Welcome to Attractions in America web site, an online resource where you can review for things to do while traveling or ideas for a day or weekend excursion. The U.S. is a versatile country filled with a multitude of places to see. Attractions, tours, historical monuments, beaches, islands, museums, dining, unique out of the way places, and so much more.
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Bring your family and see Father Flanagan's vision for changing the way America cares for children, families and communities at the world-famous Village of Boys Town! We offer many FREE family attractions, a museum, beautiful gardens and more.
Visit the web site for photos, history and more details.
Photo courtesy of Boys Town
Cane River Creole National Historical Park features the popular Oakland Plantation and outbuildings of the Magnolia Plantation.
Grounds of both sites are open from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. daily, and self-guiding maps are available on-site. A guided tour of the Oakland Plantation main house is conducted by a ranger every day at 1:00 p.m. Depending on staff levels, more tours may be available. Please call us 318 356-8441 for more information.
Cane River Creole National Historical Park is located within the Cane River National Heritage Area. The entire family can spend the afternoon at Cane River Creole National Historical Park visiting 18 acres of historical sites, forts and museums.
Visit the Cane River Creole National Historical Park web site for information on park location, how to get there, operating hours, activities, facilities, park history and more.
Address of the Oakland Plantation
4386 Highway 494 Natchez, La 71456
Address of the Magnolia Plantation
5549 Highway 119 Derry, La 71416
Pictured is an overseers house at Oakland Plantation: An overseer was responsible for management of the plantation’s laborers, stock, land, and tools. The overseer's residence at Oakland was constructed in 1861 by enslaved labor for an overseer named Seneca Pace. Pace kept a daily journal of work and weather at Oakland.
Photo Credit: Nps/Photo
The seals and sea lions have taken over this area and bask on the beach after a day of feeding. A definite put on your list for the entire family, a free attraction popular attraction for visitors from all over the world.
Splendid views, wildlife and parks for a day of picnicking. Our number one pick for things to do in La Jolla sightseeing. No fee to enjoy the view.
If you are looking to do some sightseeing in San Diego and want to visit one of the most beautiful beaches in the Area, then the La Jolla coast will not disappoint. Wildlife, the ocean, shopping and more in one beautiful area.
Davey’s Locker is the most popular option for those who are looking for whale watching excursions in southern California. Thousands of whales viewed each season and beautiful coastline combines to make a world renowned whale watching destination.
The same pristine habitat that draws whales and dolphin supports amazing inshore and offshore fisheries year round. Along with general admission whale watching and deep sea fishing excursions, Davey’s Locker provides charter fishing boats, and private boat rentals for fishing and whale watching excursions for all size groups.
A perfect memorable outing for the entire family or tourist destination for fishing and whale and dolphin watching off the coast of California.
Visit the web site for more information, details and how to book a great day in Newport Beach.
The East Brother Light Station Victorian Dinner, Bed and Breakfast Inn in Richmond, California is more than a bed and breakfast, they provide gourmet meals with menu changes in the Spring, Summer, Winter and Fall.
This charming island lighthouse historical landmark hosts:
Lighthouse History Buffs Day Trips
Unique Wedding Venue
Family Reunions or Anniversary Parties
Business or Social Meetings / Retreats
The East Brother Light Station was built in 1873 as an aid to mariners in the San Pablo/San Francisco Bays. After many years as an automated station, and under threat of destruction and replacement with a light on a pole in the middle of the island, the facility was taken over by a non-profit 501 c3 California Corporation under license from the US Coast Guard.
Visit their web site for more information on reservations, volunteer opportunities, to signup for their free newsletter, and more details on the day trips.
Be sure to stop by the gift shop to pick up a miniature sculpture of your favorite.
Visit the North Dakota Tourism web site more more details on this whimsical and unique roadside attraction.
Freemont street is home to the famous neon musuem, various shopping choices and dining venues and is one of the most popular attractions in Downtown Las Vegas.
Freemont street offers a great bargain for those who are looking for free no cost entertainment for the entire family.
Free things to do in Las Vegas.
Are you planning your holiday party or just looking for a unique venue to host your next event? Madame Tussauds Hollywood is THE Hollywood experience! Talk to us about lifting the velvet ropes for your next event.
15 is definitely more fun than one! Let our group sales department plan the perfect Hollywood outing customized for your group. "Celebrity" sightings are guaranteed.
Visit the web site to get directions, opening times, and maps of Madame Tussauds Hollywood - you'll find us right next to the Walk of Fame.
The mission is an architectural masterpiece where visitors can marvel at the beauty inside and out.
They offer guided tours or tourists can walk about on their own, the mission sponsors events, a mission school and conducts services. This is a free attraction and a must see while visiting Tucson, Arizona.
Visit the web site for complete information and photos of this Arizona Landmark.
Photo courtesy of Photos of California and beyond