INTERESTING PLACES IN THE USA Boston - MA, the city is the port with very important history. It is proud to call itself the birthplace of America, because it remembered for the Boston Tea Party which began the American Revolution in 1775. Boston has the charm of a European city. You can find there a fascinating mix of old setters, Irish, Spanish and Italian immigrants. Cambridge - MA, the city has the same name as one famous English university. Cambridge is the seat of Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Las Vegas – NV, the most important reason why people come to Las Vegas are casinos, games and shows. there are no closing hours in Las Vegas and there are no doors to the casinos. Casinos are open twenty-four hours a day and are designed to moderate accommodation and reasonably priced food which is served to all hours of the day and night. Some keep the guest inside and entertained all the time, most of them offer in expensive and famous casinos are Excalibur, Caesar Palace, The Mirage, Luxor, Hacienda Hotel or the Flamingo. Because of Nevada‟s liberal marriage laws, 1 from 20 of the nation‟s weddings are performed in Las Vegas. The two busiest days for Las Vegas wedding chapels are Valentine‟s Day and New Year‟s Eve. Dallas – TX, it is Texas second largest city in the United States . It is known for its oil industry and cotton market. Dallas is town of sports too (football‟s Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers baseball, Dallas Stars National Hockey League, etc.). The city is also known for its museums and musical activities. The president George Fitzgerald Kennedy was assassinated there in 1963. The John F Kennedy„s Museum displays films, photographs and data recounting that day. Houston – TX, it is an important oil centre and NASA base. New Orleans – LA, it is the major seaport on the Mississippi River. New Orleans was founded by French and the French origins of the town can be seen in the French Quarter. It is known to be the birthplace of jazz, the sounds of live jazz coming out the doors into the early morning hours. There are restaurants specialising in „Creole“ cooking - a hot and spicy mix of French and Spanish dishes. The main attraction for visitors is the city‟s night life – the night clubs, exotic dancers, unique shows, shops, restaurants and bars. Chicago – IL, it has the major gain and livestock markets. It is the third largest city in the USA. It is modern city, city of skyscrapers and the busiest transportation centre of the country - O‟Hare airport. Chicago has been nicknamed the “Windy City” because of the breezes that blow in from the lake. You can find there for example Gallery of modern art, with artistic works of European artists from the turn of the century (statues by Piccasso, etc. ), or Sears tower, the 2nd highest building in the world. San Francisco - CA, it is very well-known city. There you can find for example Alcatraz, super security prison for famous criminals like Al Capone or Mickey Cohen, Berkeley, Californian university, Golden Gate Bridge, etc. San Diego - CA, it is known as “Sport Town USA”. San Diego is America‟s sixth largest city. It is noted for its natural wonders and boasts one of the best year-round climates in the United States. Los Angeles – CA, it is very well-known city. Everybody know Hollywood, centre of the film industry. From the TV, we can know the rich parts of L.A. such as Beverly Hills or Melrose Place. Yellowstone national park - is the largest and best-known park in the USA. It is located in the Rocky Mountains on the territory of Wyoming, Idaho and Montana. It is visited by thousand of people every day. The nature in this park is very diverse. For instance, there is everything from volcanic activity to a variety of forms of nature beauty. The geysers called Old Faithful are the biggest one in this park. It erupts every 10-minute or so wild buffaloes, which are very dangerous. Grand Canyon – of the Colorado River. It is in Arizona and is 217 miles long, 5700 feet deep. Niagara Falls - they are the most famous waterfalls in the world. They are located in the northern New York, state on the border with Canada. Niagara Falls lie about halfway on the Niagara River, which connects Lake Erie and Lake Ontario. They are made up of the American Falls (which belong to the US) and Horseshoe Falls (which belong to Canada). The two waterfalls are divided by Goat Island. The American Falls are also divided into two parts by Luna Island.
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