10 Best Places to Visit in the US Grand Canyon, Maui top the list By Arden Dier, Newser Staff Posted Jul 5, 2016 9:01 AM CDT 50 comments Comments Tourists pose for a selfie at Grand Canyon National Park. (Emery Cowan/Arizona Daily Sun via AP) (Newser) – Planning your summer vacation? US News & World Report has compiled a list of the top vacation spots in the US, based on thousands of votes. There's something for everyone, from nature lovers to beachgoers. Here's the top 10: Grand Canyon Maui Yellowstone Yosemite San Francisco New York City Honolulu Washington, DC San Diego Walt Disney World Click for the full list, or check out the world's most popular amusement parks.