Places to visit
Old South Meeting House is one of Places to visit.

1. Old South Meeting House

8.5
310 Washington St (at Milk St.), Boston, MA
Historic Site · Downtown Boston · 20 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Built in 1729, this was where some 5,000 colonists gathered on December 16, 1773, for a protest that culminated that night in the Boston Tea Party.

National Museum of the American Indian is one of Places to visit.

2. National Museum of the American Indian

8.4
950 Independence Ave SW (4th St. SW), Washington, D.C.
History Museum · Southwest Washington · 167 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Opened in 2004, this museum is devoted to the history and culture of Native people in the Western Hemisphere.

USS Constitution is one of Places to visit.

3. USS Constitution

8.6
Charlestown Navy Yard (199 3rd St.), Boston, MA
Boat or Ferry · Thompson Square - Bunker Hill · 62 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Built in Boston and launched in 1797, this is the oldest commissioned warship still afloat. In the early 1800s, the 44-gun Constitution fought Barbary pirates off the coast of North Africa.

4. The Old North Church

9.2
193 Salem St (at Hull St), Boston, MA
Church · North End · 48 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Built in 1723, this church, Boston’s oldest, played a role in Paul Revere’s famous ride on April 18, 1775.

5. Strawberry Fields

8.9
Central Park West (at W 72nd St), New York, NY
Memorial Site · Central Park · 153 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Dedicated in 1985, this 2.5-acre area of the park is a memorial to musician John Lennon, who was murdered nearby on December 8, 1980.

6. World War II Memorial

9.5
1750 Independence Ave SW (at 17th St SW), Washington, D.C.
Monument / Landmark · Southwest Washington · 144 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: This memorial, dedicated in 2004, honors the 16 million Americans who served in the armed forces during World War II (1939-45).

7. Capitol Records

9.4
1750 Vine St (at Hollywood Blvd), Los Angeles, CA
Office · 21 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: This 13-story highrise, completed in 1956, was the world's first circular office building. The spire at the top of the building blinks the word "Hollywood" in Morse code.

Delaware Memorial Bridge is one of Places to visit.

8. Delaware Memorial Bridge

Interstate 295, New Castle, DE
Bridge · 84 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Opened in 1951, this is the second-longest twin suspension bridge in the world and a memorial to American soldiers who served in 20th-century wars. The 1 billionth vehicle drove across in 2000.

Hoover Dam is one of Places to visit.

9. Hoover Dam

9.4
Hoover Dam Access Rd, Boulder City, NV
Historic Site · 276 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Hoover Dam was built during the Great Depression, between 1931 and 1936. The project employed thousands of workers, cost more than 100 lives and gave rise to Boulder City.

Mount Rushmore National Memorial is one of Places to visit.

10. Mount Rushmore National Memorial

9.3
13000 SD Highway 244 (btwn Iron Mountain Rd & Horse Thief Lake Rd), Keystone, SD
Monument / Landmark · 141 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: It took 14 years and a team of 400 sculptors, led by Gutzon Borglum, to complete this massive "Shrine of Democracy," dedicated in 1941.

Independence Hall is one of Places to visit.

11. Independence Hall

9.1
520 Chestnut St (btwn 5th St & 6th St), Philadelphia, PA
Historic Site · Center City East · 184 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: This building, completed in the 1750s, is where the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were deliberated and adopted.

Grand Canyon National Park is one of Places to visit.

12. Grand Canyon National Park

9.3
Entrance Rd (btwn Route 89 & Route 93), Grand Canyon Village, AZ
National Park · 329 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: More than 270 miles long, 18 miles wide, and a mile deep, this vast canyon is known throughout the world for its size and beauty.

Navy Pier is one of Places to visit.

13. Navy Pier

8.8
600 E Grand Ave (at Streeter Dr), Chicago, IL
Pier · Streeterville · 329 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Attracting 8.6 million visitors annually, Navy Pier is Chicago's lakefront playground. It was designed for shipping and recreation and has evolved into a major Midwest leisure destination.

