Awesome Attractions in Every State

By: - October 8, 2018

The United States is a huge country filled with so many things to do. Every state is different and offers cool, fun and unique attractions, sights and activities to see and do. Here are cool attractions in every state in America.

1. Alabama

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Cathedral Caverns: Cathedral Caverns were originally called Bat Cave but were renamed because of the cathedral-like appearance. The caverns have a massive entrance and is the first thing tourists notice when visiting. The entrance is about 126 feet wide and 25 feet high.


2. Alaska

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Denali National Park: Denali is now almost six million acres. A lot of the park remains untouched by human development. The park also only has one road that runs through it with just six campgrounds on site. The lack of roads and other developments at Denali National Park is what keeps it so beautiful.


3. Arizona

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Antelope Canyon: Antelope Canyon is separated into two different canyons, Upper Antelope Canyon and Lower Antelope Canyon. Upper Antelope Canyon is called Tsé bighánílíní, “the place where the water runs through rocks,” and is most commonly visited by tourists. Lower Antelope Canyon is called Hazdistazí, “spiral rock arches.” Although it is not possible to visit the canyon without a tour group, there are several guided tours that are offered to give you the chance to see the beautiful Antelope Canyon.


4. Arkansas

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Natural Bridge of Arkansas: The Natural Bridge of Arkansas is one of the coolest destinations in the state! It is a 100 foot sandstone formation that forms a bridge.


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5. California

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Joshua Tree National Park: Joshua Tree offers several different activities to enjoy such as camping, hiking, climbing, driving, birding and astronomy. No matter what you are looking to do there is something for everyone to enjoy.


6. Colorado

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Garden of the Gods: Garden of the Gods is one stunning view to see. This natural attraction is free to visitors. If you’re willing to pay extra, there are guided tours offered as well. The visitor center is a fun and educational space that is free as well!


7. Connecticut

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Kent Falls State Park: Kent Falls is one of the largest set of falls in Connecticut and one of the most beautiful natural attractions to see in the state. Kent Falls is the perfect place for hiking and a picnic in the summer!


8. Delaware

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Hagley Museum: The Hagley Museum first opened its doors in 1957. The museum features several exhibits about the connections of early technology and American history.


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9. Florida

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O’Leno State Park: O’Leno State Park offers several different activities to participate in such as hiking or biking trails, camping, swimming and picnics. All this for only $5 per vehicle!


10. Georgia

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Amicalola Falls State Park: Amicalola Falls is one of Georgia’s most beautiful and exciting sights to see. Besides the falls there are plenty of other activities on site to enjoy for the day or you can even make it a weekend trip.


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11. Hawaii

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Byodo-In Temple: Byodo-In Temple is a small replica of a famous temple in Japan. The temple is a non-practicing Buddhist Temple so it is welcome to people of all faiths to worship in.


12. Idaho

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Boat Box Hot Springs: Boat Box Hot Springs is a really interesting place to see in Idaho. There is a pipe that comes straight from the spring pouring water into the tub. This water is very hot so there is also a bucket to add cool water from the river to keep the temperature balanced.


13. Illinois

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Primal Oceans Salt Cave: Not only is the Primal Oceans Salt Cave a beautiful sight to see, it is also an extremely relaxing experience as well. Breathe in ionized air that is cleansed with pulverized salt all while treating yourself to a nice spa day.


14. Indiana

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Basilica of the Sacred Heart: This gorgeous church is on the University of Notre Dame campus. It is a place for worship for any student, alumni, faculty and staff as well as visitors.


15. Iowa

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Adventureland Bay: Adventureland Bay is theme park that is fun for all ages. There are so many things to do from roller coasters to water rides to slow rides as well, everyone can enjoy their time here. There are also several different season events that happen everywhere to get you in the spirit for the upcoming holiday.


16. Kansas

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The Political Art of M.T Liggett: This is a free attraction on the north side of US Hwy 400. They are personal opinion pieces by M.T Liggett of different political figures. There are also works of art of his past girlfriends and sometimes different animals such as dogs or chickens.


