Major USA Cities 19 May 202120 May 2021 Leave a comment LOS ANGELES Los Angeles (also called LA or the city of angels) is in California. It is the home of Hollywood. There are lots of palm trees, and the streets are very big. Many movies and shows are filmed in LA. There is a street where you can see all of the names of movie stars. SAN FRANCISCO San Francisco is in California. It is north of LA. Here you can see the famous Golden Gate bridge. The city is very hilly, but you can catch a ride on one of the old cable cars that still run all over the city. NEW YORK New York City is in the state of New York. It is nicknamed the Big Apple. Here you can see the Statue of Liberty who watches over the city. She was a gift from France! In Times Square you can see tons of huge screens. The biggest one is the size of an American football field. In Manhattan (the island of New York City) there is Central Park. You can come to escape from the concrete jungle (another nickname for NYC). The tallest building is the Empire State Building. It is 443 meters tall and has 102 floors. You can visit the roof to have amazing views of the city. The New York Yankees is an American baseball team. SEATTLE Seattle is in the state of Washington. Behind the city you can see Mount Rainier The tallest building is called the Space Needle. You can visit it for some amazing views of the city. Seattle is the home of Starbucks Coffee – yum! MIAMI Miami is in Florida. The city is on the beach. It has a lot of Caribbean culture that you see in the art, food, and dance. CHICAGO Chicago is a city in Illinois. It is on one of the great lakes, Lake Michigan. This is the Chicago Bean. LAS VEGAS Las Vegas is in the state of Nevada. There are many replicas of famous monuments. You can see there is a mini Eiffel Tower like in Paris, and Statue of Liberty like in New York. People come to play games in the casinos. People come to Las Vegas to see concerts. They also visit to see the circus and other performances. NASHVILLE Nashville is in the state of Tennessee. It is the home of country music. This is Dolly Parton, a famous country singer. This is Tim Mcgraw singing in a cowboy hat. NEW ORLEANS New Orleans is in the state of Louisiana. There is a large French influence in the city. This is the famous Bourbon street, located in the French quater. New Orleans is the home of Jazz music. There are jazz clubs where you can listen to live music. It is famous for the festival Mardi Gras. There are huge decorated floats. They throw beaded necklaces to the crowds in the street that people collect and wear during the festival. I hope you enjoyed learning about some of the major cities in the United States!