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Hi, everybody! Welcome back to Top Words. My name is Alisha, and today we're gonna be talking about the top 10 tourist attractions in the US. So, let's go!
1. Disney World's Magic Kingdom
Okay, the first place is Disney World's Magic Kingdom.
Disney World's Magic Kingdom is in Florida.
In a sentence, I'm going to Disney World Magic Kingdom with my family this summer.
2. Disneyland Park
The next expression, next expression, the next tourist location is Disneyland Park, or just Disneyland. this is the California, Anaheim, California is home to Disneyland. That's the Disneyland that I grew up going to, actually. Yeah, a very very popular tourist attraction, very popular with families with young children; right across the street from California Adventure.
In a sentence, I want to meet Mickey Mouse at Disneyland Park.
I went to Disneyland several times with my family when I was growing up.
3. Statue of Liberty
The next one is the Statue of Liberty.
The Statue of Liberty is in New York City, it's a very very famous tall greenish colored statue donated from France.
In a sentence, I visited the Statue of Liberty when I was about 14 years old with my family.
4. Fisherman's Wharf
The next popular tourist attraction is Fisherman's Wharf. Fisherman's Wharf is a popular, like, market, fish selling location in San Francisco. So you can go there for fresh seafood, it's really famous for that. You can shop around in that area.
In a sentence, we're gonna go to Fisherman's Wharf this weekend, do you want to come?
5. The Golden Gate Bridge
The next tourist attraction is the Golden Gate Bridge.
Golden Gate Bridge is also in California, in San Francisco, it features in the opening credits to Full House, I think, actually, so it's really really familiar for a lot of people around the world.
In a sentence, I drove over the Golden Gate Bridge last weekend.
6. Lake Mead National Recreation Area
The next tourist location is Lake Mead. I guess the official title is Lake Mead National Recreation Area. the cool thing is about Lake Mead is that, like, there's, of course, water in the lake, but the size of the lake it's all rock, it's like this red rock red and white rocks that, like, just go up and, like, form cliffs on the sides of the lake. It's really really beautiful, actually. We can water-ski and stuff like that there, hike around, too. Really cool.
So in a sentence, I think that Lake Mead is a beautiful tourist attraction.
7. Mountain Rushmore
So the next popular tourist location is Mount Rushmore.
Mount Rushmore is in South Dakota, and the reason that it's famous is because there are the faces of presidents carved into the mountain, so this is a really popular place to go and take pictures.
In a sentence, I went on a trip to Mount Rushmore with my class in junior high school.
8. Niagara Falls
The next popular tourist location is Niagara Falls.
Niagara Falls is a really really famous tourist location, but it's not a natural waterfall, it's actually a dam. So Niagara Falls is in upstate New York, and yeah, it's really popular just because it's huge, it's like a huge waterfall. People can, like, take rafting trips down this thing, I think.
So in a sentence, I have never been to Niagara Falls. True.
9. Times Square
The next place is very very famous, Times Square. Times Square is like one of the central tourist locations in New York City. It's that place that you see in all the movies where there are all the billboards and signs and the bright lights, it's like that quintessential; quintessential means like the heart of something, or like the main example of something, that's quintessential. So Times Square is like the quintessential, like, tourist place in New York City.
In a sentence, the lights in Times Square are so bright it seems like day even at night.
10. Pikes Place Market
The next place is Pikes Place Market, this is a really famous place in Seattle, in Seattle, Washington. Pikes Place Market, similar to Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco, is a place where you can buy a lot of fresh fish. There's also a really really famous thing they do there where, like, the sellers will throw fish like over customers like as people buy them.
Make sure you eat some fresh fish at Pikes Place Market.
You can see fish sellers throwing fish to each other at Pikes Place Market.
Alright! So those are 10 tourist attractions in America. Have you been, or do you know of any other big tourist attractions in America? Let us know in a comment. Thanks very much for watching, and please be sure to LIKE and subscribe, if you have not already. We will see you again soon for more fun stuff. Bye!