Alcatraz Island is the first US built fort located on the West Coast. This island is opulent in history, and there is a natural bounty to the Rock such as bird colonies, gardens, tide pools and bay views. Alcatraz Island has a unique part in the history of America. Most are aware of this place as an inescapable federal prison that has the worst racketeers, gangsters, and kidnappers. Alcatraz has a great history after and before its term, and the history includes wayward soldiers, civil war era traitor’s detention and then the American Indian activists. Alcatraz was a firsthand history and now a part of the Golden gate national recreation area.
Castello di Amorosa is one of the American top-notch historical sites located in the heart of Napa Valley at Calistoga, California. It is an authentic 13th-century medieval castle, also one of the only Tuscan styled castle that can be found in the country. Dario Sattui, the fourth generational Italian winemaker, and entrepreneur build the castle after his great- grandfather who migrated directly from Italy to California and started an outstanding winery in San Francisco. Dario Sattui spent over fourteen years to build the Castello di Amorosa. However, despite the medieval architecture and structure of the castle, it one of the tourist’s prime attraction in Napa Valley for its finest winery and wine tasting tours that operate throughout the year. The castle is producing twenty-five hundred liters of wine per year, and it is sold directly to the customers within the premises of the castle, not outside the castle.
Gillette is the county seat of Campbell County and a city in the United States. Gillette area was formerly referred to as the Donkey Town and later was referred as a tent town. This community earned its name after Edward Gillett, a local surveyor then. This was the time the area in 1891 was platted, and the lots were sold. In the same year, the railroad arrived, and after a span of time, the community here started to prosper and also develop, but after the railroad extension was done beyond Gillette, the community declined.
Jackson is located in the Teton County, Wyoming. It is a town in the Jackson Hole valley, United States. The population at the 2010 census was 9,577, showing an increase from 8,647 population in 2000. It is a large town in this county seat.
Utah’s Capitol building is strategically positioned on a hill overlooking the downtown. Salt Lake City is an elegant architectural masterpiece. This building is set over 40 acres and has beautifully maintained, well-sculpted lawns, flowerbeds, trees, and shrubs. Yoshino cherry trees from the south steps can be viewed. From the front steps, a spectacular view of the Wasatch and Oquirrh Mountains can be seen and below the Salt Lake City.
The Glen Canyon Dam is on the famous Colorado River, NE Ariz., at the height of 710 ft (216 m) high and is 1,560 ft (475 m) long. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation’s key unit of the Colorado River storage project is the largest concrete dams in the world. This dam was built in 1963 and was dedicated in 1966 to power-generation facilities to control the upper Colorado flow and its tributaries flow, and since 1964 it produces hydroelectricity.
Devils Tower is in the northwest end of the Black Hills, on the border of the Wyoming side. Devils Tower has a huge geological deposit of igneous rock. It projects in a consistent fashion from the earth, a feature that gives rise to many public appeal and legends. The Devils Tower, located near Belle Fourche River is a part of the Black Hills Mountain.
Horseshoe Bend is a meander of the Colorado River in a horseshoe-shape located in the United States, near the town of Page, Arizona. Horseshoe Bend is at a distance of 5 miles (8.0 km) downstream from the Lake Powell and Glen Canyon Dam within Glen Canyon National Recreation Area for nearly 4 miles (6.4km) to the southwest of Page.
EMP, Experience Music Project was the name given earlier and later until November 2016; it was referred to as EMP Museum. This is a non-profit museum founded in 2000 by Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder dedicating to contemporary pop culture as the Experience Music Project. Right from that time, MoPOP, the Museum of Pop Culture, has organized exhibits in dozens and almost 17 of them have toured internationally and across the US.
There are many educational institutions that you can find in the world. However, some of the best ones are located in the United States. One of the many great universities that you can find in the United States is the University of California. It is located in Berkeley and is commonly known as UC Berkeley, it is a public research university and is an excellent one too. What makes UC Berkeley significant and unique is the fact that it was founded back in 1868, this makes it one of the oldest universities in the world. UC Berkeley was established in 1868 by the merger of the College of California and the public Agricultural, Mining and Mechanical Arts College in Oakland. One of the reasons why the state of California is famous in the United States is because it is home to the University of California.