There are plenty of well-known stories associated with legendary landmarks in the U.S. Even so, Discovery Family Channel asks a probing question: Do we really know these landmarks? Searching for new, eye-opening revelations, "Secrets of America's Favorite Places" travels to famous structures and places, from San Francisco's infamous Alcatraz Island Prison to New York City's historic Grand Central Terminal. Eight half-hour episodes feature interviews and commentary from historians, U.S. National Park Service members, conspiracy theorists, artists and pop culture experts. The Lincoln Memorial, Mount Rushmore, the Golden Gate Bridge, and the Statue of Liberty are visited as well.