By More Than Just Parks
Golden Gate Bridge
Connecting San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean, this historic landmark is arguably the most recognizable bridge in America if not the world.
The US Capitol Building
The Capitol that we see today is the result of several major periods of construction; it stands as a monument to the ingenuity, determination and skill of the American people.
The Library of Congress
The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world and receives more than 15,000 new works every day to its collection of over 170 million items!
The White House
Arguably the most recognizable residence in the world, 1600 Pennsylvania avenue is home to the President of the United States.
The most important battle fought during the American Civil War which served as a major turning point.
This memorial which celebrates the man who was the undisputed leader of the Civil Rights Movement is a must see.
Thomas Jefferson Memorial
Within the circular colonnade, a 19 foot tall statue of Thomas Jefferson stands holding the Declaration of Independence and peering out to the Tidal Basin.
Remember the incredible acts of heroism performed by first responders as well as ordinary Americans who found themselves confronting the most dastardly attack on America since Pearl Harbor.
On 7 December 1941, over 350 Japanese aircraft attacked the US naval base in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, destroying much of the US Pacific fleet and causing thousands of casualties.
The Lincoln Memorial
The interior is divided into three chambers which display inscriptions of Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address and his Gettysburg Address.
Arlington National Cemetary
Arlington officially became a national cemetery on June 15, 1864. The original cemetery was 200 acres, and has since grown to 639 acres (as of early 2020).
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
It's one of the most iconic landmarks in the world, but did you know that the carving of Mount Rushmore National Memorial took 14 years to complete from 1927 to 1941.
The Declaration of Independence and U.S. Constitution were both debated and signed inside Independence Hall, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The Brooklyn Bridge
It looms majestically over New York City’s East River, linking the two boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn.
Statue of Liberty
At #1 in the heart of New York Harbor lies what is arguably the most recognizable symbol in America, the Statue of Liberty.