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SEATTLE

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Food & EntertainmentLeisure ActivityBuildings & ArchitechtureBeaches & Waterfront

Seattle is the largest city in the state of Washington. It is also one of the most popular ones, with a considerable influence on pop culture and a huge millennial fan base. Whether you know the city because of pictures of the Space Needle that you’ve seen online or because of its massive music scene, the fact remains: You need to visit the Emerald City at least once in your life. 

The Seattle cuisine is heavily influenced by seafood, which is why you have to try the salmon and shellfish while there. In addition, teriyaki, the tasty Japanese dish, enjoys a...

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Pike Place Market, Seattle

Pike Place Market

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Space Needle, Seattle

Space Needle

 482   325
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Seattle Aquarium, Seattle

Seattle Aquarium

 226   58
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Kerry Park, Seattle

Kerry Park

 125   68
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Discovery Park, Seattle

Discovery Park

 195   92
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TORONTO

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Toronto, the capital of Ontario in Canada, is a mishmash of different cultures and a must-see for art and history lovers. What you’ll love about this fun-filled city is that there’s something to see on every street corner. Whether it is a museum, a theater, a cafe, or a trendy restaurant, there’s no end to the experiences you can have in Toronto.

Niagara Falls is the most breathtaking sight in all of Toronto and deserves all of its hype. Located between Ontario and the state of New York, this trio of waterfalls is a sight to see. Visible from boat tours...

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Casa Loma, Toronto

Casa Loma

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Distillery District, Toronto

Distillery District

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Graffiti Alley, Toronto

Graffiti Alley

 86   97
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Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto

Royal Ontario Museum

 121   53
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Toronto Zoo, Toronto

Toronto Zoo

 350   22
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SAN FRANCISCO

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Situated in Northern California along the West Coast of the United States, San Francisco is a must-see tourist destination for all the people visiting California. With its abundance of natural parks, museums, and historical sites, there is no shortage of things to do in San Francisco. It is a melting pot of different art forms, ethnic groups, and cultures, made evident by the shops and stores that you’ll see gracing Pier 39, Ghirardelli Square, and Chinatown.

Most people know San Francisco as the city of the Golden Gate Bridge. The iconic orange bridge suspended over the blue waters of the San...

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Union Square, San Francisco

Union Square

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Coit Tower, San Francisco

Coit Tower

 30   191
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Cartoon Art Museum, San Francisco

Cartoon Art Museum

 12   203
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Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco

Golden Gate Bridge

 317   1287
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Exploratorium, San Francisco

Exploratorium

 52   25
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CHICAGO

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Chicago, the city bordering Lake Michigan in northeastern Illinois, isn’t your typical run-of-the-mill metropolis. It’s home to many innovators and great thinkers, which is something you’ll see reflected in its local art and environment. 

While it’s the parks that Chicago is most famous for, it’s the skyscrapers that first draw your attention to this city. If you’re interested in modern architecture, you should definitely visit Chicago. Its slew of close-knitted skyscrapers will definitely impress you with its concrete jungle vibe. You’ll be surprised to learn that Chicago started the modern architecture movement with the first skyscraper in the world — the...

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Navy Pier, Chicago

Navy Pier

 415   256
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Millennium Park, Chicago

Millennium Park

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Grant Park, Chicago

Grant Park

 234   324
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Lincoln Park, Chicago

Lincoln Park

 341   459
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Adler Planetarium, Chicago

Adler Planetarium

 95   63
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LOS ANGELES

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Los Angeles, the charming metropolis in Southern California located at the edge of the Pacific Ocean, is a melting pot of different cultures and traditions. It is famous worldwide for its affiliation to old and new Hollywood, a wide variety of beaches, and a range of museums to attract history buffs from all over the world. 

There is an unbelievable number of things to do in Los Angeles. From observing historical oddities to partying away your nights in the glitzy nightlife of the City of Angels, you’ll never have a single dull moment here. In fact, you haven’t gotten an authentic...

