The World Landmark Everyone in Your State Wants to Visit
The U.S. is filled with road trip-worthy destinations, but many Americans dream of going some place more exotic when planning their travels. Some of the most famous tourist attractions around the world—from the Eiffel Tower to the Taj Mahal—require a passport to see in person. To find out which foreign landmark people in your home state fantasize about visiting, check out this map.
The luxury travel company Kuoni put together this graphic of the U.S.'s most-looked-up landmarks after analyzing Google search data for each state. The Eiffel Tower is the most popular foreign site around the country, topping searches in 21 states. California, New York, Georgia, and Nevada are searching for the French icon above all other destinations.
In second place is Pompeii in Italy. Google users in 16 states—including Texas, Maine, Oregon, and Illinois—fantasize about visiting the ancient city preserved by volcanic ash. Mount Fuji in Japan, the Great Wall of China, and Machu Picchu in Peru also rank high in searches across America.
You can view the full map below to get some inspiration for your next international excursion. If you're looking to stay closer to home, there are still plenty of landmarks to see within the U.S.