10 Touristy Destinations Worth Visiting Despite the Crowds

To see American, Bridal Veil, and Horseshoe Falls, over 8 million tourists visit Niagara Falls, America's oldest state park. The best way to witness the stormy waters is via boat on Maid of the Mist.

Niagara Falls

See Mount Rushmore, a symbol of democracy and America. This 1927–1941 technical feat has four 60-foot presidents. To understand its significance, attend the evening lighting ceremony.

Mount Rushmore

The Colosseum, the world's largest amphitheatre, holds up to 50,000 people. Tour the underground gladiator rooms to experience ancient Roman life.

The Colosseum

Discover Southern charm and French influence in New Orleans' French Quarter. Enjoy its historic streets, colourful culture, and famous cuisine on quieter daytime strolls away from Bourbon Street.

French Quarter

The Grand Canyon, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and 7th Natural Wonder, is breathtaking. Its 277 miles of rims give different views of this natural wonder.

Grand Canyon National Park

Since 1907, Seattle's Pike Place Market has hosted nearly 500 vendors. Home to the first Starbucks, it's known for fresh vegetables, crafts, and "flying fish" at its bustling fish market.

Pike Place Market

Explore the Great Barrier Reef, 1,430 kilometres along Australia's east coast. A multi-day trip away from tourist areas is the greatest way to see its unique marine life and pristine reefs.

Great Barrier Reef

Yellowstone, America's oldest national park, has geysers, wildlife, and stunning scenery. Enjoy its natural beauties and grandeur beyond Old Faithful by spending several days there.

Yellowstone National Park

Experience Disney World in Orlando, Florida, with its magical castle, thrilling rides, and beloved characters. Upgrade your park experience with quick passes and royal meals.

Disney World

The last ancient wonder, the Great Pyramid of Giza, is before you. To appreciate its monumentality and historical mysteries, arrive early or visit later in the day to avoid crowds.

The Great Pyramid of Giza