Witch Dungeon Museum is one of Places to visit.

14. Witch Dungeon Museum

6.7
16 Lynde St, Salem, MA
History Museum · Downtown Salem · 10 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: The Witch Dungeon Museum tells the tale of the 1692 witch trials of Salem, during which 19 people were hanged and one pressed to death.

African American Civil War Memorial is one of Places to visit.

15. African American Civil War Memorial

7.9
1925 Vermont Ave NW, Washington, D.C.
Monument / Landmark · U-Street · 7 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: This monument, titled the "Spirit of Freedom," honors the more than 200,000 African-American soldiers who fought during the Civil War.

World War II Lookout Tower is one of Places to visit.

16. World War II Lookout Tower

8.0
PO Box 340, Cape May, NJ
History Museum · 4 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Cape May's World War II Lookout Tower, also known as Fire Control Tower No. 23, was built in 1942. It was one of 15 towers that served as part of a harbor defense system known as Fort Miles.

Museum of African American History is one of Places to visit.

17. Museum of African American History

8.9
46 Joy St (Smith Court), Boston, MA
History Museum · Beacon Hill · 14 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Built in 1806 when Beacon Hill was the heart of Boston's African American community, this is the oldest black church building in the United States.

18. African Cemetery

215 North St, Rye, NY
Cemetery · 1 tip

HISTORYHISTORY: The African Cemetery contains 160 headstones, including 35 African American war veterans from the Civil War through World War II.

Adler Planetarium is one of Places to visit.

19. Adler Planetarium

9.0
1300 S Lake Shore Dr (at Solidarity Dr), Chicago, IL
Planetarium · 154 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: This Planetarium was founded in 1930 by Max Adler, who was so impressed by a European machine replicating the night sky that he decided to build one.

Adirondack History Center Museum is one of Places to visit.

20. Adirondack History Center Museum

7590 Court St (at Hand Ave), Elizabethtown, NY
History Museum · 2 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Operated by the Essex County Historical Society, this museum focuses on the local history and cultural heritage of the Champlain Valley and Central Adirondacks.

Lincoln Tomb State Historic Site is one of Places to visit.

21. Lincoln Tomb State Historic Site

8.6
1500 Monument Ave (btwn Browning Rd & Oak Ridge St), Springfield, IL
Monument / Landmark · 18 tips and reviews
Lincoln Tomb State Historic Site is one of Places to visit.

22. Lincoln Tomb State Historic Site

8.6
1500 Monument Ave (btwn Browning Rd & Oak Ridge St), Springfield, IL
Monument / Landmark · 18 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: This memorial structure contains the bodies of President Abraham Lincoln, his wife Mary Todd and three of their sons.

Abraham Lincoln Statue is one of Places to visit.

23. Abraham Lincoln Statue

8.5
Union Square Park (at 16th Street Walkway), New York, NY
Monument / Landmark · Union Square · 3 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: The Republican organization known as the Union League Club sponsored this bronze of Lincoln by sculptor Henry Kirke Brown (1814 - 1886).

Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park is one of Places to visit.

24. Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park

9.0
2995 Lincoln Farm Rd, Hodgenville, KY
Historic Site · 8 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Lincoln was born at the home on Feb 12, 1809. A granite-and-marble Beaux Art memorial stands at the spot, containing a "symbolic" birth cabin. The memorial was dedicated in 1911 by President Taft.

A. Schwab's Dry Goods Store is one of Places to visit.

25. A. Schwab's Dry Goods Store

7.2
163 Beale St, Memphis, TN
Miscellaneous Shop · Downtown Memphis · 20 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Founded in 1876, Schwab's is the oldest store on Beale Street and a Memphis landmark. The store motto is "If you can't find it at Schwab's, you're better off without it."

Zwaanendael Museum is one of Places to visit.

26. Zwaanendael Museum

7.0
102 Kings Highway Lewes, Lewes, DE
History Museum · 8 tips and reviews