Grab your favorite architecture buff and get ready to play "in which place will you find this important American building?" Brush up on your own knowledge of famous buildings and monuments in the United States by visiting them in person. Take in our country’s incredible historic sites, towering skyscrapers, iconic bridges and more by ticking off these essential destinations on your bucket list.
Must-visit locations like the Empire State building, the Alamo, Mount Rushmore, the Brooklyn Bridge, Trinity Church and Fort Sumter are historically significant, while newer buildings like the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles demonstrate new techniques in architecture and design. Some of these iconic buildings and monuments are even more impressive when seen in-person, offering amazing views. Others offer an immersive trip back in time.
While you’re researching famous buildings for your next trip, be sure to check out our guide to the most stunning castles in the U.S. When you’re done with architecture-spotting, consult our expert guides to the best beaches in the U.S. and the best national parks in the U.S. for some iconic natural beauty. Wherever you visit in the U.S., you’re sure to find some amazing views.
RECOMMENDED: The best things to do in the USA