17. Kentucky

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Mammoth Cave: Besides just cave tours, Mammoth Cave also has many other activities to do. Camping, horseback riding, and bicycling are just a few. If camping isn’t really your thing, there is also a lodge to stay in during your visit.


18. Louisiana

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Barataria Preserve: The Barataria Preserve allows you to get up close and personal with a swamp without having to ever step foot on a boat. There is no food or lodging on sight but there are places near by available.


19. Maine

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The Kennebunks: There is so much to do at the Kennebunks no matter the season. There are beaches and boating in the summer and and ice skating and skiing in the winter. The Kennebunks is a very versatile vacation spot and you will be able to do something all year around.


20. Maryland

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George Peabody Library: George Peabody Library is located in the Peabody Institute of Music at John Hopkins University. The George Peabody Library is not just a library, but also used as a wedding and event venue.


21. Massachusetts

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The Thunderbolt: The Thunderbolt is a rollercoaster hidden in the mountains. It is the longest mountain coaster in North America at 3,870 feet. The cart goes at a speed that you can control as well to make sure everyone is comfortable on The Thunderbolt.


22. Michigan

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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore: Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is by Lake Superior and includes several different outdoor activities in the summer and winter. In the summer, you can experience fishing, boating, bicycling and swimming. In the winter you can participate in ice climbing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling.


23. Minnesota

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Sand Creek Adventures: Sand Creek Adventures is located in Jordan, Minnesota and is a great team building opportunity. There are zip lines, ropes course and other team building activities as well.


24. Mississippi

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Little Grand Canyon: Red Bluff is commonly referred to as “Mississippi’s Little Grand Canyon” because of the red clay, soil and sand, similar to the Grand Canyon in Arizona. Although Red Bluff is not quite as big as the Grand Canyon in Arizona, it can be just as beautiful.


25. Missouri

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Johnston’s Shut-Ins State Park: The Johnston’s Shut-Ins State Park is a great natural beauty located in Middle Brook, Missouri. There are woodlands, glades and rivers. It is also a great spot for swimming, hiking and camping.


26. Montana

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Ptarmigan Tunnel: The Ptarmigan Tunnel is located in Glacier National Park and is a tunnel that stretches to about 200 feet. To reach the tunnel, you’ll have to hike about four miles, but it is worth the trip.


27. Nebraska

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Valentine National Wildlife Refuge: The Valentine Wildlife Refuge became one of the Great Plains Top 50 Ecotourism Sites in 2012. At the refuge you can see several different types of wildlife such as different animals or species and the wetlands.


28. Nevada

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Lake Tahoe: Everyone has heard great things about Lake Tahoe and for good reason. There is so much to do throughout the year. During the winter there’s skiing and summer can include kayaking and water skiing. There are beautiful mountains and lakes to be explored at Lake Tahoe.


29. New Hampshire

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Bretton Woods Canopy Tour: This is a three-hour canopy tour that includes nine zip lines, two sky bridges, three rappels, and 16 tree platforms with two guides per group.


30. New Jersey

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Greenbrook Sanctuary: The Greenbrook Sanctuary has streams, ponds, forest, swampland, variety of different wildlife and views of the Hudson River.


31. New Mexico

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Chaco Canyon: The Chaco Canyon offers four backcountry hiking trails and a nine-mile paved biking trail.


32. New York

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Eternal Flame Falls: Not only is there hiking, cycling, playing fields and picnic areas, Eternal Flame Falls is one of the most unique and beautiful waterfalls in the state. Eternal Flame Falls is a gorgeous waterfall that features an actual flame, and because of the natural gas that is emitted from the waterfall the flame can be re-lit with a match!


33. North Carolina

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Whitewater Falls: Whitewater Falls offers a very short, easy and family-friendly hike about .6 miles long. Not only do you get some exercise and a place for kids to burn some energy, you also get to see the beautiful multi-drop cascading waterfall. Whitewater Falls is over 400 feet tall and well worth the trip!


