19. Statue of Liberty National Monument (4,501,547 visitors) - "The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World" was a gift of friendship from the people of France to the United States and is recognized as a universal symbol of freedom and democracy. The Statue of Liberty was dedicated on October 28, 1886, and designated as a national monument in 1924. Standing proudly in New York Harbor, Lady Liberty has inspired generations of patriots and immigrants. Last year, more than 4.5 million people visited Lady Liberty.
Paul Ganas, National Park Service
The National Park Service runs sites ranging from national parks to recreation areas to monuments and memorials around the USA. But which are the most popular? Scroll through the gallery above to find the 25 most visited sites, with photos provided by the U.S. Department of the Interior from their instagram account, @USInterior). Then take a look at the galleries below to see what last year's lists were like:
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