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Old 04-07-2007, 09:19 AM
 
Location: Long Beach, CA
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I can't believe I forgot - Bryce Canyon. Absolutely awesome


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Old 04-07-2007, 09:48 AM
 
Location: Way on the outskirts of LA LA land.
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I can't think of just one "favorite." I will ditto what others have said about the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, the Grand Tetons, and Mt. Rushmore. I will also add Half Dome, El Capitan, Zion National Park (with numerous landmarks), Devil's Tower, and, because of the historical significance to travelers on the Oregon trail, Laramie Peak in Wyoming, and Chimney Rock in Nebraska (though I've only seen pictures of it).

For man made landmarks, Mt. Rushmore and the Golden Gate bridge probably top my list, but the Space Needle, the St. Louis Arch, the Washington Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, the Alamo, and the Empire State Building are also worth mentioning. Of these, I've only seen the Golden Gate Bridge and Mt. Rushmore in person, but I've seen the others many times in pictures.

Some other neat landmarks of historical significance are the California Missions, though I've only been to a few of them. They were heavily relied upon in the development of California.
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Old 04-07-2007, 12:47 PM
 
Location: Finally escaped from Philly ;-}
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Default The Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island. These are the sites my great grandparents saw when they first came to America. Whenever I see the Statue in person, it brings tears to my eyes.
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Old 04-13-2007, 07:33 AM
 
Location: Philaburbia
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Neat question. I'm torn between the Golden Gate Bridge, the Statue of Liberty, and the "Free Stamp" sculpture in downtown Cleveland ...
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Old 04-13-2007, 07:46 PM
 
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Niagara Falls. It's a multi-sensual experience! Listen to the roar, feel the cool spray, look over the railing and catch the thrill.
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Old 04-13-2007, 08:08 PM
 
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The Old Cooper River Bridge in Charleston SC
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Old 11-07-2013, 09:05 AM
 
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I would say the Statue of Liberty (NYC).
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Old 11-07-2013, 09:21 AM
 
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Shout out for the Gateway Arch!

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Old 11-07-2013, 10:03 AM
 
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Building: Transamerica Pyramid, San Francisco


Cathedral of Learning, Pittsburgh, PA




Bridge: New River Gorge Bridge, Fayetteville, WV




Monument: Gateway Arch, St. Louis




Natural: Watkins Glen State Park, NY



Pedernal Mesa, near Abiquiu, NM


I also have a strange fascination with Chimney Rock in Nebraska, even though I have never been there.
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Old 11-07-2013, 10:35 AM
 
Location: MD's Eastern Shore
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My pick is a little simpler. And since I love the coast and have been up and down the east coast many times by boat as well as car the first thing that came to mind for me when seeing this title is the Cape Hatteras lighthouse in Buxton, NC.
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