America has over 10,000 cities, towns, and villages. The following is a list
of ten of the most notable.
- Boston - The capital of Massachusetts retains much of
its colonial charm, but is kept young by its multitudes of students.
- Chicago - The "Windy City", bustling heart of the Midwest,
transportation hub of the nation, notable for its large number of architectural
gems and massive skyscrapers.
- Houston - Home of NASA and Museum of Natural Science. It is the biggest city in Texas and one of the biggest in the country.
- Los Angeles
- The home of Hollywood and the film industry, palm-fringed Los Angeles
offers mountains, beaches, sunshine and everything else visitors look to
find in California.
- Miami - Miami is home to one of
the greatest beaches in the country, and has a mix of sun-seeking northerners
and immigrants from Latin America and the Caribbean seeking a chance to
make it in the US.
- New Orleans - Despite a devastating hurricane, "the Big
Easy" is still famous for its atmospheric French Quarter and annual Mardi
- New York - America's largest city,
with world-class cuisine, unparalleled arts offerings, one of the most diverse
populations on the planet, and a great many other highlights. Both a symbol
of the country and intensely international.
- San Francisco - One of the
most photogenic cities in the world, idiosyncratic San Francisco offers
a diverse array of attractions, and is a popular gateway to the California
coast and Yosemite National Park.
- Seattle - This green and rainy city is known for its
trend-setting cultural scene and the business presence of international
- Washington (D.C.) - The national capital, home to America's
most grand public buildings as well as a thriving multi-cultural community.
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