Photos: Popular US destinations for Chinese tourists

In 2014, 2.2 million Chinese travelers visited the U.S. with 1.4 million of them on repeat trips.

[img src=]2180Washington, D.C
The capital city of the United States, Washington is popular for its many museums and historical monuments and government buildings. The Washington monument, Lincoln Memorial, The White House and various museums such as the Air and Space Museums are free and popular among tourists. (Diego Cambiaso via Flickr)
[img src=]1690Golden Gate Bridge
California is home to Silicon Valley and popular tech companies such as Apple and Google. A popular draw in northern California is the Golden Gate bridge, a suspension bridge spanning the Golden Gate strait, the mile-wide, three-mile-long channel between San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean. (Joe via Flickr)
[img src=]1340Las Vegas
Las Vegas, Nevada is home to a large number of casinos and musical shows. Over the last few years, Las Vegas has become a popular destination for Chinese tourists. (James Marvin Phelps via Flickr)
[img src=]1420New York City
New York City is one of the most popular U.S. destinations. The city offers Broadway shows and attractions such as the Statue of Liberty, Central Park, and Times Square. New York City is also home to a large number of high-end international brands, making it popular shopping destination for Chinese tourists. ( Aurelien Guichard via Flickr)
[img src=]1250Yellowstone Park, Wyoming
Yellowstone National Park covers 3,468 square miles and is known for it's wildlife and geothermal features such as the geyser named Old Faithful. Parts of the park also extend into Montana and Idaho. (Ken Lund via Flickr)
[img src=]1230Niagara Falls, New York
The Niagara Falls National Heritage Area stretches from the western boundary of Wheatfield, New York to the mouth of the Niagara River on Lake Ontario. The Falls are a major popular tourist attraction for travelers around the world. ( Jen via Flickr)
[img src=]1190Orlando, Florida
Orlando is a popular tourist destination for theme parks and resorts including Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, SeaWorld, Gatorland and Legoland. (Bill Dickinson via Wikimedia commons)
[img src=]1311Hawaii islands
The Hawaii Islands are known for their beaches, cuisine, and its many active volcanoes. Hawai’i Tourism China reported that 146,968 Chinese tourists visited Hawaii between January and November 2014. (paul bica via Flickr)
[img src=]1080Grand Canyon, Arizona
The Grand Canyon, a steep-sided canyon carved by the Colorado River is 277 miles (446 km) long, and up to 18 miles (29 km) wide. The canyon is known for its breathtaking and picturesque views. (Paul Fundenburg via Flickr)
[img src=]1030Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles has a number of attractions including museums, beaches, shopping destinations and Hollywood. Tours offer participants a chance to see the homes of popular celebrities as well as the famous Walk of Fame of stars embedded into the sidewalk to honor achievers in the entertainment industry. Tourists also head to Rodeo Drive, home to many high-end designers. The region is also home to popular theme parks such as Disneyland. (Adrian104 via Wikimedia commons)<br />