USA TRAVEL GUIDE
The United States of America, the USA, the land of free - whatever you want to call it, this vast and epic land holds adventures aplenty. No matter what you read in the news, this is still a country that is a must visit. So go on, dip your toes in the water and see what there is on offer in this amazing place.
Population: 325.7 million
Capital City: Washington D.C.
Size: 9.83 million km²
Currency: US Dollar ($ USD)
Largest City: New York City
Number of States: 50
THINGS TO DO
The epic size of this immense canyon will have you feeling small as you look out over the enormous cavity within the Earth. There is nothing anywhere else in the world that can match this.
Mardi Gras is the party to end all parties and there is no place to spend it than New Orleans vibrant French quarter. Sample some of the unique culture and atmosphere here.
There's nothing more American than an afternoon at the ballpark with a hot dog and a beer, and there is no way better to do it than Boston's historic Fenway Park.
Looking to the skies and seeing the faces of former presidents carved into a mountain is a spectacle that everyone simply must see.
The Space Centre here has been the launchpad for human space exploration since the 1960s and is steeped in history and wonder.
The array of landscapes that Yellowstone has to offer is breathtaking and there is nothing better than seeing the incredible geysers for the first time up close.
Come face to face with Crocodiles and other exotic creatures in the heart of the Florida everglades.
Experience some of the most rugged terrain at this highly underrated, breathtaking national park in the heart of the country.
Experience the magic of Disney at this one-of-a-kind theme park. A must do for those with kids and even those without.
Throughout the United States there are plenty of magnificent things to see and do. We love the vast array of choice that there is, and how there is something to suit everyone. Like anyone, we're always keen to save a few bucks where we can but once in a while its nice to blow the budget on pure luxury. So here are out suggestions on how to indulge yourself while in America, with suggestions on food, things to do and places to stay.
Four Seasons Resort
New York City, New York
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Acqualina Resort & Spa
Sunny Isles Beach, Florida
Carmel Valley Ranch
Carmel Valley, California
Los Angeles, California
Montage Kapalua Bay
Kimpton EPIC Hotel
Miami Beach, Florida
New York City
Band of Bohemia
New York City
New York City
The French Laundry
Helicopter Ride at the Grand Canyon
We've mentioned the Grand Canyon before, but, there is no way better to fully appreciate its sheer size and majesty than from the air via helicopter.
The USA is, unfortunately, one of more expensive countries in the world to travel in. However, fear not! There are plenty of affordable ways to see the country. In this segment we offer some tips and suggestions how to experience the great American dream for an affordable price. With our quick guide to some cheaper accommodation and tips on saving money in the U.S, hopefully you will feel more relaxed about your travel plans!
San Diego, California
All Star Inn & Suites
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
One hostel chain that isn't mentioned in this brief list is the chain called HI (Hostelling International). They are the main hostel chain that operates in the United States and have locations in most major cities. Hostels are not as common in the US as they are in many other popular tourist countries and the standard of them is not as high as you might expect. However, HI is a chain that offers good hostel accommodation for reasonably affordable prices in good locations.
Taking a road trip through America is on the bucket list of many people throughout the world. But, for each one of those people, taking a road trip means something different. There are countless routes throughout the United States that are popular with road-trippers and here, we lay out five of our favourites.
CLASSIC ROUTE 66
Distance: 2514 miles
Driving Time: 39hr
States Visiting: Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, California
Number of Stops: 9 days
Recommended Time: 20 days