34. North Dakota

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Wind Canyon Trail: Wind Canyon Trail is a relatively easy trail to hike and is a must-do in North Dakota. Not only does the park offer hiking, it also offers an array of other activities such as wildlife viewing, horseback riding, fishing and canoeing.


35. Ohio

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Glacial Grooves Geological Preserve: To access the Glacial Grooves Geological Preserve you must take first take the Kelleys Island Ferry. The grooves are about 400 feet long, 35 feet wide and up to 10 feet deep.


36. Oklahoma

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Bathtub Rocks: A creek has been flowing through the Bathtub Rocks for centuries which gives it its nice smooth slides and tubs and makes it a popular destination for swimming and cooling off in the summertime. There are also several deep pools that are deeper in the woods as well.


37. Oregon

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Wildlife Safari: The Wildlife Safari is a can’t-miss attraction when visiting Oregon. It is a drive through animal park that features over 500 animals from all around the world.


38. Pennsylvania

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Philadelphia’s Magic Garden: Philadelphia’s Magic Garden offers both an outdoor labyrinth as well as an indoor gallery. These gallery’s feature unique folk art and is a fun experience for everyone!


39. Rhode Island

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Round Top Brook: Round Top Brook is a popular and well stocked fishing area. You can also canoe and kayak with no fee!


40. South Carolina

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McLeod Plantation: McLeod Plantation is filled with a significant amount of history waiting to be explored. It was owned by the Historic Charleston Foundation but was sold to Charleston County Parks and recreation in 2011.


41. South Dakota

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Sylvan Lake: Located just five miles away from Mount Rushmore in Custer State Park, Sylvan Lake offers the opportunity for a peaceful afternoon with gorgeous views. There are places for picnics, swimming, rock climbing and hiking.


42. Tennessee

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The Lost Sea: The Lost Sea is an attraction you can’t miss while in Tennessee and fun for the whole family. It begins with a tour of the caverns and underground lake. After that, you take a boat ride to America’s Largest Underground Lake, The Lost Sea.


43. Texas

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Cathedral of Junk: The Cathedral of Junk is basically just that. It is a big “pile” of junk that is built to look like a building. There are all sorts of pieces of junk displayed here; lawn mowers, tvs, old toys and things of the like.


44. Utah

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Natural Bridges National Monument: There are three bridges at the Natural Bridges National Monument, Sipapu Bridge, Kachina Bridge and Owachomo Bridge. There is hiking, stargazing and birdwatching offered at the park as well as beautiful scenery.


45. Vermont

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Natural Waterslide at Warren Falls: The natural swimming pools at Warren Falls are amazing as is, but the natural waterslide is definitely something you should consider doing when visiting Vermont. The rocks are perfectly smooth making it a safe and fun water slide people of all ages can enjoy!


46. Virginia

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Devil’s Bathtub: The hike to the Devil’s Bathtub is difficult, but well worth the challenge. The Devil’s Bathtub is a smooth, natural swimming hole and a huge highlight on the Devil’s Fork Loop Trail.


47. Washington

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The Hoh Rainforest: The Hoh Rainforest is a must-see in Washington. The winter season brings a lot of rain to the Hoh Rainforest which results in extremely lush and green scenery.  


48. Washington, D.C

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United States Botanic Garden: The United States Botanic Garden is one of the oldest botanic gardens in North America. It also has plants and flowers from all over the world which makes it unique and beautiful.


49. West Virginia

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Blackwater Falls State Park: Blackwater Falls State Park offers so many different activities to get involved with. There is hunting, hiking, geocaching, golf, train rides and so much more. It is definitely worth a stop on your trip to West Virginia.


50. Wisconsin

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Witches Gulch: To get to the Witches Gulch, you must take a boat tour there. There is no road access to get to Witches Gulch. You can wander through the narrow canyon on the boardwalk to experience the wonderful sights that are offered.


51. Wyoming

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Crazy Woman Canyon: Crazy woman Canyon is located in the Big Horn Mountains in Johnson County, Wyoming. There is a lot of see along this beautiful drive. It is a pretty bumpy ride with very narrow roads so you must be careful driving.