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Place State  Attraction Ages
Hoover Dam Nevada Landmark Ages 6 & Up
Plimoth Plantation Massachusetts Historic Site All Ages
Monterey Bay Aquarium California Zoo/Aquarium All Ages
Nantucket Massachusetts Hiking/Biking Route All Ages
Mackinac Island Michigan Hiking/Biking Route All Ages
Redwood National and State Parks California Natural Attraction All Ages
Gettysburg National Military Park Pennsylvania Historic Site Ages 6 & Up
Alcatraz Island California Landmark Ages 8 & Up
The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Colorado Tour All Ages
Mystic Seaport Connecticut Museum Ages 6 & Up
Cable Cars California Tour All Ages
Alaska Marine Highway Alaska Tour All Ages
Rocky Mountain National Park Colorado Activity Ages 8 & Up
Crater Lake National Park Oregon Hiking/Biking Route Ages 8 & Up
Gold Country California Historic Site Ages 6 & Up
Mississippi River Cruises Missouri Tour All Ages
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park Arizona Activity Ages 6 & Up
The USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor Hawaii Historic Site Ages 8 & Up
Acadia National Park Maine Activity Ages 8 & Up
Arches National Park Utah Natural Attraction All Ages
Devils Tower National Monument Wyoming Natural Attraction All Ages
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks California Natural Attraction All Ages
Winchester Mystery House California Museum Ages 4 & Up
The Corn Palace South Dakota Museum All Ages
Castillo de San Felipe del Morro Puerto Rico Landmark All Ages
Grand Canyon National Park Arizona Natural Attraction All Ages
Williamsburg, Jamestown & Yorktown Virginia Theme Park All Ages
Philadelphia Pennsylvania Historic Site All Ages
Wall Drug Store South Dakota Museum All Ages
Puako Petroglyph Archaeological District Hawaii Historic Site Ages 6 & Up
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Hawaii Natural Attraction Ages 6 & Up
Niagara Falls Ontario Natural Attraction All Ages
Lancaster County Pennsylvania Historic Site All Ages
Cedar Point Amusement Park Ohio Theme Park Ages 10 & Up
Lexington and Concord Massachusetts Historic Site Ages 6 & Up
Baseball Hall of Fame New York Museum Ages 6 & Up
Orchard House Massachusetts Historic Site Ages 6 & Up
Petrified Forest & Painted Desert Arizona Natural Attraction All Ages
Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site Georgia Historic Site Ages 6 & Up
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame & Museum Ohio Museum Ages 6 & Up
Carlsbad Caverns New Mexico Natural Attraction Ages 6 & Up
NASCAR Classic Florida Sports Venue Ages 4 & Up
Everglades National Park Florida Natural Attraction Ages 6 & Up
Coney Island New York Theme Park Ages 8 & Up
Victoria Clipper Washington Tour All Ages
Fenway Park Massachusetts Sports Venue Ages 6 & Up
San Diego Zoo California Zoo/Aquarium All Ages
John F. Kennedy Space Center Florida Landmark Ages 4 & Up
Hearst Castle California Landmark Ages 8 & Up
Newport's Mansions Rhode Island Historic Site Ages 8 & Up
Art Institute of Chicago Illinois Museum Ages 4 & Up
Santa Cruz Boardwalk California Theme Park All Ages
Boston Common Massachusetts Historic Site All Ages
Assateague Island National Seashore Virginia Natural Attraction All Ages
El Yunque Puerto Rico Park/Garden All Ages
Hollywood California Landmark Ages 8 & Up
Sedona Arizona Activity Ages 8 & Up
Denali National Park Alaska Hiking/Biking Route Ages 10 & Up
National Air and Space Museum District of Columbia Museum All Ages
The Exploratorium California Museum All Ages
Graceland Tennessee Landmark Ages 6 & Up
American Museum of Natural History New York Museum All Ages
Yosemite National Park California Hiking/Biking Route Ages 8 & Up
Metropolitan Museum of Art New York Museum Ages 6 & Up
National Museum of the American Indian District of Columbia Museum Ages 6 & Up
Yellowstone National Park Wyoming Hiking/Biking Route All Ages
Wright Brothers National Memorial North Carolina Museum Ages 4 & Up
Golden Gate Bridge California Landmark Ages 6 & Up
The Alamo Texas Historic Site Ages 4 & Up
FDR Hyde Park New York Historic Site Ages 5 & Up
Canyon de Chelly Arizona Natural Attraction Ages 8 & Up
Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum Missouri Historic Site Ages 8 & Up
Dinosaur Valley Texas Natural Attraction All Ages
Cahokia Mounds Illinois Historic Site Ages 6 & Up
Lincoln Trail Indiana Tour Ages 5 & Up
Edison Historic Site New Jersey Historic Site Ages 6 & Up
Black Heritage Trail Massachusetts Landmark All Ages
Mount Rushmore National Memorial South Dakota Landmark All Ages
Alabama's Civil Rights Trail Alabama Historic Site Ages 8 & Up
Santa Monica Beach California Beach All Ages
St. John, USVI U.S. Virgin Islands Beach Ages 6 & Up
Mauna Kea Hawaii Natural Attraction Ages 10 & Up
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Wisconsin Activity Ages 8 & Up
Stockyards Museum Texas Museum All Ages
Vieques Puerto Rico Beach Ages 4 & Up
Appalachian Trail, White Mountain National Forest New Hampshire Hiking/Biking Route Ages 8 & Up
The Nashville Music Scene Tennessee Museum Ages 6 & Up
Kentucky Derby Kentucky Sports Venue Ages 4 & Up
La Brea Tar Pits and Page Museum California Museum Ages 5 & Up
Mall of America Minnesota Market All Ages
Notre Dame Indiana Sports Venue Ages 6 & Up
Wrigley Field Illinois Sports Venue Ages 4 & Up
Ellis Island New York Landmark Ages 6 & Up
Bronx Zoo Wildlife Conservation Park New York Zoo/Aquarium All Ages
Brooklyn Bridge New York Landmark Ages 6 & Up
International Spy Museum District of Columbia Museum Ages 6 & Up
Griffith Observatory California Landmark Ages 6 & Up
Biscayne National Park Florida Beach Ages 8 & Up
Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens California Park/Garden Ages 6 & Up
Franklin Institute Science Museum Pennsylvania Museum Ages 4 & Up
Statue of Liberty New York Landmark Ages 6 & Up