People walk on the Skywalk during the First Walk event at the Grand Canyon on the Hualapai Indian Reservation at Grand Canyon West, Ariz., Tuesday, March 20, 2007. The Skywalk opens to the general public on March 28. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Associated Press

Traveling the world is exciting, but there are also many beautiful and amazing places right here in the United States.

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Here are five things every American should see at least once.

5. Times Square at night

Location: Manhattan, N.Y.

It’s tacky, it’s touristy, but you haven’t really experienced New York City until you’ve seen Times Square in all its glory.

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4. Walt Disney World

Location: Orlando, Fla.

The “Most Magical Place on Earth” is perfect for both the young and young at heart.

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3. The Smithsonian

Location: Washington, D.C.

With no fewer than 19 museums, including 11 on D.C.’s National Mall, the Smithsonian Institution really offers something for everybody.

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2. Niagara Falls

Location: Niagara County, N.Y.

Hop aboard the Maid of the Mist and see the breathtaking falls for yourself!

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1. The Grand Canyon

Location: Arizona

Words don’t do it justice.

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Brian Boenau About the author:
Brian is a video producer with Rare.
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Beth Sawicki About the author:
Beth Sawicki is a content editor at Rare. Email her at [email protected].
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