Photos: 15 Places Kids Should See Before Turning 15

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Don't forget your poncho! Maid of the Mist offers tours of the floor of Niagra Falls.
A view of the famously (almost) inescapable Alcatraz Prison in the San Francisco Bay.
Adventure comes alive in Wild Africa Trek, an exciting new experience in Disney's Animal Kingdom, where visitors can have up-close encounters with the park's inhabitants.
A geyser errupts, spreading a rainbow on a sunny day at Yellowstone National Park.
The Capitol Building: Just one of the many sights to see on an amphibious tour of Washington, D.C.
View of the National Mall from the Lincoln Memorial.
Grand Canyon and Yellowstone Fall at Yellowstone National Park.
One of the breathtaking sunrise views you can catch at Yellowstone National Park.
The Governor's Palace at Colonial Williamsburg.
Don't forget to stay in character: Staff at Colonial Williamsburg dress and act as if they were living in that era, and they encourage visitors to do the same!
Not exactly the cheap seats, this is the view from the Legend's Box at Fenway Park in Boston.
Get down (but not dirty) at a Boston Red Sox night game at Fenway Park.
Blessings and curses: The Red Sox finally broke the famous "Curse of the Bambino" in 2004, ending an 86-year streak of losing the World Series.
One of the gorgeous sunset views of the Grand Canyon you can take in while on a horse-drawn wagon ride.
Don't look down! The 4-year-old Skywalk juts 70 feet beyond the Grand Canyon's West Rim and sits 4,000 feet above the Colorado River.
An autumn view of Thomas Jefferson's Monticello estate.
The dining room at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello estate.
View of Niagra Falls.
A topiary elephant greets visitors at the entrance to the San Diego Zoo.
Get up close and personal with the planet's largest bear at the San Diego Zoo.
Take Philadelphia's Ghost Tour and get to know the spirits of America's founding fathers during a candlelit tour through landmarks like Independence Hall, pictured here.
Find your inner patriot with a stroll through Independence Mall in Philadelphia.
The Ellis Island Ferry shuttles visitors from Battery Park in Manhattan across the Hudson River to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.
The Great Hall at Ellis Island holds historical associations and memories for millions of American families.
A 618-foot lava field, formed by volcanic eruptions 15,000 years ago, is the ultimate moon-surface simulation.
These craters in Idaho are about as close to walking on the moon as you can get without leaving Earth's atmosphere.
With 125 shops and 21 restaurants, Faneuil Hall makes the Freedom Trail both lively and educational.
Take a guided tour down Boston's Freedom trail, led by actors portraying the people who actually through lived the Revolution.
You're welcome to roam the halls of Alcatraz Prison at night...if you dare.
Cinderella's Castle in Walt Disney World in Orlando, still as magical as ever.
The Walter E. Disney's red coaches wait at Main Street USA Station.
Although hollowed out by fire, this giant coastal redwood tree in Founders' Grove continues to survive and grow.
Hidden Beach in Redwood National Park, California, is accessible via trail from the Trees of Mystery in Klamath.

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