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Attractions from United States

The Denali National Park (Alaska)
The Denali National Park is a huge park with an eminent animal life, but the biggest attraction is Mount McKinley, rising to 6194 meters. The park has more than a million visitors a year primarily coming here because of the excellent opportunities for camping, trekking, mountain biking or whitewater rafting. There is room for all outdoor activities imaginable surrounded by grand nature.
The Kenai Peninsula (Alaska)
The Kenai Peninsula is one of the most popular places in Alaska. The area is a mix of mountains, fiords, ice fields and glaciers. There are many really good paths for trekking in the area, wonderful areas for canoeing and a vast number of camping sites. On the Kenai Peninsula you can experience a fascinating animal life and glaciers more than 80 kilometers long.
The city of Anchorage (Anchorage)
Half of the population in Alaska lives in Anchorage. The city is the opposite to the rest of the state, which primarily consists of wild and rough nature. The city of Anchorage is lively and hectic with lots of traffic and shopping malls. There are quite a few good sights in the city, for instance The Anchorage Historical & Fine Arts Museum, presenting the history, culture and artwork of Alaska. Furthermore there is the Heritage Library Museum, with a fine collection of old tools, old clothing and weapons.
The city of Appomattox. (Appomattox)
Appomattox in Virginia is the place where General Robert E. Lee surrendered to captain Ulysses S. Grant in April 1865, marking the end of the civil war in the United States. The surrender took place in the Appomattox courthouse, which is today a part of a national historical park including old restored buildings and lots of other historical artifacts.
Buckhead (Atlanta)
Buckhead is one of Atlanta's most fashionable quarters with expensive hotels and restaurants, and this is where you will find some of the most beautiful architecture in the city. Here you will find the Brookwood Railway Station from 1917, which is one of the last train palaces in the country. In this area you will also find the Cathedral of Christ the King from 1938, which is also an impressive aesthetic experience.
Downtown (Atlanta)
A large part of Atlanta has been rebuilt after the Civil War, and most of the city center now looks like a modern city, where you, for instance, can visit the headquarters of the famous TV-station CNN. There are still quite a few remains left, though, and Downtown you can find the State Capitol from 1889, one of the most extraordinary historical buildings of this city. It is possible to get a tour of the building, which holds several exhibitions, too.
Sweet Auburn (Atlanta)
For many years Sweet Auburn was a closed town inside the city of Atlanta. This was where the Africans lived, and they weren't allowed to go into the white Atlanta. This is no longer the case, but this part of town is still home to the life and culture of the African Americans, and there are many interesting things to visit. One of them is the African American Panoramic Experience, which has several exhibitions about the history of the area. This is also where you will find the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, built in the honour of Martin Luther King, born here in 1929. Det er muligt at komme på rundtur i Martin Luthers fødehjem.
Charlestown (Boston)
Charlestown is a living museum from the time when the building of ships was the big thing in Boston. In the area you can see several old ships, for instance quite a few war ships from Thomas Jefferson's days. Furthermore you can experience the shipyard itself and the country's first dry dock.
The City of Cambridge College (Boston)
Cambridge is a college town with more than 30.000 students. The area is home to the famous university Harvard, and the beautiful buildings are certainly worth a visit. In the area you will find several cafés, restaurants, bookstores and other shops, and you can spend a lot of time just wandering about enjoying the atmosphere.
The North End quarter (Boston)
In Boston's oldest quarter narrow winding streets and the smell of coffee will surround you pleasantly. This area is home to the most of the city's Italian population, and here you will find lots of little baker's shops, cafés and candy stores. A walk through the area will offer beautiful architectural buildings, which are among the oldest in the country. All in all this is a cozy and charming neighbourhood.

Area and city attractions

• Alaska
• California
• Hawaii
• Rocky Mountains
• Anchorage
• Appomattox
• Atlanta
• Boston
• Chicago
• Denver
• Flagstaff
• Fort Lauderdale
• Honolulu
• Los Angeles
• New Orleans
• New York
• Omaha
• Orlando
• Palm Springs
• Phoenix
• Portland
• San Diego
• San Francisco
• Seattle
• Tripoli
• Washington D.C.

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