Tourism in the United States is a large industry that serves millions of international and domestic tourists every year. Tourists visit the US to see natural wonders, cities, historic landmarks and entertainment venues.
Urban tourism in the US grew rapidly during the late 19th and early 20th century. By the 1850’s, tourism in the United States was well established as both a cultural activity and as an industry. By the 1890s, all major US cities were attracting a large number of tourists and by 1915, city touring had marked significant shifts in the way Americans perceived, organized and moved.
The democratization of travel occurred during the early 20th century when the automobile revolutionized travel. Similarly, air travel revolutionized travel during 1945-1969, contributing greatly to tourism in the United States.
Main Tourist Destinations
The U.S. is a country of 50 states covering a vast swath of North America, with Alaska in the northwest and Hawaii extending the nation’s presence into the Pacific Ocean.Other than the 48 coextensive states that involve the center scopes of the landmass, the United States incorporates the province of Alaska, at the northwestern outrageous of North America, and the island territory of Hawaii, in the mid-Pacific Ocean. The commensurate states are limited on the north by Canada, on the east by the Atlantic Ocean, on the south by the Gulf of Mexico and Mexico, and on the west by the Pacific Ocean. The United States is the fourth biggest nation on the planet in territory. The national capital is Washington, which is coextensive with the District of Columbia, the government capital area made in 1790.
The Grand Canyon is situated in northern Arizona and is one of the extraordinary vacation spots in the United States. Cut more than a few million years by the Colorado River, the ravine accomplishes a profundity of over 1.6 km and 446 km in length. The Grand Canyon isn't the most profound or the longest gully on the planet yet the mind-boggling size and its complicated and vivid scene offers guest fantastic vistas that are unmatched all through the world.