That travel meme as updated by miketroll to capture as many additions as possible. I had to do this one to take it over 100.

Bold the places you’ve been and italicize the places you long to see.
Add one place you’ve been and one place you’d like to go to the bottom.

1. Times Square, New York City, NY: 35 million visitors every year
2. National Mall & Memorial Parks, Washington, D.C. (Washington Monument, Lincoln and Jefferson Memorials, the war memorials): About 25 million

3. Disney World’s Magic Kingdom, Lake Buena Vista, Fla.: 16.6 million
4. Trafalgar Square, London, England: 15 million
5. Disneyland Park, Anaheim, Calif.: 14.7 million
6. Niagara Falls, Ontario and New York: 14 million
7. Fisherman’s Wharf/Golden Gate National Recreation Area, San Francisco, Calif.: 13 million
8. Tokyo Disneyland/DisneySea, Tokyo, Japan: 12.9 million
9. Notre Dame de Paris, Paris, France: 12 million
10. Disneyland Paris, Marne-La-Vallee, France: 10.6 million
11. The Great Wall of China, Badaling area, China: About 10 million
12. The Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Tennessee/North Carolina: 9.2 million
13. Universal Studios Japan, Osaka, Japan: 8.5 million
14. Basilique du Sacré-Coeur de Montmartre, Paris, France: 8 million
15. Musée du Louvre, Paris, France: 7.5 million

16. Everland (amusement park), Kyonggi-Do, South Korea: 7.5 million
17. The Forbidden City/Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China: At least 7 million
18. Eiffel Tower, Paris, France: 6.7 million
19. Universal Studios/Islands of Adventure at Universal Orlando, Fla: 6 million
20. SeaWorld Florida, Orlando, Fla: 5,740,000
21. Pleasure Beach (amusement park), Blackpool, England: 5.7 million
22. Lotte World (amusement park), Seoul, South Korea: 5.5 million
23. Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise, Japan: 5.4 million
24. Hong Kong Disneyland, China: 5.2 million
25. Centre Pompidou, Paris, France: 5.1 million
26. Tate Modern, London, England: 4.9 million ( why doesn’t Tate Britain count?)
27. British Museum, London, England: 4.8 million

28. Universal Studios Los Angeles, Calif.: 4.7 million
29. National Gallery, London, England: 4.6 million
30. Metropolitan Museum, New York, NY: 4.5 million
31. Grand Canyon, Ariz.: 4.4 million

32. Tivoli Gardens (amusement park), Copenhagen, Denmark: 4.4 million
33. Ocean Park (amusement park), Hong Kong, China: 4.38 million
34. Busch Gardens (amusement park), Tampa Bay, Fla.: 4.36 million
35. SeaWorld California, San Diego, Calif.: 4.26 million
36. Statue of Liberty, New York, NY: 4.24 million
37. The Vatican and its museums, Rome, Italy: 4.2 million
38. Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia: More than 4 million
39. The Coliseum, Rome, Italy: 4 million

40. American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY: 4 million
41. Grauman’s Chinese Theater, Hollywood, Calif.: 4 million
42. Empire State Building, New York, NY: 4 million
43. Natural History Museum, London, England: 3.7 million
44. The London Eye, London, England: 3.5 million
45. Palace of Versailles, France: 3.45 million
46. Yosemite National Park, Calif.: 3.44 million
47. Pyramids of Giza, Egypt: 3 million
48. Pompeii, Italy: 2.5 million
49. Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia: 2.5 million
50. Taj Mahal, Agra, India: 2.4 million
51. Angel Falls, Venezuela
52. Pyramid Kukulcan in Chichen Itza, Yucatan Mexico
53.
Temple of the Descending God in Tulum, Quintana Roo Mexico
54. Dunns River Falls in Ocho Rios, Jamaica
55. Star Trek: The Experience, Las Vegas, NV
56. Space Needle Seattle, WA
57. Macchu Pichu, Peru
58. Amber Palace in Jaipur, India
59. The Smithsonian in Washington DC
60. Scotland’s western and northern isles
61. Durham Cathedral, Durham, England

62. Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna Austria
63. WWII Normandy Beaches/American Cemetery, Colleville sur Mer, France ( what about the Dunkirk memorials?)
64. Shrewsbury Abbey, Shropshire, England
65. Isle Royale National Park, Lake Superior
66.The Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
67. Stonehenge, Salisbury Plain, England
68. Newgrange, Boyne Valley, Ireland
69.
Chartres Cathedral, Chartres, France
70. Lucca, Italy
71. Knossos, Crete, Greece.
72. Petra, Jordan
73.The Golden Triangle of Madrid (Prado, Reina Sofia and Thyssen Bornemisza art galleries)
74.  Victoria Falls (Zambia/Zimbabwe
75. The Georgia Aquarium, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
76. The Northern Lights, Aurora Borealis, somewhere in or near the Arctic Circle
77. Milford Sound, New Zealand.
78. Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
79. Dead Horse Gulch, Yukon Trail, Alaska

80. Zanzibar.
81. Ipanema Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
82. The Alhambra, Granada, Spain
83. The Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow
84. Venice, Italy
85. Jerusalem
86. Ankor Wat temple, Cambodia
87.
Taos, New Mexico
88. Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey
89. Gion, Kioto, Japan
90. Marrakesh, Morocco
91
. The Greek islands. (I’ll take any Greek island!)
92. Budapest, Hungary
93. Vietnam – everywhere via bicycle
94. Dachau concentration camp, Dachau, Germany   (or Auschwitz, Poland)
95. Montreal, Quebec, Canada
96. Yankee and Shea stadiums, New York, NY
97. Naples, Italy
98. Esfahan, Iran
99. The Great Ocean Road, Australia
100. Twin temples at Abu Simbel, Eygpt
101. The Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia

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