Empire State Building

The Empire State Building is an Art Deco skyscraper in downtown Manhattan, New York. Shreve, Lamb & Harmon designed this building and it was completed in 1931. Its name comes from Empire State, nicknamed New York, of unknown origin. The Empire State Building was the tallest building in the world for almost 40 years before the completion of the construction of the North Tower of the World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan in late 1970. After the attacks of September 11, 2001, it was again the tallest building in New York before the New World Trade Center was built in April 2012.

Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park is a national park of America situated in southwestern Utah. The main feature of the park is the Bryce Canyon, which, despite its name, is not a canyon, but a collection of gigantic natural amphitheatres along the east side of the Paunsogunt Plateau. Bryce is distinguished by geological structures, called Hood, formed as a result of frost weathering and water erosion of sedimentary rocks of the river and the lake bed. The red, orange and white colors of the cliffs offer breathtaking views for visitors to the park. In 1850’s, the Bryce Canyon area was settled by Mormon pioneers and was named after Ebenezer Bryce. The park occupies 35,835 acres. Bryce Canyon National Park is much smaller and located at a much higher level than the nearby Zion National Park. Bryce rim ranges from 8000 to 9000 feet.

Zion National Park

Zion National Park is located in southwestern Utah near the city of Springdale. It is an American national park with a distinctive feature of the park with an area of 229 square miles is the Zion Canyon. Zion National Park is 15 miles long and has a depth of up to 2,640 feet. The walls of the canyon are of reddish-brown Navajo sandstone, weathered by the northern fork of the Virgin River. The lowest point in the park is 3666 feet at Cape Kolpits, and the highest is 8,726 feet on Rancho Mountain.

Disneyland Park

Disney Land Park; where dream meets reality. Disneyland Park is originally known as Disneyland, opened on July 17, 1955. It is the first of the two theme parks at the Disneyland Resort. Disneyland Park is situated in Anaheim, California. The park is the only park; completely designed and built under the direct supervision of Walt Disney.

Yosemite National Park

In Miwok, the name “Yosemite” means “killer” which originally referred to the name of a rebel tribe that was driven out of the area and probably destroyed by the Mariposa Battalion. Previously, the area was called “Ahwahnee” which means “big mouth” by native people. It is popular for its gigantic ancient redwoods, as well as for Half Dome, Tunnel View and the iconic panorama of the towering Bridalveil Falls and the granite cliffs of El Capitan. In the village of Yosemite, you’ll find shops, restaurants, accommodations, the Yosemite Museum and the Ansel Adams Gallery, with impressions of the photographer’s famous black and white landscapes.

Alcatraz Island

Alcatraz Island provides a detailed insight into the location of the First Lighthouse and the US West Coast Fortress, the notorious Federal Penitentiary, which has long been closed to the public, and the history of the 18-month occupation by Indians of all tribes. The historic rock also has a natural side: gardens, tidal pools, bird colonies and unrivaled views of the bay.