New york Empire state Building

         No visit to New York City would be complete without a stop at this masterpiece of Art Deco design, and perhaps the most famous office building in the world. From its magnificent lobby — now sporting a re-creation of its original spectacular ceiling mural — to the 86th-floor observatory perched more than 1,000 feet (305 meters) above the city streets, this National Historic Landmark gives visitors plenty to admire.

What to Do

Open past midnight 365 days a year, it’s a romantic spot for a late-night kiss. Take the audio tour tolearn more about everything you can see from the observation deck. The 80th floor is home to the Dare to Dream exhibit, featuring original documents, sketches, reproduction photos and other artefacts that capture the building’s history.

What to See

On a clear day, the view encompasses five states. You’ll get a clear view of many famous New York landmarks such as the Brooklyn Bridge, Times Square, Statue of Liberty, The Hudson and East River, and more. It’s no wonder why this is one of the top places to visit in New York.

Statue of liberty

A stirring symbol of freedom, the Statue of Liberty has been a beacon in New York Harbour since 1886. A gift from the people of France, the Statue was designed by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi and built by Gustave Eiffel.

What to Do

Once on Liberty Island, free National Park Service tours fill in the details about the copper-sheeted masterpiece. For an extra fee, upgrade to a Crown Ticket and go into the statue itself.

What to See

With her torch ablaze more than 300 feet (91.5 meters) above the ground, “Liberty Enlightening theWorld” (the statue’s official name) is only accessible via commercial ferries, which offer amazing vantage points for the perfect vacation snapshot.

Philadelphia

Philadelphia Duck Tour a thrilling way of touring the city including

Liberty bell center:- The majority of the visitors to Independence National Historical Park (mentioned above) line up to see the Liberty Bell, one the park’s most famous attractions that draws more than 2.2 million people per year. See the famously fractured bronze bell and snag a nice view of Independence Hall through the glass windows that look out over the park.

Philadelphia Zoo:- Situated on 42 acres of lush gardens, the Philadelphia Zoo is home to nearly 1,300 animals and over 1.3 million visitors per year. In addition to leading the way in conservation efforts, America’s first zoo features a ton of awesome exhibits, including the new Big Cat Crossing, a 330-foot mesh-engineered overhead passageway that allows lions, tigers, pumas, jaguars and more to stretch their legs and explore different parts of the zoo.

Longwood garden:- Longwood Gardens garners 1.2 million visitors each year with its dazzling displays that elevate horticulture into an art. Longwood boasts 1,077 acres, including 40 indoor and outdoor gardens. In addition, breathtaking holiday arrangements and special displays are hosted throughout the year, along with various seasonal events and concerts.

Washington Fashion Center Pentagon

The Fashion Centre at Pentagon City, commonly known as Pentagon City Mall, is one of the premier shopping malls in the Washington, DC area, located just minutes from the nation’s capital and convenient to the Pentagon City Metro station. This upscale mall includes 170 stores including Macy’s, Nordstrom, Ann Taylor, Bailey Banks & Biddle, Banana Republic, Coach, Guess, Talbots, Swarovski Crystal Gallery and Williams-Sonoma. There is a food court and full-service restaurants include L & N Seafood Grill, Ruby Tuesday, and the Grill.

The Pentagon City Mall is located within walking distance of the Pentagon, several hotels, office buildings and restaurants. The Mall regularly hosts a number of community and signature events including Holiday Shopping Night Out and Indulge.

Smithsonian Museum

Glimpse the 1903 Wright Flyer, run your hands over moon rock and experience the larger-than- life world of aviation and space travel at theNational Air and Space Museum. Since opening on the National Mall in 1976, this hub of all things flight has educated and inspired future generations of pilots and astronauts from around the world. The museum(along with its second location, the Udvar-Hazy Center, in Chantilly, Va.) contains the largest and most significant collection of aviation and space artifacts in the world. All components of human flight are on display, including related art and archival materials.

The museum is located on Independence Avenue at 6th Street SW, and admission is always free. Regular hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., but the museum stays open until 7:30 p.m. during its extended spring and summer hours (check website for specific dates).

The easiest way to reach the museum is via Metrorail or Metrobus. The closest Metro stop is Smithsonian, on the Blue and Orange lines. The 32, 34 and 36 Metrobus routes will all take you to the National Mall, which you can explore in full once you’ve experienced the Air and Space Museum’s wonders. The facility is handicap-accessible.

  •  Orientation city tour of Washington.
  • Guided tour of the Capitol Building
Niagara Falls

Ready to “explore the roar”?  The Niagara Falls Maid of the Mist tour takes visitors on an excursion into the basin of Niagara Falls State Park’s Horseshoe Falls. Generations of Niagara Falls visitors have named the Maid of the Mist tour as one of the highlights of their trip.

A favourite Niagara Falls State Park attraction for more than 150 years, the journey begins at the Observation Tower, where guests don a souvenir rain poncho and board the double-deck Maid of the Mist tour boat.  From there, the dramatic passage ferries past the base of the American Falls, and on to the basin of Horseshoe Falls, through roiling waterfall whitewater and massive rock formations. The Maid of the Mist returns guests to shore with newfound appreciation of the power and grandeur of Niagara Falls.

Tickets for Maid of the Mist are available separately, and as part of the value-added Niagara Falls USA Discovery Pass.

Visit Cave of the Winds, George Discover Center and Niagara Aquarium

The Cave of the Winds is the experience showcased in so many Thompson’s Water Seal commercials.This tour takes visitors via elevator to the level of the Niagara River where you’re invited to walk right up to Bridal Veil Falls. You are guaranteed to get wet. On a windy day, you’re likely to be soaked from the experience.

If you’re planning on experiencing many ticketed attractions at Niagara Falls, consider getting a USA Discovery Pass. The ticket can save you significant money and with the ticket you get unlimited trolley rides around the park.

IMAX Movie show

What do you do with bored twins and teens around Niagara that lasts for over an hour and is a good value for your dollar. The IMAX Theatre in Niagara Falls. And as a bonus there is a Niagara Daredevil Gallery that the kids learned all about the Famous “Going Over Niagara in a Barrel phenomena.

The Snack bar was a little pricey but in comparison to some of the over Niagara Falls activities relatively cheap.

And the Multi-Flavoured Popcorn topping was a hit with the Kids also.

The Movie was “Mysteries of the Great Lakes, and I was amazed at the beauty of my home and surrounding area.