Top 100 Tourist Attractions in America — #46-50

Here are Gary’s choices for the Top 100 tourist attractions in the United States of America. The best of the hundreds of popular places to visit in the USA are presented in descending order.

Several historic sites combine with several natural areas in this group of attractions.

50. Mammoth Cave National Park, Cave City, KY — One of the world’s premier cave destinations, this park preserves perhaps the largest underground cavern system in the world.

Inside Mammoth Cave

49. Taos Pueblo, Taos, NM — High in the Sangre Cristo Mountains is a Native American village which is still occupied and run by Native Americans. It has been recognized as a World Heritage Site.

San Geronimo Church, Taos Pueblo

48. Chaco Culture National Historical Park, New Mexico — This complex of villages, now in ruins, was a major focus of the Pueblo Indians for hundreds of years.

Chaco Culture Ruins

47. Canyonlands National Park, Moab, UT — This extensive park is actually composed of three (3) separate but related districts. The remarkable canyons were formed by the erosive action of the Colorado and Green Rivers.

Green River View

46. Saguaro National Park, Tucson, AZ — This national park preserves numerous stands of the Giant Saguaro Cactus, the largest of its kind in the world. Saguaro is composed of two districts.

Saguaro National Park

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