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5 top places to visit in the USA

The USA is a huge place, and whilst ideally you’d want to visit it all so you can scratch off your entire Scratch Map USA, there are one or two places that you might want to bump to the top of your list and visit first. Just in case your budget or calendar doesn’t allow you time to visit everywhere just yet. So if you’re planning a trip soon, here are 5 top places to visit in the USA.

New York
The Big Apple is renowned around the world for it’s museums, theaters and restaurants. There’s plenty to see in the way of tourist attractions too; iconic landmarks and skyscrapers and when it gets too crowded, you can escape into Central Park from some peace and quiet. It has been the setting of many famous novels and films and it’s easy to see why people fall in love with this buzzing cosmopolitan city.

2. Grand Canyon
This huge natural wonder attracts millions of visitors every year and you can see why. A massive canyon of breathtaking natural beauty in northern Arizona and definitely one for the bucket list.

3. San Francisco
San Fran is a city bursting with culture. It boasts incredible sights, world class cuisine and a lively night life scene. Amongst it’s many famous sites to visit are Alcatraz, Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman’s Wharf. And don’t forget to take a ride on the cable cars for the true San Francisco experience.

4. Las Vegas
A trip to Las Vegas is an experience like no other. Renowned for it’s casinos, luxury hotels and extravagant shows, this desert city has plenty to entertain kids young and old.

5. Maui
Not as famous as the Big Island Hawaii but a gentler, quieter holiday destination with idyllic beaches and impressive wildlife. A great destination for snorkeling with sea turtles.

If you’e planning on taking a trip to the USA soon, why not take in a few destinations at once, and take your Scratch Map USA Travel Edition with you along for the ride. You can scratch off the destinations you’ve visited as you go and create your own personal travel record.