It’s situated in a broad flat dessert valley It’s an oasis of green grass, flowers,and palm trees. The most popular touristic destination in the state of Nevada An internationally renowned major resort city
<ul><li>The Las Vegas is called "The Strip ” </li></ul>* It is ground zero * Luxurious hotels * Exciting casinos * The main street of gambling U.S.A. * Home to most of the countries
<ul><li>Nevada was the first state to legalize casino-style gambling. </li></ul><ul><li>It was founded on May 15, 1905. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Located in downtown Washington DC . </li></ul><ul><li>They are part of the national parks system </li></ul><ul><li>It is a symbol of national identity and history of the American people. </li></ul><ul><li>It was established in 1965 </li></ul>NATIONAL MALL AND MEMORIAL PARK
1) Washington Monument (pixellated in original image) 2) National Museum of American History 3) National Museum of Natural History 4) National Gallery of Art 5) West Building of the National Gallery of Art 6) East Building of the National Gallery of Art 7) United States Capitol 8) Ulysses S. Grant Memorial 9) United States Botanic Garden 10) National Museum of the American Indian 11) National Air and Space Museum 12) Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden 13) Arts and Industries Building 14) Smithsonian Institution Building ("The Castle") 15) Freer Gallery of Art 16) Arthur M. Sackler Gallery 17) National Museum of African Art
Annual events <ul><li>The “ Smithsonian Kite Festival" ( "Blossom Kite Festival”, last week of March) </li></ul><ul><li>An Earth Day celebration ( around April 22) </li></ul>
Faneuil Hall Marketplace <ul><li>Most popular touristic destination </li></ul><ul><li>Located in the middle of Boston </li></ul><ul><li>Part of a large festival marketplace </li></ul><ul><li>Includes three long bulidings: North Market, Quincy Market, and South Market </li></ul><ul><li>It is the home of Boston Classical Orchestra </li></ul>
Built in 1742 * A central marketplace * It had a Grasshoper weather vane It was used to give speeches By Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, And Senator John Kerry
Disneyland park, Anaheim,CA <ul><li>It is the "Happiest Place on Earth“ </li></ul><ul><li>It is part of the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim. </li></ul>
<ul><li>It was constructed on July 21,1954. </li></ul><ul><li>Areas opened in Disneyland were Adventureland, Fantasyland, Frontierland, Tomorrowland and Main Street USA. </li></ul>
FRONTIERLAND Frontierland is home to the Native Indians.
History <ul><li>The American Museum of Natural History was founded in 1869. The American Museum of Natural History (abbreviated as AMNH ), located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City, United States, is one of the largest and most celebrated museums in the world. It is located in park-like grounds across the street from Central Park, the Museum comprises 25 interconnected buildings that house 46 permanent exhibition halls, research laboratories, and its renowned library. </li></ul>
Assorted faceted and polished minerals Labradorite specimen Quartz var agate geode Microcline specimen Quartz var amethyst geode
Gorilla diorama in Akeley Hall of African Mammals Grizzly bear diorama Nature diorama
<ul><li>Cape Cod is a large peninsula extending 60 miles into the Atlantic Ocean from the coast of Massachusetts. Located on the outer portion of the Cape, Cape Cod National Seashore’s 44,600 acres encompass a rich mosaic of marine, estuarine, fresh water, and terrestrial ecosystems. These systems and their associated habitats reflect the Cape’s glacial origin, dynamic natural processes, and at least 9,000 years of human activity. </li></ul>
It is a movie studio and theme park in the unincorporated Universal City community of Los Angeles County, California, United States. It is one of the oldest and most famous Hollywood movie studios still in use. Its official marketing headline is "The Entertainment Capital of LA", though during the summer it is often advertised as "The Coolest Place in LA." It was initially created to offer tours of the real Universal Studios soundstages and sets. It is the first of many fully-fledged Universal Studios Theme Parks located across the world. Woody Woodpecker is the mascot for Universal Studios Hollywood.
Statue at the entrance of the park View of the lower lot View of the studio back lot
San Antonio is the seventh-largest city in the United States of America and the second-largest city within the state of Texas, with a population of 1.33 million.Located in the American Southwest and the southcentral part of Texas, the city serves as the seat of Bexar County. San Antonio has characteristics of other western urban centers in which there are sparsely populated areas and a low density rate outside of the city. It was the fourth-fastest growing large city in the nation from 2000 to 2006 and the fifth-fastest -growing from 2007 to 2008
The Alamo, San Antonio's most famous attraction
The River Walk around Christmastime San Antonio's historic River Walk extends some 2½ miles, attracting several million visitors every year.