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Hollywood Sign, Los Angeles

Hollywood Sign

 247   96
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Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles

Griffith Observatory

 352   198
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Los Angeles City Hall, Los Angeles

Los Angeles City Hall

 253   210
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Little Tokyo, Los Angeles

Little Tokyo

 257   23
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Six Flags Magic Mountain, Los Angeles

Six Flags Magic Mountain

 22   27
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BOSTON

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The city of Boston must be on top of your bucket list if you're a history buff. The classic architecture featured at every nook and cranny combined with an abundance of historical sites makes Boston a must-visit city. The 2.5 mile Freedom Trail connects some of the most significant locations the city has to offer. From the Park Street Church, Paul Revere House, Granary Burying Ground, Bunker Hill Monument, Kings Chapel, and Faneuil Hall, Boston is teeming with historical sites that will leave you amazed. 

When talking about seafood, there is no way one can fail to mention Boston. Offering a...

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Granary Burying Ground, Boston

Granary Burying Ground

 60   25
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Boston Children's Museum, Boston

Boston Children's Museum

 45   27
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Old State House, Boston

Old State House

 67   21
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Old North Church, Boston

Old North Church

 161   36
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Boston Common, Boston

Boston Common

 247   15
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NEW ORLEANS

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Nicknamed the Crescent City, New Orleans is located between the Mississippi River and Lake Pontchartrain and is shaped by the waterways. With the unique blend of tasteful music, artsy locals, world-class gastronomy, tropical climate, and eclectic social life, New Orleans draws over 17 million visitors each year. 

The people of New Orleans have always been innovative. While it may be due to the city's isolation from the surrounding land, it brought Creole cuisine, gospel music, and jazz funerals into existence. New Orleans boasts a distinct blend of African-American, French, and Spanish cultures. The French Quarter is the city's most famous district....

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Bourbon Street, New Orleans

Bourbon Street

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Jackson Square, New Orleans

Jackson Square

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City Park, New Orleans

City Park

 146   45
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French Quarter, New Orleans

French Quarter

 642   119
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Garden District, New Orleans

Garden District

 156   299
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VANCOUVER

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Leisure ActivityBeaches & Waterfront

Vancouver is a major city in western Canada, located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia. As the most populous city in the province, the 2016 census recorded 631,486 people in the city, up from 603,502 in 2011. The Greater Vancouver area had a population of 2,463,431 in 2016, making it the third-largest metropolitan area in Canada. Vancouver has the highest population density in Canada, with over 5,400 people per square kilometre, which makes it the fifth-most densely populated city with over 250,000 residents in North America, behind New York City, Guadalajara, San Francisco, and Mexico City.

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Canada Place, Vancouver

Canada Place

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Vancouver Aquarium, Vancouver

Vancouver Aquarium

 243   14
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Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver

Vancouver Art Gallery

 249   10
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Vancouver Lookout, Vancouver

Vancouver Lookout

 26   16
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Gastown, Vancouver

Gastown

 311   33
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NEW YORK

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New York City, affectionately known as the Big Apple, is a bustling metropolis located at the intersection of the Hudson River and the Atlantic Ocean. It is famous for its place in pop culture history and being a tourist hotspot. When you think of New York City, an image of glittering billboards comes to mind, but that’s not all there is in this iconic city.

The first thing you’ll notice when you visit New York is its awesomely diverse culture. Some experts claim up to 800 different languages are spoken in this city, and 37% of its population comprises foreigners. With...

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Brooklyn Bridge, New York

Brooklyn Bridge

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Bryant Park, New York

Bryant Park

 151   163
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One World Trade Center, New York

One World Trade Center

 198   64
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The High Line, New York

The High Line

 48   122
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Manhattan, New York

Manhattan

 490   1117
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MIAMI

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The subtropical city of Miami, often referred to as Florida's most colourful city, is an amalgamation of diverse cultures, boasting art, nature, entertainment, and a food scene worth exploring. The city of Miami attracts tourists and beach bums from around the world. Miles and miles of warm shoreline, beautiful and friendly locals, fantastic weather year-round, and a fun and exciting nightlife are some of the reasons why thousands of holiday-goers opt for Miami every year. 

Miami is home to the most stunning g turquoise beaches, paralleled by warm, golden sand and palm trees, offering a welcome respite from the scorching sun...

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South Beach, Miami

South Beach

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Bayfront Park, Miami

Bayfront Park

 135   45
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Ocean Drive, Miami

Ocean Drive

 269   173
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Miami Beach, Miami

Miami Beach

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Hialeah, Miami

Hialeah

 173   1
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