The Arc de Triomphe is acknowledged as one of the most magnificent arches in existence, and beautiful places in all of Paris France. It sits exquisitely in the middle of the Place Charles de Gaulle, an enormous traffic circle from which 12 streets, including the famed Champs-Elysees, radiate.
For a young city, Atlanta has a lot of history and landmarks. Perhaps the city brings to mind the Civil War, especially because of Margaret Mitchell’s “Gone With the Wind.” The movie by the same name premiered in Atlanta in 1939. We also remember this city at a hub of the Civil Rights Movement where […]
Vancouver is a relatively young city, going back to only 1886, but it’s not without its share of sites of historical interest. Here’s a peak at a few. Canada Place One of Vancouver’s most well known landmarks, the five-sailed complex on the city’s waterfront was Canada’s Pavilion at the 1986 World Expo and is currently […]
Cleveland, Ohio might not be the first place you think of for a summer vacation, but think again. The city, located along the shores of Lake Erie is home to a wealth of attractions as well as delightful, temperate summer temperatures and gentle lake breezes. Below is just a sampling of what the “North Coast” […]
This “Mile High City” has 300 days of sunshine. That’s more good weather than Miami or San Diego. And how’s this for fun, Denver has spent $8 billion on new attractions in the last decade including three sports stadiums, a world class aquarium, a downtown amusement park, an opera house, three art museums and doubling […]
Chicago is such an historic city that even if you live in the city it’s difficult to view all of the landmarks. Your best bet is to select the landmarks that most interest you from our list of the most popular locations.
If you’re planning a vacation to Los Angeles, you might want to change your ticket to accommodate a longer trip than originally planned because you’re going to quickly discover that there’s so much to do in this city that you’ll never want to go home. You can spend an entire vacation just enjoying the beaches […]
Houston is the largest city in the United States and the fourth largest in the United States with a population of more than 2 million. The city was founded back in 1836 and incorporated less than a year later. At the time Texas was not a part o f the United States and was governed […]
Seattle is a city of landmarks with its storied history and incredible beauty. The landmarks range from the amazing Space Needle to a Denny’s Restaurant. We’ve listed a few of the highlights and more interesting landmarks so you get a real feel for the history of Seattle and its remaining structures. The Space Needle The […]
Paris is known as one of the romantic cities in the world, part of the reasons for that designation is its romantic connection to the past. Paris has been a leading city and important cultural hub for more than two thousand years, its cultural significance and historical stamp can be felt the world over. Visitors […]
Niagara Falls is one of the places which regularly makes the must-see list on a traveler’s itinerary. It’s one of the most amazing features of the natural world with cascading waterfalls and beautiful surroundings. More than this, it is located in a diverse area which offers much more to do than many travelers realize at […]
Nashville, the capital of Tennessee, is known for its museums, country music, and southern hospitality. It’s also home to a number of striking buildings and landmarks, making it an interesting city to explore. Below are just a few:
With two unexpected products, tobacco and sugar, leading the way Baltimore became one of the most important cities in the early years of the United States of America. It’s Baltimore’s proximity to the ocean and convenient shipping routes that really put the city on the map, literally. In 1706 the Port of Baltimore at Locust […]