In the past the city was mainly a commercial centre but in recent years it has looked to its historical past and the modern amenities it offers and begun to develop as a tourist destination. The city centre is already recognised as one of the most tourist-friendly in the States and reorganisation of its amenities will see a museum park opened with diverse subjects covered there.
The Mint Museum isn’t about after dinner chocolates or just coins although it has an extensive coin collection. The museum holds works of art including American and European paintings and many old craft pieces.
By far the best museum, nationally acclaimed, is Discovery Place. Primarily an interactive science museum it has many other exciting exhibits including a walk through rainforest and a diorama of the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls.
Arrival traffic is experiencing airborne delays of 15 minutes or less.