With Independence Day just around the corner, us staffers at TripAdvisor’s U.S. headquarters near Boston, Massachusetts are gearing up for our long weekend getaways. While our hometown is an excellent spot to celebrate the Fourth of July and learn more about American history, the upcoming holiday has inspired a discussion of the many significant landmarks located from sea to shining sea. In the spirit of fun, can you identify the three historic U.S. landmarks in the photos below?
Mystery Landmark #1 – Welcome to America
Nearly half of all Americans can trace their heritage back through this symbolic New York City landmark, which is ranked #41 out of 822 area attractions on TripAdvisor. Answer: click here.
Mystery Landmark #2 – To Infinity and Beyond Less than an hour east of Orlando, Florida, this center has been the launch site for every U.S. venture into space for nearly five decades. Answer: click here.
Mystery Landmark #3 – Presidential Pride
Modeled after the Parthenon, this Washington, D.C. memorial was built in honor of the 16th President of the United States and was also the site of Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech in 1963. Answer: click here.
What U.S. landmarks make you proud to be an American? What do you think are the most patriotic destinations for celebrating Independence Day? Leave a comment below and let us know!