
The third most populous city in the United States boasts youth. Although we sometimes associate it with gangsters, the truth is that it is a very safe city and full of life that stands out for its imposing skyscrapers. In addition, you may be surprised by the gastronomy of Chicago, since they are distributed there 23 Michelin stars and fantastic gastronomic events are held, such as the Taste of Chicago (summer) or the Chicago Gourmet (autumn).
«What happens in Las Vegas stays in Las Vegas«. It is the phrase that is most repeated in a city where some are made of gold and others are ruined. The casinos operate piece by piece throughout the year and the lights invite you to enjoy their parties until the wee hours of the morning. In fact, you can even get married dressed as Elvis Presley and Marilyn Monroe.
75 kilometers of coastline, more than 300 museums, the letters of «Hollywood»In the distance ... It is a must see, especially if you are one of those who are looking for good weather. You can bathe in very beautiful beaches, stroll surrounded by mansions of celebrities such as those of Beverly Hills and go shopping in malls, shops, outlets and markets. In the city of contrasts it is impossible to get bored.
The eighth most visited city in the world in 2017 is the most populous in the United States. Their skyscraper you fall in love from the first day, the same thing that happens with such iconic places as the Brooklyn bridge. In the city that never sleeps you can live the American dream with more intensity than in any other city in the country.
Southern California, very close to the border with mexico, we come across this city that the Mediterranean people like so much for the similarity of its climate. It is a modern city with extensive beaches that attracts you for its museums, for its history and for the cultural mix. The fact of being so close to the neighboring country makes the Latin culture deeply rooted, so it won't be difficult for you to find people who know how to speak Spanish.
For many it is the most beautiful city in the United States, even ahead of New York. Its main attraction is the Golden Gate, but it is also worth noting its steep streets, its trams or the famous Lombard Street, a unique street that has a section of eight turns that draw a meandering path that tests the direction of the car.
The California Riviera it is at the foot of the Santa Ynez mountains. Its architecture takes us back to the past, specifically to the era of colonialism. It is noted that the Spanish passed through there. It is 150 kilometers from Los Angeles and does not stand out for tall buildings like most major cities in the United States. There are low houses and an incredible beach with palm trees that create a heavenly picture.
From the 184 meters high of the Seattle Center Space Needle You can contemplate the beauty of this city that we associate with grunge music, since the most influential bands of this musical style were born there in the early 90s, such as Nirvana or Pearl Jam. Known as "Gateway to Alaska", it shelters some 600,000 people.
The capital of the United States It is attractive simply because it is the home of the most powerful man in the world, who is supposed to be the President. The White House, the Capitol, the Pentagon, the monolith of the Washington Memorial and the Lincoln Memorial ... There is a lot to visit, so it is a must if you are going to move around the east coast of the country.
Do you think there is any city that deserves to be on this list and it is not? We await your comments.
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